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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…

Windows Updates NOT to include SharePoint CU from March 2015

Microsoft started pushing SharePoint Cumulative updates as part of Windows Update  from February 2015. Refer this blog for more details. SharePoint cumulative updates were picked up by Windows update during this month. But now it seems like Microsoft have fallen back to not pushing Cumulative updates through Windows update. Update packages for SharePoint and other…

Code Signing Certificate for Admin Approved InfoPath form template

Security level for admin approved code behind InfoPath form templates should be Fully trusted. Code Signing Certificate should be used to sign fully trusted InfoPath form templates before uploading to Central Admin. Go to File and Select ‘Form Options‘ under Advanced options Select ‘Security and Trust‘ in the left pane Code Signing Certificate: You can…

Cannot open this item Outlook error

Issue : Cannot open this item Outlook error when you try to do one of the following Import SharePoint Calendar to Outlook When you try import a SharePoint calendar into Outlook, Sometimes Outlook may give you the following error: Cannot open this item. You cannot use SharePoint. Your system administrator has turned off the feature. Connect SharePoint list/library to…

ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint 2010 Claims site – Part II

This blog post is continuation of Part I which explains how to configure ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint. In this blog I will explain the remaining 2 steps: Step 2: Configure a Claims based Web Application The configuration of a claims-based SharePoint web application can be achieved using Windows PowerShell. The steps to be…