Solved

Unable to create new site in Sharepoint 2010

Posted on 2013-01-14
7
374 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-14
We have a Team Site running on Sharepoint and I need to create another site.
What I have done is gone to Site Action --> New Site, select the Template I want, give it a title and url and get the error in the attached file.
Untitled.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:DJMohr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 38774412
Does that say "HelpDesk" as the template?  Are you using the Fab 40 templates?  If so, they aren't compatible with 2010, which is why you are seeing the error.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:DJMohr
ID: 38774424
I think i got it from MS site

http://www.techsolutions.net/HelpDesk.aspx
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 38774428
Yes, they released them for SharePoint 2007.  They aren't compatible with 2010.  

Try creating one of the out of the box templates, like a Team Workspace.


___________________________________________________
Follow me on Twitter!  @justinsmith317
0
Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Justin Smith
ID: 38774433
http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2010/08/18/sharepoint-2010-products-upgrade-and-the-fabulous-40-application-templates.aspx


___________________________________________________
Follow me on Twitter!  @justinsmith317
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:DJMohr
ID: 38774464
I'm not so well versed with Sharepoint so need to make use of a template.
0
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Justin Smith earned 500 total points
ID: 38774479
The answer to your question is in my comments and in the blog post above.  Bottom line, you can't use the HelpDesk template you got from Microsoft.

Some third party people have tried to re-create the Fab 40 templates (as noted in the blog), but these aren't from microsoft.  You can give them a shot, but you'll need to remove your current HelpDesk template.

http://www.techsolutions.net/SharePointSolutions.aspx

___________________________________________________
Follow me on Twitter!  @justinsmith317
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:DJMohr
ID: 38774576
Thank you for your help ACH1LLES, I will look into those templates.
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

When installing SharePoint 2010 RTM I came across a strange error, I was getting timeouts during the installation. I searched the web and found the best solution to be found here (http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010genera…
The Scenario: Let’s say you have a quote worksheet in Excel that you use to work up sales figures and such for your clients. You utilize SharePoint to manage and keep track of these documents. You would like values from your worksheet to populate Sh…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…

732 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question