SharePoint Tips & Tricks

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. [...]

Resolving SSRS Subscription Issues in SharePoint

2014-11-04T09:11:08+00:00 November 4th, 2014|

How to Fix Two Errors with SQL Server Reporting Services Subscription Issues Recently, a client of ours had some specific issues with SharePoint and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). The solutions were, I felt, rather cryptic. So I’m posting them here in hopes that they help others who may encounter these apparently rare issues. [...]

Receive a Free SharePoint Health Report Card

2014-10-27T09:17:38+00:00 October 27th, 2014|

Attention SharePoint Administrators and IT teams: Wondering if your SharePoint environment makes the grade? can provide the answer with our latest offering – a new, free service to check the health and performance of your SharePoint deployment. We help by lending our SharePoint expertise wherever it’s needed. Our deep knowledgebase [...]

Secure, Customizable WAF for SharePoint Sites

2014-10-24T09:00:51+00:00 October 24th, 2014|

from If you aren’t familiar with the term WAF, (or Web Application Firewall for those who are acronym challenged like myself), then this blog is for you. Essentially, a Web Application Firewall is an appliance, server plugin, or filter that protects servers from malicious web-based attacks by applying a [...]

Analyze Content Disk Space in SharePoint

2014-10-20T09:53:40+00:00 October 20th, 2014|

Greetings again from your resident Blogger, Steve Lattina! For this post, I wanted to address a common question I hear about how to find how much space is available on a site. You could go through the trials of finding the Quota (if it is configured), finding the content database location, [...]

Recovering a Document from the SharePoint Recycle Bin

2014-09-25T08:40:59+00:00 September 25th, 2014|

How to Configure the Recycle Bin and Save the Sanity of Every SharePoint Admin Issue: You’ve just been notified by one of your users that the super important document that keeps your company running is now missing and may very likely have been deleted. What do you do now? Solution: Well, the [...]

Hoozin Brings Social to Your SharePoint Environment

2014-09-19T09:15:33+00:00 September 19th, 2014|

(If you haven’t already, feel free to check out our Partner post “Adding Hoozin to’s Private Cloud”) Recently we’ve been working closely with our ISV partners to learn more about their products and the great benefits they add to dedicated SharePoint environments hosted at  Today, I would like [...]

Modify Search Topology in SharePoint Server 2013

2014-08-18T11:30:25+00:00 August 18th, 2014|

There are many differences between SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013, not only an end user perspective, but also from administrator and developer perspectives as well. Let’s focus on one important administrative difference: Search Service Application. […]

Why No Analytics for SharePoint Foundation 2013?

2014-07-25T10:00:07+00:00 July 25th, 2014|

Where to Find Usage Reports for SharePoint 2013 There is much confusion around the SharePoint community on whether or not web analytics works in SharePoint Foundation 2013. After working on numerous SharePoint 2013 environments, I can confirm that SharePoint Foundation is lacking this feature. I came across this technet article discussing [...]

OneDrive for Business, aka T.A.F.K.A.S.D.P.

2014-07-16T09:52:48+00:00 July 16th, 2014|

What does ‘TAFKASDP’ stand for you ask? Easy, The Application Formerly Known As SkyDrive Pro. But, this article isn’t just about Microsoft changing the name of SkyDrive Pro, the popular cloud storage service, to the cool new name, OneDrive. This is actually about how it affects your Hosted SharePoint [...]