Create Search Service Application in SharePoint 2016 Multi-Server Farm using PowerShell

The Search Service Application in SharePoint provides a search functionality, as its name implies. We have to use PowerShell scripts to configure the search service application from SharePoint 2013 onwards. Although we can create a new search service application instance, there is no user interface to configure the Search topology from SharePoint…

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How to Create State Service Application in SharePoint 2016?

Many components like InfoPath Form services, Visio, Search Service, workflows, etc., relies on the State Service Application of SharePoint to store the application sessions. If it’s not configured already, you’d probably see error messages such as: “The form cannot be rendered. This may be due to a misconfiguration of the Microsoft SharePoint…

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How to Add Administrator and Grant Permission to Service Applications using PowerShell?

By default, the Farm administrators group has the right to manage all service applications. Often there are situations when you may need to add additional administrators or grant permissions to SharePoint service applications. Say, You want to delegate service application administration to other users SharePoint farm admin account isn’t added as service…

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Create Secure Store Service Application in SharePoint Server using PowerShell

PowerShell Script to Create SharePoint 2013/2016 Secure store Service application: The Secure Store Service was introduced to replace the SSO feature since SharePoint 2010. Secure Store Service is a shared service that provides storage and mapping of credentials such as account names and passwords. It solves the problem of having to sign…

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How to Configure Secure Store Service Application in SharePoint 2016 – Step by Step

Secure Store Service Application in SharePoint Secure store service enables you to securely store credentials required to connect to external systems and associate those credentials to a specific identity or group of identities. Secure Store Service solves the problem of sign-in into many applications and entering different usernames and passwords. This is…

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Create Business Data Connectivity Service (BCS) Application in SharePoint 2016

The Business Data Connectivity (BDC or BCS) service application in SharePoint 2016 enables us to connect and manipulate with an external line of business data sources such as SQL Server, web services, WCF Service, SOAP, REST Service Connection, XML file connection, OAuth and other proprietary data sources that are accessed by custom…

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Create BDC (BCS) Service Application in SharePoint 2013/2016 using PowerShell

Business Data Connectivity Services service application provides centralized infrastructure to connect and manipulate with external line of business data sources through external list concept. Here is the PowerShell script to create Business Data Connectivity Service Application in SharePoint 2016. PowerShell script to create BDC Service Application in SharePoint 2013 / 2016: This…

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