MongoDB client throws a FileNotFoundException

The following issue was found while connecting to MongoDB using a C# application

Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Runtime.InteropServices.RuntimeInformation, Version=4.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.

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Value was either too large or too small for an Int32

Value was either too large or too small for an Int32

In one of my previous post I had demonstrated how to, Download Large Files from SharePoint Online. While the file download is working perfectly fine, but, I was constantly getting the following error while trying to load/access it’s properties,

Value was either too large or too small for an Int32

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SharePoint REST API C#

SharePoint Online External List

In this blog post, I’ll show how to use SharePoint REST API, in a C# console application i.e., .NET server side, to fetch ListItems from a SharePoint Online List.
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403 Forbidden Error while calling GetWebPartPage SharePoint Online

Premise

I had this code, https://realmpksharepoint.wordpress.com/2014/04/07/get-webpart-page-of-a-sharepoint-site-using-web-services-c/ which I was using to download the html content of a SharePoint page along with all the web parts. The importance of this method is that it eliminates the external file references, so in the response, you will get the schema of all the web parts of that page only.

Issue

The code was working fine until recently, when it suddenly stopped working and I started to receive the error, 403 Forbidden.

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Download Large Files from SharePoint Online

In my previous post, I had explained how to upload large files up to 10 GB to SharePoint Online. This is as per the new revised upload limit. The upload operation, as we know, is actually incomplete without download. I mistakenly, assumed that the previous code for file download will work for the latest larger files as well. But, just like I had to rewrite the upload code to accommodate this new limit, file download also needed a complete makeover. I initially tried the following ways with no success.

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Upload Large Files to SharePoint Online

Microsoft has now increased the SharePoint per file upload size limit to 10 GB. Here’s a full list of SharePoint Online limitations. Now, this has thrown up a number of new challenges for this upload to be carried out through code.

  • Cannot keep such a large file in a single .NET object.
  • It’s very difficult to upload a file of this magnitude in a single HTTP request. If ever, the connection fails, the entire upload would have to be restarted! For a large file, this could easily turn into a nightmare for us.

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