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In a SharePoint Designer workflow, it is a common task to set a field from a lookup or variable.  Setting a hyperlink field is a little tricky because in one assignment you must set the url and the description values.  This is done by setting the value as {URL}, {Description} without the {}.  Note the…

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Issue: Your crawl component stops responding and the content source is is stuck on a crawling, starting, or stopping status.  You may try a multitude of solutions and eventually attempt to delete and recreate the service application.  Upon creation of the search service application and opening it you are greeted by this message. Resolution:  This…

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By default the Title  of a SharePoint Team Site does not show the site inheritance (e.g. Root Site->Parent Site->Current Site will only show Current Site). To show this inheritance, replace: <SharePoint:SPLinkButton runat=”server” NavigateUrl=”~site/” id=”onetidProjectPropertyTitle”><SharePoint:ProjectProperty Property=”Title” runat=”server” /></SharePoint:SPLinkButton> With <asp:SiteMapPath       runat=”server”       SiteMapProviders=”SPSiteMapProvider,SPXmlContentMapProvider”       RenderCurrentNodeAsLink=”false”       NodeStyle-CssClass=”breadcrumbNode”…

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Scenario: You are working in a site collection where the root site was instantiated from a web template.  You have then created subsites which you wish to save as a web template.  Upon doing so, you receive an error. Issue: Error exporting the list named “Announcements” at the URL: Lists/Announcements If you rename the list…

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Add/remove sharepoint group using power shell Content from http://vimleshtiwari.blogspot.com/2011/01/addremove-sharepoint-group-using-power.html #Add a sharepoint group using power shell#Create a sharepoint custom permission using Power shell$web = get-SPWeb “http://sitecollectionName” $member = $web.AllUsers[“domain\username”] $CustomPermission =”Permission Name” $CustomRoleRoledef = New-Object “Microsoft.SharePoint.SPRoleDefinition” $CustomRoleRoledef.Name = “$CustomPermission” $CustomRoleRoledef.Description = “Custom permission level for Site Owners” $CustomRoleRoledef.BasePermissions = “CancelCheckout,AddListItems,EditListItems,DeleteListItems,ViewListItems,OpenItems,ViewVersions, DeleteVersions,CreateAlerts,ViewFormPages,ViewUsageData,ViewPages,BrowseUserInfo,ManageAlerts, UseRemoteAPIs,UseClientIntegration,Open” $web.RoleDefinitions.Add($CustomRoleRoledef) $web.Update() # Create…

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So you have setup your Metadata Service Application (including the content type hub url), you configured the proxy (making sure to check the consume content type checkbox), and you have published your content types!  So everything is working right?  Wrong. What site did you use as the site collection root?  If custom, what was the…

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Detail:  Following databases have large amounts of space allocated on the disk but not in use. This may be due to recent deletion of data form the database, or because the database has been pre-grown to a larger size. This database will take up a larger amount of space on the file system unless it…

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Detail:  Using built-in accounts like Network Service or Local System as application pool or as service identities is not supported in a farm configuration.  The following services are currently running as built-in identities on one or more servers: SPTraceV4(Windows Service) SPSearch4(Windows Service) Solution:  SPSearch4 will be assigned to run under a domain user with no…

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Detail:  A default zone url is pointing to the machine name of a web front end.  Since this installation has more than one web front end, this can result in a variety of errors including incorrect links and failed operations. Solution:  A unique domain name will be created for the web application and once the…

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Detail:  InfoPath Forms Services is not functional on the following Web applications because there is no service connection configured for the State Service. Solution:  A State Service Application has to be created and associated with the active web applications.  This will be done via PowerShell as follows: Create a new state service application: New-SPStateServiceApplication -Name…

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