SharePoint is the top of the line collaboration system you always wanted for your organization. Now that you have it, however, you may have noticed that collaboration does not happen automatically. While software can do many wonderful things, it cannot Read More

 

When it’s time to make to the move from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, the site you see when you upgrade might not be the site you were expecting.

In a recent post on the Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog, … Read More

 

SharePoint 2013 and Tracing Event ID 2163
After installing SharePoint 2013, you might come across an issue where you see an Application Event ID 2163 start popping up. While it may seem innocuous, it actually will cause multiple problems down the road.
The error is effectively telling … Read More
 

Microsoft has entered into a deal with the Department of Defense that will bring Windows 8 to 75 percent of computers used by DoD employees. Out of the 450,000 employees of the DoD, that means 333,000 will soon be using … Read More

 

AppFabric Event ID 1000 and Event ID 1026 with SharePoint 2013

In working SharePoint 2013, you may come across an issue with the permissions with the AppFabric when it is first set up. You might notice the problem right away or you may not – usually it becomes obvious when things … Read More

 

Uninstalling SharePoint 2013 and AppFabric 1.1

At some point either during development or setup of a farm, you might have to remove SharePoint 2013 and re-install. Like 2010, the SharePoint uninstall does so pretty cleanly but with some caveats.

 

For one (just like 2010), the … Read More

 

As was true with SharePoint 2010, it is very important that the account used for the SharePoint Application pools has a valid Domain User Profile to operate. This is particularly needed in 2013 as it can cause issues when deploying … Read More

 

In both SharePoint 2010 and 2013, you might come across this message in the Health Analyzer. Basically this indicates that one or more application doesn’t have a Search Service Connection with it (most times it is the User Profile Service).… Read More

 

Step by Step: A BCS Overview

We’re often asked about what SharePoint’s Business Connectivity Service (BCS) in SharePoint 2010 and 2013  can be used for and how difficult it is to set up. While the short answer is pretty simple … Read More

 

So depending on whom you read, the statistics on companies that have a proper business continuity plan and/or disaster recovery plans is staggering and NOT in a good way. According to the SBA, more than half of small companies have … Read More