Archive for 'Administration' Category

Custom Timer Jobs versus PowerShell and Task Scheduler for Scheduled Tasks

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, December 7, 2012

Although I am a great fan of using PowerShell for performing lots of tasks in SharePoint quickly, but there are certain areas where PowerShell may not be the optimum solution. One of which is Custom Timer Jobs in SharePoint. Although you can schedule a PowerShell script by a task scheduler in windows to run some […]

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What is the meaning of “Limited Access” in SharePoint?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011

If you are wondering what is “Limited Access” in SharePoint and how does it affect you then here is the simple explanation: “Limited Access” in SharePoint means a user has an access to an item of the page specifically but not the whole SharePoint list. Normally, we don’t manage individual item permissions and list items normally inherit […]

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SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 is out!

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Today Microsoft has released the much awaited Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 along with Office 2010.  Along with many bug fixes and minor updates, here is a quick list of new functionality which SP1 will add in your SharePoint environment:   For video display, you will now be able to select a frame as […]

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Download wsp solution file from SharePoint Farm

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, October 10, 2010

Here is a simple code to download the actual solution file from SharePoint Farm.

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SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit V1 is released

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, August 2, 2010

Here is the link to download the SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit 2010 V1. It enables you to better manage User Profiles Data, reduce security vulnerabilities, CMIS connection, Load Test SharePoint Foundation from Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008

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