Datasheet View Does Not Work in SharePoint 2010

This is a known and personally experienced issue (Tech Preview and Beta Builds as well) with Datasheet View not working in SharePoint if you have Office 2010×64 clients installed on your workstation.

Again this is one of the FAQ on the MSDN Forums and today I saw the solution posted on the thread, so comes this post for my reference and in case you experience this, then you know what is the solution to the issue.

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Outgoing email issue resolved


  • New SharePoint deployment.
  • Outsourced IT operations.


SharePoint alerts not working for users.


Outgoing email address is configured to This mailbox is not configured on local SMTP server (Exchange 2003). Hence cannot send email via Exchange as open relay is turned off; as it should be.


Outgoing email address should be configured to -an active local mailbox. Test that you can access local.user mailbox either through Outlook Web Access or Outlook client.

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SharePoint Event Id 5214


Event Type: Error

Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3

Event Category: Databaseclip_image001

Event ID: 5214

Date: 10/16/2008

Time: 8:43:58 AM

User: N/A



Insufficient SQL database permissions for user ” in database

‘SharePoint_Config’ on SQL Server instance ‘SharePointDataBase’. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below.

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