Exporting a WSP

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Imagine you have a farm with a solution deployed to it; but, have lost the raw solution package and you need to work on the solution.  Or, someone deployed a solution to the farm and you need to inspect it.  … 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

Customizing your PowerShell window colors

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The information about the settings for your PowerShell’s shell colors are stored in the object model at: System.Management.Automation.Internal.Host.InternalHost and at System.Management.Automation.Internal.Host.InternalHostRawUserInterface under the PrivateData and RawUI Properties you can see the various settings by typing $host.PrivateData and pressing enter PS C:\Users\Stacy> $host.PrivateData ErrorForegroundColor    … Read More

Merry Christmas!!!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed reading this blog over the last year and that you’ve had a great year in SharePoint. There isn’t going to be a blog post this week, due to the Christmas Holiday. Next week I’ll be back … Read More

Convert a classic based authentication SharePoint 2010 web application into a claims based web application that will use forms based authentication

This blog post attempts to bridge the gap between creating a claims based authentication web application versus converting a classic web application to claims, essentially step 1 of this blog: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mahesm/archive/2010/04/07/configure-forms-based-authentication-fba-with-sharepoint-2010.aspx New-SPAuthenticationProvider – http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff607878.aspx Here’s how you create a new … Read More

Create a SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 two server farm using Powershell

Check out the reference for this post:   http://blog.falchionconsulting.com/index.php/2009/10/sharepoint-2010-psconfig-and-powershell/ It contains what follows in script format; which is much easier to use.  This post just breaks it down. Pre-requisites: Install the SharePoint binaries on each server in your farm. Harden … Read More

Three very useful powershell commands

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PowerShell gains clarity the more you use it.  In SharePoint 2010, there are numerous things that are only possible via PowerShell. These are three PowerShell command-lets that I find very useful in administering SharePoint and this example is one way … Read More

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