Restore-SPSite : 0x80070003

I got this error when trying to do Restore-SPSite on a SharePoint Farm that did not match the schema version of the backed-up Site Collection. After installing the correct CU to my target environment the Restore-SPSite worked without issues. Found this in the ULS log to pinpoint the issue : Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.4617.1000 does… Continue reading Restore-SPSite : 0x80070003

How to change your own expired password when you can’t login to RDP

I must admit that it was a bit embarrassing to see my Administrator password expired when I tried to log in as Domain Admin to Domain Controller. I got this little message saying This user account’s password has expired. The password must change in order to logon. Please update the password or contact your system administrator or… Continue reading How to change your own expired password when you can’t login to RDP

Unexpected error occurred in method ‘GetObject’ , usage ‘SPViewStateCache’

Sometimes working on a DEV server runs into some unexpected features.  Like bad performance.  Sometimes the bad performance leads to bonus features in the error logs. This one started popping up in the ULS viewer: Unexpected error occurred in method ‘GetObject’ , usage ‘SPViewStateCache’ – Exception ‘Microsoft.ApplicationServer.Caching.DataCacheException: ErrorCode<ERRCA0018>:SubStatus<ES0001>:The request timed out.. However, it’s a simple… Continue reading Unexpected error occurred in method ‘GetObject’ , usage ‘SPViewStateCache’

Create VPN Point to Site Azure

Create a Virtual Network Named – VNET-01 Address Space – 10.10.0.0/16 Subnet – 10.10.10.0/24 Create a GatewaySubnet within the Virtual Network GatewaySubnet – 10.10.1.0/24 Create a Virtual Network Gateway Associate to Virtual Network VNET-01 This takes Azure 45 minutes to complete Create a VM within the Virtual Network VNET-01 Create the Root VPN Certificate 1)… Continue reading Create VPN Point to Site Azure

Upgrading from Windows Server 2016 Standard “Evaluation” to a fully registered version

Open your command line as administrator and type in to check your available Target Editions : Dism /Online /Get-TargetEditions Ten type in as below and put your edition name in as follow : Dism /Online /Set-Edition:<edition name> /AcceptEula /ProductKey:12345-67890-12345-67890-12345 The Restart of the Server could be a nessesary afterwards ! Job done.

Disable Loop Back Check in Windows Server

Microsoft has introduced a security feature in 2003 Server to prevent attacks on Windows servers. This feature will prevent a web application access from the host server with a fully qualified domain name. During the SharePoint installation this is one of the issues that needs to be addressed. There are two approaches to disable loop… Continue reading Disable Loop Back Check in Windows Server