My Site 403 and 500 Error – SharePoint 2013

Ben SteginkSharePoint 2013Leave a Comment

The error I was getting was a popup dialog that would show up when I first launched my my site.  The contents of the error was – “Cannot get user account information: Unexpected response from server. The status code of response is ‘500’. The status text of response is ‘System.ServiceModel.ServiceActivationException’” or “Cannot get user accounn information: Unexpected response from the … Read More

Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Web Parts Bug?

Ben SteginkUncategorized1 Comment

After about 5 hours of irritation and troubleshooting, it appears there is a bug in Visual Studio 2012 when creating visual web parts. I don’t think this is the first visual web part I created with VS2012, so I’m not sure if this is a bug that has always been there or was introduced with an updated. But, here it … Read More

User Profile Synchronization, New Connection Domain Container Won’t Expand

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​The other day I was working with a client setting up the UPS Connection to their Active Directory.Everything was going fine until we tried to expand the Active Directory tree to select the appropriate Organizational Units to synchronize. We would click to expand it, and ever about 5 minutes we would receive an error stating, The operation was aborted because … Read More