Category Archives: SP2013 Admin

Reviving SharePoint Hybrid Lab by Restoring Expired Certificates

Over Christmas break, I had to revive my SharePoint hybrid lab after it was ideal for few months and during that period ironically all the certs were expired which gave out the end-to-end SharePoint hybrid configuration. As an overview, my … Continue reading

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Nik’s SharePoint Fest 2015 Chicago Session Deck on High Trust Provider Hosted Add-in is Available

Thanks everyone who was able to make my session at the SharePoint Fest Chicago 2015. It was a great to see familiar faces and friends in a jam packed session. Historically SharePoint fest has seen lots of IT decision makers, … Continue reading

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Renew expired ADFS Token Certificates for ADFS 2.0 and SharePoint 2013 On-Premises

Over the last weekend, I was in the process of restoring my SharePoint 2013 farm VMs on Windows Server 2008 R2 built over the last year. My goal was to restore and start adding additional pieces in the complex SharePoint … Continue reading

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Step by Step – Complete Guide to Configure ADFS 2.0 Integration with SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2

This article outlines the high level steps for ADFS 2.0 integration with SharePoint 2013 farm on Windows Server 2008 R2 & detailed steps required to fine tune SharePoint platform for ADFS 2.0 including User Profile Sync and Search Service. Unfortunately this article doesn’t have any visual … Continue reading

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ADFS 2.0, SAML 2.0, and SharePoint 2013 – Limitations, Issues, and Workarounds

I have recently configured large SharePoint 2013 On-Premises farm with Windows Server 2008 R2 and ADFS 2.0. As we were configuring SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 2.0 integration, we came across various issues and limitations. This articles highlights list of all … Continue reading

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