Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

SharePoint Farm Version Number

Many of our folks in the field rely on SharePoint Farm Version number information in Central Administration to compare the patch level between servers. While this number is showing the latest SharePoint Foundation, it doesn’t always mean that you have a completely patched SharePoint farm. The reason, because Microsoft releases many different type of patches:… Read More »

Progressive Solution Installation Package using Nuget (part-2)

English We continue our discussion to create installation package for our complex project. To remind you, a complex project is a software development project that delivers many component in the BOM (SharePoint WSP, scripts, batch files, etc.) See part-1 here. Defining Package Format As the title suggest, our package format is Nuget. Nuget is the… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 : Troubleshoot Secure Store is not accessible

This morning one of our fellow team reported that some of our applications stopped working. He thought that his recent modification caused the issue. He made initial findings and troubleshooting with no success – and finally he shared some debugging messages – System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException.ThrowCryptogaphicException(Int32 hr) +41    System.Security.Cryptography.Utils._GenerateKey(SafeProvHandle hProv, Int32 algid, CspProviderFlags flags, Int32 keySize, SafeKeyHandle&… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 | Troubleshoot Un-sync Cummulative Update

Today, we deploy December 2013 CU and PU for Project Server 2010. After completing the binary installation, our patching process can not continue because the farm shows missing KB2553430 (December 2013 PU) in one of the server. I don’t see any technical reason why it happened, so I went through following work-around Re-run the installation package… Read More »

SharePoint 2013 | How to Create Contributor without Delete rights

English The standard SharePoint installation comes with 7 default permissions level: Full Control Design Edit Contribute Read Limited Access View Only In some cases, developer may need to allow contribution without deletion rights. So how do we do it? So lets create Limited Contribute, permission for contribution without deletion rights using following steps. Open Site… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: Troubleshoot Report Server has encountered a SharePoint error

English This morning, when I tried to browse and publish our new report to the Report document library, the operation was failed with following error: I tried to figure out the issue by tracking down into ULS log, Windows event log and activating remote error in Reporting Server Administration page. Unfortunatelly, there is no information… Read More »

Project Server 2010 | Removing orphan baseline

English Orphan baseline prevents Project Server 2010 report publishing queue to complete its job. In our environment it was caused by sudden disconnection of either client or SQL server during the publish command. I search arround internet and found following discussion on orphan baseline : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/projectserver/en-US/f4d638ad-003e-421c-85d9-7ed5d7fda029/project-server-2007-error-24006-reportingprojectchangemessagefailed-insert-statement-conflicted . The solution suggested by that discussion is: delete from… Read More »