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Saturday, October 20, 2012

SPContentDatabaseSequence cannot upgrade an object whose build version is too old

The Issue is: Sequence cannot upgrade an object whose build version [] is too old. Upgrade requires [14.0.4762.100] or higher:

Today I tried the migration of content database from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. So, I have taken the backup of content database from SharePoint 2007 and restored it in SharePoint 2013 server and then I tried to attach the restored content database to the SharePoint 2013 web application but I got the below exception:
Sequence cannot upgrade an object whose build version [] is too old. Upgrade requires [14.0.4762.100] or higher:

Friday, October 19, 2012

SharePoint Interview Questions And Answers: Content database

  1. What is mean by content database?
  2. What is the max recommended SharePoint content database size?
  3. Why my Content Databases are named WSS_Content_<Guid>?
  4. Difference between configuration database and content database?
  5. Can we restore the content database to the existing web application using central administration?         
  6. How to add content database to the web application?
  7. How to delete the content database from the web application?
  8. How to move Site Collections between Content Databases?
  9. How can I check my content database size?
  10. How can we attach more than one content database to a single web application?
  11. Is it possible to have multiple content databases for a single Site Collection.?
  12. How to get site collection list per content database?
  13. How to change the existing database name using central administration?
  14. How to monitor the content database size?
Here are the answers to the above questions:

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Get current DayOfWeek in SharePoint:DatetimeControl:

We can get the current day of week easily by using “System.DateTime” control.

We cannot get the current Day of week using “DateTimeControl” directly but there is an option to get the day of week indirectly by using the “SelectedDate” property of SharePoint DateTimeControl.

Monday, October 15, 2012

SharePoint Interview Questions and Answers: MasterPage

  1. What is master page and use of it?
  2. Types of master pages in SharePoint?
  3. Is any improvements in SharePoint 2010 masterpage when compared to SharePoint 2007?
  4. Difference between master pages and SharePoint master pages?
  5. How to set our custom master page as default master page programmatically?
  6. How to configure user controls(.ascx) in master pages?
  7. How to add webparts to the master pages?
  8. Can I use .Net master pages into SharePoint directly?
  9. How to configure the images, css, style sheets in master pages?
  10. What is delegate control and use of it in SharePoint master pages?
  11. What are all types of delegate controls in master pages?
  12. What all are contentplaceholders in master pages?
  13. I have developed one custom master page and I want to set my custom master page as default master for every newly site collections, site, web etc.?
  14. Difference between SharePoint foundation master pages and SharePoint server master pages?
  15. How to set the custom master as default master to the site in both SharePoint foundation 2010 and SharePoint server2010?
  16. How to set the same masterpage to the child sites in both SharePoint foundation 2010 and SharePoint server2010?
  17. How to hide the “Home” tab(means first node on topNavBar) in master page 2010?
  18. Difference between deploying masterpage using farm solution and sandbox solution?
  19. Can we deploy published site master page into SharePoint foundation sites?
  20. Masterpage and page layouts options missing in the left navigation in SharePoint designer2010?
  21. Event receivers with custom application pages in SharePoint 2010?
  22. What’s the difference between MasterPageFile and DynamicMasterPageFile?
  23. What is the difference between deploying custom master pages either using sandbox and farm solution?   

Masterpage provides layouts for set of pages. Master Pages are a template that other pages can inherit from to keep consistent functionality. The pages that inherit from Master Pages are referred to as content pages.