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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 […]

SharePoint 2013–Setting Default My Site

28 February, 2014 (07:53) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

I’ve made a couple posts in the past around how to set your Default My Site with SharePoint 2007 by clicking the “Set as Default My Site” button when visiting your My Site.  This option does not exist in SharePoint 2013 so how do you go about setting your default My Site to take advantage […]

SharePoint 2013 – Get the most out of SharePoint dialog explained

26 February, 2014 (20:49) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

The purpose of this post is to hopefully to add some clarity around the “Get the most out of SharePoint” dialog box that appears when visiting your My Site for the first time.   What is the purpose of this dialog box?  As shown above, if the user clicks “Ok” it essentially changes the privacy […]

SharePoint 2013 Edit vs. Contribute – What the hell happened?

20 February, 2014 (21:38) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Today I discovered an interesting change to the security model in SharePoint 2013. Create a new team site with the three (3) default groups: Visitor, Members, and Owners.  Without observing this too closely I noticed that people I added to the Members group were able to completely change all the pages and delete lists. I […]

SSRS and Permissions granted to user are insufficient for performing this operation.

25 September, 2013 (09:48) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

If you are running SharePoint 2013 and SSRS 2012 in SharePoint integration mode and you attempt to do anything related to SSRS such as Editing Data Source, you might receive the following error: The permissions granted to user ‘domain\username’ are insufficient for performing this operation. —> Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.AccessDeniedException: The permissions granted to user ‘domain\username’ are insufficient […]

Claims / Domain Users via Object Model Cautions

23 September, 2013 (10:15) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 have moved over to claims based authentication hast he recommended authentication method. If you do any programming against the object model here are a few things you need to be aware of. Consider the following scenario: The web application is setup for claims based authentication. You have a user account […]

Supported High Availability and Disaster Recovery Options for SharePoint 2013 Databases

4 September, 2013 (08:29) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Microsoft has documented the supported options for HA and DR for SharePoint 2013 databases (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj841106.aspx) but did not have it in a format that was easy to print and review with other teams. Here is a link to a spreadsheet version of that data: http://sdrv.ms/17zvRf4