Month: April 2014

What you should know about Word Automation Services in SharePoint to convert word to pdf

In multiple customer projects we had the requirement to convert word documents to pdf. There are really many ways to achieve this by using third party tools, OpenXML SDK and pdf rendering software or any other kind. SharePoint offers a so called Word Automation Service which can also transform your word document into pdf file….

SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 is back – New Version?

At the download page of Microsoft the Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 is back again. It was disabled for the time, where the Service Pack encountered an error with upcoming patches. But now it is published at 17.04.201. There is no official release of Microsoft to that, but the enabled the download again.…

What to do if SharePoint Database is in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended

If you see the message “Database is in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended” in the central administration (Upgrade and migration part) then you might have done an update of the SharePoint version. Often it is the BDC Database.  See also this post. Run the powershellscript: (Get-SPDatabase | ?{$_.type -eq "Microsoft.SharePoint.BusinessData.SharedService.BdcServiceDatabase"}).Provision() Hope it helps you.

SharePoint Webcast über Anpassungen von SharePoint Forms

Innerhalb von 30 Minuten zeige ich in dem Webcast, wie SharePoint Forms (also Listenformulare in SharePoint) angepasst werden können. Welche Werkzeuge, Technologien und welche Ideen bei SharePoint zum tragen kommen, ist in diesem Online-Meeting verpackt. Hier geht es zur Anmeldung und hier gibt es die Infos. Der Webcast findet am 26.Juni 2014 ab 15 Uhr…

SharePoint Event-ID 8321 How to fix

The error comes about every 5 minutes. It is a topology error which says: A certificate validation operation took 15011,3324 milliseconds and has exceeded the execution time threshold.  If this continues to occur, it may represent a configuration issue.  Please see for more details. The solution i found in a KB article of microsoft:…