Posts made in September, 2011

Opening a site in SharePoint Designer 2010 fails with unspecified error

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Sharepoint Server | 3 comments

When opening a site in Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 the following error occurs: “The server could not complete your request. For more specific information, click the Details button.” But when clicking the “Details” button, a window opens that does not specify anything. It says “Below is the message that the server returned. For more information, contact your Internet service provider or web server administrator.” But the message is empty. There are no details given on the error. After closing both windows a message appears: “An error occurred...

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How to configure item level recovery for Sharepoint 2010 with DPM 2010

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in Data Protection Manager, Sharepoint Server | 1 comment

I know that there are already a couple of articles covering this issue – but since I ran into trouble with exactly this configuration issue I realized that these articles do not cover everything. For example the problems you can run into. To keep the steps to be taken as simple as possible I explain it regarding a Sharepoint farm with one server called “SHAREPOINT1” and a DPM server called “DPM1”. The database server is sharepoint2010_test_db but we will not need this one while configuring backup. Even in larger farms the steps to be taken will remain the same,...

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