SharePoint 2010 chart using external data (BCS)

30. November 2011 11:01 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
I want to share sharepoint 2010 OOTB feature which impressed me a lot. You can create chart in SharePoint 2010 based on external data without any custom code or using enterprise features like excel services. So what you waiting for, follow these simple steps to get visual representation of your dat... [More]

How to block sandbox solution on SharePoint 2010 farm

30. November 2011 10:57 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
In sharepoint 2010 we can upload and activate sandbox solutions. Although the sandbox solutions can slow down the page system pages execution of cause an error on page. The administrator has the ability to block the sandbox solution for a particular SharePoint 2010 farm. Once the solution is blocked... [More]

Recycle bin retention period setting using PowerShell

30. November 2011 10:53 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
In SharePoint 2010 there is a recycle bin property called “RecycleBinRetentionPeriod”. This property specifies the number of days files will be stored in recycle bin and then will be deleted after that period. I wrote a PowerShell script to set the SharePoint 2010 site retention period ... [More]

Sharepoint 2010 web application maximum upload file size limit

30. November 2011 10:48 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
The maximum file size setting will determine the maximum size of files uploaded to document libraries on the site. You can set the sharepoint 2010 web application max file size limit in many ways, but   I have done this in PowerShell. I wrote a smart PowerShell script to do this job. $s... [More]

Collaboration site default page setting in SharePoint 2010

28. November 2011 09:13 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
In the last post I have explained how you can change publishing site default page using PowerShell You can also achieve same for collaboration site. In this post I explain how SharePoint 2010 collaboration site default page is set up.  $site = get-spsite "http://site URL” $file = $si... [More]

Setting up publishing site default page in sharepoint 2010

28. November 2011 09:09 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
In SharePoint 2010 publishing site you can choose the default page for that site. In the following example I will show you how you can change the default page of publishing site by using PowerShell. $site = get-spsite "http:// site URL” $pub = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.PublishingWeb... [More]

Use PowerShell to set security timeout in SharePoint

A user logged off after a certain period of time from sharepoint 2010 site. You can reset this timeout according to your requirement.  If you need a user session to be open for more time you can always change the security time out by using PowerShell. Open PowerShell management console an... [More]

SharePoint 2010 should or should not be on cloud

25. November 2011 09:19 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
There are some benefit and consideration if you move your sharepoint 2010 environment on cloud for your organizations. Let’s talk about the good bits first and then we will move towards the worries. J Benefits: (why sharepoint should be on cloud) Simplify SharePoint ownership Managin... [More]

Print SharePoint wiki pages all at once

24. November 2011 08:04 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Have you come across a scenario when you have multiple wiki pages on your sharepoint site and you want to print them all? I think it will be a big time waste if you have thousands of pages and start printing them one by one.  Here is a workaround to print multiple wiki pages in one go. Cre... [More]

SharePoint blog with attachment capability workaround

24. November 2011 07:29 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
By default there are not any settings in sharepoint to enable attachments with blog posts. It is not a perfect way to do this, but worth to mention on my blog I think. I have done a workaround to achieve this Create a custom list inherited form Item with default columns. Create new item &... [More]

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