Re-creating the SharePoint Web Services Site

https://blogs.msmvps.com/haarongonzalez/how-to-restore-the-sharepoint-web-services-iis-web-site-if-accidently-deleted/ The above blog post explains that it is possible to, erroneously, remove the SharePoint Services website from the file system when there are extended zones in play for a web application where the extended zone was created using the … Read More

Got Trusts? Need Info about the Domain and it’s trust relationships

The following blog post is just a re-blogurtation of this post https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/16067.nltest-to-test-the-trust-relationship-between-a-workstation-and-domain.aspx   1.NLTEST can be used to show this trust relationship. PS C:\> nltest /trusted_domains List of domain trusts: 0: GS gs.com (NT 5) (Direct Outbound) (Direct Inbound) ( … Read More

Creating or Re-Creating Managed Accounts (w/ Powershell)

When creating a farm using powershell, you need to create the managed accounts that your service applications will use.  Here’s a script written by Stephen Swinney, Rackspace Senior SharePoint Engineer that does just that!

  Note: you could also … Read More

CU Updates, Big Farm, Lots of DB’s, Mounting Databases

Let’s say you have this ginormous farm with hundreds of databases and you want to update the farm to a new CU.  First thing you can do is get a list of your content databases using this powershell  

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