SQL Server Reporting Service Application 2012 DR Procedures

I was tasked to find out and test the detailed steps to handle DR for SSRS 2012 service application on SharePoint 2010 and in this blog I will share the steps I took to move SSRS 2010 service application from “production” to DR environment. Environment: Prepare the environment: DNS A record: drtestweb.contoso.com – 10.0.0.200 Kerberos…

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SharePoint 2010 Forms Authentication with Sql

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mahesm/archive/2010/04/07/configure-forms-based-authentication-fba-with-sharepoint-2010.aspx http://cks.codeplex.com/releases/view/7450 Federated Search http://manish-sharepoint.blogspot.com/2009/12/federated-search-in-sharepoint-2010.html http://manish-sharepoint.blogspot.com/2009/12/federated-search-in-sharepoint-2010_21.html http://blogs.technet.com/b/vedant/archive/2010/10/27/federated-search-connectors-for-enterprise-search.aspx


Multi-tenancy with Service Farm

Service farm provide the following partitioned service applications: SSS, MMS, BCS, Search, UPA Consuming farm one web application http://hosting.litware.local hosting several host header site collections for tenant Steps to create partitioned service applications PowerShell with either PartitionMode or Partitioned switch Publish service applications trust Root authority and STS cert from consuming farm grant consuming farm…


Remove Orphan PWA

I had a test web application with PWA provisioned and I just deleted the web application without unprovisioning the PWA. Now I run Get-Spdatabase and I got those PWA databases showing there even after I deleted the databases from the SQL server. I tried to use STSADM –o deleteconfigurationobject –id <spdatabase_id> and this will complain…


Object reference not set to an instance of an object while uploading InfoPath Form

  I have a full trusted InfoPath form that was OK in MOSS 2007 and it was also OK to import from the exported cab files with SharePoint 2010 RTM. But it throws the following error after SP2010 SP1  when I tried to upload the same InfoPath form: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an…


SSRS 2012 with SharePoint 2010

SSRS 2008 R2 SharePoint mode has some limitations such as it could not delegate user’s credential using Windows Kerberos authentication if the web application is using claims based authentication and Adam explained it why in his blog. Some documents indicated that SSRS 2012 will be claim aware and work with C2WTS to convert Windows claims…

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SSRS Integrated Mode with SharePoint 2010

Configuration Steps Prepare the servers as SharePoint application servers and joined into the farm Install SSRS 2008 R2 bits on the servers Configure SSRS using configuration wizard Create a database in integrated mode Web Service URL – if Advanced button is not enabled, you need to apply the settings first and then you can change…