Alert messages


1.

  1. Check the URL format (e.g., http://server name:port number/sitename)

  2. Check the server instance.

  3. Spell check the URL

  

2.

SharePoint Farm Reporter shows the above alert, if the currently logged on user does not have sufficient permissions to retrieve the site or list information in SharePoint. Please ensure the currently logged on user has 'View Pages', 'Browse Directories' and 'Manage Lists' rights in the connected site.

3.

SharePoint Farm Reporter shows the above alert when it encounters any errors while generating a report. Click View button to view the errors and the possible resolution. Check 'Do not show this message again' checkbox to turn-off the alert. You can turn-on the alert messages again from the Tools menu. You may also view the errors in a report by clicking on the 'Error' button in the bottom status bar of SharePoint Farm Reporter application.

 4.

While generating the 'Page Visits', 'List Visits' and 'Last Deleted Items' reports the above alert window will appear when the logging is disabled in IIS. Click here to view the detailed information.

5.

'Page Hits', 'Site Hits Summary', 'Site Visitors' and 'List Hits' reports requires STS logging to be enabled to generate the report. Enable the "Enable Logging" and "Enable usage analysis processing" options in the "Usage Analysis Processing" section in the SharePoint Central Administration. Click here to view the detailed information.

6.

SharePoint Farm Reporter shows the above alert when the audit settings is not configured for the given URL. Click here to view the detailed information about configuring audit settings.

7.

SharePoint Farm Reporter shows the above alert, if the currently logged on user does not have sufficient permissions to retrieve the web applications information in SharePoint. The currently logged on user must be an application pool identity account or must be a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

8.

If the web application URL is valid, please ensure the currently logged on user has sufficient rights to access the web application. The currently logged on user must be an application pool identity account or must be a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

9.

If the site URL is valid, please ensure the currently logged on user has 'View Pages' and 'Browse Directories' rights in the respective site. Also, the currently logged on user must be an application pool identity account or must be a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

10.

If the list URL is valid, please ensure the currently logged on user has 'View Pages' and 'Browse Directories' rights in the respective site where the list resides. Also, the currently logged on user must be an application pool identity account or must be a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

11.

If the list URL is valid, please ensure the currently logged on user has 'View Pages' and 'Browse Directories' rights in the respective site where the list resides. Also, the currently logged on user must be an application pool identity account or must be a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

12.

It is preferable to run SharePoint Farm Reporter using an application pool identity account or a user account that is a member of local Administrators group in the SharePoint server and database server.

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SharePoint Farm Reporter shows this alert when the user tries to publish the report to a SharePoint library. Please ensure the library URL is valid and the user account has access to the document library and the folder location where the report is to be published.