HTTP to HTTPS redirects on IIS 6.x and higher (HTTPS Force)

This is the most common requirement on most of the Exchange servers hosted on IIS. The server admins configure an http to https redirect. Today I will be discussing few ways of doing this. I will keep updating this document as I find more ways to do so. I am considering OWA as a sub… Continue reading HTTP to HTTPS redirects on IIS 6.x and higher (HTTPS Force)

SharePoint Health Analyzer + Windows Eventviewer daily mailer from localhost and remotely logs via e-mail

Hello and Happy New Year After holidays break I decided to share script that I wrote the other day. The script can handle daily routine job of some of SharePoint and Windows Administrators and do all the automation. Recieved all error and warnings about entire SharePoint and Widows Servers Environments via e-mail day by day… Continue reading SharePoint Health Analyzer + Windows Eventviewer daily mailer from localhost and remotely logs via e-mail

Server 2012 R2 and SharePoint 2013: The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role

WTF. I spent two days trying to figure out this issue and finally I went digging into %WINDIR% to find my answer. I was trying to run the Prerequisite Installer for SharePoint 2013 on Server 2012 R2 but I kept getting the error in the title line The tool was unable to install Application Server… Continue reading Server 2012 R2 and SharePoint 2013: The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role

SharePoint 2013 : Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s): This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

I also ran into this trouble spot one day when I was installing SharePoint 2013 for a client. Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s): This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 So you need to check which version of .NET framework is installed on the server : Then depending on the… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 : Setup is unable to proceed due to the following error(s): This product requires Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5

Project Server 2013 – Can’t load WebPart / DBNull.Value to type ‘System.Guid’

Using this script in SQL you can check which record is generating the error : SELECT [PROJ_NAME] ,[MD_PROP_NAME] ,[CODE_VALUE] FROM [ProjectWebApp].[pub].[MSP_PROJ_CUSTOM_FIELD_VALUES] A inner join [ProjectWebApp].[pub].[MSP_PROJECTS] B On A.[PROJ_UID]=B.PROJ_UID inner join [ProjectWebApp].[pub].[MSP_CUSTOM_FIELDS] C on C.MD_PROP_UID = A.MD_PROP_UID Where [CODE_VALUE] is null and FIELD_TYPE_ENUM = 21 and [MD_LOOKUP_TABLE_UID] is not null order by [PROJ_NAME]‚Äč

Windows Server 2012 Online – Restart Pending : Shutdown

One of the recent issues in managing Windows Server 2012 is the way Automatic Updates works by default. If automatic updates are installed on a server, it may or may not automatically reboot the server or PC. At the log in screen, you may see this message. Upon logging in, you may be faced with… Continue reading Windows Server 2012 Online – Restart Pending : Shutdown

AutoSPInstaller for SharePoint 2010 + 2013

Package consisting of AutoSPInstaller (v3.x) files. The SharePoint / CodePlex community as always deserves big thanks for support, input and contributions! This release is stable for both SP2010 and SP2013 and supports the latest service packs available for each (currently SP2 for 2010 and SP1 for 2013). Also, SharePoint 2010 w/SP2 is now supported on… Continue reading AutoSPInstaller for SharePoint 2010 + 2013