Sharepoint 2010: How to get the people picker to work across domains in one way trust

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If you have your Sharepoint farm hosted in a different domain to your users you will notice that the people picker only looks at its local domain, ie does not list any users from the Internal / User domain. Luckily you can get round this fairly easily: Run this command on all Sharepoint servers in … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: How to get the people picker to work across domains in one way trust

Sharepoint 2010: Adding a new managed account from different domain errors with access denied

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For example you are running Sharepoint 2010 in the a 1 way trust environment & you want to add a new managed account to your Sharepoint farm from your internal domain. This should be fairly simple by going Central Admin –> Security –> Configure Managed Account –> Register Managed Account User name: domainaccountname Password: ********* … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010: Adding a new managed account from different domain errors with access denied

Sharepoint 2010 – Cannot delete service application from Central Admin

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When trying to delete a service application in Sharepoint 2010 from the central admin, sometimes you will find it just stays on the ‘processing’ window for hours (if you wait that long). If it does you can try & delete the service application using Powershell: If that command doesnt work you can force the deletion … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 – Cannot delete service application from Central Admin

SharePoint 2010 CU upgrade error – keyword not supported failoverpartner

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When applying updates to your Sharepoint 2010 farm you may get the following error in the Sharepoint Configuration Wizard: An exception of type System.ArgumentException was thrown. Additional exception information: Keyword not supported ‘failoverpartner’. This means youve got mirroring enabled on your Sharepoint databases and Sharepoint CU updates dont install on mirrored databases. To find out … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 CU upgrade error – keyword not supported failoverpartner

Sharepoint 2010 Service Application Database Trying To Connect To Different Database ID – Cannot complete this action as the Secure Store Shared Service is not responding

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Had a strange problem when creating a new Secure Store Service Application, the wizard would complete but when you click ‘manage’ you would get an error saying – ‘Cannot complete this action as the Secure Store Shared Service is not responding. Please contact your administrator’ After looking at the event logs it was failing with … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 Service Application Database Trying To Connect To Different Database ID – Cannot complete this action as the Secure Store Shared Service is not responding