MOSS 2007

Content Type column not available for Calculated field

Content Type column not available for Calculated field calculations in SharePoint 2010. In SharePoint 2007 if you have a Calculated field using content type in its formula, if you migrate to 2010 or even 2013, you will see any error in calculation. [Content Type] in calculation is replaced by ‘#Name?‘. In SharePoint 2010 and later […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Due to heavy load, the latest workflow operation has been queued. It will attempt to resume at a later time

You might be greeted by this error message ‘Due to heavy load, the latest workflow operation has been queued. It will attempt to resume at a later time‘ sometimes when you check the status of a workflow. If there are many workflows trying to run at same time, SharePoint timer service has to push back […]

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Lock Site Collection or make a it read-only in SharePoint

If you are planning to migrate a site collection in SharePoint to a newer version or simply lock site collection for some maintenance, you can do it through Central Administration. Remember this is possible only at site collection level. Go to Central Admin -> Select Application Management -> Under Site Collections select Configure quotas and […]

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SharePoint hidden forms folder

We had an issue recently with a SharePoint hidden forms folder. Users usually upload documents to that library using explorer view. One user saw a folder called ‘forms’ and deleted it, expecting it was uploaded by mistake. Hidden forms folder: SharePoint library has a hidden folder called ‘forms’ where the templates and system forms(.ASPX files) […]

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