Year: 2014

Infopath error using GetUserProfileByName method after converting to Claims or migrating to SP2013

When migrating your SharePoint 2010 InfoPath forms to SharePoint 2013 or while changing your classic web application to claims based web application, all the InfoPath forms which accesses user profile services(GetUserProfileByName method) fails with authentication errors. In claims based web application user name is prefixed with “0#.w|” .User name in classic mode is “domain\username”  but […]

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PowerShell command to find name of list

Here is a simple PowerShell command to find name of list when you have the GUID. This can be handy when you are trying to clear up you crawl errors Get-SPWeb http://yourweb/site/ -Limit ALL| %{$_.Lists} | ?{$_.ID -eq “GUID goes here”}| ft Title, ParentWebURL

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Login as a different user into SharePoint Designer 2010

You have a Designer workflow with Impersonation step in it. You publish it to test site with your(developer’s) account, test it and it works great! Now you need to publish it to production site with an other account or a service account (like i do). Now, you want to login as a different user into […]

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Issue while connecting Web Parts on page to pass value/parameters

You have connecting web parts on page passing values between web parts on your SharePoint page, sometimes you see an issue where the page does not load, it is hard to make the connection, page becomes unresponsive and may also see java script errors similar to Error details: Message: ‘SP.Ribbon.PageState’ is null or not an […]

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Troubleshooting SharePoint Designer Workflows

Troubleshooting SharePoint Designer Workflows is one of the trickiest things to do. Except for the status, we don’t have much information available unless you know the trick to get to the workflow logs list available in every site. Location of workflow list : http://yoursite/lists/workflow history/allitems.aspx Fields in workflow log are: Workflow History Parent Instance – […]

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