The purpose of this post is to provide the SharePoint administrator and Site Admin with portions of a URL that she or he can append to her or his Central Admin or to a Site URL and immediately be taken … Read More
Here’s an oldy but a goody, how to get your Central Admin and Config Databases created without using the gray wizard. Blog post inspiration –> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607838.aspx This approach results in clean database names.
When building a farm, use powershell to create your central adminstration site database, configuration database, and all other databases. This will provide your DBA, who often times is yourself, with a cleaner backend environment which will be easier to script backups … Read More
As this great blog on repairing the SharePoint 2013 On-Prem reset index stuck resolution, states it’s best to reset your index using powershell. Sometimes when you search service is paused, you can run
$ssa=Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication“YOUR Search Service Application name here”
$ssa=Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication“Search Service Application”
When you want to know what search is up to, check it out with the management shell and these handy hints I copied in from Microsoft Technet – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn745901(v=office.15).aspx Run this
$ssa=Get-SPServiceApplication-Name"Search Service Application"
You can use this script to create a new search service application after you have removed your search service application. WARNING: This creates the search service in an existing application pool named “SharePoint Hosted Services”. Edit the $saAppPoolName, $serviceAppName, and … Read More
this post is a partial repeat of this post When you’re getting ready to migrate 2010 content over to 2013 make sure you enumerate as much as possible. For example, use this script, taken from this technet to enumerate your libraries … Read More
Scenario: You’ve determined that you don’t want to modify the search service application proxy settings under service connections under web application management and that you just want to remove the Search Service application, because there is some issue with search … Read More
Scenario: Search results are giving you “Sorry, something went wrong” from any site. When you open the search service application and are unable to see the green check marks for your topology, you instead see: Unable to retrieve topology component health … Read More
If you dont have an autonumbering system for your projects on project server, or are looking for a better one that does not violate your suport aggrement like one that uses direct db access.** **https://support.microsoft.com/kb/841057 (See seventh bullet, in bulleted list) Check … Read More
If you think Office 365 is a hobbyist environment or some sort of not-ready-for-enterprise application, think again!!! Office 365 is so ready for enterprise it is not even funny! take a look at all the various companies that are already … Read More
Merry Christmas to you and yours!! The Office 365 RoadMap is your onestop location for all the new stuff that has launched on the platform and for new things that are on the way!! You absolutely want to check this … Read More
To get your arms around the lists and libraries in your farm, run this for each web application. Information below is based on this post: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/sharepoint/en-US/457387e3-05af-425c-9de4-5aa15d673a19/getting-a-list-of-all-email-enabled-document-libraries-witin-a-sharepoint-2007-web-app Load this function into a SharePoint management Shell