In an effort to secure our environment our infrastructure team have prevented our SharePoint application server from accessing the internet.
For a few days everything seemed fine however this morning several users have reported that SharePoint is running slowly, when I checked the logs I found this error:
The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPAppStateQueryJobDefinition (ID 831efc0e-03ec-4b16-99d1-931f178d8c5f) threw an exception. More information is included below.
Sorry, we can't seem to connect to the SharePoint Store. Try again in a bit.
I wasn't aware that our SharePoint installation even "called home". How can I stop it attempting to connect to the internet?
I've checked in the following:
- Apps that require accessible internet facing endpoints - Deactivated
- App Management Service - Stopped
- Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Subscription Settings Service - Stopped
Is there anything else I have missed or should I get the infrastructure team to re-enable internet access for this server?