Category Archives: SP2010 Admin

Configure ULS Logs for Troubleshooting SharePoint

Here is the quick tip on how to turn on & off ULS Logs for Troubleshooting. This is mostly self-reminder note for me. Download ULSLogViewer from MSDN, this is one of my all time favorite tool which doesn’t install anything … Continue reading

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SharePoint and ADFS Configuration Error – ID4220: The SAML Assertion is either not signed or the signature’s KeyIdentifier cannot be resolved to a SecurityToken

Yesterday, while configuring my SharePoint 2013 farm with ADFS v2 farm, I came across peculiar issue which I haven’t seen before. After successful initial configuration of trusted connection between SharePoint and ADFS, while browsing to the SharePoint Site, ADFS responded … Continue reading

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SQL Best Practices for SharePoint Farm – Use Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS Collation for SharePoint Database Engine

It is important to set Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 databases – Case insensitive, Accent sensitive, Kana sensitive, Width sensitive. SharePoint uses the Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation because the Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation most closely matches the Microsoft Windows NTFS … Continue reading

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Disable the Loopback Check for Specific Host Names on all SharePoint Web and Application Servers

Microsoft has introduced new feature – Loopback Security Check in Windows Server 2003 SP1 to prevent access to a web application using a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) if an attempt to access it takes place from a machine that … Continue reading

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SQL Best Practices for SharePoint Farm – Configure SQL Alias on all SharePoint Web and Application Servers

To improve ease of maintenance and allow flexibility to move SharePoint databases to the different SQL server instance, one of the best practices for SharePoint Farm administrators is to configure SQL Server Connection Aliases for each SharePoint server in your … Continue reading

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