sandboxed solution that is uploaded to a SharePoint site collection, can
only be activated if the sandboxed code service is running on the
In the tutorial below Peter Kalmstrom, CEO of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions
and Microsoft certified SharePoint specialist, explains how to
start the Sandboxed Code Service.
Peter is using the Office 365 version of SharePoint 2013 Enterprise for
this tutorial, and the solution he tries to activate is the kalmstrom.com
Solution Kanban Task Manager. However, the Sandbox Code Service works in
the same way for other SharePoint versions and solutions.
This is a typical error message when the activation failes:
The SharePoint sandboxed code service is
found under Central Administration
>Manage services on server.
These are the main steps to start the Sandboxed Code Service
on a SharePoint server:
Go into the Central Administration.
Under System Settings, open 'Manage services on server'.
Start 'Microsoft Foundation Sandboxed Code Service'.
Open the Command Prompt and do an iisreset.
Refresh the page where you wanted to activate a sandboxed solution and try again.