Category Archives: SharePoint

Tracing Service lost trace events

If you ever encounter a sudden situation where the ULS logging system of SharePoint is not logging any events, and yet all ‘Event Throttling’ settings are unchanged, simply restart the ‘Windows SharePoint Services Timer‘ service. The only error that ULS … Continue reading

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Language Pack Installation Sequence

Installing language pack for SharePoint and for any language (especially for Office Server instead of WSS) requires aparticular sequence to be followed, which I myself usually get confued in. Remember to run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard only after the last step … Continue reading

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Exploring Various SharePoint Database Types

There are several db files that sp creates. One needs to understand there purposes and usage. Only then you can optimize the db server(s) performance by various techniques and practices.    Office SharePoint Server 2007 deployed in a server farm … Continue reading

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Changing the location of content index for an index server

  This is a nice detailed article about changing content index for index server.   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850697(office.12).aspx    

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Moving SharePoint Indexes with STSADM

Our disk drives for the SharePoint indexes arrived after SharePoint was configured.  I had to move the Indexes on the search and index servers.  Here’s how I did it.  Format the new drives on each server Create a new folder … Continue reading

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How to backup and restore a website with Variations

When you backup a SharePoint site that uses the Variations feature, the variation jobs you created are not automatically backed up. Thus, before restoring your site to a new web application, you will need to create Variation labels and the … Continue reading

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Variations may stop propagating after AAM Change

This one happened today: After publishing a page and waiting a few minutes, the page does not get propagated to the other variations, so you go to the variation propagation page and see something like this: The job seems to … Continue reading

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