Workflow Failed on Start (retrying)

Hi Readers, Writing an interesting troubleshooting post in¬†Sharepoint area, We have encountered the below error while executing workflows on the SharePoint Workflow Failed on Start (retrying) On checking¬†further in ULS logs : Load Workflow Class: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. —> System.InvalidOperationException: The requested Performance Counter is not a…

SharePoint 2010 List Archiving/ Retention

Hi Readers, Recently during automation of one of the scenario, we required that items in SharePoint list are deleted after 90 days but the list should be archived as CSV to file share before removal. First part we can do via IRM but to accomplish both scenarios we have to do custom scripting, so again…

SharePoint Configuration Only Backup and Retention

Hi Readers, Sharing another script in Backup /Retetion category for sharepoint 2010 Farm. Earlier I shared WSP backup & Retention, its based on same creteria. Retention period is 60 days…. when the script is run it creates a dynamic folder based on date, create configuration only backup & retain it for 60 days (or the…

How to Deploy Sharepoint WSP Solutions

Hi Readers, Sharing the steps to deploy, update & remove WSP solutions. SharePoint administrators usually get WSP packages to be deployed, update or remove in SharePoint environments from developers or vendors. These WSP packages often enable customized features that enhance the organization capability to use sharepoint effectively. Before deploying WSP solutions you need to add…