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Move documents within site at folder level: Application Page


I have one requirement where user needs a friendly interface with the ability to move the document from one location (any folder under any document library) to another location. To achieve this functionality, my first task is to create a Tree View of all the Document Libraries displaying complete folder structure (show all levels of […]

Claims Provider issues in your Server Farm: The user is not unique or doesn’t exist.


The custom claims provider in your server farm is activated for all the Web Applications by default as it has to be globally deployed. This may cause you an issue if you are using FBA on another Web Application and would return users even though the authentication provider is not your custom Trusted Claims provider. […]

Enabling Search for Claims Authentication: FBA, Trusted Claims without extending the WebApplication ! Robust


This is a very common requirement at every client using the FBA or Trusted Claims provider for their Extranet Sites. The issues with enabling search are commonly as below: The login page if its redirected to authentication the STS of the authenticating provider like Windows Live ID or Facebook If the Active Directory is enabled […]

Workflow doesn’t get triggered with creating items using system account


Beware your workflow won’t get triggered when you are logged in as  system account and creating items in a list or library. Even though the association is to run the WF on item added or changed. SO really 2 scenarios You had a bad demo when you were logged in as system account and forgot […]

User Profile Synchronization SharePoint 2010 stuck at starting !!!. All you wanted to know about it!!!


Clean the certificates from the certificate store(for the user account(the farm admin account ) & My Computer Account) . Stop the SharePoint timer service and the SharePoint admin service from Services Console. Delete the xml files from Programdata\microsoft\shared\config and updated the cache.ini to 1 Run the stsadm -o execadmsvcjobs Start the timer service and the […]