Which one is my Process ID?

Now with SharePoint and Dynamics CRM running on the same dev box, attaching to a Process ID can become a challenge in identifying which one is what. Luckily, IIS comes to the rescue. In a command prompt, run appcmd with the list command to list all the worker processes and the associated application pools. The... Continue Reading →

Configuring and modifying search scopes in SharePoint

At the Central Administration Level (across the farm) Open up Central Administration > Application Management Under “Service Applications” click on Manage service applications Click on Search Service Application Under Queries and Results on the Quick navigation click on Scopes From here on instructions are identical to the steps performed at the Site collection Level. At... Continue Reading →

“The farm is unavailable” message

So you’ve set-up your account to be a farm admin, and you’re trying to deploy your solution. But you get the message above. That is because, even though you are a farm admin, your account does not have the proper permissions to the SQL database. Check that first. Keep in mind, in 2007 certain update... Continue Reading →

SP2010 move site collection to new database

As you’ve probably seen by now, once you create multiple site collections in the same web application, you don’t get a lot of options as far as database location. Well, it’s really not that complicated: Create the databases for the new site collections (easy enough in CA) Run the following PowerShell command for each site... Continue Reading →

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