Manuel Costa

SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Backup/Restore with PowerShell Command SharePoint 2010

 

 If you want to backup/restore your site collection in SharePoint 2010, you can do with PowerShell command. I’ll spilt the post in two sections. One is on how to backup/restore in the same site collection and another is how to backup from one server/site collection to another. For the former (backup/restore in the same site collection), SharePoint provides nice easy GUI page in Central Administration page. However, for second one (backup/restore between different server) you need to run PowerShell scripts.…

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SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: Patching your WAC farm with no downtime SharePoint 2013

 

 In this post we’ll take a look at the first Office Web Apps 2013 (WAC) update – specifically we’re looking at how to patch your WAC farm to minimize the downtime. If you follow my instructions you will have zero downtime (except for a brief moment where Excel stuff will not be accessible). Background and preparations For this sample I will have a SharePoint 2013 (RTM) farm connected to a WAC 2013 (RTM) farm. The WAC farm is load balanced…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: How to Deploy a Site Taxonomy in SharePoint 2010

 

 Sometimes we need to modify the out-of-the-box templates to deploy an entire site hierarchy based on the designed architecture. There situations that require a code-based approach to do this, many times we can simply create our site template modifications in SharePoint’s graphical user interface and then deploy the site hierarchy with a PowerShell script, avoiding the more complex development and code lifecycle issues. In this article helps to accomplish the following tasks Create and configure a Web template in the…

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SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: Using IFrame in Content Editor WebPart SharePoint 2013

 

 In SharePoint 2013 admins can now Insert an iframe element into an HTML field like Content editor webpat on a page. This will let users Embed dynamic content from other sites, such as videos or map directions on any SharePoint site page. Any external domains that will be Inserted in Iframe should be added as approved domains in “HTML Field Security”. By default, certain trusted external domains are already approved for use in iframes.Site collection administrators can customize the field…

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SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: How to Manage SharePoint 2013 Online Using Powershell

 

 When SharePoint 2010 was released we had hundreds of cmdlets available for our on-premises deployments but when it came to Office365 we only had cmdlets available for manipulating our subscription details, users in AD, and Exchange Online (http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh125002.aspx). With the release of SharePoint 2013 as part of the Office365 offering we now have the ability to use PowerShell to manipulate our SharePoint Site Collections in the cloud. The capabilities are somewhat limited in that our abilities are limited to manipulating…

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European SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: Create Search Service Application With PowerShell SharePoint 2013

 

  This blog covers information about how to create search service application with Powershell and the objective is to provision Search Service Application and Usage Service Health with PowerShell to ensure that we have Database Names without GUID, else you will have to put up with something like this under So effectively the picture above with Database Names and GUID is courtesy of the Central Administration GUI and New Service Application method. You could create the Search Service Application using…

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SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: Business Intelligence and Composite Features of SharePoint 2013

 

 SharePoint 2013 includes enhanced support for business intelligence (BI) and SharePoint composites. In this article, we will discuss these changes and examine how they impact the roles of farm and site administrators in SharePoint 2013. Business intelligence (BI) solutions use a variety of data sources and presentation tools, such as Microsoft Excel, SharePoint Excel Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, Microsoft Visio, SharePoint Visio Services, and SharePoint PerformancePoint Services to gather, analyze, and present key business data through the SharePoint user…

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