Sharepoint: Site owners with full control get access denied error when trying to create a subsite

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A site owner or user with full control should / would normally be able to create a sub site. However sometimes we get calls where by a site owner cannot create a sub site, when they submit the create new site form they get an access denied page display. If you are getting this error … Continue reading Sharepoint: Site owners with full control get access denied error when trying to create a subsite

Sharepoint 2010 Secure Store: An error occurred during the “Generate Key” process. Please try again or contact your administrator

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“Sharepoint 2010 Secure Store: An error occurred during the “Generate Key” process. Please try again or contact your administrator” Things to check: – Ensure the logged in user is a member of the farm administrators group – In my case the ‘Sharepoint Webservices Root’ application pool had stopped on one of my app servers

STSADM -o backup -directory: Error Cannot open backup device Operating system error 5 (error not found)

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STSADM -o backup -directory: Error Cannot open backup device Operating system error 5 (error not found) Ensure the SQL service account is a domain account and it has permissions to the Shared folder. Also ensure the account used to execute the backup command has the correct rights on the DB’s as per MS recommendations ie. … Continue reading STSADM -o backup -directory: Error Cannot open backup device Operating system error 5 (error not found)

Excel Web Services: Error http://myserver:56737/SharedServices1/ExcelCalculationServer/ExcelService.asmx exception: The request failed with HTTP status 403: Forbidden (Forbidden port)

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Im having a problem on a MOSS 2007 farm where if I try & open a spreadsheet in Excel web services I get the error: Excel Web Access An error has occurred. Please contact your system administrator if this problem persists And in the Sharepoint logs: Error http://myserver:56737/SharedServices1/ExcelCalculationServer/ExcelService.asmx exception: The request failed with HTTP status … Continue reading Excel Web Services: Error http://myserver:56737/SharedServices1/ExcelCalculationServer/ExcelService.asmx exception: The request failed with HTTP status 403: Forbidden (Forbidden port)

Sharepoint 2010: Create site from site template where alternate CSS url is set – unexpected error occured accessing site settings

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When you create a site template in Sharepoint 2010 where the template is taken from a site that has an alternate CSS url set, you find on the newly created site that when you try & access ‘Site Settings’ or ‘View all site content’ you get the ‘An unexpected error occured’. In your logs you … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Create site from site template where alternate CSS url is set – unexpected error occured accessing site settings

Sharepoint 2010 Error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token Event ID 8306 and Event ID 7557

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After creating a new secure store service application everytime I clicked manage it would say I dont have correct permissions no matter who I was logged in as. In the event logs I was getting the following errors: Event ID 8306: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The server was unable to … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 Error: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token Event ID 8306 and Event ID 7557

Sharepoint 2010: Adding a new managed account from different domain errors with access denied

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For example you are running Sharepoint 2010 in the a 1 way trust environment & you want to add a new managed account to your Sharepoint farm from your internal domain. This should be fairly simple by going Central Admin –> Security –> Configure Managed Account –> Register Managed Account User name: domainaccountname Password: ********* … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Adding a new managed account from different domain errors with access denied

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

Sharepoint Javascript Error: ‘style.display’ is not null or not an object

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If you are receiving the following error when trying to access the ‘edit’ menu of a webpart on a page: ‘style.display’ is not null or not an object It is likely that you have some random/extra code in another webpart on the page, this typically happens if you cut & paste text from another location … Continue reading Sharepoint Javascript Error: ‘style.display’ is not null or not an object

After restoring a site collection to a new location you get error The file /_catalogs/masterpage/blahblah.aspx does not exist.

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How To Fix Publishing Pages Page Layout URL The scenario when moving you want to move a publishing site collection that is your root site collection to a new location ie http://rootsc —> http://sites/rootsc You expect a simple backup & restore to the new location to do the job. However once your restore is complete … Continue reading After restoring a site collection to a new location you get error The file /_catalogs/masterpage/blahblah.aspx does not exist.

K2 deployment error: The partner transaction manager has disabled its support for remote/network transactions

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When deploying a new K2 workflow / process you get an error message containing: The partner transaction manager has disabled its support for remote/network transactions First check on the application server(s): 1. Go to “Administrative Tools > Services” 2. Turn on the “Distribute Transaction Coordinator” Service if it is not running If you still get … Continue reading K2 deployment error: The partner transaction manager has disabled its support for remote/network transactions

Deploying K2 process: Error occurred adding the feature to the farm Server was unable to process request. —> Access denied.

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When deploying a K2 process you get the following error: Task Error: System.Exception: Error occurred adding the feature to the farm. —> System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Server was unable to process request. —> Access denied. at System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol.ReadResponse(SoapClientMessage message, WebResponse response, Stream responseStream, Boolean asyncCall) at System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol.Invoke(String methodName, Object[] parameters) This is normally a permission problem & you should … Continue reading Deploying K2 process: Error occurred adding the feature to the farm Server was unable to process request. —> Access denied.

Error: Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key

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If you are receiving the error Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key. the problem is that the credentials could not be encrypted because no credential key has been established; to establish a credential key you must run STSADM -o setappassword -password After you have established a credential key to encrypt the logon identity … Continue reading Error: Cannot retrieve the information for application credential key

Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: A duplicate name “Report” was found

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When you try to activate ‘Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Features’ you get the following error: Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features12/09/2008 16:00:51.91 w3wp.exe (0x1FB8) 0x17B8 Windows SharePoint Services General 8grz High The feature ‘8581a8a7-cf16-4770-ac54-260265ddb0b2′ depends on feature ’43f41342-1a37-4372-8ca0-b44d881e4434’ which failed to activate: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: A duplicate name “Report” was found. The problem occurs if … Continue reading Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: A duplicate name “Report” was found