Problem with following Sharepoint site

%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1868527%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3EProblem%20with%20following%20Sharepoint%20site%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1868527%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EI%20have%20a%20problem%20with%20following%20sharepoint%20site.%20When%20I%20am%20clicking%20on%20following%20(star%20at%20the%20top%20right%20corner)%2C%20site%20will%20not%20followed.%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EIn%20DevTools-%26gt%3B%20Network%20I%20got%20status%20code%20%3A%26nbsp%3B%20500%20Internal%20Server%20Error.%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3ERequest%20URL%3A%20%3CA%20href%3D%22https%3A%2F%2Ftenant.sharepoint.com%2Fsites%2Fhome%2F_vti_bin%2Fhomeapi.ashx%2Fsites%2Ffollowed%2Fadd%22%20target%3D%22_blank%22%20rel%3D%22nofollow%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%20noopener%20noreferrer%22%3Ehttps%3A%2F%2Ftenant.sharepoint.com%2Fsites%2Fhome%2F_vti_bin%2Fhomeapi.ashx%2Fsites%2Ffollowed%2Fadd%3C%2FA%3E%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3ERequest%20Method%3A%20POST%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EP.S.%20tenant.sharepoint.com%2Fsites%2Fhome%20-%20is%20my%20working%20Sharepoint%20Site.%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EAnybody%20knows%20what's%20wrong%20%3F%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E%3CLINGO-LABS%20id%3D%22lingo-labs-1868527%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CLINGO-LABEL%3ESharePoint%20Online%3C%2FLINGO-LABEL%3E%3C%2FLINGO-LABS%3E%3CLINGO-SUB%20id%3D%22lingo-sub-1869506%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3ERe%3A%20Problem%20with%20following%20Sharepoint%20site%3C%2FLINGO-SUB%3E%3CLINGO-BODY%20id%3D%22lingo-body-1869506%22%20slang%3D%22en-US%22%3E%3CP%3EI've%20also%20had%20users%20report%20the%20same%20issue%20to%20me%20recently.%20In%20testing%20the%20issue%2C%20I've%20had%20some%20luck%20replicating%20the%20behaviour%20(where%20a%20site%20that%20had%20been%20favorited%20doesn't%20show%20up).%20And%20in%20other%20tests%20it%20just%20seems%20to%20work%20as%20intended%20but%20it%20takes%20time%20before%20it%20shows%20up%2C%20sometimes%205-20%20minutes.%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3E%26nbsp%3B%3C%2FP%3E%3CP%3EHas%20something%20changed%20when%20provisioning%20Sites%2FM365%20Groups%3F%3C%2FP%3E%3C%2FLINGO-BODY%3E
Occasional Visitor

I have a problem with following sharepoint site. When I am clicking on following (star at the top right corner), site will not followed.

In DevTools-> Network I got status code :  500 Internal Server Error.

Request URL: https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/home/_vti_bin/homeapi.ashx/sites/followed/add

Request Method: POST

 

P.S. tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/home - is my working Sharepoint Site.

 

Anybody knows what's wrong ?

2 Replies

I've also had users report the same issue to me recently. In testing the issue, I've had some luck replicating the behaviour (where a site that had been favorited doesn't show up). And in other tests it just seems to work as intended but it takes time before it shows up, sometimes 5-20 minutes.

 

Has something changed when provisioning Sites/M365 Groups?

@oleksiimarchenko 

 

Only things I can think of to check are that the MS Graph is still on. I cannot remember if following is specific to the graph but worth a check. 


Secondly is there an outside chance the user has never used their OneDrive before. I think you have to have visited it to be able to follow sites, again might be wrong, don't quote documentation to me :)