SharePoint 2013 & Office Web Apps 2013 Public Updates

Microsoft has released a March 2013 Public Update, this seems to be a bit odd after releasing the February Cumulative Update. This hotfix fixes quite a few issues. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements. A change in the package configuration was introduced after SharePoint Server 2013 was released. You must install this public…

UAG 2010 Publishing Multiple SharePoint Web Applications

Publishing SharePoint web applications should be an easy task when using the SharePoint Publishing Solution Guide for UAG 2010 from TechNet. It will explain all sorts of topology publishing you can do, same ports, different ports, different internal and external urls and so on. I’m not a UAG specialist, so this was my starting point…

Installing SQL Service Pack 1 on a SQL Core installation

So how do we install SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 on a core server? Download SQL Server Service Pack 1 from the Microsoft download site. (http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/B/D/3BD9DD65-D3E3-43C3-BB50-0ED850A82AD5/SQLServer2012SP1-KB2674319-x64-ENU.exe) Type: \\<servername>\SQLServer2012SP1-KB2674319-x64-ENU.exe /x:”c:\SQLSERVER2012SP1″ (when your Service Pack resides on a different server). Type: X:\<folder>\SQLServer2012SP1-KB2674319-x64-ENU.exe /x:”c:\SQLSERVER2012SP1″ (when your Service Pack resides on your local server). When the extraction is…

Troubleshooting SSRS 2008R2 Scale-Out Deployment

Today I had to troubleshoot some issues a client had with the reporting services within a Dynamics CRM 2011 environment. Connecting to the Report server url was no problem, but connecting to the Report manager url was not successful. The deployment of CRM 2011 and SSRS was a Scale-Out Deployment, which means that there are…