PowerShell for SharePoint Admins–The REAL Primer–Series #5

This is the fifth entry of my PowerShell for SharePoint Admins series.  In this session we will learn some PowerShell cmdlets that will give us some flexibility in being able to accomplish the Top Ten things for which SharePoint Admins use PowerShell .  I am basing this series on what SharePoint Administrators have said are…


My last project while a Microsoft Blue Badge

My former team-mate Bill Baer posted this link today and I thought I would do the same. This was an incredible project to work on.  What a headache, but at the same time–it was doing something NO ONE IN THE WORLD was doing yet. http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=4000004609  


Name Resolution and SharePoint

SharePoint uses name resolution to find other servers just like any other application.  But what happens when your infrastructure uses different types of name resolution?  Don’t think there would be a problem, right?  That’s what I thought. When you set up your server’s OS (operating system) you configure its network setting to get them from…


The 5 Commandments of SharePoint Deployments

At Microsoft, one would think that Best Practices are the Rule of Law.  So one would think. Being young to the team and to the company I see that things are not as they seem.  Not as bad as it seems, nor as orderly as it seems.  In my former pre-Microsoft life I was SharePoint…