Welcome Sharepoint 2019 Preview

As announced in Techcommunity by Bill Baer we have a new baby:) https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Announcing-Availability-of-SharePoint-Server-2019-Preview/ba-p/214427 Let’s summarize some of the new features that I love in Sharepoint 2019 Preview;   SMTP authentication when sending emails It was a great problem between Sharepoint and Exchange administrators to allow Sharepoint to relay email through Exchange:) SharePoint Server 2019 now…

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.  

The SharePoint Timer Service service terminated unexpectedly

One of my customer was getting “The SharePoint Timer Service service terminated unexpectedly” error. In our case because “Sharepoint Timer Service” was stopping on one machine when we try to deploy a solution it was not finishing the job. Also some timer jobs were in paused state for the problemmatic machine. There may be many reasons for…

Configuring People Picker in a one-way trust environment with powershell

You use the People Picker control to find and select users, groups, and claims when a site, list, or library owner assigns permissions in SharePoint 2013. When you have a SharePoint farm and you want to use accounts from another domain you need one-way or two-way trust between those domains. A two-way trust is not…


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…


Unable to view Sharepoint Web application General Settings

  If you try to open general settings of a web application in sharepoint and get an error “Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ‘AllowUnsafeUpdates’ property on SPWeb.” You can try this script from powershell. $myweb = get-spwebapplication http://nameofproblemwebapp $myweb.HttpThrottleSettings$myweb.Update()