Category Archives: Sharepoint

Sharepoint 2010: Missing patches detected

When upgrading the Sharepoint Server Farm with Security Patch MS13-024, the upgrade went fine on the first server in the farm, but on the second server, the "Sharepoint Products and Configuration Wizard" was displaying: Server Farm Product and Patch Status Security Update for Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation 2010 (KB2687418) 64-Bit Edition (14.0.6134.5001) ==> Missing on <localhost> Error: Some farm products and patches were not detected on this or other servers. If products or patches Read more [...]

SharePoint 2007: Upgrade to SP3 fails with “Transaction log for SSP_Search_DB is full”

During the upgrade of SharePoint 2007 from SP2 to SP3, the “SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard” showed the following error message: This happened at Task 8 during the upgrade of the SQL databases. The error message above was not very helpful: “The following contains detailed information about the failure: Failed to upgrade SharePoint Products and Technologies” The upgrade.log in the 12 hive log directory shed some more light on it: [SearchDatabaseSequence] Read more [...]

Sharepoint 2010: How to remove “Edit in Sharepoint Designer”

In Sharepoint Foundation 2010, there are menu items and ribbon buttons that allow you to edit things in Sharepoint Designer. If you haven’t got Designer installed, you get a pop-up a message, saying “Download Sharepoint Designer”. This even happens if you disallow Sharepoint Designer in the Web Application properties. The easiest way to get rid of those items is to modify two files in the Sharepoint installation. Remember to make copies of the original files before editing. Also remember that Read more [...]