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 Name James Love  Blog Omicron Llama
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I had an issue recently where cookies were not being forwarded with the request in a 302 Redirect, but only in Internet Explorer. This worked fine in Chrome. The other interesting thing was that th...
Accidentally deleted ALL Timer Jobs? Fear not!      27-Mar-2015     873  
On a dev server today I accidentally deleted all the timer jobs from the farm, via a bit of careless PowerShell. But rather than a full Farm rebuild, it’s fairly easily to re-provision all th...
0x80070057 When Changing Publishing Page Layout      01-Oct-2014     631  
I’ve been dealing with a content migration of a Publishing Site for a client, and came across an interesting error on some of the pages. The error specifically includes the above HRESULT (0x8...
SharePoint 2013 “Cumulative” Updates Confusion      20-Aug-2014     511  
The August 2014 Cumulative Update for Microsoft SharePoint is apparently not that cumulative, as it doesn’t contain every change of every component since SP1. But apparently Stefan Gossner cl...
EDIT: Upon closer inspection of the DBCC CHECKDB output, running REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS might not have actually been the fix. The restart of SQLServer service, or dropping the database into Single ...
Freebie: Round-Robin SPServer Selector      27-Feb-2014     644  
Here’s a nice little freebie I thought I’d share. I have a scenario where I have a rather large batch process to run that I’ve decided to split up by creating dozens of timer jobs...
This article concerns using the SharePoint Server Object model code within ASP.NET pages that are hosted on NON SharePoint web applications. Granted – for the majority of use-cases you would ...
Creating a list from a custom template      12-Feb-2014     454  
So it seems impossible to be able to create a new list from a custom list template (created in the UI and saved as a .STP file) using the client object model (JavaScript or Managed) – so in t...
Fun with AllowUnsafeUpdates      06-Feb-2014     488  
I’ve heard a little confusion lately about the use of the property “AllowUnsafeUpdates” on the SPWeb object and when it should be used. So I decided to do a little digging. Accord...
Subtle hints from Microsoft?      04-Feb-2014     481  
Ok, so as partners, we are constantly faced with the decision of using either “SharePoint Social streams” or Yammer when deploying SharePoint to customers. The last I heard about this w...
Supporting Office 365 Customisations      29-Jan-2014     487  
So it seems that people are beginning to bear the ugly side of hosting solutions on a hosted platform (that you don’t own) – and that’s having the platform updated without being i...
A Very Damned-Useful Extension Method      27-Aug-2013     489  
Trying never to use SPList.Items (due to Best Practice), yet needing to grab some items from a list quite often? Here’s an extension method which I use a fair bit./// <summary> /// Gets...