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Month: April, 2014

SharePoint 2013 Upgrade-SPSite Only Doing One at a Time

19 April, 2014 (09:15) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Just a word of caution if you are upgrading site collections in SharePoint 2013. Many examples will show you the following PowerShell command if you want to upgrade all your site collections: Get-SPSite -Limit All | Upgrade-SPSite -VersionUpgrade –Unthrottled Be wary that this will literally execute 1 site collection at a time.  By default, SharePoint […]

SharePoint 2013 Edit vs. Contribute Solution

18 April, 2014 (18:29) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

I recently wrote an article about how Microsoft added a new permission level called Edit that allows people to modify more things than the old contribute permission level. The solution is simple – change the permission level of the member group to Contribute and then delete the Edit permission level. I wrote a PowerShell script […]

SharePoint 2013 Document Libraries Missing View Selectors and Search Box after Content Database Upgrade

14 April, 2014 (21:33) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

This is probably the most major problem we ran into during our upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 using the Content Database Attach method. We spent a great deal of time trying to understand this problem and why it was so intermittent and I am glad we found a resolution and the problem is […]

Query SharePoint Database for Project Server Fields and Content Types

13 April, 2014 (22:33) | Project Server 2007, SharePoint | By: Liebrand

We are in the process of upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 and as part of that upgrade, we are removing Project Server. The problem is that there was many areas where the Project Server fields and content types were still be referenced which would cause an issue in SharePoint 2013. You can use […]