Archive for April, 2015

Visual Studio 2015 new features

Visual Studio 2015 Release Candidate is already in market. Check out the following resources to know more about the release and features Introducing Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio 2015 RC, Application Insights Public Preview and .NET Core Preview for Linux and Mac Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server at Build 2015 You can get the […]

April 30, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Move SharePoint Database to another Database server

Scenario: I have Standalone SharePoint Server both web application and database in single server. Now, I need to move this database to new database cluster. Whole idea behind it is, I want to setup new farm and later bring another web front end server with load balancer. For this to happen, first I need to […]

April 28, 2015 · Adi · One Comment
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Parsing Json string in .Net C#

Introduction JSON.NET very good and open source tool with many features for parsing JSON String in .NET C#. This adds lot of comfort and must have utility for any .NET programmer. Json.NET is a popular high-performance JSON framework for .NET Skill Level – Medium

April 14, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Basics – Test DB connection with UDL

Introduction Recently my SharePoint application is giving error ‘cannot connect to configuration database’. When nothing wrong with the services, do the first basic test. Check if the server is able to connect to DB. If it is succeded then it might be service issue or debug further through ULS logs. Here is the very basics […]

April 8, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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IIS – Get password of application pool identity

Introduction If we want to view password of application pool identity user, use the below command. Just give the application pool name and it will show you the password of the identity user

April 3, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Powershell – Update All Application Pool Identity User Password

Introduction If Application Pools identity credentails should be changed due to any inbuilt policy, then we have to go to all application pools to change new password. This is a bit tedious if many application pools are there. If application pools are run by managed accounts, SharePoint will handle password change by itself. In reality […]

April 3, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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SharePoint 2013 Site Policy

Introduction PlexHosted which is vendor in providing SharePoint hosting with various plans has a quick overview on SharePoint Site Policy. Here are the details SharePoint 2013 site policies includes retention policies for sites and site mailboxes. Site Policy controls the lifecycle of the site, when it will be closed and when deleted. For example, when […]

April 2, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Compare Microsoft Office 365 Plans

Introduction Here is a quick view of various Microsoft Office 365 plans for business. There is also web version but this interface gives a quick understanding what is Office 365 and what are the various plans. What is Microsoft Office 365 and Key Differentiators

April 1, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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