PowerShell to create the host named site collection web application and top site This post is step 1 of two steps to get host named site collections off the ground in your SharePoint. In this script you need to edit … Read More
Script to create host named site collections This post is step 2. This script works great to create the HNSC after you have created the web application and top site with the script that I created on this other post. … Read More
This video builds the WFE Distributed Cache Minimum Role server using the AutoSPInstaller.
In this video we go over filling out the AutoSPInstaller, staging the bits on the SharePoint Application and Search Server, manually running the per-requisite installer, and finally creating the farm by running the AutoSPInstaller. The video is a little over … Read More
In this video I demonstrate installing SQL server 2016 and the configurations we make during that install. This video sort of builds off of part 1 and 2 in that the servers are created and the service accounts exist, etc. … Read More
In this video I demonstrate getting the dev environment able to be opened using RDP connections. Like all my videos, I show some common issues encountered and how to overcome those issues.
In this video, I demonstrate creating a domain, creating SharePoint service accounts, and overcoming a couple of common issues with joining a server to the newly created domain. the environment is based in hyper-V; but, you could do it in … Read More
Introduction This introduction will cover a few of the key concepts we use throughout the book. For example, mapping drives, pinning items to your start menu, turning off the User account control prompts in the home lab (not in production), … Read More
What you’re about to read, assuming you’re actually going to read the rest of this post, is also available on Amazon. Amazon has the Index of this book too! Reading the Index of a book is a great way to … Read More
Do you want to be able to connect into your home server from anywhere that you have an internet connection and from anyone’s PC? You’ll need admin rights on the PC so that you can create a VPN connection after … Read More
Here’s a sample from chapter4 of my new book, Troubleshooting SharePoint Path based site collections are easily identifiable by the slash that they have in front of the URL on the view all site collections page in Central Administration. Figure … Read More
Have you ever wanted to be able to review the history of your search service application in a way where you could export it to excel, or easily filter it based on criteria that you specify? This handy-dandy script, … Read More
The Excel services service application has been removed from 2016 SharePoint and moved into the Office Online Server. You’ll need to spin up the Office Online Server on a separated server and bind it to your SharePoint farm if you … Read More
The only difference between the powershell for 2013 and the powershell for 2016, when it comes to provisioning Central admin’s config database and the web application content database is one little parameter: -localserverrole If you’ve patched the farm … Read More
This script creates a host named site collection in a web app that is named SharePoint – HNSC. You can modify it to your hearts content. If you replace Domain with the name of your domain, e.g. say you … Read More