SharePoint 2013 On-Premise App Store Configuration

The SharePoint 2013 March Public Update requires additional configuration steps to complete a SharePoint App Store deployment. In this article, “Enable apps in AAM or host-header environments for SharePoint 2013”, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn144963.aspx The additonal steps are indicated. New-SPWebApplicationAppDomain $contentService = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService]::ContentService $contentService.SupportMultipleAppDomains = $true $contentService.Update() Iisreset

Managed Metadata field error on SharePoint 2013 “The given guid does not exist in the term store”

We recently migrated our SharePoint 2010 content database to SharePoint 2013. In SharePoint 2013, users tried to use a MMD field/column on a new item form and received this error: “The given guid does not exist in the term store” After researching the issue, it appears that the error is due to a disconnect between … Read more

SharePoint 2013 error A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (%) on intranet/mysites access requests from email link

I had a link in my email inbox for “User wants access to ‘Intranet’” sent from the user to myself. I am the Intranet site Owner and recieve access requests. There is a link to “Accept or Decline this request” If I click accept from the email Link, I get a SharePoint error: Sorry, something … Read more

SharePoint 2013 error A potentially dangerous Request.Path value was detected from the client (%) on intranet/mysites access requests from email link

I had a link in my email inbox for “User wants access to ‘Intranet’” sent from the user to myself. I am the Intranet site Owner and recieve access requests. There is a link to “Accept or Decline this request” If I click accept from the email Link, I get a SharePoint error: Sorry, something … Read more

SharePoint 2013 – Common Installation Issues

With SharePoint 2013, I have had a lot of installation issues. I will cover the latest issues I have ran into. This post does not enforce the Least Privlages security practice, but it can easily be adapted to for other environments. This post was for standing up a development environment. After a long battle of getting … Read more

Microsoft SharePoint Hyper-V virtual machine DNS fix

After downloading the MS SharePoint preconfigured VM (demo2010a and demo2010b), I started them up on my network and noticed they would not load the SharePoint sites. Here is the VM I downloaded from Microsoft: 2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (RTM): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=751fa0d1-356c-4002-9c60-d539896c66ce&displaylang=en After trying the site http://intranet.contoso.com in the Demo2010A machines internet browser … Read more