Archive for the ‘Sharepoint 2010’ Category

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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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 Email this page

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 Timer service not starting up

Introduction This is not so simple one as it looks unless it is properly intervened. If it happens in Production farm there is much to observe and it is not just restart a service. Various errors which are targeted in this article SharePoint Timer service could not start SharePoint Timer job is not running SharePoint […]

March 30, 2015 · Adi · One Comment
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All in one Best Practices in SharePoint Server 2010

Introduction This article summarize current knowledge and research from Microsoft Consulting Services and the SharePoint Server 2010 product team into a must-read quick reference for key design decisions and operational practices. Each article briefly describes the best practices for a particular environment or product area and provides links for additional reading. This is must read […]

March 29, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Powershell Script – Recycle Specific Application Pool

Introduction The following script will restart application pool of IIS based on user input. User will just select the number which application pool to restart. Very good on demand usage script Email this page

March 17, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Powershell Script – Recycle All Application Pools

Introduction The following script will restart all application pools of IIS. It’s well known fact that IISReset should only be used when necessary but not to restart app pools. Email this page

March 17, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Guidance for Packaging and Deploying SharePoint Solutions

Microsoft is cleaning house. Now that it has to maintain SharePoint for thousands of enterprises and millions of users in Office 365, Microsoft is working to clean up all the odd and messy bits of its flagship collaboration product. In a recent training course on Microsoft Virtual Academy, Microsoft urged developers to change the way […]

February 3, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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Upload large documents to SharePoint online Office 365

Introduction Code snippet how to upload large documents to SharePoint online Office 365 using CSOM and RPC Email this page

January 29, 2015 · Adi · No Comments
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