Mohamed El-Qassas MVP

I’m Mohamed El-Qassas, I’m Microsoft MVP, SharePoint StackExchange (StackOverflow) Moderator, C# Corner MVP, Microsoft TechNet Wiki Author, Blogger and Senior Technical Consultant with 10+ years of experience in SharePoint and Project Server.

Currently, I’m honored to be one of the three recipients of Microsoft MVP Award in Saudi Arabia and the only current one who got it in SharePoint & EPM Category.

I’m an active contributor in SharePoint Stack Exchange Community.

By the grace of Allah, I am honored to be the first contributor in the GCC,  Middle East and Africa in SharePoint Stack Exchange Community.

By the grace of Allah, I am honored to be elected as the first SharePoint Stack Exchange Moderator in the GCC, Middle East and Africa.

profile for M.Qassas on Stack Exchange, a network of free, community-driven Q&A sitesBy the grace of Allah, I am honored to be the only one in SharePoint StackExchange who achieved the #1st top contributor award for the 12 months in a row #April #2017 – #March 2018) since the launching of SharePoint StackExchange in April 2011.

By the grace of Allah, I am honored to be the only one in SharePoint StackExchange who achieved the #1st top contributor award for 24 months since the launching of SharePoint StackExchange in April 2011.

I’m also an active contributor in Microsoft TechNet Wiki. 

I am honored to be interviewed by Microsoft TechNet Wiki Ninja – Interview with a SharePoint Wiki Ninja – Mohamed El-Qassas


In less than a year, I am honored to be ranked as the 5th one in the top 20 most awesome TechNet Wiki Technical Gurus, from the last five years!

In Microsoft TechNet wiki Technical Guru, I am honored to receive 39 Medal.(Gold (18), Silver (15) and Bronze (6)) for the following articles: (TechNet Profile)

Gold Medal (18)
  1. Project Server 2016 Configuration.
  2. Visual Studio 2017: Install and Use GitHub Extension.
  3. Power BI: Determine The Project Status Based on the Project Start & Finish Date Using Calculated Column.
  4. PowerShell: Create a SharePoint Site Collection in an Independent Content Database
  5. PowerShell: Bulk Register Managed Account In SharePoint.
  6. T-SQL: Query The Enterprise Custom Fields In Project Server 2016 /2013.
  7. Project Server: Show Task Hierarchy using SQL.
  8. SharePoint 2016: Detect SharePoint Edition Using SSOM C#.
  9. Get and Set a SharePoint Lookup Field Values Using SSOM C#.
  10. T-SQL: Query Task and Display Settings In Project Server 2016.
  11. Power BI: Show and Sort Slicer By Month or Quarter Name.
  12. SQL Server 2016: Getting the Current Cumulative Update / Service Pack installed.
  13. SQL Server: Create Log Backup Maintenance Plan.
  14. SQL Server 2016: Install and Configure SSRS.
  15. Windows Server 2016: Expand Virtual Machine Hard Disk & Extend the Operating System Drive.
  16. Windows Server 2012 R2: Install .NET Framework 3.5 Feature (Offline/Online).
  17. SSRS: Manage Permissions in Reporting Service.
  18. Project Server 2016: Query the enterprise custom fields that allows multiple lookup table values.
Silver Medal (15)
  1. PowerShell Script to Configure Project Server 2016.
  2. Dive into Visual Studio 2017.
  3. Project Server 2013 Migration (Step By Step).
  4. Power BI: Two Way To Get Data From SharePoint List / Library.
  5. Power BI: Explore The New Bookmarks Pane Feature.
  6. Power BI: Explore The New Selection Pane Feature.
  7. T-SQL: Get SQL Server Instance Information Using SERVERPROPERTY.
  8. SQL Script: Convert Rows To Columns Using Dynamic Pivot In SQL Server.
  9. SQL Server Reporting Services Error: Maximum request length exceeded.
  10. SQL Query: Display Decimal Numbers As Money.
  11. Visual Studio 2017: Missing Office / SharePoint Template.
  12. Windows Server 2012: The Boot Configuration Data for your PC is missing or contains errors.
  13. Visual Studio 2017: This task requires the application to have elevated permissions.
  14. Windows Server 2012: Get The Windows Server Failover Cluster IP.
  15. SharePoint Designer 2013: Dataview is grayed out.
Bronze Medal (6)
  1. SharePoint 2016: Configure Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS).
  2. Project Server 2016: SharePoint Permission Mode Vs Project Permission Mode.
  3. SharePoint Server 2016: Show All Assigned Tasks To You Or Your Group In One Custom View.
  4. Visual Studio 2015: Missing SharePoint 2016 Project Template.
  5. Visual Studio 2017: New Installation Experience.
  6. Project Server 2016: The Site Title cannot be changed in Seattle Master Page.

MSDN GuruI’m honored to be the Guru of the Month for the 6 months in a row in Microsoft TechNet WIKI (Gett the highest number of Medals)

CSharpCornerMVPI’m also honored to be C# Corner MVP for the new second half of 2017 (Dec 2017).

I have ranked in the Top 50 (#29) with approximately 30,200 reputations! for more details, please check my C# Corner Profile.

I’m a founder of (+350 Article, ~900,000 views)

sharepointThe main objective of this blog is to document all solutions for the Errors / Issues that I have faced during my working life.  The purpose of this is to make a helpful reference for all to avoid these errors in the future. consider it as alms for my humble knowledge!


I’m also a founder of a technical group on Facebook ‘SharePoint – EPM – SQL Server Errors / Problems‘ that has over +5000 members.


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