Create SharePoint 2007 Site Collection in New Content Database

April 24, 2011    , , , , ,
Create SharePoint Site Collection in a Specific Content Database Ever wanted to create New Site collection in a particular database or Restore the site collection backup to a specific database? If Yes, Here is the simple Trick: Increase the Maximum Number of Sites. SharePoint places New Sites …

Service Unavailable: HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable in SharePoint

April 22, 2011    , , , ,
Service Unavailable: HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable error normally occurs whenever the password for application pool identity account is changed or application pools are in stopped state. This error may appear temporarily when you deploy solutions. In my case, I realized that password…

SharePoint URL Shortcuts

April 16, 2011    , ,
Here is the list of Quick URL Shortcuts to Frequent SharePoint Links: Add web parts to any page: append  ?PageView=Shared&ToolPaneView=2 Create New Site Content (List, Library, etc)  /_layouts/create.aspx Create New Site: _layouts/NewsbWeb.aspx List Template Gallery: _catalogs/lt/Forms…

Managing Features in SharePoint using PowerShell & STSADM

April 10, 2011    , , , , , ,
SharePoint Features are part of deployment unit that typically consists of set of functionality such as customization, application pages, list schema, etc. that can be activated and de-activated at various levels in SharePoint. Features consists of "Feature.xml" file and any other suppo…

Custom Branded Links Section - Using DVWP XSL

April 08, 2011    , , , , , ,
How about having a quick link section with images and links in our SharePoint site? yeah, good idea. How about make it configurable? I mean, quick link titles, links, images manageable by end user. Well, at high level idea, what you have to do is: 1. Create a list with Title, Description, ima…

This session has exceeded the amount of allowable resources - Infopath form services error

April 08, 2011    , , , , ,
Apparently, to fix this issue we need to increase the Session state value. I double checked it by examining event logs and verified it. Event id: 7083 logged multiple times.  So, the fix is to increase the session state value. Here is how to do that Go to Central Administration…

HTTP Error 401 - Not Authorized Error in SharePoint site with Kerberos Authentication Enabled

April 07, 2011    , , , , , ,
In a new SharePoint web application, it prompted for user name and password repeatedly and finally resulted in  "Not Authorized - HTTP Error 401. The requested resource requires user authentication" - in the SharePoint site with Kerberos Authentication Enabled. Here is some more …

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