My recent attempts to configure the Windows Azure Workflow service (Workflow 1.0 Beta) with a SQL Server alias didn't go so well. If you're playing with Workflow 1.0 Beta, stay away from aliases!
After installing the current SharePoint 2013 preview build, I was greeted by "An unexpected error has occurred" message while trying to navigate to the Central Administration site. This post represents the steps I took to troubleshoot the problem and implement a least-privileges fix for it...
In this post I review "SharePoint 2010 Six-In-One" by Chris Geier, Becky Bertram, Andrew Clark, Cathy Dew, Ray Mitchell, Wes Preston, and Ken Schaefer.
In this post I investigate the differences between the Backup-SPFarm and Backup-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlets in the process of configuration-only backup in SharePoint 2010. I also extrapolate a bit on how the Backup-SPConfigurationDatabase may have come to be.
The SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide is now available! In this post, I provide a small peek into the contents of the book and the people who helped make it a reality.
In this post, I discuss SharePoint 2010's new configuration-only backup and restore capabilities, how they work, and why they probably aren't going to remove the need for farm configuration documentation anytime soon.