Remove User From All Sites in SharePoint using PowerShell

February 28, 2015    , , , , ,
Delete user from all site collections in SharePoint 2010/2013 using PowerShell: Some times, we may need to delete a particular user from all site collections. Say for e.g. Employee leaves the company! Here is how to remove a user from all SharePoint sites using PowerShell. Add-PSSnapin Microso…

New-SPLogFile PowerShell Cmdlet in SharePoint Troubleshooting

February 20, 2015    , , , ,
New-SPLogFile cmdlet in SharePoint 2013 creates new ULS trace log file on execution. In other words, once you execute this New-SPLogFile command, it ends the current log file and creates a new log file. All subsequent errors will be placed in the new log file, which intern greatly helps to isolat…

Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS in SharePoint using IIS URL Rewrite Module

February 19, 2015    , , , , ,
How to redirect http to https in SharePoint 2013? Changing SharePoint site from http to https is a common requirement. URL Rewrite module is a great plugin for IIS to achieve various sort of redirects in your SharePoint site (or any web site technically!). Lets see how to implement HTTP to HTTPS…

Find Installed SharePoint Product Edition using PowerShell

February 17, 2015    ,
To determine SharePoint edition installed , use this PowerShell script: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue #Hashtable to define Installed product from its GUID #Based on: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj659075.aspx and #https://msdn.micr…

How to Rename SharePoint 2013 Content Databases with PowerShell?

February 16, 2015    , , , , , ,
Requirement: To follow standard naming conventions, We got to rename SharePoint content databases in our SharePoint 2013 environment. Solution: You can rename a SharePoint content database in these three steps as explained in my another post:  How to Rename SharePoint 2013/2010 Central Admin …

SharePoint Online: Delete Site Collection using PowerShell

February 13, 2015    , , , , , , ,
Requirement: Delete SharePoint online Site Collection using PowerShell. How to delete a site collection in SharePoint Online? SharePoint Online site collection is a collection of one or more sites that are grouped under the common URL and typically share a common navigation, branding, features…

Configuration Failed: Failed to create the configuration database in SharePoint Products Configuration Wizard

February 12, 2015    , , ,
Problem: Experiencing "Configuration Failed" error message while running SharePoint SharePoint 2013 Products Configuration Wizard right after new installation/patching. It got stuck while performing configuration task 3 of 10. Creating the configuration database... Which ended with a…

Create a Document Library in SharePoint using PowerShell

February 10, 2015    , , , ,
Requirement: Create a document library in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell. PowerShell Script to Create New Document Library in SharePoint: Here is how to create document library in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue #…

Open a Page in Popup Modal Dialog Window in SharePoint 2013

February 08, 2015    
Requirement: Open a page in Modal Popup window in a SharePoint 2013 web site. Solution: Requirement is to open "Terms and Conditions" page in popup window on clicking the link. Used this HTML code to open a page in modal popup window in SharePoint 2013: <a href="#" o…

Create SharePoint Group from Active Directory Group using PowerShell

February 08, 2015    , , , , , ,
Requirement: Convert Active Directory Group into SharePoint Group! Solution: Managing SharePoint users at Active Directory Security group and within SharePoint has its own advantages and disadvantages too. Now, our requirement is to migrate from AD group to SharePoint group. So, Lets use Power…

Word cannot register your account. The provider where you are trying to publish is unavailable. Contact your provider for assistance.

February 05, 2015    ,
Problem: Tried publishing a blog post to SharePoint blog from Microsoft Word 2013 from "File >> Share >> Publish to Blog". While registering a new SharePoint blogging account, got this error message "Word cannot register your account. The provider where you are trying …

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