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Top 10 Admin Support Services to Outsource

2015-04-09T07:38:19+00:00 April 9th, 2015|

Outsourcing Administrative Support Helps You Win the SharePoint Battle Throughout my tenure as a SharePoint Support Engineer, I’ve encountered countless clients who are all experiencing the same IT pain points. Doesn’t matter where they are or even how long they’ve been using the Microsoft platform. The popular issues are typically outsourced [...]

Understanding IIS Bindings Rules and Practices

2015-03-09T09:15:19+00:00 March 9th, 2015|

A Helpful Intro to IIS Bindings Let’s make sure our servers are directing web traffic properly with some basic IIS Bindings rules and practices. While IIS is a powerful tool for hosting sites on Microsoft Servers, we will only be going over the “easy” stuff in this article. However, it’s safe [...]

Configuring People Picker in a One-Way Trust Environment

2014-11-10T09:20:30+00:00 November 10th, 2014|

Hello there, readers! Today we’ll discuss a topic that is infamous for giving Admins problems: People Picker configuration, (particularly in One-Way Trust environments). One reason that I think this particular topic causes issues is do the many caveats of People Picker and the lack of documentation or feedback provided during configuration. [...]

DNS Records Management: Point of No Return

2014-04-30T08:11:18+00:00 April 30th, 2014|

Welcome back to our DNS records management series which highlights Domain Name Systems and how to use them. In the past we’ve covered Strange DNS Issues, then Getting Started with DNS Records and also Understanding MX Records. Our series continues with this post focused on PTR Records, otherwise known as the [...]

DNS Records Management: What About Mail?

2014-03-24T09:09:28+00:00 March 24th, 2014|

Last year I addressed how you should check EDNS for strange DNS issues, and earlier this year I began a three-part series on DNS Records Management. If you haven’t already, feel free to read my first post on getting started with DNS. As a quick recap, we are diving into [...]

DNS Records Management: Getting Started

2014-01-29T09:15:01+00:00 January 29th, 2014|

I am starting a small series over Domain Name System records management. This series will focus on what particular DNS records mean, and how to use them. While many functions exist for DNS records, this series will focus on their basic functions from a Website owner’s perspective. This is the [...]

Configuring an SMTP Server for SharePoint

2013-10-16T08:30:57+00:00 October 16th, 2013|

Harnessing Simple Mail Transfer Protocol for SharePoint Need a Mail Server for SharePoint but don’t have a spare dedicated Mail Server? No problem! You can just use your SharePoint Server for mail with some relatively simple configuration adjustments! First, you will need to decide which server or servers will be [...]

Strange DNS Issues? Better check out EDNS!

2013-09-11T08:30:01+00:00 September 11th, 2013|

So you’re encountering some strange DNS issues. Have you thought to check out EDNS? Today, I’m blogging about an issue I’ve seen occurring more and more lately with the EDNS protocol. As a member of Fpweb.net’s Support team, when I stumble across something that seems to be tripping others up, [...]