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Category: Upgrades

The upgrade command is invalid or a failure has been encountered – PSConfig error

Running PSConfig after installing updates is a stressful experience(atleast for me). Every time is comes up with a different challenge. But unlike some unfriendly errors, psconfig gives us much more details about the failures in the upgrade logs. Okay then, I was updating SharePoint 2010 with May 2015 CU. Everything goes well until – The…

Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebSite type object needs upgrade

Today, we noticed that one of our Web servers in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise farm started showing up ‘Upgrade Required’ status. Closer look at it says that Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebSite type object needs upgrade. We are sure that, no updates are applied to SharePoint servers which needs psconfig to be run.All the servers received same updates, but just…

Migrate admin approved infopath forms in SharePoint

In my recent project, I have to migrate admin approved InfoPath forms in SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 . Admin approved forms are deployed as features at farm level. They are under 12 hive folder named with GUIDs. After some googling, I found handy STSADMĀ and Powershell commands. Using these commands we can easily package and…

Upgrade Classic mode SharePoint 2010 web application to Claims mode SharePoint 2013 web application

In this post i will explain the steps we need to follow to upgrade classic mode SharePoint 2010 web application to claims mode 2013 web application. This is not the only available approach. There are many ways to do achieve that, but this is the one which worked without any hassles for me. Step 1:…