SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization Service: Enable NetBIOS domain names

If the NetBIOS name of any domain that you are synchronizing with differs from its fully qualified domain name, you must enable NetBIOS domain names on the User Profile service application. If all NetBIOS names are the same as the domain names, you may skip this procedure. To enable NetBIOS domain names Verify that you…

When SharePoint 2010 Services are Stuck in Starting State

This rarely happens but when it does sometimes it difficult to nail down what the issue could be. In cases where there are more than one servers in the farm, the culprit is usually the Timer Service not operating correctly because it is either down or the servers are setup to use different Time Zones….