Visitors of koskila.net categorized by Google

Thanks for an amazing 2018!

Reading Time: 7 minutes. Year 2018 is drawing to an end, and it’s a good time for some reflection on what an interesting year it’s been! Personally, quite a few things have happened in the last 12 months – I moved to Canada, started a new/old job, became a father, spoke at awesome events, met a lot of cool people – just tons of awesome stuff. But personal things aside, 2018 has been an interesting and rewarding time to be writing this blog! 2018 was the year when the […]

If you could just fix SharePoint... That would be great.

Fixing “-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException” when accessing SharePoint SOAP Web Services

Reading Time: 2 minutes. This post is about delving into some legacy stuff – Microsoft has still kept SOAP-based SharePoint Web Services included in the product, since a lot of functionality has been built on top of them. We encountered an issue where you suddenly started getting exceptions for Unauthorized Access (-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException), no matter if you had access to the list or not. Error description We started getting this error, when requesting list items using SharePoint SOAP Web Services (namely, Lists.asmx): <m:code>-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException</m:code> <m:message xml:lang="en-US"> Access denied. You […]

"500 Internal Server Error" after switching a WordPress site to PHP 7.3

“500 Internal Server Error” after switching a WordPress site to PHP 7.3

Reading Time: 4 minutes. Now for something totally different – for a change, I got to fix an issue with my own blog, so I had the chance to delve into PHP and WordPress configurations… :) PHP is an ever-evolving language – even if it might not always feel that way. The old workhorse has been powering most of the internet for a couple of decades, and weirdly enough, doesn’t really show signs of going anywhere. A huge part of the success story has been the fact that WordPress, […]

SOLVE ALL THE ERRORS!

Azure Functions failing on “OPTIONS” call? Quick fix!

Reading Time: 5 minutes. I recently ran into an issue when developing Azure Functions locally. My SPFx webpart was configured to request information from my locally running Azure Function, but suddenly started ending up in error. Browser only showed 404 for the first request (OPTIONS) the SPFx webpart was sending – although I knew the function was up and running! So what to do?

Office-365-logo

The Scary Anatomy of a Microsoft License Fraud

Reading Time: 10 minutes. Tis the season for gifts, and lots of y’all might be thinking about giving out a digital gift. Maybe some of the more practical ones think about gifting someone a subscription of Office 365 – and why not, it’s a pretty useful present, right? However, you might want to think about where you get that subscription from. Don’t get the bootleg option – you might end up regretting it! I’ve stumbled upon a few online retailers, that sell Microsoft Office 365 (Microsoft’s subscription-based Office offering) […]