HTTP 400 Bad Request (Request Header Too Long) – Error in SharePoint

One of the End-User started seeing this error in SharePoint 2007 – InfoPath form submission. Bad Request (Request Header Too Long) Resolution: 1. Try deleting the browser cookies at the Client browser first. See whether it helps. 2. Check the following registry keys, MaxRequestBytes and MaxFieldLength. You can save the below registry…

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Remove Faulty Web Part with Web Part Page Maintenance Mode

There was a custom web part deployed in our environment. For some reasons, web part encountered some issue and made the pages crashed!. Ideally, The developer should have handled the error in web part to avoid page crash! but it didn’t happen! how to remove faulty web part in SharePoint 2007 or…

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Find Large SharePoint Lists & Generate Report with PowerShell

Requirement: Find large lists in SharePoint using PowerShell! Large lists are potential threats to SharePoint performance. So, wanted to audit SharePoint environment to find all large lists which are having items more than 2000 and generate a report. PowerShell to Find Large Lists and Generate Report in SharePoint: PowerShell script to find…

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How to Disable Default Out of the Box Workflows in SharePoint?

For some weird reasons, the site owner wanted to disable out of the box workflow: Collect Signature from a particular site collection. In SharePoint 2010, These workflows can be simply activated/deactivated from Site collection features. Refer my post Unable to find OOTB Workflows – Approval, Collect Signatures, Feedback for more info. But…

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Site Collection Locks in SharePoint

Some time back, I ran into an issue where a particular site collection was in read-only mode to everyone including site collection admin, certain options such as the site action menu was in the disabled state!. Then I realized the site collection backup process was interrupted due to the disk-space issue, and…

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Error When trying to access listdata.svc: Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’.

When trying to access: http://sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/listdata.svc , Received this Error message: Error:  Could not load type ‘System.Data.Services.Providers.IDataServiceUpdateProvider’ from assembly ‘System.Data.Services, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’. Fix: Install the ADO.NET Data Services Update for .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 – KB976127http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=2343

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Fix SharePoint 2010 Datasheet View is Disabled Issue

Problem: SharePoint datasheet view is a quick nifty way to update metadata on multiple items at once. Unfortunately, some of the list and libraries such as picture libraries in SharePoint 2010 doesn’t provide datasheet view! Solution: So, How to get datasheet view on SharePoint picture libraries? Well, here in the workaround! How…

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How to Create a Feature in SharePoint 2010? – Step by Step

In this article, I’m demonstrating how to create a feature in SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2010 in 10 easy steps: Step 1: Create a new project in Visual Studio 2010, Choose SharePoint 2010 – Empty SharePoint Project Template, Name the project. Here I’ve named it: Crescent.TitleChanger.Feature  Step 2: Enter the existing…

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