Category Archives: SharePoint

SharePoint 2013 Additional Pre-requisites

Per my previous blog post – Search Admin Component Not Running, it was noted that that for the search admin component to run, you would need at least 3 additional hot fixes &  if that didn’t work running a windows update and installing all the missing updates would certainly fix the Search Admin Component Not Running issue.

Todd Klindt also has blogged about the 3 missing pre-requisites in his blog post.

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Delete SharePoint 2010 Search Service Application

This post has been in draft since last 2 years and would probably not see the light of the day if it had not been for me having to delete the SharePoint 2010 Search Service Application couple of times recently using this technique…

I have had this “consistent” experience of not being able to delete the Search Service Applicaiton from Central Administration

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Microsoft Tech.Ed India 2011 Session Videos Available

This year in March, 2011 I presented two sessions at Microsoft Tech.Ed India 2011 Edition in Bangalore and it was a great to connect with the Indian Tech Community! You can read more about my experience at Microsoft Tech.Ed India 2011 here and I had shared my conference slides here.

Continue reading Microsoft Tech.Ed India 2011 Session Videos Available

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Applying WIM To VHD

This is a continuation of the series Re Imaging SharePoint VMs on the fly.

Now that you have captured your bootable virtual hard drive that was prepared for SharePoint Installation, you can apply that to another active partition or a virtual hard drive and then install whichever flavour of SharePoint you please!

As seen in the earlier post, capturing a virtual hard drive to create a Windows Image File is time consuming (compared to taking a snapshot in VMWare or Hyper-V) and memory intensive as well, however the advantage is that you can leverage on bare metal power – like having dual boot or multi-boot environment on your laptop.

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