How to Restrict Users from Switching Views in SharePoint?

Yes, that was a common requirement from our SharePoint users! They wants to restrict other users from changing views from views drop-down in SharePoint. Here is how we can make it happen: Browse to the target list or library Click on Site Action > Edit Page On the Web Part Click Edit > Modify Shared…

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Get Installed SharePoint Farm Version Build Number/Patch Level/Service Pack

Want to know the SharePoint version installed on your environment? There are several ways to get your MOSS 2007/SharePoint 2010 version build numbers. Here are some: How to find installed SharePoint 2013 build version? Simple! Navigate to Central Administration >> System Settings >> Servers in this Farm 1. You can find SharePoint…

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Fix “Missing Event Receivers” issue in SharePoint Migration

During SharePoint 2010 Migration, Preupgradecheck reported the issue of missing Event Receivers: The following event receiver assembly(s) are referenced by the content, but they are not installed on the web server So,  To resolve this issue we need to two steps: Get all list locations, where a particular event receiver is registered…

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Visual Upgrade All SharePoint Sites in a web application using PowerShell

After the Migration using database attachment method, Had to upgrade all sites to New SharePoint 2010 User Interface. Used this PowerShell code to accomplish. SharePoint 2010 visual upgrade using PowerShell script Or you can use the SPSite’s VisualUpgradeWebs() method: Here is the Before/After images:

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Remove a Web Part Programmatically using PowerShell

We have had bunch of SharePoint 2007 site collections and recently upgraded them to SharePoint 2010. After the upgrade for some reasons, we wanted to delete a particular web part (Tip of the day web part) from the home page of All migrated sites’ default.aspx page of the many sites. I get…

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MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Migration Project Plan

Here are the Milestones for SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 migration plan from one of my Migration Project from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 using the Database attach method.  MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Migration – Milestones (Assuming planning stage is completed): No. Task Responsible I Prepare Existing Environment for Migration Run…

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Fix “Missing Web Parts” issue in SharePoint Migration

In MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 migration, got this Preupgradecheck issue: The following web part(s) are referenced by the content, but they are not installed on the web server Solution: Enumerate all web parts and find the missing ones. Remove the faulty web part from the referenced pages. To enumerate all web…

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Fix “Features Missing” issue in SharePoint Migration

Preupgradecheck reported the issue: The following feature(s) are referenced by the content, but they are not installed on the webserver. e.g. Name = Unknown, Feature id = 657b219d-2cf6-4e97-b6d2-fdcda01afde6, Reference count = 9, Scope = Web, Status = Missing What is this? and how to deal with this? Well, this occurs when you…

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Access denied – when trying to Open Shared Service Provider “Audiences” Link in MOSS 2007

Recently I discovered an interesting behavior with Shared Service providers when I was setting up a new environment. I’m the farm administrator and has been added to the policy for the SSP, as well as the site collection owner, but when I click on User Profiles in SSP, I got “Access Denied”…

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