The Pitfalls of Resetting the Config Cache

I see many SharePoint admins resetting the config cache but not knowing what it is or what it does.  This seems to be a go to action for anything wrong with SharePoint along with IISReset, PSConfig, and rebooting the servers. What is the Config Cache? The config cache is a copy of your objects table…

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User Profile Picture Import with Active Directory Import(Dirsync)

UPDATE 8/16/17 My colleague, Josh, wrote a great post on his blog detailing the benefits and considerations when moving to ADI. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2017/08/14/sharepoint-considerations-when-switching-from-fim-sync-to-ad-import/ SharePoint 2013 introduced Active Directory Import. This is built on a technology called DirSync. There are many advantages with using Active Directory Import. We do not need to start up the User Profile…

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