Document Expiration Monitor – Automation with PowerShell Script

Requirement: There are bunch of document libraries with several documents loaded on various site collections. We’ve to monitor their expiry date based on a column and send e-mail notification to all members of  a  SharePoint Group. Also all E-mails sent should be logged in a tracking list. Solution: Lets write a PowerShell…

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Fix “Sorry, this site hasn’t been shared with you.” Error in SharePoint 2013

Typically, if you don’t have access to a SharePoint 2013 site and access requests are not enabled, You get : “Sorry, this site hasn’t been shared with you” message when you try to access any SharePoint 2013 sites. Its a common issue and simply means that you have not been granted access…

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Start SharePoint Search Crawl using PowerShell

For some reasons, SharePoint search crawl scheduled didn’t trigger. So I used this PowerShell script and Windows Task scheduler to trigger Incremental crawls. Start SharePoint Search Full/Incremental Crawl using PowerShell: We can also start / stop Search crawls in SharePoint 2013 or in SharePoint 2010 using this single line of PowerShell script:…

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SharePoint 2013 Import Spreadsheet Errors and Solutions

Error: The list cannot be imported because a Microsoft SharePoint foundation-compatible spreadsheet application is not installed or is not compatible with your browser. Solution: Use Internet Explorer 32 bit version! How to Open Internet Explorer 32 bit version? Go to start >> Type “Internet Explorer” and pick the “Internet Explorer” link as…

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“This field can have no more than 255 characters.” Error in Multiline Text Columns

Getting  “This field can have no more than 255 characters.” error on SharePoint Multiple lines of text  columns? Well, the fix is simple, we’ve the property  “Allow Unlimited length in document libraries” on Multiple lines of text fields. Once enabled, technically it can hold content up to 2 GB. We can also…

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