Archive for May, 2009

“Shared Services Provider creation failed” – SharePoint

While creating a new Shared services Provider for one of the farm servers, I got this error. The issue was the credentials for service account were not valid (all of a sudden…..! I could still not figure out why!). There is a nice KB article on this on the following link:

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May 7, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Technical details: HC not found. (MS.OSS.ADMIN.manifest , 1033) – SharePoint

I might not be the first one to figure this out.

While configuring any Services from the SharePoint Central Administration website, if you do not provide a fully qualified domain-name\username as your credentials, (see below):

 

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Open Command Prompt here (Administrator)

How to add an Open Command Prompt here (Administrator) option to the context menu for folders and to the Computer (previously My Computer)?

To add the Open Command Window Here (Administrator) option to the context menu for file system folders, use the following REG file:

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Increase the number of simultaneous downloads (which is normally limited to 2)

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Ideally (by default) you are only allowed to download two files at one time. This limitation can prove to be quite an inconvenience for anyone who downloads quite a lot on the Internet. A simply registry tweak can be done to remove this limitation.

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Show OS info on Desktop

How to display the Operating System information on Desktop (without using a 3rd party tool):

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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"An exception of type system.security.principal.identitynotmappedexception was thrown" – SharePoint

Sharing my trouble shooting experience with SharePoint. I was running the SharePoint configuration wizard after a issue being report by a user, issue was:

Failed to register SharePoint services.

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Reboot required check SQL Server 2008 and SP1 – "Restart Computer" – Failed

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When installing SQL Server 2008 one can run into “‘Reboot required check’ failed” situation.

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May 5, 2009 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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