Quite a while ago I developed tool to monitor SharePoint logs. Since I developed this it's been available for download on Codeplex. Recently I noticed that codeplex is going to shut down. So I thought better move this solution to Github instead. Before republishing this solution on Github I thought better test the solution … Continue reading SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 – Monitor your SharePoint logs.
ULS Logs SharePoint reports all it's errors in the SharePoint ULS Logs. These logs are sometimes difficult to read as there is so much information logged. The ULS logs typically include all sorts of messages like: 06/26/2015 15:55:45.80 w3wp.exe (0x4160) 0x4778 SharePoint Foundation Monitoring nasq Medium Entering monitored scope (Request (GET:http://devsp.mydev.local:80/_vti_bin/sitedata.asmx)). Parent No In general I'm more … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Monitoring SharePoint’s ULS Logs
Profile Synchronisation Yesterday I had an issue reconfiguring the User Profiles Service Application. My customer used SharePoint Active Directory Import and we needed to switch this to SharePoint Profile Synchronisation. Why? We wanted to import photos stored in AD into the SharePoint User Profiles using PowerShell. And the is only supported with profile synchronisation. First … Continue reading Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object
Failed to persist workflow instance Today I noticed the following Unexpected messages in my ULS logs: Failed to persist workflow instance: 95c1ebff-1ebd-4c6e-b254-8dadc03a413e with error code: 5, instance data size: 0, internal state: Locked, Running, processing id: f4c41f01-ecd7-4dac-98fb-fd91a265ca4d Followed by Error in committing pending workflow batch items: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Save Conflict. Your changes conflict with those made … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Failed to persist workflow instance
SharePoint ULS logs Recently I wrote a PowerShell script to collect all Critical, Unexpected and Monitorable messages in the ULS logs. With this script I'm creating an item in a SharePoint list. Gosh this does create a lot of items. Things I wasn't aware of are now visible. I thought that we had quite a … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Critical, Unexpected, Warnings and Monitorable errors in the SharePoint ULS logs