Drives used for SQL databases are running out of free space – Health Analyzer rule

Introduction

Health Analyzer does a great job warning you about possible problems on your platform, however it is extremely hard to stay on the good side (meaning it does not reward you with a red bar in Central Administration) without turning off a couple of rules.

I met with the Drives used for SQL databases are running out of free space message a few times and the other day reading the official documentation and feeling a bit confused and disappointed I decided to check out what this is about under the hood.

 

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Mystery at Sharepoint Land

Although my site did not contain so much information and data Sharepoint told me that i reached the Storage Quota limit had been given to the site ->

Your changes could not be saved because this SharePoint Web site has exceeded the storage quota limit. You must save your work to another location.  Contact your administrator to change the quota limits for the Web site.

Of course the first step was to go to the “Recycle bin” to empty it. But after this procedure  i got the same error. Ohh yes, the secondary Recycle bin for the Site collection – with Site admin right i was able to delet all the contects of that bin also.

But still got this rude error message. What’s up here?

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Alerts are not coming – sharepoint

Walking at SharepointLand we often meet strange things. This Alert-thing also such a one. After having sign up for a list/library to send alerts to me in case of anything changes i just get the notification mail on the signing but afterwards no any other updates are coming from this item-container…

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Recycle bin in SharePoint 2010

The recycle bin feature in SharePoint 2010 comes handy when any accidental deletion occurs, you can easily move the items back, even your users can restore files from there. It is important to understand that a document’s life does not end when a user deletes it and this can affect the storage behind your SharePoint farm. Therefore the recycle bins during in planning phase are often misunderstood and underestimated (especially when you size storage and set up quotas).

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Create a new list element in a list subfolder in Sharepoint via PowerShell

If you would like to create a new list item in a subfolder of a sharepoint list you can use the next sample code. Continue reading “Create a new list element in a list subfolder in Sharepoint via PowerShell”

Upload/Download documents to Sharepoint via PowerShell

I used to have a task to download and upload riport docus to a Sharepoint library. Nothing special as i used the .Net framework possibilities just a few hints at that time. Continue reading “Upload/Download documents to Sharepoint via PowerShell”

SharePoint 2010 The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition failed

Having Sharepoint in operations is a real fun as it has always some mystic error like TimerJobDefinition failure.
Last time while i was browsing the event log i found that one:
The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSqmTimerJobDefinition {ID …} threw an exception. Data is Null. This method or property cannot be called on Null values.

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