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Exploring SharePoint 2013 PowerShell Obfuscation

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Date : July 30, 2014

Overview

When I am exploring the breadth of SharePoint 2013 PowerShell and would like to dig a little deeper to understand what each of the commands are doing and what set of command are available for given operation or area of SharePoint functionality, or would like to debug some of the run time issues you may incur, I like to explore with the .Net Reflector. Continue Reading…

How to develop your SharePoint Forms Strategy for Cloud and On-Prem

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Date : May 7, 2014

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Many organizations have developed forms based applications using InfoPath and SharePoint on-premise during the last few years. With the advent of cloud technologies and the movement of on-premise SharePoint to Office 365 along with InfoPath retirement, many organizations are looking forward to developing the future roadmap. Continue Reading…

Future of Implementing Content Types and Site Columns

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Date : March 18, 2014

Overview

You are using SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013 as On Prem. You are implementing Site Columns and Content Types to support your desired Taxonomy and document object models within your organization.

Either in a near future or you are in the process of moving to the cloud with O365, completely or partially for collaboration workloads.

Beware of your implementation choices for Site Columns and Content Types and what is upcoming!

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Developing an Effective Search Strategy for Office 365 and Hybrid Deployments

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Date : January 28, 2014

Overview

You have already deployed SharePoint Product technology for your organization as Content Management platform. More recently you may have deployed Office 365 or plan to. You may have both on-prep and O365. In addition you may have deployed or plan to deploy an Enterprise Search with MS Fast Search product technology.

With above scenario which is not very uncommon to come across nowadays since the adaption of SharePoint, Office 365 and the Fast Search. You are challenged with being able to successfully play out your business use cases along with underlying technical integration’s.

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MySite Delete Warning Resolution

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Date : January 7, 2014

Overview

You have SharePoint 2010 or 2013 environment. You have also deployed My Sites and your users have been consuming the My Site Feature.

You had an old Users OU in your AD and now you decided to create a new OU for whatever reason. Then gradually you have been moving the users from old OU to the new OU.

While this moving users has been occurring for period of time, now few end users are receiving a warning email message that one of their reporting employee my site will be deleted.

This issue is around the below described specific scenario and the suggested resolution could be reviewed in your specific scenario based. Continue Reading…

Beware of Restore-SPSite Requirements

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Date : November 25, 2013

Overview

You have SharePoint 2010/2013 Farm deployed. In the same SharePoint Farm, you are trying to back up a site collection and restore on to either a different site URL or managed path or different web application.  You are doing this using following PowerShell commands:

  • Backup-SPSite
  • Restore-SPSite

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Comprehensive SharePoint 2013 Development Environment Installation and Configuration

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Date : August 7, 2013

Overview

(*This topic was presented at (SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley, June 22nd, 2013)

Over the years working with SharePoint we all have built out various SharePoint related environments for the purpose of Development. In the past (Prior to SharePoint 2013) we could install MOSS 2007 and SP 2010 right in our Lap Top/Desk top over Windows 7.

Alternatively we could spin up a VM over VMWare workstation and run right in our lap top. Continue Reading…

Reporting Services in SharePoint 2013 Integrated Mode Cannot Support Scale Out Mode

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Date : August 4, 2013

Overview

You have deployed SharePoint 2013 with Reporting Services in the SharePoint Integrated mode. From the Central Administration, System Settings>Manage Services on Server, you try to start the SQL Server Reporting Services service.  You receive the following error message-

“Reporting Services scale-out deployment is not supported in this edition of Reporting Services. This edition only supports one instance of the SQL Server Reporting Services Service in the farm. The SQL Server Reporting Services service cannot be started on this server unless it is stopped on all other servers in the farm.” Continue Reading…