Tag: SharePoint

Anonymous access and CSOM in SharePoint

Setting up anonymous access on a SharePoint site can be more complex then simply turning it on at the web application and site collection levels, especially when custom code is involved. In particular, CSOM code will generally not work out-of-the-box for anonymous users. This is by-design; the default permissions mask for the Anonymous user prevents

Migrating SharePoint to a new domain–do it the right way

I recently worked a case where the customer was having issues with getting the Distributed Cache running. When attempting to run a Register-CacheHost commandlet, they would get the following error: “The requested name is valid but no data of the requested type was found.” To investigate further, we ultimately queried the Config database to check settings for

Setting Up a My Site Host On a Non-Root Site Collection

There are a number of reasons you may need to set up My Sites under an existing web application, rather than its own standalone web application. However, most of SharePoint’s public documentation assumes your My Site Host will be on its own web app. It’s completely supported to have the My Site Host under a