Fix “The site collection containing this sandboxed solution has exceeded its daily resource usage quota.”

When trying to activate a sandboxed solution, Got below error message: “The site collection containing this sandboxed solution has exceeded its daily resource usage quota.” Solution: This is because of the Sandbox solution resource limit. To fix this issue, just increase the site collection Sandbox solution resource quota in site collection quotas…

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“Unable to complete this operation. Please contact your administrator” Error when trying to upload a file in SharePoint

I was troubleshooting an issue with uploading files to SharePoint Site. When I tried uploading a file to the document library, I got this error: “Unable to complete this operation. Please contact your administrator” Enabled Stack Trace and Disabled Custom error tags in web.config to reveal the actual error: Unable to complete…

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SharePoint Recycle Bins – Let’s get it Crystal Clear

SharePoint Recycle bin feature was newly introduced in its 2007 version, and it offers End-users, Site collection admin’s to recover the content with out running behind DBA’s 🙂 There are some confusions among the SharePoint community in understanding recycle bin settings. So in this article lets get it crystal clear. Two Stages…

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Host Named Site Collections in SharePoint

What is Host Named Site collection? Host-named site collections are the best option if you want to create multiple root-level site collections within a web application. (Or Unique URL for each site collection). SharePoint supports both path-based & host-named site collections. The primary difference is: All path-based site collections in a Web…

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Distribute and Load Balance SharePoint Central Administration site

Its a best practice to Distribute and Load balance the SharePoint Central Administration site at least two servers on the Farm. This will be extremely helpful in the event of one server failure and of course, Microsoft supports this 100%. How do I distribute Central Administration to two servers? Let’s say we…

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SharePoint Site is Read-only to Everyone: Including Farm Administrator, Site Collection Owner

Ever faced this odd problem? where SharePoint Site is read-only to every one.. Including Farm Administrator, Site Collection Administrator.. They would only have basic permissions & various OK buttons were greyed out. This is because Sharepoint site collection/database into Read Only mode! To unlock the Sharepoint site either use the Central Admin Site quota page or…

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SharePoint Error: “Access to this Web site has been blocked. Please contact the administrator to resolve this problem.”

While trying to get a site collection in browser, It gave me this error: “Access to this Web site has been blocked. Please contact the administrator to resolve this problem.” Root cause: I understand, the site collection is being locked out! Wanted to unlock it by going to the Central Admin website. Central…

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“This report failed to load because session state is not turned on” – Access Services issue in SharePoint 2010

When I configured my first SharePoint 2010 sandbox, I tried creating access services and received below error: So, it’s telling us to enable Session state. Isn’t it? How to Enable Session State for SharePoint 2010? Open SharePoint 2010 Management Shell Type in the following cmdlet: Enable-SPSessionStateService Provide values for the following parameters:…

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