Creating Health Monitor Rules for SharePoint 2010

Hey all, I saw an interesting discussion today about creating new health rules in SharePoint 2010 and thought I would share.  All the credit for this one goes to Chris C. who was good enough to share this information.  The discussion started because of some confusion about how to add a new health rule.  In…


Multi Tenancy in SharePoint 2010 Part 3

I’ve done a couple of blogs now about some of the multi-tenant features in SharePoint 2010 (http://blogs.technet.com/speschka/archive/2009/11/30/enabling-multi-tenant-support-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx and http://blogs.technet.com/speschka/archive/2009/12/30/multi-tenancy-in-sharepoint-2010-part-2.aspx).  In this post I’m going to talk about something called feature packs (A.K.A. feature sets in previous builds and blogs).  A feature pack is a way to take a set of site- and/or web-scoped features and…

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Multi Tenancy in SharePoint 2010 Part 2

In this posting I wanted to come back to the topic of multi tenancy.  In a previous post (http://blogs.technet.com/speschka/archive/2009/11/30/enabling-multi-tenant-support-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx) I described some of the basic features of multi tenancy and a) how to create the basic service application infrastructure needed to support multi tenancy and b) how to create a “multi tenant aware” service application…

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Creating a FAST Search Scope

I can take ZERO credit for this, but I saw a very useful email today where Jan described how to create a FAST search scope using PowerShell.  So I’m just the messenger here but thought it was worth sharing: New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScope -SearchApplication “FAST Query Application” -Name “NewScope” -Description “This is my new scope” -DisplayInAdminUI 1 -ExtendedSearchFilter…