Category: SharePoint

Best Practices for Unique Permissions in a SharePoint List 4

Best Practices for Unique Permissions in a SharePoint List

We all know that configuring unique permissions (also known as breaking permissions) for list items in a SharePoint list in general is a bad idea. Besides management and security issues, it decreases performance. If...

Former President Bill Clinton Will Be The Keynote Speaker At SharePoint Conference 2014 0

Former President Bill Clinton Will Be The Keynote Speaker At SharePoint Conference 2014

If you have anything to do with SharePoint you probably know about the SharePoint Conference hosted by Microsoft in Las Vegas, Nevada (March 3-6, 2014). It seems to be getting a lot of attention...

Managing Passwords for Service Accounts in SharePoint & SQL Server 2

Managing Passwords for Service Accounts in SharePoint & SQL Server

Managing service accounts on Windows servers have been a challenge for most organizations for quite some time. In recent years, Microsoft has made several enhancements to minimize the pain. In Windows Servers 2008 R2...

Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint Server 2013 0

Distributed Cache Service in SharePoint Server 2013

In SharePoint Server 2013, there are a couple of new services that improve server performance: Distributed Cache service and the AppFabric Caching service. In this article I will focus on the Distributed Cache service...

How to Fix SQL Server Databases in Suspect or Recovery Pending Mode 4

How to Fix SQL Server Databases in Suspect or Recovery Pending Mode

Once in a while your SQL database may show up as “Suspect” or “Recovery Pending.” Either way the database will be inaccessible. depending on the database your SharePoint server might become totally useless. For...

How to Configure MySite in SharePoint Server 2013 0

How to Configure MySite in SharePoint Server 2013

To properly configure MySite in SharePoint Server 2013, you need to take several steps. You also need to make sure that you meet the prerequisites before you get started. MySite is a personal site...

SharePoint 2010 Best Practices eBook 0

SharePoint 2010 Best Practices eBook

I am glad to announce that my eBook SharePoint 2010 Best Practices is now available on Amazon.com. The best practices cover a wide range of topics in over 28 categories. Here are the details....

Active Directory User Profiles and SharePoint 2010/2013 Timer Jobs 0

Active Directory User Profiles and SharePoint 2010/2013 Timer Jobs

There are several timer jobs related to the User Profile Synchronization (UPS) service that control the behavior of user profile synchronization from Active Directory to SharePoint. As a best practice, I do not recommend...

How to Change the Word “SharePoint” in the Title Bar in SharePoint 2013 0

How to Change the Word “SharePoint” in the Title Bar in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 and Office 365, you see the word SharePoint in the top left hand corner of the screen. If you want to change that word to something else, you can do so...

SharePoint Server 2010 SP2 is Now Available 0

SharePoint Server 2010 SP2 is Now Available

Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for SharePoint Server 2010. According to Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog, SP2 addresses security, stability, and performance and provides better compatibility with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, Office...

Missing “Sign in as Different User” Option in SharePoint 2013 0

Missing “Sign in as Different User” Option in SharePoint 2013

As a Site Collection Administrator, or even as a Site Owner, it is convenient to log in as a different user to test certain settings or to verify if a different user account has...

Using PowerShell to Create a SharePoint Service Application Pool 1

Using PowerShell to Create a SharePoint Service Application Pool

There are situations where creating a service application pool in SharePoint Server 2013 using PowerShell comes handy. Well, you can also use the same command for SharePoint Server 2010. Here’s the command. New-SPServiceApplicationPool -Name...