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This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 hotfix package that is dated November 11, 2014. Click the Hotfix Download Available button to obtain the hotfix. This hotfix has a prerequisite.

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • You may receive an error message when you try to migrate a user by using the Security Identifier (SID) history in SharePoint Foundation 2013.

  • Assume that you create a SharePoint Foundation 2013 document library whose name contains a plus sign (+). Some filter options are missing when you try to filter the items in the library.

  • Assume that you create a custom view for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 task list and configure a filter for the view. The filter may not work.

  • Column-sorting functionality does not work in a Business Data List Web Part in SharePoint Foundation 2013.

  • You cannot create a custom list view by using a Web Part in SharePoint Foundation 2013 if you do not have the "Add Items" permission. Additionally, you may receive a "This website is not shared with you" error message.

  • Assume that you add three Quick Launch links to the Quick Launch pane, drag the second link to the sublevel of the first link, and then drag the third link to the sublevel of the second link. In this situation, when you browse to some Microsoft SharePoint pages, such as the Site Settings page, the third link does not appear when you move the pointer over the second link in the Quick Launch pane.

  • Assume that you have an app for SharePoint and try to upgrade the app. If the upgrade fails because of an intermittent issue, the app may become stuck in an unusable state. The error message that you receive suggests a "retry," but no amount of retires will resolve the issue.

  • Assume that you browse to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 site by using Internet Explorer 8. When you quickly paste multiple lines of text to a multiple-line text field, you may receive a script error.

  • The Email Notification section is missing from the Advanced settings page for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 task list.

  • Assume that you have a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list that contains more than one required column. Then, you change the theme of a SharePoint Foundation 2013 site to a nondefault theme (by clicking Change the look in the Site Settings page and then selecting a theme from the list). The check marks of the required columns (except for the first required column) are missing from the Columns section on the Settings page of the list.

  • Assume that you add a new item to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list and that the Title field of the item is empty. When you run the GetItems CSOM method on the list, you may receive an "ArgumentException" exception.

  • The alternate access mapping (AAM) URL redirection feature does not work correctly in SharePoint Foundation 2013.

  • Assume that you edit a page of a SharePoint Foundation 2013 publishing site. You make some changes and then close or move away from the page. In this situation, you are not prompted to save or discard the changes.

  • When you add a summary task to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 task list, the ribbon does not appear in the New Item dialog box or page.

  • When you browse to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 page that is checked out by another user, you may receive a very confusing message.

  • When you change the database instance for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 farm by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets, the value of the ConnectionString and the Data Source registry keys does not update to the new database instance.

  • Assume that you enable the incoming email feature for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list and that an error occurs while you retrieve email messages of the list. In this situation, the incoming email feature for the list is broken, and the email messages of the list are deleted.

  • When you edit a list item and then click the text field in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list, the IME input mode does not respect the IMEMode property settings that you set for the text field.

  • Assume that you save a site collection as a site template on a SharePoint Foundation 2013 server and check the Include Content┬ácheck box. After you install the May 13, 2014, security update for SharePoint Foundation 2013 or the April 2014 cumulative update, you cannot create a site collection by using the site template.

  • After you install the June 2014 cumulative update for SharePoint Foundation 2013, you cannot to create a custom XsltListView Web Part because of the "System.NullReferenceException" exception. Additionally, Unified Logging Service (ULS) logging does not work because of the misalignment issue in the format index.

  • High CPU usage may occur in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 server.

  • The MajorVersionLimit and MajorWithMinorVersionsLimit properties are not exposed to CSOM and REST.

  • The APIs for Audit settings are not exposed to CSOM and REST.

  • When Transfer-Encoding is chunked for CSOM calls, a "System.ArgumenNullException" exception occurs, and the data transmission is not successful.

  • When you use an app for SharePoint Foundation 2013 that uses the SPStatefulLongOperation method, you may be redirected to a "Something Went Wrong" page because of an "IIS ThreadAborted" exception.

  • After you install SharePoint Foundation 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the menu does not appear when you click the gear icon for the Site Actions menu on a SharePoint 2010 mode site. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    An error has occurred with the data fetch. Please refresh the page and retry.

  • When you try to delete a blog post while you are editing it on a SharePoint Foundation 2013 blog site, you may be redirected to an error page that displays the following error message:

    Sorry, something went wrong

    No item exists at http://contoso/sites/<your_blog_site>/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=6. It may have been deleted or renamed by another user.

  • Add logging to help customer support identify the cache memory management issues.

  • Assume that you have a SharePoint list that does not contain a Title column. When you view the Shared With property of a list item, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

    Column 'Title' does not exist. It may have been deleted by another user. /<List Name>

  • Assume that you enable ratings for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list and select "Likes" as the way that the content is rated. When an item in the list is rated by 650 users, you cannot rate the item by clicking the Like button. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:

    The attempted operation cannot be completed because it specified too many values.

  • Assume that you disable the Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) feature for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 blog site and then add more than 10 comments to a blog post. In this situation, when you use paging controls to view more comments, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

    Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You configure a SharePoint Foundation 2013 document library to create a version every time that you edit a file in the document library.

    • You are using Explorer View or configure a mapped network drive to connect to the document library.

    • You overwrite a file through Explorer View or the mapped network drive.

    In this scenario, the document version history of the file is lost, and you cannot recover the document from the SharePoint recycle bin.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You configure a SharePoint Foundation 2013 document library to create a version every time that you edit a file in the document library.

    • You create a document, and the document contains a specific property that is empty.

    • You overwrite the document by using a new document, and the specific property is not empty.

    • You restore the original document from the SharePoint Recycle Bin.

    In this scenario, the specific property does not reset to empty.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You deploy a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013-based server in domain A.

    • You create a one-way trust to domain B, and domain B contains more than 1,000 users.

    • You create a SharePoint document library.

    • The users in domain B set alerts to the document library.

    • You trigger the alert of the document library.

    In this scenario, some users might be unable to receive the alert.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You install an alternative language package for a SharePoint Foundation 2013-based server and then enable the alternative language.

    • You add a promoted link to a promoted links list and then select the Dialog option for the Launch Behavior option.

    • You change the language of Internet Explorer to the alternative language.

    In this scenario, when you click the promoted link, the item opens a window instead of a dialog box.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You grant the Full Control permission to a user for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 document library.

    • The document library does not inherit permissions from its parent.

    • You add a Person or Group column to the document library.

    • You create a public view for the document library and add a filter that hides some items in the list.

    • You add a column to the document library.

    In this scenario, when the user updates the public view, duplicate items may appear in the document library.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You configure a SharePoint Foundation 2013 web application to use the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based claims authentication by using the user principal name (UPN) as the identity claim.

    • You create a site collection in the web application, and you are the owner of the site collection.

    • You log on to the site collection by using your UPN.

    • You type an alias of a valid security group in a People and Groups field and try to resolve the alias.

    In this scenario, the alias does not resolve.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You enable the incoming email feature for a SharePoint Foundation 2013-based server.

    • You have multiple site collections that contain document libraries that have incoming email enabled.

    • You apply a No Access lock to one site collection.

    • You send an email message to another document library in a site collection that has no locks on it.

    In this scenario, the email cannot be delivered to the document library.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You create many SharePoint Foundation 2013 picture libraries and upload many images to those libraries.

    • You add those picture libraries as web parts to a SharePoint page.

    In this scenario, all the web parts show the same images from the same picture library.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You add a DataForm Web Part to a page of a SharePoint Foundation 2013 publishing site and then publish and approve the page.

    • You edit and make a change to the page and then save the page and check it in.

    In this scenario, when many users who have different permission levels go to the page, they may experience performance issues.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You add a new page to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 publishing site by using the (Welcome Page) Summary links page layout.

    • You browse to the new page by using Internet Explorer 8.

    • You start to edit the page by clicking the Page tab and then clicking the Edit button.

    • You type some text and then try to preview the styles in the Styles section of the page by moving the pointer over a style.

    In this scenario, the preview of the style does not work. Additionally, the pointer moves to the last line of the text.

  • You create a column in a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list by using the following configurations:

    • You select Choice (menu to choose from) as the column type.

    • You select Checkboxes (allow multiple selections) to display choices.

    • You enable the Allow 'Fill-in' choices feature.

    You add a new list item to the list, fill in the choice field by using a piece of text that is connected by the ';#' character combination, and then save the item.
    In this situation, when you edit the item, the ';#' character combination and the text that after the ';#' character combination disappear.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You add a document set content type to a SharePoint Foundation 2013 document library.

    • You add the Link to a Document content type to the document set.

    • You create a new document set to the document library.

    • You open the new document set, click FILES, and then click Link to a Document from the drop-down list of the New Document button.

    In this scenario, you may be redirected to a wrong webpage.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You configure a SharePoint Foundation 2013-based server to use Office Web Apps Server.

    • You create a subsite in a SharePoint site collection.

    • You browse to the subsite, click the Notebook Quick Launch link, and then type some content.

    • You save the subsite as a new site template by clicking Save site as template in the Site Settings page, selecting the check box in front of the Include Content option, and then clicking OK.

    • You create a new subsite by using the new site template.

    In this scenario, when you click the Notebook Quick Launch link in the new subsite, you may be redirected to an incorrect page. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:

    Sorry, something went wrong. An error has occurred on the server.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You create a document library that requires content approval for submitted items.

    • You create a new folder in the document library, and the folder name contains a file name extension.

    In this scenario, when you try to approve the folder item, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:

    Sorry, something went wrong
    Attempted to use an object that has ceased to exist. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80030102 (STG_E_REVERTED))

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You create a SharePoint list that contains a lookup column that looks up values from another SharePoint list.

    • You add a new item to the second list.

    • You add a new item to the first list and then select the item from the second list for the lookup column.

    • You edit the new item of the second list and then edit the page by following these steps:

      • You click the gear icon for the Site Actions menu and then click Edit page.

      • You click the INSERT tab, click the Related List button, and then select the first list from the drop-down menu.

      • You click the Page tab and then click Stop Editing.

    • You click the new item of the second list and then click the item in the lookup column in the related list section.

    In this scenario, you may be redirected to an error page.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You create a lookup column for a SharePoint Foundation 2013 list by using the following methods:

      • You configure the lookup column to retrieve information from a document library.

      • You select the Enforce relationship behavior check box and then select the Restrict delete option under the check box.

    • You add or delete an item from the document library.

    In this scenario, the item count of the document library is incorrect.

How to obtain the hotfix

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Hotfix information

Registry Information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Prerequisites

You must install the public update Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2013 update: March 12, 2013 before you apply this hotfix package.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issues that are listed in this article.
The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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