SharePoint 2013 – One or more field types are not installed properly

One or more field types are not installed properly Today I got this error Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: One or more field types are not installed properly. Go to the list settings page … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – The file or folder name “_catalogs” contains invalid characters

The file or folder name “_catalogs” contains invalid characters I am trying to deploy a master page in SharePoint 2013: [code lang=text] <Module Name=“MasterPages2013“ Url=“_catalogs/masterpage/“ > <File Path=“MasterPages2013\MyMaster2013.html“ Url=“MyMaster2013.html“ Type=“GhostableInLibrary“ … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – CopyIntoItemsLocal is not returning any results

CopyIntoItemsLocal is not returning any results I am using the /_vti_bin/Copy.asmx service to copy a file from one location to another location. My destination includes a number of folders ( … Read More

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

I have seen quite a few articles mentioning Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell lately. But what is the best way to load this snapin? Load the SharePoint PowerShell with add-pssnapin Quite a lot … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – GetListByName vs SPWeb.GetList vs SPListCollection.GetList vs SPListCollection.TryGetList

Getting a list with CSOM In my PowerShell script I’m doing the following: $list =  $web.Lists[“Mylist”] This generates the following Unexpected error in my SharePoint logs: 8ca3ea94-3288-49cd-99fd-1b6eab6cb52d Stack trace: at … Read More

Critical, Unexpected, Warnings and Monitorable errors in the SharePoint 2013 ULS logs

Recently I wrote a PowerShell script to collect all Critical, Unexpected and Monitorable messages in the ULS logs. SharePoint ULS logs With this script I’m creating an item in a … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – Start/Cancel/Restart workflows from PowerShell

Failed workflows Using the SharePoint 2010 workflow engine, I have a list with many list items. Some of my workflows have failed and many workflows are showing an error status. … Read More

SharePoint – object cache user accounts, Superuser and Superreader

What is Object Cache? The object cache loads every document and page twice so that the published version and the latest version (not published) is readily available for the next … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly

System.IO.FileNotFoundException During the deployment of a solution to my test environment I got the following error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c’ or one of … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – Exception calling “StartWorkflow” with “4” argument(s): “”

Today I tried to start a workflow using PowerShell and I got this annoying error: Exception calling “StartWorkflow” with “4” argument(s): “” At C:\Users\spsetup\Downloads\StartDocumentLocksWF.ps1:38 char:9 + $wf = $wfm.Startworkflow($item,$association, $data,$true) … Read More

SharePoint 2013 – Failed to do column assignments for list

I got the Failed to do column assignments for list error in my SharePoint logs today. Ok, so a quick google/bing and I found this article: http://gordonduthie.net/2011/03/24/failed-to-do-column-assignments-for-list That’s easy … … Read More

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