The CredSSP Files: Part 1 Access Denied for Local Administrator

PowerShell remoting is an extremely useful administration tool. To take full advantage of running PowerShell commands remotely against a SharePoint farm, you will need to enable CredSSP authentication. Most PowerShell commands require communicating with the backend SQL databases. A default remote PowerShell session does not allow you to pass your credentials along to another host…

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SharePoint 2013 Searching for a URL

My colleague Igor Veytskin and I have run into a few issues when trying to search for a document in SharePoint 2013 based on its URL. If you take a look at the Managed Properties returned in search results, you'll see where the URL is stored. It is stored in the 'Path' managed property. The Search Query…

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SharePoint 2013 No Code User Segment Search

I stated looking into the User Segmentation feature in SharePoint 2013. The idea is that you create query rules based off of a category of users and then change the search experience to better suit them. Some examples would be adjusting results based on the users language / location, providing different best bets based on…

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SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 3: Content Processing Component continued

Picking up from part 2, we continue looking at the Content Processing Component. There were some comments about the counters to look at and I wanted to provided a more simplified view that will be easier to understand. Instead of looking at all the flows, we'll look at just the component counter for Search Flow…

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SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 2: Content Processing Component

In part 1, we took a crawl performance baseline and came to the conclusion that our feeding bottleneck was the content processing component. So, we have expanded our SharePoint farm to two servers and we have added an additional Contend Processing Component on our new server. Our search topology now looks like this: We'll now…

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SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 1: Baseline

I wrote a basic overview of some of the counters needed to monitor and tune content feeding here . But, I thought it would be helpful to walk through a real world tuning example. This will show how the counters are really used in practice and show the performance improvements that can be gained. Tuning the content…

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