AutoSPInstaller for beginners

I love to write blog posts for beginners. Maybe because, I always feel happy and energized when I stumble upon a helpful blog post when I am learning a new subject. In this post, I will introduce you to AutoSPInstaller (http://autospinstaller.codeplex.com/ ), the framework for installing and configuring SharePoint using automated scripts. It is a … Continue reading AutoSPInstaller for beginners

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search Topology

  Introduction When creating the Search Service application , a default topology will be built automatically where all Search components are assigned to the server which is running the Central Administration, in multi servers farm scenario you need to change this topology , the only available way currently is through PowerShell which will provide more … Continue reading Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search Topology

Getting Error: This Setup Requires Internet Information Server 5.1 or higher and Windows XP and higher when installing setup project on windows server 2008 and IIS 7

  Introduction: I was getting the error: This Setup Requires Internet Information Server 5.1 or higher and Windows XP and higher when I was trying to install a setup project on windows server 2008 with IIS 7.0. After 1 hour of searching, I discovered there was some configuration problems with the Conditions Editor (Requirements on … Continue reading Getting Error: This Setup Requires Internet Information Server 5.1 or higher and Windows XP and higher when installing setup project on windows server 2008 and IIS 7

How to Query Custom View in Event Viewer using C# Code

Introduction: I want to talk about how to filter events from the custom views in windows event viewer; that will give you more ability to drill down and give you more advance filtration options using C# Code. Below is an example how to use the same custom view and setting the options in your server … Continue reading How to Query Custom View in Event Viewer using C# Code

Moving SharePoint Databases to Another Server (Without Reconfiguring SharePoint)

Introduction Moving / Migrating Microsoft SharePoint Server Databases from one server to another might be difficult as you need to reconfigure all the related DB(s) to point at the new server. This might be acceptable if we are talking about the SharePoint Content Databases, but how about the below scenarios:   Scenario # 1: Moving … Continue reading Moving SharePoint Databases to Another Server (Without Reconfiguring SharePoint)

Using Host Integration Server COBOL Import Wizard

Introduction Host Integration Server allows application integration with the Mainframe system using the Transaction Integrator (TI) component. The method to implement this integration involves building what is called a TI assembly. TI Assembly is actually built using the definition of the interface between the Mainframe program and the definition of the input and output COM … Continue reading Using Host Integration Server COBOL Import Wizard