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Apr
9
comment Retraction and deployment tasks are not executed Sharepoint 2010 after SP1
Probably worth pointing out that Update-SPSolution is inappropriate when the files and features of a solution have changed: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607724.aspx
Apr
2
comment What is the highest major version number possible?
Wait, how can a file exist with 731 versions in a library with no versioning enabled?
Mar
18
comment First CSOM Program failes
Can you log into the site through the browser using Forms Auth?
Mar
9
comment “View exceeds list view threshold” even when it doesn't
Another shout out for ID > 0, had to do this in a "all items without folders" view where I was also filtering via querystring... FilterName=column&FilterValue=somevalue*
Mar
4
comment What is the proper way to tell SharePoint not to crawl a deleted site collection?
An index reset might also be necessary - "Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 prevents accidental deletion of content from the index when the crawler encounters errors during a full crawl or an incremental crawl.". Of course you can play with the ErrorDeleteAccountAllowed if a reset isn't allowed for whatever reason, but a reset might just be easier.
Mar
4
comment Add WebPart to Page with PowerShell
You'll need to show us the contents of your webParts.xml file as I bet something will be wrong in there.
Feb
29
comment Am I using SharePoint Online right?
I personally thought the other answers were too advanced for an end user, one that even said they were an "Office Manager".
Feb
29
comment Am I using SharePoint Online right?
I've trained many, many users and they do NOT react well to masses of text. Scenario based walkthroughs with screenshots work better.
Feb
29
comment Am I using SharePoint Online right?
Your answer is simple, the link is pretty advanced. Slowly introduce the user to what's possible in the SharePoint interface then throw a book about permission levels at them.
Feb
29
comment Am I using SharePoint Online right?
The detail on that link will likely scare this person off SharePoint for life!
Feb
29
comment Am I using SharePoint Online right?
A link to the TechNet article for the permissions model is a bit too deep dive for someone who's clearly a new user to SharePoint.
Feb
26
comment Export-SPWeb List with spaces in list name
Are you sure that it needs / if not at root of site collection? I thought ItemUrl was web-relative (I could be well wrong)
Feb
16
comment Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs
It depends what you class as an admin task. Updating things in a SharePoint list might count as an admin task if there are other processes dependant on it. Essentially you're doing the same thing, be it in PowerShell or a console app, just in a different scheduling model - one of which is easier to modify later if need be (powershell scripts), the other more restricted, but able to run on multiple servers (Timer jobs)
Feb
12
comment Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs
Yes, the remote timer job is just an app and you need a way to schedule and run it, as it can't run within SharePoint directly like SP timer jobs. You can write PowerShell that can do stuff that you can do in .NET, but complex data structures are harder to write, the syntax is a bit more verbose, and there's the PowerShell Execution Policy which you can't guarantee you have control over on some environments (depending on the company's IT governance).
Feb
12
comment Powershell/task scheduler OR timer job(Farm solution) OR workflow/retention policy . when i want to implement a background jobs
You're right, admin tasks that you normally do in PowerShell are probably left in there and scheduled if needed. Non-admin tasks that get and update list items are indeed normally done in Timer Jobs in SharePoint, but one was to build something new, they'd want to support future versions of the product, so will use remote APIs if possible. A console app that uses PnP timer job framework will support SP2013 and beyond, needs no WSP installation, and can run anywhere.
Jan
13
comment Method of comparing and finding out the difference between two wsp files
No metadata about TFS is saved in the WSP when it is compiled. Those details aren't even stored on the file system, all of that is only held on the TFS server.
Dec
30
comment REST API compare current user if exist in a custom list
Technically inaccurate, GET has no specified limit, if a server cant handle the length of a request it must respond with 414 URI Too Long
Dec
16
comment Save my credentials in Office 365
Got https://*.sharepoint.com saved to your Trusted Sites?
Dec
15
comment Save my credentials in Office 365
Which browser ?
Nov
16
comment Sharepoint 2013 - show edit to admin only
It definitely works, I use it to conditionally load a CSS file when I want to hide ribbon options (not 100% security guaranteed, but at least it hides the option, and targeting specific ribbon actions are easy in CSS). Hiding the whole ribbon I haven't tried though.