How to Limit NodeRunner.exe High Memory, CPU Usage?

Problem: NodeRunner.exe is consuming a lot of memory and CPU resulted in performance issues on SharePoint 2013 server. Solution: NodeRunner.exe is a SharePoint 2013 Search service component and it is resource hungry. To reduce the CPU and Memory impact of this process, follow below steps: Step 1: Reduce the CPU impact of…

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SharePoint Online: Delete a Site Collection using PowerShell

Requirement: Delete a SharePoint Online Site Collection using PowerShell. How to a 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, security, etc. When you no longer…

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

Problem: Experiencing “Configuration Failed” error message while running 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 an error message: “Configuration Failed: Failed to create the configuration database.An exception of type System.Security.Principal.IdentityNotMappedException was thrown. Additional exception…

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Create a Document Library in SharePoint using PowerShell

Requirement: Create a document library in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell. PowerShell Script to Create New Document Library in SharePoint: Here is how to create a document library in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell: This PowerShell script creates a document library in SharePoint 2013.

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SharePoint Datasheet Error: An Error 0x80070057 Occurred. No further information was provided

In the People picker field in SharePoint 2010 datasheet view, on entering new values got this error message: An Error 0x80070057 Occurred. No further information was provided. Moreover, People picker field drop down was empty! Fix: Open your list in SharePoint designer Edit list columns >> Make some dummy modification to the…

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Open a Page in Popup Modal Dialog Window in SharePoint 2013

Requirement: Open a page in Modal Popup window in a SharePoint 2013 web site. Solution: The requirement is to open the “Terms and Conditions” page in a popup window on clicking the link. Used this HTML code to open a page in a modal popup window in SharePoint 2013: <a href=”#” onclick=”OpenPopUpPageWithTitle(‘http://crescent.com/sitepages/terms.aspx’,…

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Create SharePoint Group from Active Directory Group using PowerShell

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 PowerShell to create new SharePoint group from Active directory security…

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How to Disable Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) in SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint 2013 introduced a new concept called the Minimal download strategy to minimize the amount of data downloaded from your SharePoint site to clients and making it load faster. For example, when we navigate from a site’s home page to the Shared Documents page, MDS downloads only the content that has changed…

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

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 to publish is unavailable. Contact your provider for assistance.” Solution:…

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Application Pool Monitoring for SharePoint using PowerShell Script

If SharePoint Application Pools are stopped that would cause “Service Unavailable” outages to your SharePoint environment! While SCOM can monitor the SharePoint IIS web application’s application pool status, it makes it a bit noisier with alerts and doesn’t start the application pool automatically – when stopped. So, let’s address this issue with…

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