Copying SharePoint Designer Workflows

Whenever you save a list as a template & use it somewhere else, the designer workflow you have associated with the old list will not be restored.  There is no option OOB to copy/move a workflow. But luckily this can be done through the SharePoint Designer. Here below two files play a major role, The... Continue Reading →


Transaction log is full error – Steps to truncate the transaction log.

Some times while trying to contribute to your site you will get 'Unexpected error' or HResult error with some error code. If you investigate further by looking into the event viewer log, you will find that a SQL Server error has occured which states that the transaction log is full. Follow the below steps to... Continue Reading →

SSRS – Report Server has encountered a SharePoint error – User cannot be found

Executing a SSRS report in the VS works fine, but when deployed in SP environment throws error "User cannot be found". Below is the detailed error. System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Report Server has encountered a SharePoint error. ---> Microsoft.ReportingServices.Diagnostics.Utilities.SharePointException: Report Server has encountered a SharePoint error. ---> Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: User cannot be found.    --- End of inner exception... Continue Reading →

Access Denied while creating a workflow in SharePoint designer – Permission issue

Sometimes while creating a workflow using a SharePoint Designer you may encounter the error Access Denied even if the user is having Full Control for the site. First thing you should check is, whether you are having permissions on the list to which you are attaching the workflow. If you face the problem even after... Continue Reading →

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