Migrating to SharePoint Host Name Site Collections 3

In my previous 2 posts on Host Named Site Collections, I laid out the powershell scripts to create Host Name site collections as well as creating managed paths under them. After that, these site collections can be handled using PowerShell scripts normally. In case of needing to migrate path-based site collections to host-named site collections,…


Migrating to SharePoint Host Name Site Collections 3

In my previous 2 posts on Host Named Site Collections, I laid out the powershell scripts to create Host Name site collections as well as creating managed paths under them. After that, these site collections can be handled using PowerShell scripts normally. In case of needing to migrate path-based site collections to host-named site collections,…

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Migrating to SharePoint Host Name Site Collections 2

After the creation of host names site collections as per the script mentioned in my previous article, you might find the need to create managed path and have separate site collections for them. [Note the technet article on managed path Host Name Site Collections as it’s different than managed path under Path-based site collections http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288637.aspx#section5…


Migrating to SharePoint Host Name Site Collections

  According to technet article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx , “Host-named site collections provide a scalable Web hosting solution with each site collection assigned to a unique DNS name. In a Web hosting deployment, each host-named site collection has its own vanity host name URL, such as http://customer1.contoso.com, http://customer2.contoso.com , or http://www.customer3.com”. Host Name Site Collection is actually…


Migrating Forms Based Authentication Sites from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010

Migrating Forms Based authentication sites from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 using database attach method applies the general principles of database attach upgrade method; however, it includes some additional steps to cater for membership & roles providers. The steps for this migration are as follows: Move the SharePoint 2007 membership provider database to the new…


SQL Server Tips & Tricks: Create Bulk Queries 2

In my previous post, I mentioned that sometimes you need to create dynamic queries for SQL servers and that one of the options is to write queries that dynamically creates the needed queries for you. Although this might seem unclear when describing in words, an example could clarify this point more. Example: You need to…