Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 | How to delete orphaned Web Application

English Orphaned web application? I don’t know how it happened – but let call the symptoms orphaned web application. Definition Orphaned web application is a situation where you can not performed essential modification to the web application such as adding new content databases, remove extended IIS, delete web application or create new site collection. In short, the web application exists… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: Troubleshoot Language Pack 14.0.6028.1000

EnglishI have same experience with Arudell, who wrote SharePoint Installer Troubleshooting here, however with different path of achieving the success. Problem summary Among some servers in our farm, we had almost un-fixed issue. The problem is all server have been updated with SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 but the newer servers show version 14.0.6028.1000 and on… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: Fixing – An exception was thrown in a call to a policy export extension

English In the pas 48 hours, I was struggling with the problem in our SharePoint Farm. The problem, all SharePoint Web Services were not working. If one tries to visit standard web service such as SecurityTokenServiceApplication (http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/SecurityToken.svc , or https://localhost:32844/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/SecurityToken.svc ), the service will respond with System.InvalidOperationException (see picture): An ExceptionDetail, likely created by IncludeExceptionDetailInFaults=true,… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: How to ByPass Version Checking

English Its been a history, that some early release of CU contains regression bug or a slip-streamed bits contains incomplete update. Early-adopter sometimes face a dead-end situation, where the early-release patch has been deployed and unable to install the new update. The reason is because every patch/CU also contains version checking mechanism that will prevent… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: Security token exception

English Recent Windows Security Update MS13-004 (KB2756920) is causing problem SharePoint 2010 and Exchange server.  The symptom shows breaking WCF services such as SecurityTokenService error with one of following error messages: Error Messages: System.ServiceModel.Activation.Iis7Helper.ExtendedProtectionDotlessSpnNotEnabledThrowHelper (System.Object) System.InvalidOperationException: An exception was thrown in a call to a policy export extension. Extension: System.ServiceModel.Channels.TransportSecurityBindingElement… The requested service, ‘http://localhost:32843/SecurityTokenServiceApplication/securitytoken.svc’ could… Read More »

Reporting Service: DataSourceDisabledException

English: During the operation of our Reporting Service Server, one of our clients reported accidental reports unavailability. Following is the screen capture on his browser : Accoding to server maintenance history, there was no action performed on that server. So, what can caused this sudden unavailability?  To investigate the issue, we activate ASP.NET debuging in web.config,… Read More »

SharePoint 2010 : SharePoint Server 2010–April 2012 CU package is no longer available

English: SharePoint Server 2010 April 2012 CU was released on April 24, 2012. Previously, you can request to MS Support to download the package. In the latest announcement on the package KB sites, they are no longer available for download due a technical problem. I am not sure what kind of technical problem on the… Read More »

SharePoint 2010: Troubleshooting PowerPivot Integration

English: During PowerPivot integration, I have found some issue which requires troubleshoot. Following are some errors and troubleshoot I have made   Problem       Error message during test connection procedure “A connection cannot be made. Ensure that the server is running.”. Description     Error raised when you press “Test connection” during creation of new connection… Read More »