Sharepoint: Site collection administrators lose their permissions

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Sharepoint Site collection administrators lose their permissions. An odd problem where I would login to Sharepoint with my normal Sharepoint Site Collection Administrator account & I would only have basic permissons & various OK buttons were greyed out. This seems to be caused by having multiple jobs running against your Sharepoint databases at the same … Continue reading Sharepoint: Site collection administrators lose their permissions

Sharepoint 2010: 2 service application databases with the same name showing in Central Admin –> Manage Databases Upgrade Status

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I had a strange problem where if I went into: Central Admin –> Manage Databases Upgrade Status in Sharepoint 2010 I had 2 Business Data Connectivity Service databases with the same name! The status of the one in use was ‘No action required’ & the rogue one had ‘Database is too old and upgrade is … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: 2 service application databases with the same name showing in Central Admin –> Manage Databases Upgrade Status

SharePoint 2010 CU upgrade error – keyword not supported failoverpartner

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When applying updates to your Sharepoint 2010 farm you may get the following error in the Sharepoint Configuration Wizard: An exception of type System.ArgumentException was thrown. Additional exception information: Keyword not supported ‘failoverpartner’. This means youve got mirroring enabled on your Sharepoint databases and Sharepoint CU updates dont install on mirrored databases. To find out … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 CU upgrade error – keyword not supported failoverpartner