Very often I come across customers how want to save Birthday and HireDate I Active Directory.
OTB there is no field in Active Directory that supports that. You could use ExtensionAttribute but the format is not right for the User Profile Import.
What to do? The only possible solution is to extend the Active Directory Schema.
This Guide describes howto upgrade your Moss 2007 Mysite to SharePoint 2010 using the Database Attach method.
Restore your Moss 2007 Mysite database on your SharePoint 2010 SQL server.
Give the appropriate permissions to the database.
Run SharePoint Powershell Cmdlet
Test-SPCententDatabase –name SharePoint_Content_Mysite_migrated -WebApplication http://my
Install any missing [...]
I have encountered rather funny problem when upgrading User Profile Picture location to SharePoint 2010 using Update-SPProfilePhotoStore cmdlet.
The problem only exists when the old Moss Farm is running SSL!
Getting this error massage when running Update-SPProfilePhotoStore
Update-SPProfilePhotoStore : Error processing the photo URL https://”Url to Picture” for user “Domain\user”: System.Net.WebException: The underlying [...]
As a part of upgrading Moss 2007 SSP to SharePoint 2010 you need to update the User Profile
Picture location. If you do not the Picture location no Picture will be displayed or they might appear distorted.
You move the Pictures with the following SharePoint PowerShell Cmdlet.
Update-SPProfilePhotoStore -MySiteHostLocation <URL of the My Site [...]
As a part of upgrading Moss 2007 SSP to SharePoint 2010 User Profile Services Application you need to move the 2007 taxonomy fields Metadata Services Application other you cannot use them.
To move the Taxonomy you need to run
Move-SPProfileManagedMetadataProperty –ProfileServiceApplicationProxy <GUID> -Identity <Property Name> -TermSetName <New TermStore Name> -AvailableForTagging
Identity can be found here!
1. On the [...]
One of the most important elements in SharePoint farm is the SQL server. But there are not many recommendations on how this SQL should be configured to perform well in a SharePoint environment.
I have made 8 Easy Wins on how to configure your SQL 2005/2008 server for SharePoint.
Easy Win 1: SQL on [...]
Howto upgrade Shared Services Provider from Moss 2007 to SharePoint User Profile
Check if User Profile Services and the Managed Metadata Services are running!
If not – Start them
Restore Moss 2007 SharedServices database on your new database server – My best practices is to rename the database after [...]
Windows 2008 Certificate Authority cannot by default issue SAN Certificates
certutil -setreg policy\EditFlags +EDITF_ATTRIBUTESUBJECTALTNAME2
Restart the Certificate Authority Service. After that, the certificate contained the SAN.
Ever tried using SharePoint PowerShell cmdlets just to find that half of the name is cutoff.
DisplayName TypeName Id
———– ——– –
State Service App… State Service fbe0c514-75ce-4581-8a7f-5941c805f650
PerformancePoint … PerformancePoint … f0051c6c-7183-42c6-870e-1b3df6838d77
Metadata Services Managed Metadata … 68007781-ac98-46b5-8f7a-6629790524e2
Web Analytics Ser… Web Analytics Ser… 53abc96b-43a1-4eac-a81e-71a132eafb7f
Security Token [...]