Updating the docicon.xml File with a Feature

File types are associated to an icon in SharePoint by mapping a particular file extension to a specific icon. This makes the file easily recognizable to end users as they navigate a site and skim a document library. For licensing reasons, only a select list of file types has an icon associated with them by…

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Changing the Port and Host Header for the Central Administration Web Application

The first server in a SharePoint farm that runs the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard provisions the SharePoint Central Administration web application and SharePoint configuration database. This Central Administration web application uses the server’s name as its host header, and by default a random port number. It also creates a content database for the…

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