SharePoint Tidbit – SharePoint Hybrid book now available

Hello All, A book was just recently released titled “Configuring Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid Capabilities” (Download here https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/microsoft_press/2016/07/06/free-ebook-configuring-microsoft-sharepoint-hybrid-capabilities/) this is a great read if you want to understand the integration between SharePoint on-prem and the cloud. As an added bonus one of the authors Manas Biswas is a fellow PFE with an amazing fountain of knowledge,…

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SharePoint Tidbit – Getting the error “Failed to use non CLS compliant type”

Hello All, My customer is currently running MOSS 2007 and as we prepare for there migration, we have created several PowerShell scripts to collect data. One of the script get’s the content database object and when I tried to get the property name of that database I got this error The field/property: “Id” for type:…

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Published to HeyScriptingGuy – 7/15/2016

Hello All, Watch for an article I published to HeyScriptingGuy on using PowerShell and SPO.  It is the first article in a series that will walk you thru moving a site collection from an on-prem farm to the cloud using PowerShell. Pax  

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SharePoint Tidbit – SharePoint 2013 and Kerberos

Hello All, Been a while since I wrote anything, had some personal stuff I was taking care of, but I’m back… Had to dig up some articles on Kerberos and SharePoint 2013 so here is a snip of the email I sent to my customer for you First off here is some great reading on…

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Setting up remote PowerShell for SP Raas

Hello All,   Lately  when I setup remote PowerShell to run the Raas tool (For more info about the service see https://services.premier.microsoft.com/assess?Culture=en-US&CultureAutoDetect=true) I have been having the same problems every time, so I figured I would throw it up here so that everybody could benefit from it.   First thing first we are setting up…

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Blast from the Past

Hey All, One of my customers has a MOSS 2007 farm and we started having some problems with User Profile Sync between the Service and the Content Database.  This is not a new issue in anyway at all but, and the reason I'm writing this post is more for nostalgia as I found a post that I…

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SharePoint Tidbit – Making Graceful shutdown actually work in SharePoint 2013

Hello All,   We have discussed Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013, and I believe we discussed Graceful shutdown….oh boy have things changed.  It was discovered that running the command was actually not persisting the data as the service was stopped before data was moved to another server.   Luckily Distributed Cache was built on App…

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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Permission

Hey Y'all, First of all some of the bland off the shelve information.  Security model has several objects that are very important to consider Rights, Role/Role Definition (Permission Mask), Groups, and Users.   Right – This is a unique action within a Site Collection.  There are 33 different rights divided into 3 groups(List, Site, and…

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Information about Office Web Applications

Hello All, Here are some thoughts on Office Web Apps (OWA) for SharePoint 2013. Scalability – As a high mark they recommend one server for every 10,000 users in my experience each server can handle approx. 1700 – 3000 concurrent connections and still maintain good overall performance.  It is recommended to scale out by adding…

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What to do once you have disabled the Workflow Cleanup Timer Job

Sooooooo you have figured out that you disabled the Workflow History Cleanup timer job, and now realize the mistake you made…. My customer recently found themselves in that position, this customer had done this to allow a Site Collection to use that data for auditing purposes and as I said a few weeks ago this is…

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