List Item Threshold Explained

Many of us already know the story with the 5,000 item limit with lists/libraries and some strategies to work around this limitation. A lot of administrators when faced with the familiar “the number of items in this list exceeds the list view threshold” will naturally navigate to Central Admin and modify the Resource Throttling for…

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Launch forms in a dialog window

In SharePoint 2013, by default when you create a new list or library the new, edit and display forms display in a full page, not in a pop up dialog box like they did in SharePoint 2010.  If you go to the settings -> advanced page of any list/library you’ll see this default behavior. If…

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Web Part Page Title Bar property not displaying

The title in a SharePoint 2013 web part page should display the value of the Title property in the Web Part Page Title Bar but as we’ll see below it doesn’t. Issue Create a new Web Part page in whatever document library you want then edit the page and Title Bar Properties.   2.  As…

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InfoPath – State Service Application is required

When using InfoPath in your SharePoint 2013 environment, if you don’t have the State Service configured in the farm you’ll see the error below, “The form cannot be rendered.  This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint Server State Service”.     Resolution:  See if the state service has been configured by…

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Manually deploy a .dll to the GAC

At times it’s necessary to manually deploy a dependent .dll to the GAC that may not be part of a .wsp file.  PowerShell has this covered. [System.Reflection.Assembly]::Load(“System.EnterpriseServices, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a”) $publish = New-Object System.EnterpriseServices.Internal.Publish $publish.GacInstall(“C:\temp\<assembly>.dll”)

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List all the timer jobs using PowerShell

Here is a useful script that will retrieve all the SharePoint timer jobs filtering by the schedule they run. Begin  {        Write-Host “Fetching SharePoint 2013 Farm Timer Jobs..”  }  Process  {        Get-SPWebApplication  | %{$_.JobDefinitions | Select -Unique -Property Name, ID, Status , Schedule} | Where-Object Schedule -Like “*minute*” | Sort-Object -Property Name | ft }  End  {        Write-Host “Execution Completed!!!” }

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SharePoint 2013 install error if the .NET 4.6.X framework is installed

When installing the pre-requisites for SharePoint 2013 you may receive an error during the configuration of the IIS role indicating a later version of the .NET framework is already installed. This could mean a couple things: There is a known issue when the .NET 4.6.X version of the .NET framework is installed on Server 2012….

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Error Creating a new Web Application

When you’re creating a new web application, you may encounter the following error: New-SPWebApplication : http://contoso.com  is already routed to the Default zone of another application. Remove that mapping or use a different URL Usually this occurs when you have deleted a web application and immediately trying to create another web application with the same…

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Update a users name in SharePoint

When a user has a name change in Active Directory, the User Profile Service does not update the information in SharePoint as seen on the userdisp.aspx page.  You can also see this when viewing list/library entries by the user.  The Created By field will still display their old name.  The following PowerShell command will force…

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Check to see if a managed path exists using PowerShell

Here is a handy PowerShell function that will check to see if a managed path for a web application exists.  If it doesn’t, it adds it. function AddManagedPath {       param(       [String]$WebApplication,       [String]$ManagedPath,       [Boolean]$Explicit       )       $WebApp = Get-SPWebApplication -Identity $WebApplication       Write-Host “Check to see if the managed path exists”…

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