SharePoint sends emails to users but doesn’t send emails to Distribution Groups

There are some rare SharePoint cases where your SharePoint can send alerts to Users but doesn’t want to send anything to Distribution Groups. If your SharePoint sends emails to users it means that your SharePoint outgoing email is well configured. The problem actually comes from Exchange. Go into Exchange Management Console>  Recipient Configuration > Distribution Groups. Right-click...Read More

Sharepoint 2010 Features Names and their GUID for Powershell

In case you need to enable features in SharePoint 2010 and  you don’t want to spend a lot of time looking for the GUID, here are all the Sharepoint Features, names and GUID’s. Here is how you enable them: $mainurl = “http://vlad.test.loc”   Write-Host -ForegroundColor White ” – Enabling SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure   …” -NoNewline...Read More

Install-SPUserSolution : Sandboxed code execution request failed.

This is a really tricky error I had when trying to deploy a Sand-boxed Solution using PowerShell on a new farm.  The error “Install-SPUserSolution : Sandboxed code execution request failed.”  happened with PowerShell, and with the GUI. I looked in the ULS log and found this: Sandboxed code execution request failed. – Inner Exception: System.InvalidOperationException    Server stack trace:...Read More
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