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

Update the Service-Communications SSL certificate of ADFS and WAP servers

Changing the Service-Communications certificate for the Windows Server 2012 R2 ADFS servers and Windows Server 2012 R2 Web Application Proxy servers is sometimes tricky if you are not familiar with the technology. This script is not intended to be used for ADFS on Windows Server 2016. Basically you need to perform 3 operations: Change the… Continue reading Update the Service-Communications SSL certificate of ADFS and WAP servers

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

Complex AD user and groups automation

In Case of Automation process where new tenant creating processing on Azure and On-Permission environment I faced of making automation this workload to simplify and efficent this process. I took me three days and 306 lines of code to make three powershell scripts that create OU, UPN suffix, Add AD User or Users, Add AD… Continue reading Complex AD user and groups automation