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

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)

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

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