SharePoint Error/Resolution


RESOLVED: Unable to Create List using SharePoint 2013 REST API in SPD2013 1

Summation Ill start this post out by saying that this is why i so LOVE the SharePoint Community. It is a true example of "many hands make light work”, first Jim Bob Howard @jbhoward one of my @PlanetTech work colleagues faced a problem, since it was a topic of interest […]


Error/Resolution: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from…

Synopsis:  Cryptic message huh, but basically i got a tweet from @dfollette regarding using the Client Site Object Model (CSOM) in SharePoint to gain access to List Data and other LOB System and he also had a reference in a Web Cast to do the same thing using the REST […]


How To: So you have a GUID in your External List huh, Yes you can Update the List… if you set it up right 4

Synopsis:  I fielded a question on MSDN again and it peaked my interest because it had to do with of course BCS. The stated question was an issue when trying to update an External List when a GUID was present.  So I setup a new table, created a… well you […]


Question: Not able to get Email Alerts when using an Email Enabled Windows Security Group in SharePoint 2007

I have a situation where I have an email enabled security group with individual users in it, this security group is added to a SharePoint group. Here are some known I am using the Site Owner to Add Alerts on behalf of users if you enter the email address a […]


How To: Create a Farm Based and Sandbox Based Solution Web Part using LINQ to SharePoint via SPMetal Utility 3

Synopsis In this Blog and in all the blogs i post, I try to re-use my work/efforts; for one, it ensures that the information is grounded, it certainly gives me practice, and more importantly, it demonstrates how SharePoint is modular, and how each part of the Wheel Compliments each other.  […]


Error/Resolution: SharePoint 2010 Office 2010 when using Connect to Outlook from External List in BCS

Synopsis After creating an external list of contacts in SharePoint from a LOB System and clicking the Link to “Connect to Outlook” you get a dialog box indicating: “The Microsoft Office 2010 feature Business Connectivity Services are not installed on this computer…” this is in-fact incorrect as it is installed […]


Hotfix required for Installation of SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7 has been released

Get hit here Installation notice for the SharePoint Server Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft Windows 7 If you will be installing the SharePoint Server 2010 Public Beta on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or Microsoft Windows 7, then you will need to download and install […]


Resolving SharePoint Event ID Error 6398 and 6872

Synopsis You may see the following error in your Windows Application Log after making modifications to your SharePoint Farm especially surrounding Incoming Mail Server Settings. Resolution This could be due in part to the following: Access level of these Local Groups where SMTP services is installed. The two accounts are […]


SharePoint Error Event ID: 104 – Failed to Connect to the Configuration Database

Error: When you attempt to join a member server to a Web Farm you receive the error below   Resolution:  More than likely you have either WSS installed on the server trying to connect or a previous installation of WSS/MOSS with Databases still mounted   Verify under “Add Remove Program” […]