Monthly Archives: September 2013

SBS2008 recreate the internal and external companyweb site

In order to recreate the SharePoint site (companyweb) that will be compatible with the SBS console follow the next steps:

  1. Using central administration delete the webapp(port 987) ,
  2. In IIS Manager delete the IIS site (SBS SharePoint) and the AppPool(SBS Sharepoint AppPool)
  3. Recreate the webapp on port 987 using the following parameters:
    1. Create a new IIS web site, and then, for the description, type SBS SharePoint (case sensitive!!).
    2. Port, type 987
    3. Host header, type sites.
    4. Path, type C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\webapp\InternalWebsite
    5. Authentication provider, click NTLM.
    6. Allow Anonymous, click No.
    7. Use SSL, click Yes.
    8. Create a new application pool, and then for the application pool name, type SBS Sharepoint AppPool (case sensitive!!!)

SharePoint and RBS Maintainer – connection string issues

Recently I have seen an issue with RBS Maintainer that was failing during the execution of the RBS garbage collection.


Every time when executing the following command it was failing without deleting the orphan BLOBs

C:Program Files\Microsoft SQL Remote Blob Storage 10.50\Maintainer\Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.Maintainer.exe” -ConnectionStringName RBSMaintainerConnection -Operation ConsistencyCheck GarbageCollection Maintenance -ConsistencyCheckForStores ForceFinalize -GarbageCollectionPhases rdo -ConsistencyCheckMode b

Errors in the SharePoint logs: User does not have permission to perform this action. You do not have permission to run the RECONFIGURE statement.

and a lot of Access Denied at the SQL level (even if the account was added with sysadmin rights)

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SharePoint 2010 and Kerberos configuration

Before starting Kerberos configuration with your SharePoint 2010 environment I recommend reviewing the following articles: Configure Kerberos Authentication for SharePoint 2010 Products Configuring Kerberos authentication: Core configuration (SharePoint Server 2010) How to configure Claim to Windows Token Services in SharePoint 2010 with Kerberos Authentication Claims to Windows Token Service (C2WTS)
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