Sharepoint Release Management with TFS End to End cycle Demo

In this demo I am showing how to create a TFS project, create a Sharepoint web part solution and adding it to source control repository of the TFS project, create the build automation (By creating wsp package)  and release automation and activating the continuous integration.  


Different time zone for central admin

I was working for a customer issue yesterday. As you see from screenshot although the server time was 10/22/2015 9:48 A.M. timerjobs were running around 10/21/2015 8:48 P.M. The difference between server and central admin was 13 hours:) First I checked time of all servers in the farm. And all of them look same and…


Missing "Sign in as Different User" option in sharepoint 2013

If you are using this menu option in previous versions of sharepoint, there is no link for “Sign in as Different User” anymore… But there is 2 workarounds for having the same functionality; 1. Change the siteurl with yours and it will ask you for the new username and password http://siteurl/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true 2. Open internet explorer…


Sharepoint 2013 Document Library Drag&Drop feature requirements

One of the coolest new feature of Sharepoint 2013 is drag&drop functionality when uploading a file from your computer to a sharepoint library. But this has some limitations. Html 5 capable browser has this feature by default so if you have internet explorer 10 you can use it by default. But if you are using…


Failed to install the product: Drive Name:globaloserver.msi error code: 1603(0x643) error when installing sharepoint 2013

Today when installing a virtual development environment for Sharepoint 2013 I got “SharePoint Server 2013 encountered an error during setup”  error. When I checked the details of the error in error log file   I found an entry “Failed to install the product: c:\global\oserver.msi error code: 1603(0x643) error when istalling sharepoint 2013” I tried many different…