SharePoint Updates, Ikea Furniture, and Plastic model Airplanes (e.g. read the instructions)

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

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Getting Distributed Cache started on SharePoint 2016 Beta 2

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

SharePoint Managment Shell via remote session

You can run a SharePoint Management Shell remotely with the following lines of powershell

    Note, that at this point, you can run whatever administrative PowerShell commands you need to run by using the Invoke-Command -Session $session -ScriptBlock{} … Read More

Rolling out Central Admin and the Config Database and all the assoicated features

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.

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Extracting Lists and Libraries that have email enabled.

​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  

   

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