Error using Move-SPSite cmdlet

This post discusses an error using the Move-SPSite cmdlet. Let’s say you have 1 Web Application with 2 content databases: – Database 1 – Database 2 Database 1 contains a site collection with the following URL: For some reason, you moved the site collection using the following cmdlet: So far so good. Now let’s Read more about Error using Move-SPSite cmdlet[…]

Current cache accounts PowerShell oneliner

This oneliner will show you the currently configured cache accounts for each of your Web Applications. Just paste this line of code in your SharePoint Management Shell: This is the output for the above command in my test environment: In my case, I have not properly configured the super user accounts for all my Web Read more about Current cache accounts PowerShell oneliner[…]

Add/Edit list items using PowerShell in SharePoint 2010

During the last few months I have been asked a few times to help think of a way to edit list values for lists that contain a lot of data. I immediately thought of PowerShell. This is why I want to show you what you can do with PowerShell. Used set up for this demo Read more about Add/Edit list items using PowerShell in SharePoint 2010[…]

Missing Destination folder on upload document form

Summary: This post describes the a scenario where the “Destination folder” is missing on the upload document form. When uploading documents into a document library with folders, you normally see the following screen: Problem On one of our sites the Destination Folder was not available. After some investigating I found that the site where it Read more about Missing Destination folder on upload document form[…]

Get Site Collections per Content Database oneliner

This will be a very short post, as it contains only 1 line of PowerShell code, and is not very hard to understand. It shows you all content databases, and for each of the content databases, it will show you the site collections within this content database. That wasn’t so bad right? Just copy and Read more about Get Site Collections per Content Database oneliner[…]

Content Database size report using PowerShell

Summary: This post describes how to get a content database size report using PowerShell. What does it do? The script will create a report of all Web Applications and the associated Content Databases. It will tell you how big each Content Database is in GB. The result will be saved in a .txt file. Optionally, Read more about Content Database size report using PowerShell[…]

Cells read-only in Datasheet view when using Office 2007

*UPDATE 23-Jul-2012* KB solution provided by Microsoft Sympton We were experiencing some issues while using the Datasheet view in SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 on some clients. When we uploaded some documents using “Upload Multiple Documents”. This checked the documents out to the user who uploaded the documents. This is normal behavior. However, when you Read more about Cells read-only in Datasheet view when using Office 2007[…]

Browser File Handling in SharePoint

Summary: This post explains Browser File Handling in SharePoint. Sympton By default, when you open a PDF file from a document library, you will get the following screen (IE9): Causes This by design. A quote from Microsoft: “This is intentional behavior. In 2010 we’ve tightened up security for people with contribute access. Previously, a malicious Read more about Browser File Handling in SharePoint[…]