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9 Months of Fun with SharePoint in Azure and Office 365

August 9, 2017

I recently put together a presentation on my experience in New York / New Jersey over the course of a 9 (or maybe 10) month project trying to migrate SharePoint data from one company to another, and then into the cloud. I gave this presentation at the Office 365 Saturday event in Sydney, Australia on Read More

How to Change the Domain of Multiple SharePoint Accounts

February 16, 2017

Very recently I had to change a bunch of accounts from one domain to another in SharePoint. Rather than doing this piecemeal for each individual account, I decided to write a simple script to do this for me. Since I couldn’t find this online, I figured I’d demonstrate how I did it.     Start Read More

Error 1935 when Installing SharePoint and SharePoint Designer

February 14, 2017

A while back I was trying to install SharePoint 2010 and was receiving the following “Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of assembly component”. I was also getting this issue when trying to install SharePoint Designer 2010.     Initially I tried the following link, https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/926804, but that did not resolve my problem. Read More

SharePoint Configuration Wizard: Feature definition failed validation. The ListInternal attribute is not allowed

February 3, 2017

A while ago I ran into an issue where I was unable to successfully build a new SharePoint 2016 farm because the Products Configuration Wizard was throwing an error. The error was as follows.     Failed to create the configuration database.     An exception of type System.Xml.Schema.SchemaException was thrown. Additional exception information: Feature Read More

PSConfig: The IncomingUrl is already present in the collection in a different zone

January 10, 2017

I recently encountered the following error message when running the Products Configuration Wizard (psconfig) in SharePoint 2013.     Exception: System.ArgumentException: The IncomingUrl is already present in the collection in a different zone.  A url may only map to one zone at a time.  Use a different url for requests from this zone.   Although Read More

Import-SPWeb: Could not find language

January 10, 2017

I was recently working on a customer SharePoint site when I was running into this issue with trying to import new data into their environment.     Import-SPWeb : Could not find language 1040     It was truly very frustrating as I had already installed what I thought was the correct language pack. Actually Read More

The Specified User or Domain Group Was Not Found

November 25, 2016

I was seeing some odd behaviour on a client site a while back. Below is a list of the various issues I was seeing.     When trying to insert a link into a web page     I was seeing the following error.     Also in the ULS, I was seeing the following Read More

SharePoint Search Service Won’t Provision as User Not Found

July 12, 2016

A while back I ran into a situation where the Search Service Application wouldn’t provision in SharePoint 2013. The client was seeing the following error message.         As it turns out, this was due to the client deciding half way through the setup to change the user ID’s of the service accounts Read More

Microsoft MVP #4

July 4, 2016

I’m humbled and pleased to say that I’ve been renewed as a Microsoft MVP in Office Servers and Services (formerly SharePoint) for a 4th year in a row. Thanks go out to all those who helped me in this effort along the way over the past year. Special thanks to my former boss Sean Wallbridge, Read More

Trouble Loading SharePoint Sites in IE11 After Upgrading to Office 2016

May 19, 2016

I’ve recently come across a few scenarios where people have mentioned that they’re unable to load SharePoint sites in Internet Explorer 11 after having upgraded to Office 2016. It appears to happen regardless of Windows version (7, 8.x, 10), and is only an issue in IE (it doesn’t appear to occur in Firefox, Chrome, etc.). Read More

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