SharePoint doesn’t redirect to ADFS login page

Suddenly , SharePoint stop redirecting to _trust/default.aspx which redirect to ADFS login page to obtain for the user login and it shows the NTLM login windows. Fix: Make sure AAM is configured rightly , if the SharePoint site with ADFS authentication extended with the Internet Zone then make sure AAM has the right Internet zone.

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SharePoint doesn’t redirect to /Pages/default.aspx

Suddenly , SharePoint stop redirecting to /Pages/Default.aspx if the user don’t write the complete URL. For example if the user request only the domain name http://test without /pages/default.aspx it will ask repeatedly for login with no success. Fix: Make sure AAM is configured rightly Make sure Everyone has read-only permission in the following folder C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\web application (also make sure \_app_bin has the same…

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My experience with USB Rubber Ducky

USB RUBBER Ducky is  Social engineering tool Keyboard looks like USB Because Human use keyboards , Computer trust humans Can run payloads (has simple scripting language) , key-logger , and other attacks Examples of Payloads https://github.com/hak5darren/USB-Rubber-Ducky/wiki/Payloads  Link to build the script http://ducktoolkit-411.rhcloud.com/Home.jsp I run the below safe script in my PC 🙂

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Maximizing SharePoint Availability Whitepaper

This technical whitepaper describes how to configure High Availability for SharePoint Server at the Database level, in addition to what is the best practices to implement AlwaysOn Availability Group in SQL Server. You can download this document from TechNet Gallery https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Maximizing-SharePoint-6c313248   The idea of this document have come from the slides I published since 3…

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Maximizing SharePoint Security Whitepaper

This technical whitepaper describes how to protect SharePoint Servers and Websites, in addition to what is the best practices to maximize the SharePoint Security controls. You can download this document from TechNet Gallery https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Maximizing-SharePoint-cf7f7efc  I try in this version to recover the most common issues and security controls which related to on premises SharePoint 2010/2013 websites….

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Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

In this article I will list the steps in short form and I think it’s enough for Professional SharePoint administrators J. Upgrade process: Build new SharePoint 2013 farm Make SharePoint 2010 content databases as Read-only (No specific version or Cumulative update is required) Take backup from content databases Restore these content databases to SQL Server of SharePoint 2013 Create Web Application in SharePoint 2013 with the default content…

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Security: Protecting SQL Server Applications

I read a good book called “Securing SQL Server, protecting your database from attackers, second and third editions by Denny Cherry” which has a lot of good information describing how to secure SQL Server databases and the best practices in clear words. You can find more about this book in the following link(I encourage everyone…

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Security: Protecting SharePoint Server Applications

This list helps developers and administrators to protect SharePoint Applications or portals from common security issues which they are frequently reported by Health check and Penetration testing tools. Most of these issues related to disclosing information , which is related to No.6 “Sensitive Data Exposure” and No.9 “Using Components with known Vulnerabilities” risks in OWASP Top…

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(ISC)2 – CSSLP® – Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional – July 2015

  Certificate/ID Number: 529687 Cycle Start Date: Aug 01, 2015 Cycle End Date: Jul 31, 2018   Dear Fadi Abdulwahab,   Congratulations! It gives me great pleasure to be the first to address you with the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®) designation! Based upon your examination results, a review of your application and acceptance…

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Move SharePoint 2010 Site Collection from one farm to another with RBS is enabled on the source Site collection

Note: to configure RBS for SharePoint 2010 then you can check this document “Configuring Remote Blob Storage (RBS) for SharePoint”http://www.knowledgecue.com/pdf/ConfiguringRemoteBlobStorageforSharePointKnowledgeCue.pdf I have a case to move Site Collection from one farm to another farm but the source site collection is enabled with RBS feature so I will follow the below Steps: Take Normal Full Backup…

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