SharePoint 2013 – Unable to manage User Profile Connection

Hello All, Recently working with a customer on an issue and since we found the solution, I want to post it here since it took us a bit of digging to find: Symptoms: From the server we were unable to manage the User Profile Connections ie Could not add a filter From a PC we could manage…

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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…

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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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Stress testing SharePoint 2013

Hello All, A customer of mine wanted some high level information on stress testing SharePoint as they prepare for there upgrade.  These lists are not complete as their many tools out there, these are the ones that I am most familiar with.  Here is the first e-mail I sent Here are some best practices and…

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SharePoint Tidbit – New ULSViewer released by Microsoft

Hello All,   Microsoft has released a new version of ULSViewer to help you with all your troubleshooting needs. The new download has all the same features as the old version with some new features.  The new feature that I like the best is the ability to monitor the ULS logs of all your SharePoint…

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SharePoint Tidbits – SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache Service

Hello All, Today I did some work with one of my customers around the distributed cache, and just wanted to discuss it with you a bit.  First the service is a local service and not a service application, so when you do anything to it you are affecting the single server. Second servers are combined…

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Stretched farm and Database replication with SharePoint 2013

Hello All, Recently had a conversation with a customer about how SharePoint 2013 works within a Geographically dispersed environment, and here are the highlights from that conversation. First thing we need to do is review if we actually need to have a geographically dispersed farm or can we actually use a Central Farm due to improvements…

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SharePoint, Yammer, and MicroBlogging in the Enterprise

Hello All, I was recently asked about Yammer and SharePoint integration by a customer and I got some information which I had sent them.   Just for a reference here is that info: Microsoft will be making announcements about the Cloud service it will provide for Yammer on 11/12/2012 There is the possibility to have some integration between…

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