Solving ULS Log Files Being Created But Empty (0 Kb)

Interestingly enough; this happened to several customers at just about the same time the other week on new servers that we added into the farm.  In servers in the farm, we had set a Diagnostic Logs location to a customized location (e.g. D:\Logs); and we even gave the WSS_WPG and WSS_Admin_WPG accounts full control permissions… Continue reading Solving ULS Log Files Being Created But Empty (0 Kb)

Patching a SharePoint 2013 farm: Step-by-Step Installation guide.

Originally posted on Vignesh's SharePoint Thoughts:
I often to stumble around in my early days as a SharePoint administrator while patching a SharePoint farm with the latest Cumulative updates and after putting together some years of experience in SharePoint administration I finally reached a point where I could confidently patch a farm without encountering…

Site collection backup/restore vs. site export/import with focus on running workflows, version history and auditing

Originally posted on Naim's Blog:
Custom SharePoint solutions usually contain custom lists with custom event receivers, custom workflows, maintain version history, use auditing etc. For a site with lists that have those customization it’s important to make sure that the backup/restore process will not lose any of the running workflows, workflow tasks and their…

How to get Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server

Many a times we may need to get the Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server. In this article we will see how we can get these parts of the DateTime in Sql Server. You may like to read the other popular articles on Date and Time: How to get… Continue reading How to get Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server

Enabling NTLM Authentication (Single Sign-On) in Firefox

How many of you have noticed that when you are using Internet Explorer and you browse to your companies intranet page that it will automatically authenticate you but when you use Firefox you will be prompted with a login box? I recently, in searching for solutions to allow NTLM authentication with Apache, stumbled across how… Continue reading Enabling NTLM Authentication (Single Sign-On) in Firefox