Should not use DateTime Type Descriptor for BCS Entity


Hi All, I wana share another finding of BCS SharePoint 2010. I had few DateTime type fields for my External Content Type, I was developing through VS 2010 to bring the sql data using a sql view. All was working well but when i saw data in external list for these fields the time was coming 5:30 mins more than the actual time (:0 StrangeContinue reading “Should not use DateTime Type Descriptor for BCS Entity”

Custom Search Tabs


Hi Experts, Few more interesting point to share with you guys about custom search: 1) Configure custom tabs: You can add custom tab to search page just like OOB Tabs “All Sites” and “People”. Please follow given steps: Point to Site Actions, and then click View All Site Content. Click the Tabs in Search Pages list and click New and then Add NewContinue reading “Custom Search Tabs”

Common problem with SharePoint 2010: System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException – Keyset does not exist


Hi All, A very general issue when working Sharepoint 2010 ​along with visual studio 2010 is getting this unhandled security exception. Though this error prompt will not affect much but still its anoying. Uninstalling Visual Studio will not resolve this issue. To configure the server to no longer show a dialog when an unhandled exception occurs,Continue reading “Common problem with SharePoint 2010: System.Security.Cryptography.CryptographicException – Keyset does not exist”

Sharepoint Logs not working with Error: Usage log retention limit reached.


Hi All, SharePoint generates multiple log types. Logs in SharePoint require three basic steps like all other logs: Logging, Processing and  Reporting. To diagnose any unexpected error one must have to open those logging files to know exact error root. Below are the locations where logs are stored: SharePoint 2007 log files: “c:\Program Files\Common Files\MicrosoftContinue reading “Sharepoint Logs not working with Error: Usage log retention limit reached.”

Custom Site definition with custom masterpage


Site definition can be considered as a  blueprint of a SharePoint site. When developing business solutions on WSS platform sometimes we will have to create our own site definitions to incorporate functional business modules. Site Definitions gives you lots of flexibility in terms of maintaining and upgrading your solutions compared to Site Templates. Its alsoContinue reading “Custom Site definition with custom masterpage”