Running SharePoint sites on Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is critical to information security and SharePoint Central Administration is no exception. You can configure central admin to run on SSL by creating a CName record in DNS that resolves to your … Read More
I can’t stress enough, how much of a mistake it is to run up a Workflow Management farm for 2013 SharePoint on the same servers as your SharePoint and store the databases in the same instance as your SharePoint databases. … Read More
Normally when you install your farm the Search Web parts features get activated during that install. This was true for the case that this blog post is about. 3 things you should know about this case: We had\have third party … Read More
Yesterday when running the Post setup configuration executable (psconfig.exe) I encountered the following happy-happy joy-joy moments. I hadn’t created the Service Connection Point and the psconfig was failing, the log was telling me that I needed the connection point
01/23/2016 20:32:21 16 WRN Unable to create a Service Connection Point in the current Active Directory domain. Verify that the SharePoint container exists in the current domain and that you have rights to write to it.
Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: The object LDAP://CN=Microsoft SharePoint Products,CN=System,DC=Tailspintoys,DC=com doesn't exist in the directory.
at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPServiceConnectionPoint.Ensure(String serviceBindingInformation)
Public service announcement : This is not true any longer, was only true when working with Beta2 and upgrading to RC Yesterday night, while doing my own SharePoint Saturday (night), I took my first stab at upgrading SharePoint 2016 … Read More
The SharePoint 2016 Release candidate has been released from it’s pen over there in Redmond. No need to uninstall Beta 2, you can upgrade in place. here’s the download to the current release : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51493 here’s how to … Read More
If you work at a company that mandates Microsoft Security patches get installed on all servers, like some major health care companies and law firms have a tendency of mandating, then you might have encountered this months happy-happy, joy-joy of … Read More
First of all I’d like to thank mvan for the post located here: http://www.sharepointconsultant.ch/2013/03/07/adding-a-local-sharepoint-2013-development-server-as-a-cache-host-to-appfabrics-cache-cluster/ please read this before continuing, as the following post assumes you’ve read mvan’s issue. The distributed cache would not start During a recent install of SharePoint … Read More
Grey wizard or PSconfig Sometimes when your farm gets out of wack, as SharePoint farms with multiple admins tend to do, from time to time, you’ll receive a message that some of your patches are missing/required. So, you’ll click on … Read More
Learn PowerShell in a month of lunches Don Jones you tube channel and a smart TV – https://www.youtube.com/user/powershelldon queue them all up over Christmas break and watch all 99 videos covering 24 Chapter in Don’s book “Learn PowerShell in a … Read More