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Month: April 2010

“You are not authorized to view this page” error after reinstalling .NET frameworks

“You are not authorized to view this page” error after reinstalling .NET frameworks

In my Windows 2003 server SharePoint environment, I had the dreaded task of reinstalling all of my .NET frameworks (don’t ask why).  After uninstalling and reinstalling all of the .NET Frameworks (2.0, 3.0 and 3.5), I kept getting an unauthorized page for my .NET web applications that had Windows Authentication enabled (specifically SharePoint 2007): The error I was getting was: “You are not authorized to view this page You might not have permission to view this directory or page using…

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Error when creating new SharePoint 2010 Synchronization Connection: “MOSS MA not found”

Error when creating new SharePoint 2010 Synchronization Connection: “MOSS MA not found”

If you are trying to configure a new synchronization connection in your SharePoint 2010 environment and you get the error: “MOSS MA not found.” Check that the Forefront Identity Manager Service is started in your services.msc (not sure why mine wasn’t started automatically). But once I started it, I was able to create the connection with no problems although there seems to be an encoding problem on the Name when it lists the connections: Technorati Tags: SharePoint 2010,Forefront,Synchronization,Error

SharePoint Designer 2010 Error – “Master page editing has been disabled for this site”

SharePoint Designer 2010 Error – “Master page editing has been disabled for this site”

By default in SharePoint Foundation 2010, site owners and designers don’t have access to edit the master pages for sites.  You get the following error when you try to open the site in SharePoint Designer 2010 and try to edit the master page: “Master page editing has been disabled for this site.  Contact the site collection administrator to request permission.” In order to allow this, a site collection administrator should go to the top level site settings by going to…

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Error after clicking on User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2010 – UserProfileServiceUserStatisticsWebPart:LoadControl failed

Error after clicking on User Profile Service Application in SharePoint 2010 – UserProfileServiceUserStatisticsWebPart:LoadControl failed

If, after provisioning and starting the User Profile Synchronization Service: You click on User Profile Service Application: And you get an unidentified error, and when you look in the logs they look something like this: 04/26/2010 22:03:09.36     w3wp.exe (0x0EA8)                           0x0EB0    SharePoint Portal Server          User Profiles                     et8j    High        UserProfileServiceUserStatisticsWebPart:LoadControl failed, Exception: System.IO.FileLoadException: The located assembly’s manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131040)     at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileConfigManager.InitializeIlmClient(String ILMMachineName, Int32 FIMWebClientTimeOut)     at Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfileConfigManager..ctor(UserProfileApplicationProxy userProfileApplicationProxy, Guid partitionID)     at Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.WebControls.UserProfileServiceStatisticsWebPartBase.LoadControl(Object sender, EventArgs…

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Visual Studio keeps Terminating on SharePoint 2007 or 2010 Debugging Session

Visual Studio keeps Terminating on SharePoint 2007 or 2010 Debugging Session

If you are using IIS 7, debugging a SharePoint application and you find that it keeps on terminating after a set time in the middle of your debugging session (so annoying).  Turn off pinging in the advanced settings of your SharePoint application pool.  This will allow you to debug without getting everything figured out in 90 seconds: Technorati Tags: SharePoint 2010,SharePoint,Debugging,Visual Studio,Terminate,IIS,Application Pool,Ping

Speaking at Mississauga SharePoint User Group on May 4th on SharePoint 2010 Records Management

Speaking at Mississauga SharePoint User Group on May 4th on SharePoint 2010 Records Management

Hey everyone, I will be facilitating a session on SharePoint 2010 Records Management features at the Mississauga SharePoint User Group on May 4th.  Be sure to come, it will be fun! Brief below: Records Management is a focus for almost every established organization in the world.  Many of these organizations (especially those that have strict information governance requirements) need innovative solutions and features to help with their internal Records Management strategy.  More importantly, they need solutions to address how people…

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