Posts Tagged ‘troubleshooting’

Where is My Teams Meeting Add-in for Outlook?

So you’ve installed the Teams desktop app and you’re ready to start scheduling Teams meetings in Outlook. One problem…there is no option to make it a Teams Meeting. Well you’re not alone, because apparently this has been an issue among many Teams users. As luck would have it, there are quick fixes if you run […]

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Experience Editor error strikes again!

“After parsing a value an unexpected character was encountered: {. Path ‘scLayout’…

Viewing Logs Live in Windows

In the world of app troubleshooting, the app’s logs are your best friend. Sometimes you know when your error is happening, but sometimes you need to know, down to the moment, when the error shows up in the log files. In other words, sometimes you want to view all updates to the log exactly as they happen. […]

Sitecore Error: “The Field is not a Layout/Renderings field”

When working in the Sitecore content editor, have you ever seen this error message when you try to select a content item? “The field is not a layout/renderings field”. I encountered this error while consulting for a client, and thousands of content items were affected. This also seemed to be a fairly unusual error, and […]

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Group Policy tricks for the SharePoint Admin

If you are like myself, you don’t get to work with Active Directory Group Policies very often, as a matter of fact the AD guys make it a point to keep us away form managing GPOs in any shape or form. It could get challenging to troubleshoot security issues that stem from restrictive GPOs not […]

Using Splunk for WebSphere Application Server

Splunk hosted a webinar earlier today on their Splunk for WebSphere Application Server 2.0 application. This is an application they wrote that extends Splunk’s already powerful capabilities to provide WebSphere-specific searches and reports. If you’re not familiar with Splunk, you should take a look. In a nutshell: Your IT infrastructure generates massive amounts of data. […]