Before updating a SharePoint solution you inherited from another developer, you may first want to download and save a copy of the currently deployed WSP solution file in SharePoint central admin. Here’s how to do that with 3 lines of PowerShell code.
This is where I log all things SharePoint. I have worked on various versions of SharePoint. So, each post will usually specify what version I'm talking about (some times, the post will apply to pretty much all versions). Beyond SharePoint, this section may also hold content pertaining to other related Microsoft technologies like Office 365, Azure, C# (C Sharp), PowerShell, etc.
With the recent announcement of the general availability release of SharePoint Server 2019, two questions at the top of the minds of many SharePoint Server admins are, “How do we get to SharePoint 2019 from our current SharePoint Server version? And what will the upgrade process be like?” This article will dig deep into the available upgrade options starting from MOSS 2007 (WSS 3.0) all the way up to SharePoint Server 2019. In the process, I will provide insights on upgrade versus migration and information that will help you in selecting the best upgrade option for your company.
When working with InfoPath, there are many scenarios where you may need to modify InfoPath XSN files. These include: fixing errors, changing web service urls, tweaking file names or SQL connection strings, removing/editing some value(s), etc. Thankfully, since InfoPath XSN files are just containers (cabinet or .cab files) of many other files, we can use built-in windows tools to break them open, make our changes, and then repackage them. This article explains the full process with an example.
My previous four-part series described how to set up a SharePoint development farm. Now, what if we want to take things a step further and configure our SharePoint farm to allow sending of outgoing emails? This article discusses everything you need to do to make this possible – from installing and configuring the SMTP service, to defining outgoing email settings in SharePoint Central Administration. I provide code examples as well.
CMD (or batch) script that helps you quickly reset the SharePoint timer service, the SharePoint administration service, and Internet Information Services (IIS). Works without modification for On-Premise versions of SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, and SharePoint 2019.
Businesses around the world are using Intranets to manage documents, increase efficiency, and improve communication. But many people are still confused about exactly what an Intranet is and how it differs from the Internet. In this article, I won’t bore you with a detailed comparison of both. We all already understand what the Internet is and what it does. Instead, I will concentrate on differences that will clarify what an Intranet is and why it is useful in workplaces.