Real World SharePoint: Managing Security

It’s been a while since my last blog post, mainly because I’ve been busy writing blog post for our corporate blog, go check it out! For this blog post, I wanted to give some love to Sharegate. We believe that any SharePoint endeavor should consist of: 80 % user adoption 15 % great architecture 5…

SharePoint workflow and long text…

I stumbled upon a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow (on prem) with the following (as always) useless error message: So I only get a HTTP 500 exception. Looking a the ULS logs at that time (the SPRequestGuid is the Correlation ID in ULS), I’ve found these interesting lines (in Dutch): Ongeldige tekstwaarde. Een tekstveld bevat ongeldige…

SharePoint Designer Workflow UnauthorizedAccessException

I’ve run into issues with a SharePoint Designer workflow recently, not starting for some users. Well, it actually DID start, but then got canceled after a few seconds. No log history to be found and the following error message: RequestorId: 44c5e543-de6a-c614-1959-863a8d5d4219. Details: System.ApplicationException: HTTP 401 { “error”: { “code”: “-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException”, “message”: { “lang”: “nl-NL”,…

HTTP 413 for Remote Event Receivers

Today I encountered a very upsetting and unexpected error using SharePoint 2013 on premise Remote Event Receivers. I’ve configured a local WCF service to handle the events and that worked rather well for the first few versions. But after enough updates, some items didn’t trigger any events anymore. Strange 🙂 So I fired up good…

Can’t create site template in SharePoint Online

I’ve recently hit a terrible problem with SharePoint Online. Wanted to use site templates for Projects and Teams, but when creating the site template, I got some unknown error. Actually, when creating the template, the .wsp package was created successfully, so I could see it in the Solution Gallery. But it could not be activated.…