The SharePoint 2013 search results return errors when you are querying federated locations with SEP CU 2014 OR higher applied

  Use Case Description: In Sp2013 Federated search can be defined as using search indexes created by external search sources for e.g. search engines like Bing to supplement SharePoint search results. With federated search, user will be able to query, retrieve and display search results for content that is not crawled by the SharePoint search…

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You can’t specify the FROM address for email messages when you use the "Send an email" option from a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow action

  PROBLEM When you create a SharePoint Designer 2013 Workflow and you use the Send an email action, you don’t have the option to specify a FROM email address. This setting is pulled from the Outgoing Email settings in SharePoint 2013 on-premises Central Administration. WORKAROUND The SendEmail REST endpoint can be performed manually in a…

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Controlling active content in SharePoint 2013

High-privileged users can embed active content in SharePoint sites. This article describes techniques that SharePoint administrators can use to restrict active content. The risk of active content Active content refers to web markup or controls that execute in the user’s browser and can perform actions on behalf of the user. JavaScript is the most common…

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SHA-1 Decommissioning

  The SHA-1 hashing algorithm for the Microsoft Root Certificate Program is being decommissioned Introduction This post contains information related to SharePoint Server technologies and associated certificates using the SHA-1 hashing algorithm. More Information On November 12, 2013, Microsoft Security Advisory 2880823 announced a policy change regarding the Microsoft Root Certificate Program: root certificate authorities…

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