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

The program w3wp.exe, with the assigned process ID, could not authenticate locally by using the target name HTTP/WEBSITENAME

You may face this error when you are running your development environment on virtual server where you have also configured alternate access URL-s.The full message is something like this: “The program w3wp.exe, with the assigned process ID, could not authenticate locally by using the target name HTTP/WEBSITENAME. The target name used is not valid. A target… Continue reading The program w3wp.exe, with the assigned process ID, could not authenticate locally by using the target name HTTP/WEBSITENAME

Configure AD FS 3.0 with SharePoint 2013

First you need to install ADFS server 3.0, if don’t know how, follow this tutorial http://blogit.create.pt/miguelmoreno/2014/11/14/installing-adfs-on-windows-server-2012-r2/ Configure relay party on ADFS Start server manager, click on tools, AD FS Management. On the right pane select Add Relying Party Trust. Have the welcome to the wizard, click start button. Select the option “Enter data about the relying party… Continue reading Configure AD FS 3.0 with SharePoint 2013

Configuring Outgoing email settings in SharePoint with Gmail SMTP

Configuring Outgoing email settings in SharePoint with Gmail SMTP Select SMTP Server in features in Server manager. 2. Go to Start à Administrative Tools à Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 Manager to open IIS 6.0 à right click on SMTP Server à Properties   3. In Access Tab go to Relay Restrictions   In Relay… Continue reading Configuring Outgoing email settings in SharePoint with Gmail SMTP

General Availability of the Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool

Originally posted on Vignesh's SharePoint Thoughts:
Couple of months back I wrote an article on the Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool when it was newly introduced , today I’m really happy to see that Microsoft has announced the General Availability of this tool . Please go through the article below to read in detail about…