SharePoint 2010: User Profiles – Steps to Partition the User Profiles Service Application

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Pre-requisite: These are few steps to be done prior to getting the User Profiles provisioned. Understand the new User Profiles architecture in SharePoint 2010. Few good articles are http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee721049(office.14).aspx and  http://blogs.msdn.com/spses/archive/2010/04/01/sharepoint-2010-provisioning-user-profile-synchronization.aspx Before running through the steps in the blog, have the following ready: Full functional SharePoint 2010 version Two web applications to…

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SharePoint 2010: User Profiles – You receive an error – "An unexpected error has occurred." when you try to browse to the page to Manage a newly created User Profile Service Application

  Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang You create a new User Profile Service Application and try browsing to the Manage link for the User Profile Service Application, this page might fail with the following error, If you filter on the “User Profiles” category in the ULS Logs, you should see these errors: UserProfileServiceUserStatisticsWebPart:LoadControl failed, Exception: System.IO.FileLoadException: The…

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SharePoint 2010: User Profiles – Upgrade consideration

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang SharePoint 2010 User Profile Synchronization has undergone a major architectural change. I have attached few articles below which explain this in more details. Now back to upgrade considerations, one of the major concept is the introduction of the “User Profile Service Application” and “User Profile Synchronization Service”. “User Profile Service Application” is…

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How to configure a Dedicated Web Front End for crawling in SharePoint 2010

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Applies to SharePoint 2010 In SharePoint 2007 (MOSS v3) we have an option in the Office Server Search User Interface to configure a specific Web Front End as the server to be used for crawling. This functionality is very useful as it allows us to have a dedicated WFE for crawling as…

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MOSS 2007: Creation of Content Deployment Path on Windows 2008 fails with Access Denied

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Applies to SharePoint 2007 I had installed Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (SP2 + Oct CU) on a Windows 2008 Server with IIS 7. I then tried to create a Content Deployment Path on the server. 1. Browse to http://centraladmin-url/_admin/DeploymentPath.aspx 2. Select the "New Path" option. 3. Type the Name and then…

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Incremental Content Deployment completes with a Warning message ““ User or group with ID “€X”€ cannot be resolved.

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Applies to SharePoint 2007 While running content deployment import job on destination farm, you get the following warning message and the import job completes successfully. This message would appear when trying to import a View or a Form template document. ============================================= Progress: Importing File Documents/Forms/template.doc. Warning: User or group 5 cannot be…

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Incremental Content Deployment Errors out with "Save Conflict" when deploying User information without Security information

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Applies to SharePoint 2007 While running content deployment import job on destination farm, you get the following error message and the import job fails. This message would appear when trying to import a User. ==================================================================================== Your changes conflict with those made concurrently by another user. If you want your changes to be…

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Changes to the custom dictionary.txt file are not taking effect

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang You might face a peculiar problem when you implement the custom dictionary functionality in SharePoint. This functionality is documented under "Plan dictionary customizations" section of article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263367.aspx All the words in the file uploaded the first time are recognized by the Spell checker. But if you make any modifications to the ‘custom…

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Change the application pool associated with a web application in SharePoint.

Moved from http://blogs.msdn.com/vijgang Recently I researched on case where the SharePoint Service Pack 2 upgrade failed with the following exception. [SPIisWebSiteWssSequence] [ERROR] [7/18/2009 11:13:56 PM]: Action 3.1.3.0 of Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPIisWebSiteWssSequence failed. [SPIisWebSiteWssSequence] [ERROR] [7/18/2009 11:13:56 PM]: The system cannot find the path specified. [SPIisWebSiteWssSequence] [ERROR] [7/18/2009 11:13:56 PM]:    at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind(Boolean throwIfFail)    at System.DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry.Bind()    at…

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