Administration

23

Jan'14

Solving the Access Issue when Checking Out or Checking In a File to the SharePoint Library

While working with one of the sites which we developed in SharePoint 2010 and migrated to SharePoint 2013, some of the users reported they were having issues while checking in or checking out documents in the SharePoint Library, despite being administrators to the site.

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09

Sep'13

Site Collection Backup and Restore in SharePoint 2010

We work tirelessly to create, edit, and enhance sites and site collections; sometimes making hundreds of hours of changes. It would be a shame to lose all of this work simply because no one backed-up the site collection and disaster struck.

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17

Jun'13

SharePoint Loopback Checking

Before loopback checking anyone who surfed to the local server could browse the FQDNs on the server. This was a huge security risk for local servers.

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10

May'13

How to Enable Self-Service Site Creation

If you created a Web Application for certain purposes such as project collaboration, you probably would like your users to be able to create site collection. The default settings of SharePoint 2010 require the user to be a member of the Farm Administrators group to create a site collection. To allow your users to create site collections in a web application without being a member of the Farm Administrators, you need to enable serf-service site collection creation.

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03

May'13

SharePoint 2010: Enable Anonymous Access at Different Levels

To enable anonymous access on SharePoint 2010, it is important to first understand the hierarchy of some SharePoint terms: Web Application, Site Collection, Site, Library and List. Under each Web Application, you can create Site Collections; in each Site Collection, you can create Sites and Sub-sites; in each SharePoint site, you can create libraries or lists under which you can create/upload content items. To enable Anonymous Access of a SharePoint site, library or list, you need to start from the top level.

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04

Apr'13

Managed Metadata Column & Navigation in 10 Steps

Managed Metadata is centrally managed in the Term Store. In SharePoint 2010, you can create a Managed Metadata column for a content type, a list, a library or a site using a Term Set from the Managed Metadata Term Store. When the Term Set is updated in the Term Store, the terms used in the related column would be updated automatically. In addition, once you've added the Managed Metadata column, you can also change the library Metadata Navigation Settings to add new navigation options so that you can search documents more easily.

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28

Mar'13

Creating a SharePoint Information Management Policy in 10 Steps

Information management policy in SharePoint 2010 is a set of rules that can be applied to a list, library, folder, or content type to manage the availability and behavior of content. You can easily automate the process for archiving or retaining records by using information policies. Policies can also be reused when certain conditions are met. Here's a demo of creating an information policy in 10 steps:

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21

Mar'13

SharePoint 2010 Managed Metadata – Creating and Managing Term Set Group in 10 Steps

Managed Metadata is a hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define and use to label and categorize content on SharePoint sites. It helps you classify information consistently across site collections and makes content search easier and faster.

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