Azure AD Connect
- (existing) AD DC
- (new) DirSync Server, joined to domain (e.g.
Create New Performance Point Service Application failed with "Address(int ) is an invalid or loopback address. Specify a valid server address."
Problem: When you patch SharePoint or perform database-attach migration or just do Test-SPContentDatabase, sometimes you can see errors with category "SiteOrphan". Although it says "UpgradeBlocking : False", Ignoring this error may cause severe issues, even data loss.
To get all workflow inventory for a site collection or web application or farm, I use:
To get a list of running SharePoint workflow instances in a site collection, I use:
Based on "Streamlined Topologies for SharePoint Server 2013" diagram from Microsoft ("Topology design guidance for maximizing system resources"),
Simplified for 4-servers high-available 3-tier farms:
Service applications, services, and components that serve user requests directly are placed on front-end servers. These servers are optimized for fast performance.
Low and Very low latency.
Ancient Kazakhs were tall blue-eyed blondes. And not because it is sucks to be a little narrow-eyed brunette, but because everyone knows that the real Kazakhs - a blue-eyed blondes. Legend has it - once in ancient times in one village in which they lived narrow-eyed and dark-haired Kazakhs, blue-eyed blondes came, and then all the inhabitants of the village came out and said blondes - you blondes are real Kazakhs, and we are not real. A blondes asked the fake Kazakhs - Why are we - real Kazakhs? And then fake Kazakhs responded blondes - And because the real Kazakhs - blue-eyed blondes. Here's a ancient legend.
(the article is under construction)
How to setup SharePoint 2013/2016/2019 using AutoSPinstaller
the quick and easy way which can be used in your lab environment, as well in test and even in production and later be scaled-out, as performance and/or availability requirements grows up
Assume 3-tier topology - Front-End Server, Batch-Processing Server and SQL Server. Accounts according to least privilege principle.
Treat all server names, account names and domain names in this article are "for example", i.e. you should use your own names.
What is Workflow Manager
Formerly Azure Workflow Server/Services (AWS)
- Same “code base” as Windows Azure Service Bus
- Windows Workflow Foundation - .NET 4.5
- Scalable and reliable workflow engine
- REST based
- Multi-tenant capable - logical construct of “scopes” provides partitioning
SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager in comparison with 2010
- Future of WF
- Decoupled from SharePoint, and supporting other consuming platforms
- Declarative only
- On Premises or Cloud
- Consistent with .NET Framework Workflow
- Much more capable
- App friendly
- Available in SharePoint Server only
One or three servers (Service Bus and quorum implementation)