SharePoint 2016 – There was an exception in the database.

With all the new products and updates in Office 365 Microsoft 365, I've not been able to write many real SharePains articles anymore. But today I had a real pain with SharePoint.   I noticed that my search web parts were all returning the following error Then I got my ULS Viewer tools out again … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – There was an exception in the database.

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Microsoft Teams – Seek and ye shall not find?

One of the features that Microsoft teams offers is Wikis. Wikis will typically be used as a knowledge base. The general problem with a knowledge base is that people might not exactly know what they are looking for therefore a search or filtering is critical to the success of the knowledge base. It's the same … Continue reading Microsoft Teams – Seek and ye shall not find?

SharePoint 2016 – Connecting search between two farms.

Today I tried to configure search between two SharePoint 2016 farms. All of the work was relatively easy. I published my search service  within one farm then I connected from the other farm.  and all was easy. Then I added a search result web part created a result source but my web parts kept giving me: … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – Connecting search between two farms.