Create a Host Named Site Collection and Set Anonymous

These steps create the HNSC and then explain setting anonymous access:

  Step 5, Enable Anonymous access Turn anonymous on under Authentication for the default zone assuming you followed the advice above.  If in a different zone then adjust … Read More

Backup a SharePoint Site Collection (and restore it)

The following assumes you have a Host Named Site Collection. Backup:

  Technet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607901(v=office.15).aspx Notice nothing special needs to be done in regards to the host named site collection when performing the backup. Restore:

    Notice how … Read More

Creating Host Named Site Collections

The following is based on the Exam Ref 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 by Troy Lanphier. Check out Kirk Evan’s blog for more background behind HNSC – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2012/03/27/what-every-sharepoint-admin-needs-to-know-about-host-named-site-collections.aspx

   

Retrieving job history over a period of time

      Retreiving SharePoint 2010 Jobs Details by Date and Time 1. Log onto your SharePoint 2010 application server with farm admin rights. 2. Run SharePoint Admin Shell. 3. Change the SharePoint application in the script on line … Read More

Remove extended zones

This one-liner will remove the intranet zone, change intranet to internet, custom, extranet, according to what your needs require  

      IF the error message below happens on your next run of the above command to Remove … Read More

Links to Software to create a home lab

Pre-requisite:  A server with at least 16 GB of RAM   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh670538  – Server 2012 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh973397  – SharePoint Server 2013 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh973403 – Project Server 2013 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh225126 –  SQL 2012 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/default – all Evaluation Software http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/dn407368 – previous editions (e.g. windows server … Read More

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