When deploying a SharePoint app in SharePoint Online, you may receive the “all too helpful” error message: Error occurred in deployment step ‘Install App for SharePoint’: Failed to install App for SharePoint. Please see the output window for details. If you force the installation to continue, you will most likely see a Correlation ID error […]
During SharePoint patch installation, either manually or via cumulative update (CU), sometimes you may get a message that states some patches are required and/or missing; however, you may have just finished installing all the patches. Resetting IIS or rebooting the machine will not necessarily fix this (resetting IIS definitely won’t). So what do you do? […]
Here are some specific steps for troubleshooting new web applications, created by PowerShell (or AutoSPInstaller) or via Central Administration, not creating IIS sites resulting in 404 Not Found pages.
If an error occurs with a workflow, or a workflow stops responding when users submit task information, the workflow can be canceled. When you cancel a workflow, the workflow’s status is set to Canceled, and all of the tasks created by the workflow are deleted. You must have the Manage Lists permission to cancel a […]
Here are a few things to know about the Workflow History list: Hidden List: It is not listed under “View All Site Content”, but you can manually navigate to it via http://[servername]/[sitename]/lists/Workflow%20History . Temporary Log: By default, the logs are only kept for 60 days, because of the item limit of SharePoint lists. If you […]