|The slides from this presentation are now available at slideshare.
Due to a last minute drop out I’ll be presenting a session on SharePoint 2013 Search for IT PROs (infrastructure people) this Saturday 8th December (at 11:30 AM in the Mapperley Room). Continue reading
Whilst setting up v4 of Microsoft’s Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) environment, we encountered numerous problems whilst using Hyper-V with a Realtek network card. After creating an external virtual network within Hyper-V and selecting the Realtek network adapter, all outbound connectivity ceased. This was not the case with another physical network adapter that we were using (which happened to be an Intel card). Continue reading
I ran into an issue today whereby I was unable to log in to Lync Online due to the following error:
“There was a problem acquiring a personal certificate required to sign in” Continue reading
|05/11/2012 update: since writing this, the official SP2013 software boundaries article has been updated to include a supported limit of up to 20 Web Applications per SharePoint 2013 farm. This is in line with what I have heard from various SharePoint MCMs.
Designing a URL structure for a SharePoint farm sounds like a straightforward task. Surely it’s just a case of creating a few Web apps and corresponding DNS entries, right? Continue reading
With two troubleshooting blog posts in as many days, you might think that I’m getting fed up with the Windows 8 Release Preview. Continue reading
Sucked in by the Microsoft marketing hype today, I decided to install the Windows 8 release preview on my desktop computer (albeit in a VM). Although she’s fairly old by technology standards (I built her around 5 years ago), I figured that a Core 2 Duo machine would be capable of running Win 8, especially given Microsoft’s claim that the requirements are similar to those for Windows 7. Continue reading
I have spent the last 3 days at the International SharePoint Conference in London, organised by Combined Knowledge. Continue reading
Today we are going to be taking a look at the fill-factor option that is available within SQL Server 2005 and later, in the context of Microsoft SharePoint.
Aside from providing reasons for caring about fill-factor, I point out a mistake in the SQL maintenance guidance for both SharePoint 2007 and 2010 that relates to index rebuilds that I have made Microsoft aware of. Continue reading