Tag Archives: Configuration

SharePoint: Configure the Distributed Cache Service (AppFabric)

The Distributed cache Service or AppFabric is a new component included with SharePoint 2013, you can read more about the service here and here. By default when SharePoint 2013 installs the service, it gets allocated 10 percent of the total RAM available. When you’re building an all-up developer or test VM, as part of other optimizations, […]

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SharePoint Post Installation Steps for Trusted Sites and User Authentication

Additional steps required after running the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard to enable Trusted sites and automatic User Authentication for Central Administration.

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SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 Service Account Requirements

What service accounts do you need for a SharePoint / MOSS Farm installation, or a simple single-server installation on your dev box? The answers are many and varied, and the documentation from Microsoft tends to be hard to read and convoluted to say the least – you really really really have to want to trawl […]

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SharePoint Feature for .NET 3.5 Web.config Changes

Leading on from this post, and this post, I created a SharePoint Solution/Feature combo to update Web Application web.config files with the changes neccesary to support; .NET 3.5 SP1 Ajax Control Toolkit Microsoft Data Vizualization Chart Controls The Web.config changes don’t require that you have Ajax and MSChart installed on your WFE’s so you can […]

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Using the SharePoint SPWebConfigModification Class

I’m working on a feature to provision core dependencies for my applications and tools into the SharePoint environment, which inevitably involves changes to the web.config files on Web Applications across the farm. This post has proved really useful when using the SPWebConfigModification class.

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