Power Shell Commands

Recommended Capacity Planning for SharePoint 2010

In this post I am going to explain recommended about capacity planning for SharePoint 2010. First I would like to give you some relevant pieces of information.

  • A site collection can be moved to another content database.
  • A single site collection is connected to a single content database.
  • You can set the content database status to offline to prevent new site collections being connected to such a content database.

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How to change SharePoint Farm Passphrase

In this post i am going to explain, how you can change pass phrase of  SharePoint 2010 farm through power shell. There is only one condition to change pass phrase i.e. your farm should be up and running.

1. Open SharePoint 2010 Management Shell from Start, All Programs, Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.

2. Enter following power shell command : Set-SPPassphrase

How to change SharePoint Farm Passphrase

Change SharePoint Farm Pass Phrase

3. Enter new pass phrase and confirm pass phrase

4. Type Y to perform this action

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How to use Windows Azure Access Controls Services Authentication with SharePoint 2010

In this article i am going to explain how we can use windows Azure access controls services authenticaiton with SharePoint 2010. By using windows Azure access control services authentication we can connect to Sharepoint 2010 with federated Live ID, Google ID, and Facebook ID.  This is lengthy guide so bear with me, i am going explain all step by step. (more…)

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Warning: InfoPath Forms Services forms cannot be filled out in a Web browser

In this post i am going to explain how to resolve this warning message.

Warning: InfoPath Forms Services forms cannot be filled out in a Web browser because no State Service connection is configured.

This error occurs when there is no service connection for state service is configured.

Warning: InfoPath Forms Services forms cannot be filled out in a Web browser

SharePoint Configuration

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How to change SharePoint authentication from classic mode to claims based authentication

In this post, i am going to explain how we can change authentication provider of SharePoint 2010 web application from windows authentication to claims based authentication. So let’s start 🙂

From the central administration check the authentication provider and in my case it is showing authentication provider as windows.

How to change SharePoint authentication from classic mode to claims based authentication

Authentication Providers

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How to extend SharePoint 2010 Web Application

In this post i am going to explain two methods to extend SharePoint 2010 web application that uses classic mode authentication.

Method 1: Using Power Shell

Run SharePoint 2010 power shall with administrator’s right. Steps are simple

  1. click All Programs on the Start Menu
  2. click the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products option
  3. click the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell option

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How to Check Current Version of SharePoint 2010

In this post i am going to explain three methods, how we can check current installed version of SharePoint 2010.

Method 1: Through SharePoint 2010 Central Administration:

  1. Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration
  2. Click on the link for System Settings
  3. Click the link for Manage Servers in This Farm
  4. Look at the Configuration Database Version field
How to Check Current Version of SharePoint 2010

Configuration Database Version

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How to change SharePoint authentication from classic mode to claims based authentication

In this post i am going to explain how we can change authentication of web application from classic mode to claims based authentication.

Step 1: Check current authentication of Web application

Open SP 2010 central administration and go to web application management, select web application whose authentication you want to change. Click on authentication providers from bread crumb and check what current authentication type is. In my case it is showing me Windows.

How to change SharePoint authentication from classic mode to claims based authentication

Authentication Provider

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