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  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Best Practices - Choosing Between AD Groups or SharePoint Groups

    Which way should you go when coming up with a security infrastructure for SharePoint: use Active Directory (AD) or SharePoint groups? Table of Contents Pro AD groups Pro SharePoint groups Best practices Related topics Best Practices Overview Pro AD groups Company rules may dictate the...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: crawl database is too large

    This Wiki page contains best practices regarding the size of the crawl database. The crawl database stores the crawl data (time/status, etc.) about all items that have been crawled. Use the following formula to calculate it's average size: Crawl: 0.046 × (sum of content databases) For more info...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2013: What's New for Search

    SharePoint 2013 Experiences Dynamic, Interactive and actionable Search powers core SharePoint experiences (social and more) Extensibility has never been easier or more powerful There is now a single search architecture How Search is being used Find: Find what you are looking...
  • Wiki Page: Summary of FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint SP1 improvements and fixes

    Table of Contents SP1 improvements SP1 fixes This is a summary of the improvements and fixes in FAST Search for SharePoint Service Pack 1 . The list contains some additional info compared to the excel sheet published with the SP1 update. SP1 includes new fixes and improvements, but also includes...
  • Wiki Page: Troubleshooting FAST Search server - Post Setup Configuration Failed

    Some hints to resolve a "Post Setup Configuration Failed" error when installing FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. Some useful articles Installation: Configuration wizard fails (TechNet) http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/142/understanding-iis-70-url-authorization/ http://blogs...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Find and Filter Wiki Articles that Include PowerShell

    Table of Contents See Also Other languages Did you know that you can easily find SharePoint 2010 related TechNet Wiki articles that include PowerShell using tag filtering? All articles that have "SharePoint 2010" and "PowerShell" in their tags which allows you to create a...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010 : Comment trouver et filtrer les articles du Wiki qui incluent du PowerShell (fr-FR)

    Table of Contents Voir aussi Autres langues disponibles Saviez-vous que vous pouvez facilement trouver des articles du Wiki TechNet concernant SharePoint 2010 qui incluent du PowerShell en utilisant le filtre par tags ? Tous les articles qui ont « SharePoint 2010 » et « PowerShell » dans leurs...
  • Wiki Page: Restart Timer Service in Sharepoint Farm using Powershell

    Following is the script to restart the timer service in SharePoint Farm #region :- Restart Timer on all web front end servers [array]$servers= Get-SPServer | ? {$_.Role -eq "Application"} $farm = Get-SPFarm foreach ($server in $servers) { Write-Host "Restarting Timer Job...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Find Page Views

    Following is the code to fetch the number of Page views from a SharePoint site using the RequestUsage Table We must enable Usage and Health Reporting from Central Administration with the important event being Page Requests. Enabling this will create a new database, named WSS_Logging.This Database...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Embed Flash Files into SharePoint Site Pages

    Hi, Recently a requirement was posted to me where a site admin wanted to use some flash files on some of the pages in his site. After some initial look here are the steps followed: The flash file was uploaded to a document library. In the page where he wanted to show the flash file a content...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010 : Comment embarquer des fichiers Flash dans les pages d'un site SharePoint (fr-FR)

    Récemment, une demande m'a été faite par un administrateur de site d'utiliser des fichiers flash sur certaines pages de son site. Après avoir regardé, voici les étapes suivies : Le fichier flash a été copié dans une bibliothèque de documents. Dans la page où il voulait afficher le fichier...
  • Wiki Page: CEWS Pipeline Toolkit

    Tool Description CEWS Pipeline Toolkit is a content processing framework for search that supports both Content Enrichment Web Service (CEWS) in SharePoint 2013 and the Pipeline Extensibility feature in FAST Search for SharePoint 2010. Comes with installer and graphical user interface. Configure...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Find the Size of a Subsite

    Recently a requirement was posted with me where the site administrators wanted to determine the size of their subsites as well and not only for the entire site collection or content database. The size of the content database can be determined easily and same for the site collection. However there was...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010 : Comment trouver la taille d'un sous-site (fr-FR)

    Récemment, un besoin m'a été remonté, à savoir que les administrateurs du site voulaient déterminer la taille de leurs sous-sites, et pas seulement pour la collection de sites entière ou la base de données de contenu. La taille de la base de données peut être déterminée facilement, de même pour...
  • Wiki Page: Fetch sharepoint user profile properties in txt file using powershell

    Following is the code to get the User profile properties from sharepoint using powershell.The script fetches both the OOB box properties and also custom properties. [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") [void][System.Reflection.Assembly...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2013: Books - A comprehensive list

    This topic is a recommended reading. This article indicates a suggested or recommended reading that will provide you with accurate and important informations for a better understanding of the covered topic. Table of Contents Introduction For Developers For Administrators / IT Pro's...
  • Wiki Page: How To Copy Users Between SharePoint Groups using C# for SharePoint 2010

    Hi, One of the pain areas in sharepoint is to copy the users between the groups. Sharepoint does not support nesting of groups. The problem get worsen when you have huge number of users. To resolve this I wrote this code. This works in both versions of sharepoint MOSS 2007 and SPS 2010. This tool...
  • Wiki Page: Not Available Locally Error while Executing Configuration Wizard in SharePoint 2010

    Hi, Recently an issue was reported to me where execution of sharepoint configuration wizard was failing for addition of a server in an existing farm with the error message " Not Available locally ". This was failing just at the step where the connection to existing configuration database...
  • Wiki Page: How to Check Effective Permissions of a User in Each Site in a Site Collection in SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010

    Hi, I have observed that one of a tedious task for a SharePoint site administrator to check permissions of a user in each site in a site collection. Microsoft Admin Toolkit has provided a functionality that can be used to check effective permissions. This can be downloaded at http://www.microsoft...
  • Wiki Page: How to Show the ID Field in EditForm.aspx and DispForm.aspx in SharePoint

    We do not get ID field in DispForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx pages out of the box. However many times business needs this field to show up in this form because of their uniqueness. To accomplish it a javascript is most easy option and it can be applied via content editor webpart. To do this follow these...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Access Denied By Business Data Connectivity Error in Using External Content Type List

    Hi, Recently an issue was reported to me where a site administrator tried to use a table in sql server as an external content source. He was able to create the external content type based on this and had defined all CRUD operations. He also created a list based on this external content type however...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint Error: "The search application 'Guid' on server ServerName did not finish loading. View the event logs on the affected server for more information"

    Hi, In our new SPS 2010 environment we were trying to configure search. When we logged into the search service via central administration and clicked on content sources we got this error message "The search application 'Guid' on server ServerName did not finish loading. View the event...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Apply Unique value Constraint in Person and Group column

    Hi, Recently an issue was reported to me where one of the site admin was unable to apply uniqueness in a column of type Person or Group in a list. When he was trying to create a column of that kind he was getting a screen like this: In the above screenshot there is no possibility to enforce...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: How to Show PDF Files in Browsers

    Hi, Recently someone expressed his requirements to open pdf files in browsers in the same way as excel files opens up when we use excel services. Although the settings was to open the file in web browser in advanced settings of the document library it was opening in the client application. After...
  • Wiki Page: How to Hide Columns in List Forms in SharePoint without using SharePoint Designer

    Recently a requirement was posted to me where the end users wanted to hide columns in list forms without using SharePoint designer. Our site admins can do this easily using SharePoint designer but since there were many lists and requests so it was not possible to go to each and every one and carry...
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