.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

Infopath 2007 form error - Selected file is too large

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

We are using Inforpath form to capture some metadata along with couple of file attachments. We implemented that and its working fine

When we tested by trying to upload file more than 5 MB we got the following error

"The selected file is too large and is causing the form to exceed the amount of allowable resources. Select Another File"

During its analysis we found that this can be resolved by changing one of the "Infopath forms service " configuration named "Maximum size of form session state".

Is there any issue (like performance issues) in increasing this limit to allow us to upload the large attachment


In other words

In the Maximum size of form session state text box, type the maximum session state size in kilobytes. Form-filling sessions that exceed this value will terminate, an error message will be generated, and all form data entered during the session will be lost. The default value is 4096 kilobytes.

If I make this value to 10240 kilobytes (10 MB) ; will this cause any performance issues ??

View Complete Post

More Related Resource Links

The URL is not valid error while publishing InfoPath form to MOSS 2007 server

Hi All,   When I try to publish the form onto a SharePoint Team site it throws the error: The following URL is not valid : http://tcs037288:6543/sites/projectmanagement   I have checked the comaptibility, trust and everything looks fine. Also, I tried to upload this template from Central Admin but there it is failing with browser-compatibility errors.       Regards,

There has been an error while loading the form - The following file is not a valid InfoPath form tem



We’re experiencing quite an odd issue with opening forms within a SharePoint form library. These are the symptoms;

We recently published a newer version of an InfoPath form, and have since received some feedback that the form no longer opens in the “View Properties” view of SharePoint.

Rather interesting though, within the standard view all form instances can be opened with no problem.

The reason this has to work within the “View Properties” view of SharePoint is because we have a workflow that is sent, with a link to this particular page.

This is the error message that is displayed;


There has been an error while

error while openning infopath file + "The Form has been closed."



I have restored the "Infopath" library from production to staging server

and when i tried to open the InfoPath form template(i.e TestFile.xsn file), but i am getting below error "The Form has been closed."

Actaully when i saw the log in 12\log folder, the error is given below

"10/07/2010 06:20:59.47  w3wp.exe (0x1A10)                        0x1740 Forms Server                   Forms Services Runtime         8ged Medium   MetaInformationByUrl:CrossSite check failed for site URL=http://mysitestaging/teamsites and file URL=: http://mysite/teamsite/formservertemplates/research%20request.xsn "

Please help me to solve this issue

InfoPath form submission error: You do not have permission to create a file in this location.


I have created an InfoPath 2007 form and published it to a SharePoint 2007 site. We use active directory authentication. The library has contribute rights for all authenticated users. The site itself has restricted read for all authenticated users (so they don't see the site actions button). An employee can open the form (locally in InfoPath), but when they click submit the authentication window pops up. Putting in credentials does nothing. Clicking cancel gives this error:


InfoPath cannot submit the form.
Some rules were not applied.
An error occurred while the form was being submitted.
The form cannot be submitted to the following location: ....... (path to library)
You do not have permission to create a file in this location.

Does anyone have a solution to this issue?


Infopath 2007 form Submit error - Web client

I have set up a Infopath 2007 forms server
and published an Form that submits to a Web Service.
       On the same server, On a different port.

If I load the form in the InfoPath Desktop Client, the form submits just fine.

However, if i load via the web browser i get a "An error occurred while the form was being submitted."

Any Ideas?

how do i get more info on this error?
   There is nothing in the event viewer.


Cannot upload administrator approved template InfoPath 2007 form: error "The 'ResetWebServerModeOnU


I've tried uploading several administrator approved InfoPath 2007 forms (including a totally blank form) to MOSS 2007 server, and all of the forms return an error on upload:

"Solution manifest for solution 'e38fa6a4-56ad-4d92-b87d-0e73bb5162ff' failed validation, file manifest.xml, line 2, character 84: The 'ResetWebServerModeOnUpgrade' attribute is not declared."

I've looked at the source files of the form, and can't find the 'ResetWebServerModeOnUpgrade' property in any of those files. I've searched and haven't come across anything mentioning this issue. I found an MSDN article explaining what 'ResetWebServerModeOnUpgrade', but I have no idea how to get that entry into the form. This is the only way to publish this form because of a specific data connection, so just publishing into the site directly from InfoPath is not an option.

Further details:
MOSS 2007 32bit Farm (1 app/web, 1 SQL, both Server 2003), Oct 2010 CU's installed
InfoPath 2007 set to web compatible
Attempted upload via Central Administration > Application Management > Manage Form Templates > Upload Form Template
Tried both options in that menu & "Verify" passes
I have full admin rights to the farm.

Any help would

MOSS 2007/InfoPath Form Services Error


We are using MOSS 2007 with InfoPath Form Services and receive this error in our event log when trying to submit a form.  We increased the Maximum size of form session state to 16384 and continue to get this error message on large forms.  We are not allowing attachments.  We are running MOSS 2007 version

Form submission failed. (User: ****, Form Name: NonCredentialed Practitioner AddChange Form, IP: , Request: *****, Form ID: urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:infopath:NonCredentialed-Practitioner-AddChange-Form:-myXSD-2010-03-15T19-02-04, Type: DataAdapterException, Exception Message: The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error.

The formatter threw an exception while trying to deserialize the message: Error in deserializing body of request message for operation 'SendRequest'. The maximum string content length quota (8192) has been exceeded while reading XML data. This quota may be increased by changing the MaxStringContentLength property on the XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas object used when creating the XML reader. Line 134, position 17.

The maximum string content length quota (8192) has been exceeded while reading XML data. This quota may be increased by changing the MaxStringContentLength property on the XmlDictionaryReaderQuo

Uploading a file over 1mb in InfoPath task form causes workflow to error



I have created a custom workflow which requires a file to be uploaded using an InfoPath task form. When i upload a file under 1mb the workflow completes and its status is shown as Completed. However; when a file over 1mb is uploaded, the task completes and the workflows status is shown as In Progress for roughly 1 minute, after which the status changes to Error Occured. The strange thing is the workflow has completed as the document is taken from the InfoPath task form and uploaded to a document library successfuly, as the workflow has been developed to do.

Can anyone tell me how to resolve this issue and what is causing this to happen? The error logs show nothing and i have configured InfoPath forms services to allow documents up to 50mb in size.

Any help would be much appreciated




InfoPath 2007: Designing Form Templates With The New Features Of InfoPath


InfoPath 2007 is an XML forms designer and editor, and a fully featured and integrated member of the Office family. This article takes a sneak peek at some of its new features.

Scott Roberts and Hagen Green

MSDN Magazine August 2006

Insert image into Infopath form and save to SharePoint as PDF file


I have an InfoPath web-enabled form in MOSS 2007, that is integrated with a K2 blackpoint process for an approval workflow.

Once the form (a Purchase Order request form) has been approved in the K2 workflow process, I switch the form view to a "print-friendly" view for the requestor to view from the browser.  However, now I need to go one step further with this scenario:

1) I need to somehow insert/embed an image with the scanned-in signature of the approver (likely stored in a SP doc library) at the signature line section of my form.  Also, what are the security requirements for storing such images, but not granting all users access to these (e.g. only services accounts that need to access this for embedding into the form, etc.)?

2) Then I need to convert this final "print-friendly" view of the form (with the signature image) to a PDF document so that I can store it in SharePoint (and email it to the requestor using K2's email event capabilities).

Can anyone help me with a solution to both of these requirement, or point me to some resources for this (even 3rd party components are open-game).



Error when opening Infopath Form


Background: Created an Infopath 2003 form with 2 views (1 as Read-Only View and another 1 for Submitting content) and published to a Sharepoint 2007 Library.

Working: When a user opens a new form it opens in submit view; once the form has been submitted, when the user tries to open again, the form opens in read-only view.

Error: 99% of the users do not face any issues, however when the the rest 1% of the users try to open a new form; they receive the following error and are unable to open the form.

Form template: _http://server/sites/subsite/library/forms/template.xsn
InfoPath cannot open the following view: Edit_View
The following view file is not valid: view1.xsl
The file is not a valid XML document.

An invalid character was found in text content.

Line 673, Position 12

I am not sure what is wrong here (or) from where this error is being generated!

Balaji Baskar [Please mark the post as answer if it answers your question]

Attachment upload error on browser based InfoPath form



I am having an interesting problem with browser based InfoPath forms in SharePoint 2007.  For some reason the file attachment control is not working any more.  It was working fine in July, but now it will not allow file attachments over a few kb.  I tried a 34KB file and I get the error below, a 2KB file works fine.

Unable to connect to SQL Server session database. The connection string (server='SPDB', database='SharedServices1_DB') was returned by an instance of the IPartitionResolver type 'Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.SqlSessionStateResolver, Microsoft.Office.Server, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c'.   at System.Web.SessionState.SqlSessionStateStore.ThrowSqlConnectionException(SqlConnection conn, Exception e)
   at System.Web.SessionState.SqlSessionStateStore.HandleInsertException(SqlConnection conn, Exception e, Boolean newItem, String id)
   at System.Web.SessionState.SqlSessionStateStore.SetAndReleaseItemExclusive(HttpContext context, String id, SessionStateStoreData item, Object lockId, Boolean newItem)
   at System.Web.SessionState.SessionStateModule.OnReleaseState(Object source, EventArgs eventArgs)
   at System.Web.HttpApplication.SyncEven

How to set rule only on form validation success InfoPath 2007



I'm a newbie to InfoPath 2007. I am creating a from without code. Is there a way to set a Rule to the Submit Button which will be triggered only in the case of Form validation success ? can we make use of the "Set condition" to setup a expression  in the Rule, for this purpose. Still i have no idea how to come up with an expression for such purpose. Can someone please explain.

Infopath 2007 print view in browser enabled form with Print button


Hi i create a  print view brower enabled form in Infopath 2007 with header and footer. In Infopath works fine. Margin was ok, header and footter to. But then i try to print this browser the margin, header and footer it changes to default setting of browser ? I try also create a print button in form with VS 2008 code, but method :

this.print(); not working.

It is possible to print the "print view" in browser as the same like in Infopath 2007? Does anyone have the code how to create a print button in C# on browser enabled form?

Submtting Calendar items with variable date information via InfoPath 2007 form



I've seen several posts regarding submitting to a list using and InfoPath form which I am successfully able to do in limited form. (only passing a basic date value) My environment: MOSS 2007 Enterprise w/SP2, InfoPath 2007, SPD 2007.

I'm basically trying to recreate a calendar form with the same data elements (and some additional ones for a specific business requirement) as the standard calendar newform.aspx form. (start time, end time broken down by date, hour, minute and All day event)

I need the form users to be able to select the date and if it is not an All day event...be able to select the hours and minutes just like on the newform.aspx. (date picker control for date and drop downs for hour and minute selection)

On submit I then need to create the list item with the appropriate data passed via a workflow.

My Start Time has a validation rule to not allow dates prior to the current date (and it can't blank) The End Time has a validation rule to not allow dates prior to what is specified as the Start Time value. (Also can't be blank) When I attempt to include conditonal formatting to hide the hour and minute drop downs if 'All Day Event' is selected I get errors stating the fields can't be blank.

I also can't figure out how to pass the entire date/time values or the All Day Event to the list withou

Issue in Infopath 2007 browser form - cascading dropdown using owssvr.dll filter view


Referring the below link, I created a cascading dropdown. The parent dropdown has sharepoint list as datasource and the child dropdown has xml datasource that points to owssvr.dll filter view. The cascading drop down works fine in preview but throws error after publishing as admin approved form - "form cannot run the specified query" exception when trying to execute xml datasource i.e., when a value is selected in parent dropdown. The security is 'Full Trust". In the event viewer the error message states "401 unauthorised" for the user a/c. the xml data source is an approved udcx file and in central admin, have enabled cross domain for infopath service. I have tried different solution provided in tech forums but issue still exists. Not sure whether Im missing something. Can someone guide me in fixing this issue?

Link Reffered:



wss2.0 Infopath 2007 'This form requires connections to data sources when it is loaded. At least on


Hi all

I have a user who receives the error 'This form requires connections to data sources when it is loaded. At least one of these connections is not available. As specified by the form designer, this form will not open' when trying to Submit an infopath form located on a WSS2.0 site.

The user has been having this issue since upgrading to Office 2007 and IE7. I have had the user run an Office Diagnostics but this has not resolved the issue.

I am not aware of any other users experiencing this issue.

Any ideas please?

ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend