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Archive for April, 2010

Solution for Zero Byte SharePoint 2010 Log files

Posted by namwar on April 5, 2010


If your SharePoint 2010 Log files are of  zero byte i.e. SharePoint is unable to record the Log information then perform the following steps to resolve it

  1. Make sure the login account of “Windows SharePoint Services Tracing V4” is member of Local Administrators group.
  2. Make sure you have restarted the “Windows SharePoint Services Tracing V4” service after performing step 1.
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How to solve Missing Server Side Dependencies – 8d6034c4-a416-e535-281a-6b714894e1aa Error?

Posted by namwar on April 4, 2010


After installing SharePoint 2010 Beta, you may encounter “Missing Server Side Dependencies – 8d6034c4-a416-e535-281a-6b714894e1aa” error in SharePoint Cental Administration. It is a very weird error and there is no logical reason behind it:) Microsoft may fix it in the final release of SP2010. Until then here is the solution:

  1. Navigate to SharePoint Central Administration Page
  2. Click General Application Settings on left hand side Quick Launch bar
  3. Under Search, click Farm-Wide Search Administration to open farm wide search administration page.
  4. Now, under Search Service Application click Search Service Application
  5. Now restart the server by executing iisreset -noforce command on command prompt.
  6. Thats it! You have solved the issue 🙂

To verify,

  1. Go back to SharePoint Central Administration Page and click on View these issue link, if it is available.
  2. You will notice that at least the above mentioned error has been removed.

If you want to know the background of this issue then please read this post

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