If you ran into this issue, the first thing you need to do is check if the PowerPivot solution is deployed to the web applications. You can do this by going to Central Administration > System Settings > Manage Farm Solutions and there you should see the solution powerpivotwebapplication.wsp. Make sure it is deployed to… Read more
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Issues pop up when you delete a site collection and then want to restore it from a backup. When you delete a site collection it is not completely deleted from the content database. If at that point you try to restore it from a backup it will fail. The solution to this is quite easy,… Read more
Today we ran into an interesting problem. The distributed cache service was no longer working. As it was a single server environment, we removed the service instance and reprovisioned it following: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219613.aspx Strangely, it refused to start and went back to the services page. In the end, the following powershell fixed the distributed cache (after… Read more
Normally, when you are in the case of fast growing log files it means that you have verbose logging on. As in our case verbose logging was off, the issue had to be somewhere else. As we saw that all the service applications were failing on a specific server, we were able to identify that… Read more