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A problem in SharePoint Server 2019 December 2022 CU has been identified which can cause incorrect user information to be displayed in people fields. Webapplications which host only one site collection should not be affected. Other SharePoint versions are not affected. Resolved! A hotfix has been released which resolves the issue. See below for details. […]

After installation of recent updates for SharePoint 2013 users may receive an HTTP 500 error with the following additional details: “Cannot read configuration file because it exceeds the maximum file size” Cause IIS has a default limit of 250 KB for web.config files. SharePoint web.config files are quite large even if no customizations are installed. […]

December CU shipped with a security fix which – by default – blocks deployments if the temporary storage location is not on the C-Drive. To enable a different drive it is required enable it using powershell code like the following: $farm = Get-SPFarm # specify the drive which holds the tempory folder $farm.AllowedContentDeploymentTempFolderDirectories = “X:\” […]

We received a couple of cases from customers who reported that navigating to the “Site Contents” page shows up as a blank page. In this situation you will find an entry similar to the following: w3wp.exe (0x1xxx) SharePoint Foundation Web Controls cfpx8 Unexpected Error encountered when creating uri from baseUrl /_layouts/15/next/odspnext/. This error will occur […]

After installing June 2021 CU for SharePoint 2013, 2016 or 2019 you might notice that (e.g.) custom navigation stops working and 8gaol entries are logged in ULS log: June or July 2021 CU: w3wp.exe (0xXXXX) SharePoint Foundation General 8gaol Unexpected Unable to access this sensitive property : <sensitive property name> from outer assembly. August 2021 […]

Update: This was fixed in February 2021 CU. We received several reports that the RSS web part is broken after installing December 2020 CU. This affects the SharePoint versions 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. The error in the UI and ULS log is similar to the following: RssWebPart: Exception handed to HandleRuntimeException.HandleException System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot […]

After reading this blog post, please also have a look at the following article which includes a recent improvement for PageParserPath September 2020 included a several important security fixes for all supported versions of Sharepoint (2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019). Some of these security fixes have tightend the security requirements for 1st party and 3rd […]