SharePoint 2010: User Profile Synchronization Service decoded! Part-2

Link for Part-1 http://blogs.technet.com/b/sykhad-msft/archive/2013/04/20/sharepoint-2010-user-profile-synchronization-service-decoded-part-1.aspx   Contd…   Contents of Part-2:  Sync DB reset and when does it help?  Enabling NetBios name on UPA and under what scenarios? What happens during Profile Synchronization? When to make use of User Profile Replication Engine (UPRE) Should I restart UPSS every time I apply cumulative updates/Service Packs for SharePoint Server 2010?   1. Sync DB…

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SharePoint 2010: User Profile Synchronization Service decoded! Part-1

  SharePoint 2010: User Profile Synchronization Service decoded:   This blog series will be divided in two Parts which in which we are going to discuss a few basic facts about User Profile Service Application/User Profile Synchronization Service, troubleshooting techniques, different scenarios etc. the blog covers the following:   Contents of Part-1:  Quick overview on…

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SharePoint 2010: Errors while creating AD Sync connection on User Profile Service Application

In this blog we are going to see few common errors which we encounter while creating an AD Sync Connection in User Profile Service Application (UPA) and possible fix   Errors:“Unable to process create message” and “Unable to process put message” Possible Fix: Stop UPSS (User Profile Sync Service) Make the following change on the App…

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SharePoint 2010: Nailing the error "The Security Token Service is unavailable"

First of all let’s talk about STS (Security Token Service) An STS is a specialized Web service that is designed to respond to requests for security tokens and provide identity management. The core functionality of every STS is the same, but the nature of the tasks that each STS performs depends on the role the STS plays in…

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Installing SharePoint 2010 Farm using SQL Authentication & its limitations

In this article we are going to discuss a few important things we should know about installing SharePoint 2010 Farm using SQL Authentication & its limitations. About SQL Authentication:   Basically there are 2-ways to connect to the SQL Server Management Studio, one using Windows & the other using SQL Authentication. For Windows obviously you…

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