Error: System.Web.HttpException: The URL-Encoded form data is not valid.

Recently, after a patch was applied to the web server, some of our larger, more intensive applications starting throwing the following fairly cryptic exception: ERROR: System.Web.HttpException: The URL-encoded form data is not valid.  System.InvalidOperationException:  Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object. This is due to an update (MS11-100) that was…

Hands on with the PST Capture Tool

I wanted to test out the new PST Capture tool, http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/01/30/pst-time-to-walk-the-plank.aspx, specifically for migrating PST content to an Exchange Online mailbox. I recently setup my lab environment with a Hybrid Office 365 deployment. First off the documentation for the tool, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh781036.aspx, from the documentation the tool actually has three components: PST Capture Central Service At…

Two Big Announcements Today from Microsoft Related to Office 365

Today via the Office 365 Blog, http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft_office_365_blog/archive/2012/01/30/update-on-blackberry-business-cloud-services-for-microsoft-office-365.aspx, Microsoft announces the full availability of the BlackBerry Business Cloud Services! This is a big step to allow companies that still heavily rely on BlackBerry devices used by end-users a way to move to Office 365. Another big announcement came from the great guys at the Exchange Team…

Community Kit for SharePoint Enhanced Blog Edition (CKS:EBE) Archive Count Fix

​ Catapult’s very own Rachel Switzer posted about upgrading the CommunityKit for SharePoint Enahanced Blog Edition to SharePoint 2010. In that post she mentions a couple of known issues, including the archive count which displays a count for all posts, not just those that have been published. Fixing the issue is actually pretty simple. In…