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SharePoint Tip #36. Do you know “a cause of HTTP 400 Bad Request error when login to site” ?

Sometimes, you may find that you get “HTTP 400 Bad Request” error, or “HTTP 401.1 – Unauthorized: Logon Failed” error when navigate to local SharePoint sites and asked for credentials tree times. This mostly happens for Web sites that use Integrated Authentication and have a name that is mapped to the local loopback address. More […]

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SharePoint Tip #32. Do you know “which identity is used when you deploy WorkFlow from Visual Studio and SharePoint Designer”?

SharePoint provides you two approaches to design and deploy WorkFlows – via SharePoint Designer(SPD) and using Visual Studio. But you should be aware that deployment of WorkFlows has some differences in the security model that might cause you permissions issues. SharePoint has its own security model to resolve the user”s windows identity for all activities. It […]

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SharePoint Tip #28. Do you know “that Limited Access permission used to traverse access to items”?

SharePoint provides different levels of permissions, from the “Full Access” to “Limited Access”. Last one is not documented clearly and designed to cover some side-effects of item’s hierarchy. Cite from “Permission levels and permissions” article: “The Limited Access permission level is designed to be combined with fine-grained permissions to give users access to a specific […]

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SharePoint Tip #13. Do you know “that people picker selects disable account by default”?

People Picker is a nice feature of SharePoint which allows search for a user/group when assigning permissions for example. But it has one issue, selecting accounts and groups which are “disabled” by default. To do this you need to apply LDAP filters via STSADM command stsadm -o setproperty -pn peoplepicker-searchadcustomfilter -url ">">http://<site> –pv (!userAccountControl=514) Source […]

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SharePoint Tip #2. Do you know “why OOTB Roles must be customized”?

SharePoint has predefined set of OOTB permissions level, such as: Full Control, Contributor, Designer, and etc. But those permissions not always provide you desired functionality – its either too wide or very narrow. Start out with a small set of users who have the fewest permissions possible, to avoid [Your_Headache = Number_of_Users X User_Permissions]  because […]