A few recent migrations I worked on required me to export and import all Farm Solutions from one SharePoint farm to another SharePoint farm. There are a few blogs and tools available to get this done. However, I came across Shane Young’s brilliant one line PowerShell command to get the job done! Export all of the [...]
When installing SharePoint, a good practice is to use SQL Aliases for your installation. To manage and create a SQL Alias via a gui tool, go to start > run > cliconfg and Enter. Then go to the Alias tab.
If you are an MSDN (or Technet) downloader like me, you would agree that manually starting and resuming your paused or suspended downloads aren’t that easy! I struggle to remember the path to the Microsoft File Transfer Manager to restart my downloads. Here is how to kick start the application
When configuring the User Profile Sync in SharePoint, you would have certainly read up Spence Harbar’s post on configuring the User Profile Sync. If you haven’t, then here’s a link you should definitely bookmark:
I had an overwhelming response for this webcast. 25 registrations were received in 48 hours. Please note: I have now decided to move away from ‘Teamviewer’ which had a 25 participant maximum to another webcast/webinar provider. The new one has the capacity to house 100 participants. It also has better Audio options (international call in numbers, [...]
Topic: Troubleshooting SharePoint 2010 issues Special coverage on SharePoint 2013! A problem well defined is a problem half solved! Explore the various steps to troubleshooting SharePoint issues, learn more on tools, tips and tricks to help you quickly narrow down your issue and find a fix. This event is only limited to 100 attendees, so [...]
There has been some confusion on which SharePoint ULS log viewer to use when troubleshooting SharePoint issues. In May 2010, I blogged about the SharePoint 2010 ULS Log viewer published by Microsoft (http://www.jeremytaylor.net/2010/05/03/sharepoint-2010-uls-log-viewer). But in this post, I have discussed all the ULS log viewer tools here with screenshots and my final verdict..
In this article, we will discuss a few things to have you installing Reporting Services 2008 R2 with SharePoint 2010 in ‘SharePoint Integrated mode’ – not NATIVE mode using a config file for the SQL set up (Reporting Services is a SQL product) and also integrating Reporting Services with SharePoint (the Central Admin stuff).
This link is an good list of ‘good’ practice points that a SharePoint Admin can discuss with your DBA. You might have most in place due to the abundance of information online, but its worth a refresher.. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh292622.aspx
A good practice is to move IIS off the system drive to another such as D: Ok, so you tell your Server guys but they miss out on an important step such as updating the registry to the new D:\inetpub… location. You dont check this since you think they know what they are doing and [...]