Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

How to get SharePoint audit reports using Office 365 Management APIs?

Summary The following are the customer concerns with the SharePoint sites on Microsoft 365 cloud when it comes to audit reports. SPO site collection admins do not receive the same GUI presentation for site audit reports that were available on … Continue reading

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How to resolve “The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold.” for Remove-PnPWeb?

Summary A customer got the following error for removing a sub-site. Clearly, the issue was due to a large list or lists present in the sub-site. Since the entire subsite needs to be deleted with the large list, to eliminate … Continue reading

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How to add custom banner to alert “SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement” to site users and owners?

Summary The SharePoint 2010 workflow will retire. Microsoft announced it, see the following link. SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement For my customer, even after multiple messages to the Admins and Owners there was not an immediate action taken by the owners. … Continue reading

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Error loading debug manifests (debugManifestsFile)

Summary I was creating a simple hello world application customizer using the following documentation. Build your first SharePoint Framework Extension (Hello World part 1) After following the steps and I tried to debug I got the following error. When I … Continue reading

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How to add a file to SPO using REST API?

Here is the PowerShell code for it. Note: To get client id and secret use the following link. http://www.ktskumar.com/2017/01/access-sharepoint-online-using-postman/

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How to navigate to ‘User Photos’ List on my site host?

If you are not aware that the user pictures are stored in the my-site host site collection. The pictures are stored in the ‘User Photos’ list’s folder named ‘Profile Pictures’. There will be three types of picture for an User … Continue reading

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Workaround for correctly retrieving Single select taxonomy field Label value via REST

Problem: I have list names “Experts” with a Metadata Column as ContosoLevel. When I retrieve the column via REST call I get only following in the response for the column. “ContosoLevel”:{“__metadata”:{“type”:”SP.Taxonomy.TaxonomyFieldValue”},“Label”:”1″,”TermGuid”:”47dd115d-7399-46d1-b985-205e499bbbdd”,”WssId”:1} I was expecting the Label field will have the … Continue reading

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From SharePoint Creat field UI, How to provide InterName for the field?

A friend/colleague asked me this question. In the create field UI of SharePoint there is no Internal field input. How to assign internal field name? So here is the trick. 1. First create the field as you want for your … Continue reading

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Extract WSP Solutions from SharePoint using PowerShell

I used this blog (http://www.sharepointbleached.com/2011/03/extract-wsp-solutions-from-sharepoint.html) to get the script. The following simple PowerShell script will iterate through the solution store and write the WSP packages to file: Start-Transcript “c:\wsp\transcript.txt” [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint”)   $solutions = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPFarm]::Local.Solutions; foreach ($solution in $solutions) {    $solution.SolutionFile.SaveAs(“c:\wsp\” … Continue reading

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