SharePoint 2013: Setting up with Object Cache with Claims Mode

SharePoint 2013: Setting up with Object Cache with Claims Mode

If SharePoint is being used with a Publishing Site and the following error message is displayed within ULS Logs or Event Viewer:

“Object Cache: The super user account utilized by the cache is not configured”

This means that the cache accounts for your web application aren’t properly set and that there will be a lot of cache misses. If a cache miss occurs the page the user requested will have to be build up from scratch again. Files and information will be retrieved from the database and the file system and the page will be rendered. This means an extra hit on your SharePoint and database servers and a slower page load for your end user. (more…)

SharePoint – Http to Https URL Redirect

SharePoint – Http to Https URL Redirect

The following steps need to be completed on all the Web Front Ends that serve the SharePoint site. URL Redirection can be achieved through load balancers as well. This post shows how to achieve it at an IIS level if Load balancers or other edge based devices do not exist. The need for this came for a project that was recently built on Azure. (more…)

Unable to Remove SharePoint Feature

Unable to Remove SharePoint Feature

So , I had this SharePoint Feature as part of PowerPivot install that went completely rogue on me. The feature wasn’t part of my SharePoint Farm Solutions, but when I do a Get-SPFeature it would show up on the list of items.

The following error would show up , when I tried to add the solution. (more…)

Associating Users to their Email ID for SharePoint Online

Associating Users to their Email ID for SharePoint Online

Recently we had a customer, who had their emails hosted with another provider and only wanted to use SharePoint Online. Their users were all setup within SharePoint Online / Office 365 Portal but there was no option to update their official / work email ID.

Due to this, when setting up alerts within SharePoint for the users to be notified the following error will occur: (more…)