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SharePoint 2010 Search Service Removal and Cleanup

Sometimes you just need to rebuild SharePoint 2010 search.  It happens.  Life happens.  SharePoint 2010 Search poops the bed.  This article will discuss how to remove a SharePoint 2010 search service application and clean up leftover search components. Search Service Application Removal So the first thing we need to do is remove the search service [...]

By |2020-04-07T16:52:34+04:30April 7th, 2020|Central Administration, PowerShell, Tips|Comments Off on SharePoint 2010 Search Service Removal and Cleanup

Rename SharePoint Service Application or Proxy

If you would like to rename a service application or it's proxy, PowerShell can get it done! Let's say the Managed Metadata service is named "Managed Metadata" and the associated proxy is also named "Managed Metadata".  To change the service name to "Managed Metadata Service" and the proxy name to "Managed Metadata Service Proxy", the [...]

By |2019-10-14T16:17:55+04:30October 14th, 2019|Central Administration, PowerShell, Tips|Comments Off on Rename SharePoint Service Application or Proxy

Removing SharePoint Managed Accounts

When removing SharePoint managed accounts, there is a right way and a wrong way ... The Right Way Use Central Admin GUI or "Remove-SPManagedAccount -Identity domain\user" PowerShell cmdlet  to delete the managed account Delete the account from Active Directory The Wrong Way Delete the account from Active Directory before removing the managed account from SharePoint If the account [...]

By |2016-12-06T13:12:59+04:30March 29th, 2013|Central Administration, PowerShell|Comments Off on Removing SharePoint Managed Accounts

Search Scope Visibility

When creating search scopes, consider the following: If a search scope is created for a site collection, the scope will ONLY be available for the site collection where it was created.  To create a shared search scope that will be available across all site collections, use Central Administration to create a shared search scope. Site Collection Search Scope Settings [...]

By |2016-12-06T11:28:15+04:30March 25th, 2013|Central Administration, Tips|Comments Off on Search Scope Visibility

RSS Viewer and SSL (HTTPS:) Feeds

Add a SharePoint 2010 RSS Viewer Web Part to a page and configure it to read from an external SSL (HTTPS:) feed. The following message will be displayed: "The requested RSS could not be displayed. Please verify the settings and url for this feed. If this problem persists, please contact your administrator." Checking the event [...]

By |2016-12-06T10:35:45+04:30October 15th, 2011|Central Administration|1 Comment
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