K2 Blackpoint K2 Blackpearl: Outputting the K2HostServer.exe console logging to a text file

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When troubleshooting K2 Blackpoint / K2 Blackpearl you run the K2 Server in console mode, this then allows you to see everything thats going on as the K2 server is processing requests. However the text moves quickly so for further analysis you can output everything to a text file by running the K2HostServer.exe & piping … Continue reading K2 Blackpoint K2 Blackpearl: Outputting the K2HostServer.exe console logging to a text file

K2 Blackpoint Blackpearl: Communication with the underlying transaction manager has failed

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When deploying a new K2 Blackpoint or K2 Blackpearl you may get the following error: (K2Project) SmartObject Server Exception: Could not publish SmartObject Definition to server: Error refreshing Service Instance ‘WorkflowReportingService’. Service returned : ‘Workflow Reporting SO Service: Communication with the underlying transaction manager has failed. SmartObject: [Test – Process Instances] If you do checking … Continue reading K2 Blackpoint Blackpearl: Communication with the underlying transaction manager has failed

The K2 Setup Manager requires the logged on user to have domain user privileges to proceed

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Installing K2 Blackpoint / Blackpearl in a one way trust environment you need to run the K2 server service account & application pool using an account from the ‘trusted’ domain. It is also recommended that you install K2 components using this account: Note: It is recommended to install all K2 components using the K2 Service … Continue reading The K2 Setup Manager requires the logged on user to have domain user privileges to proceed

K2 Blackpoint Blackpearl not showing in Sharepoint Central Administration

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If you are installing K2 Blackpoint / K2 Blackpearl in a distributed Sharepoint environment, you install K2 for Sharepoint on your web front ends but the K2 section still doesnt appear in Sharepoint Central Administration. This is probably because you are hosting your central admin web app on a different server ie. an application server, … Continue reading K2 Blackpoint Blackpearl not showing in Sharepoint Central Administration

Sharepoint 2010 One Way Trust users on the trusted domain do not return any search results

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If you have you Sharepoint 2010 Farm setup in one domain & your users are in a seperate domain using a one way trust, when they perform a search they will not return any search results. This is because the account running the app pool for the search query service is running using a domain … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 One Way Trust users on the trusted domain do not return any search results

Sharepoint Workflow Task Error: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

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Error in Event Log on Sharepoint Server: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited When a workflow processes a task normally, the following sequence of events is expected to occur: 1. The process begins. 2. The workflow places a ‘lock’ on the task so nothing else can change the … Continue reading Sharepoint Workflow Task Error: This task is currently locked by a running workflow and cannot be edited

Sharepoint – How to setup a one way trust & required ports

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1. Open Command Prompt. 2. Type: netdom trustTrustingDomainName/d:TrustedDomainName/add TrustingDomainName – Specifies the DNS name (or NetBIOS name) of the trusting domain in the trust being created. TrustedDomainName – Specifies the DNS name (or NetBIOS name) of the domain that will be trusted in the trust being created. • To perform this procedure, you must be … Continue reading Sharepoint – How to setup a one way trust & required ports