Change Distributed Cache Service Account

Change Distributed Cache Service Account V: 1.0 Applies: SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2016 Issue There are situations where you have to change the SharePoint Service Accounts. In SharePoint Central Administration website you go to Security > Configure Service Accounts under General Security section. Under Credentials Management drop down, choose Windows Service – Distributed Service. You will see the current account for the service.   You want to change the service account under ‘Select an account for this component‘. You get error message when you try to change it. Sorry, something went wrong Distributed Cache Service does not […]

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Inherit Theme from Parent Site

Generally, according to the article below, the subsites will inherit the theme from the parent site. Here is the article link: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/choose-a-theme-for-your-publishing-site-HA102891580.aspx If subsite is from another template, then follow the instruction below: 1) Since the link of Master page setting is hidden, you can change the URL to the setting page by two steps. Copy your site URL and remove the target of URL after the default URL. See the example below: Root URL : https://XXX.sharepoint.com/SitePages/Home.aspx Change to : https://XXX.sharepoint.com/ Add the ‘_layouts/15/ChangeSiteMasterPage.aspx’ behind the URL from step a. See the […]

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An unexpected error has occurred

Error You go to a SharePoint site. Click on Site Actions > Site Permissions and you get the below error. You also get the same error if you go to Site Actions > Site Settings > People and Groups > Click on a group > Click New  > Add user. Your SharePoint site backups will fail for the subsite with this issue. An unexpected error has occurred Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. Correlation ID: GUID numbers Date and Time: 2/23/2015 2:11:34 PM Go back to site ULS Logs SharePoint ULS logs in t his […]

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Quick Adhoc Report in MS Project

Do you need to create a quick ad-hoc reports on your project as a Project Manager? In Microsoft Project Professional 2013 or later, you can use the REPORT tab to use default reports or create new ones. The reports can be created in Excel / Visio format that can later be exported to the PDF or other formats.   Later you can upload your report on project site, keeping the same file name. Set email alert on the file to notify Business Sponsor, Stakeholder and others that need to view […]

Posted by admin | in 2013, MSProject | 1 Comment

SharePoint Online Migration Across Tenants

SharePoint Online (Office 365) migration between two Tenants was recently performed for a client. Following are the project features: Migration Tool: Metalogix Content Matrix Migration Express Console (Free version with 25 GB limit) http://www.metalogix.com/Products/Content-Matrix/Compare.aspx   Key Points 1. OneDrive for Business (personal contents) were not migrated over. [Only team collaboration contents were migrated] 2. Board group had external users. Their @Tenant2.com emails were added to the group. They needed to sign-up using that email and create a password to login to the site 3. Tenant1 users need to switch their desktop OneDrive For […]

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