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Month: October 2012

SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Boundaries and Limits Comparison

SharePoint 2010 vs. SharePoint 2013 Boundaries and Limits Comparison

I was doing an analysis for a client to figure out if there were any capacity improvements on the new SharePoint 2013 RTM compared to SharePoint 2010 and I thought I would put it in a chart and make it available for my blog readers. What I found was that besides the new features,  the most significant amount of changes were on the limits for Search as search has had some big underlying architecture changes for SharePoint in this release….

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SharePoint 2013 Server – What’s new and different? – Part 3

SharePoint 2013 Server – What’s new and different? – Part 3

Continuing on Part 1 of What’s new and different in SharePoint 2013 Server as well as Part 2, below is a continuation with some more features that are new and different along with some easy to read descriptions and some screenshots: Search People and Expertise Search Enhancements   Multi-lingual phonetic search (or people name variations), search results display authored documents and information about past projects that showcase a person’s expertise and a new contact card to contact someone directly from…

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SharePoint 2013 Excel Services Error–“The workbook cannot be opened”

SharePoint 2013 Excel Services Error–“The workbook cannot be opened”

Reminder that if you get this error while trying to open up an Excel File in a browser using Excel Services in SharePoint 2013.  Ensure the following: 1. Ensure your site/library is set as a “Trusted File Location” in Excel Service Application settings (Central Admin –> Manage Service Apps –> Excel Service App –> Trusted File Locations) 2. Ensure that your Excel Services process identity has been granted access, you can do this via PowerShell: $webApp = Get-SPWebApplication “http://intranet.ad2012.loc” $webApp.GrantAccessToProcessIdentity(“ad2012sp_services”)…

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