Tag Archive for 'SharePoint'

Security Token Service

Had a bit of a scare during a maintenance window.  Ran some updates on our SharePoint farm and after that one of the sites wasn’t coming up.  Kept getting a 503 error.  When I checked the event log, I found this error message: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The HTTP service […]

SharePoint Documents are all checked out

I wanted to write a PowerShell script to check all the documents back in that had been checked out.  Turns out that is not as straight forward as I had hoped. First search came up with this: Office Discarding Check Out Using PowerShell Then when I tried to run the command (from the server console, […]

SharePoint Recycle Bin

I mentioned earlier (here) that we are clearing some old data out of a SharePoint site.  Aside from the various client side issues with trying to do that, you also have to figure out how to clean up SharePoint.  SharePoint has a multi-tier Recycle Bin.  There is a pretty good article about how it works […]

Moving data out of SharePoint

We have a SharePoint site that we used to store some data.  It was used at remote locations to be able to “map a drive” and interact with data.  There is some old data in the site now, and we needed to move it off.  I hadn’t messed with it in a while and forgot […]

Restoring Deleted Items in SharePoint

We are using SharePoint Document Libraries for some projects now.  The users are mapping the Document Library as a mapped drive.  Users are also creating and deleting files.  For the Projects site, the recycle bin settings are default: Items in the Recycle Bin remain there until you decide to permanently delete them from your Web […]