SharePoint 2010 Health Analyser Timer Job Changed Custom Web.Config Machine Key

I recently had an issue with custom machine key in the web.config file on the WFE servers. We use non-autogenerated machine key to de/encrypt custom solutions deployed in SharePoint farm. However this key was changed every midnight and the next morning users would start complaining about custom solution throwing errors. Initial research (Thanks for Nigel…

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SharePoint 2010: Missing Server Side Dependencies

— SUMMARY —SharePoint 2010 SP1 + 2011 August CU multi-server farm’s Central Admin site’s Health Analyzer shows “Mising Server Side Dependencies” on Web Part ID [baf5274e-a800-8dc3-96d0-0003d9405663]. Solution is to replicate Central Admin site’s virtual directory folder and the web.config file from the server hosting Central Admin site to all other WFE servers, like if the…

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