Add Custom HTTP Headers to SharePoint Responses

Something that can be useful to configure for SharePoint web-applications is extra HTTP headers to the page responses. This post is about the best way of configuring this for SharePoint specifically. There are many reasons you might want to add HTTP headers (normally it’s not necessary though); I stumbled on one example recently where one…


Virtual Machine Snapshots for SharePoint

…or perhaps better titled, “why you really shouldn’t consider using snapshots with SharePoint (but fine, if you insist…)”. A common question that comes up for SharePoint is how to snapshot/rollback virtualised SharePoint farms, often inspired by worried admins having to install updates to the farm looking for a contingency plan. Unless you’re crystal-clear on how…


Reduce AppFabric Calls to Active Directory for SharePoint Farms

AppFabric is a key part of any SharePoint 2013 as we all know by now. It’s used for many things indeed all over the product and AppFabric in turn uses Active Directory to make sure only authorised processes get access to the cache data. Thus when SharePoint uses AppFabric, it opens a new TCP connection…