SharePoint Server 2019

After applying September 2018 .NET 4.6 or later updates, SharePoint crawl can fail and you will see ULS log entries with event ID fa45 or 88bl similar to the following: mssdmn.exe (0x2730) 0x00D8 SharePoint Foundation   Database     fa45   High      System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection’ threw an exception. … To resolve this issue you need to ensure that […]

An issue which has been reported several times since SharePoint Server 2019 was released is that items in document libraries might be returned with incorrect mime-type from the server. This can lead to effects that browsers ignore CSS files hosted in SharePoint libraries, that images are not displayed and various other unexpected results. A hotfix […]

[via Bill Baer] Today we’re excited to announce general availability of both SharePoint Server 2019 and Project Server 2019.  As we developed SharePoint Server 2019, we paid close attention to trends in team collaboration, user experiences across devices, and how the cloud can be blended into existing on-premises scenarios in new and compelling ways. SharePoint […]

SharePoint Patching and Get-SPProduct -local

Sometimes when patching a SharePoint farm with multiple SharePoint servers the SharePoint Configuration Wizard or the Central Admin complains that one or more servers in the farm are missing a specific fix although this fix has actually been installed on these server. If you read certain blog posts or forum entries you will usually find […]

Just today a nice person posted a comment on my blog explaining an issue some customers were running into which was most likely caused by the fact that these customers were using PSCONFIG.EXE rather than PSCONFIGUI.EXE after installing a CU. PSCONFIGUI.EXE is the UI based configuration wizard which performs several tasks one after the other […]