Wednesday, 18 February 2015

What is Monitoring in SharePoint 2103? What are the other option in SharePoint 2013?

Health Analyzer
Review problems and solutions Here we can check for the problem in the SharePoint server. These problems may include the details of low memory, high memory usage .There are many different ways by which these problems can be resolved.
Review rule definitions Here we can see different rules that are used to manage the rule definition.
Timer Jobs
 Review job definitions Here we can review job definition i.e. hoe different jobs are scheduled with details of on which web application which timer job is running .these job can be clean up of logs list, trimming of log details, deletion of dead sites in web application.
 Check job status   It is divided into three section scheduled, running and history .It shows when and how different services are executed on the server.
View administrative reports Default document library of SharePoint used for managing the administrative reports. These reports may include data collected by the SharePoint health analyzer to check the efficiency of the SharePoint server.
 Configure diagnostic logging  Configuration page of the Diagnostics in the SharePoint. Configuration can be done Based on different parameters “Least critical event to report to the event log" & "Least critical event to report to the trace log ".
 Configure usage and health data collection  Configuration page of the usage and health data in the SharePoint.
 View health reports This sections shows The slowest pages with details such as duration , number of queries to the database  and number of requests.

Sunday, 8 February 2015

What is system setting in sharePoint2013? Other options in system setting in SharePoint2013?

Manage servers in this Farm : As we can have multiple server in single farm this option is to add up servers or remove server linked to the farm .
Manage services on Server: Different server has been given different services to work upon . This option help us to make the efficient use of the server by ,managing the services required to the specific server .
E-Mail and text Messaging (SMS)
Configure outgoing e-mail settings: setting outgoing Emails for the SharePoint server.
Configure incoming e-mail settings:setting Incoming Emails for the SharePoint server.
Configure mobile account: This is used to set-up mobile accounts for getting notification alerts as short messages service  on mobile device .
Farm Management
Configure alternate access mappings : mapping of web application to the protocols of internal and public URLs.
Manage farm features: enabling or disabling different features on the farm . such as search , BCS , visco services  etc.
Manage Farm Solutions : Here the SharePoint farm administrator can manage different solutions on the farms . We generally make solutions based on different projects . Here we generally deploy the solution on single web application or on the single site collection .
Manage user solutions :Management of solution based on the User name who has uploaded the solution.
Configure Privacy options:  Privacy options for different groups of the people .
Configure Cross-Firewall access zone: used to generate the URLs in mobile alert messages .

Saturday, 7 February 2015

What is Application Management? What are the meaning of the other options Available in Application Management in SharePoint 2013?

Web Application
Manage Web Applications: This section is specially for farm administrator of  the farm .This option has Manage permissions for a web application in SharePoint 2013 ,Manage permission policies for a web application in SharePoint 2013,Extend claims-based web applications in SharePoint 2013, Define managed paths in SharePoint Server 2013,  etc. we will discuss in details to these things in the upcoming blogs .
Configure Alternate Access mappings :This option can be used to to associate the mapping of any web application to the collection of internal and public URLs .Web application supports five types of collection which are :default , intranet , extra-net internet and custom .
Site collections
Create Site Collections : user can create new site collection from this link .
Delete a Site Collections: Users can delete a specific site collection from this link.
Confirm Site use and Deletion:This section is to confirm weather the site is working or not in use . When SharePoint understands Site is not in use based on the settings it automatically deletes the site collection from the database .
Specify Quota templates :In this option we can specify the limits to  a specific site collection . Its like setting a specific size for the contents in the Site collection.
Configure Quota And locks :Here we can set a manual lock to the site collection  for read only mode or no access .Here we can also increase the the quota limit of the site collection which have configured the quota  previously .
Change Site collection Administrator:here we get to know who are the site collection administrator to any specific site collection  in SharePoint.These details can only be changed by the farm administrator or the site collection administrator of that specific site collection.
View all Site Collections : Here we can see the list of all the site collection available for the user to the user .
Configure Self-Services on Server: In SharePoint we have two different ways to create new site collection .one is by the administrator  and the other is by the User with specific rights .Self- Services are active by default in SharePoint 2013. Disabling this feature prevent us from the second method then only the farm administrators can create new Site collection.
Service Applications
Manage service Applications: Here we can see the services running on the specific web application . In this section user can stop services which  are not in use to the user .
Configure service application associations:
Manage services on server :These are the services which are required by different web application . if w see this in hierarchy we get to know that the only services  running on the server can be used by the farm .
Manage content databases:These are use to set the content database to a specific site .
Specify the default database server :this is place where we specify the default database server is permanently available to the SharePoint, This is the primary Database to the SharePoint site.
Configure the Data retrieval service :This feature enable the communication between the data consumer and the data Sources using Soap and xml. These are xml webservices which returns the out in xml format .

Friday, 6 February 2015

What is Central Administration in SharePoint 2013 Central ad What it Contains ?

Central administration is a graphical interface utility to perform various functions related to SharePoint. These functions are classified as:
1. Application Management: Enables  user to manage web application, service application , create site collection and content database.
2. System Setting: Enables user to manage server, services and farm features. It also enables to configure alternate access mapping.
3. Monitoring: Enables user to review problems and solutions, web analytic
Central administration Page for SharePoint 2013. very sorry for error
report and check Job status.
4. Backup and restore: Backup and Restore enables user to perform backup, Restore from a backup and a site collection backup.
5. Security: Security enables user to manage the farm administrators group and Configure service accounts.
6. Upgrade and Migration: Upgrade and Migration enables user to convert farm license type, Check product and patch installation status And Check upgrade status
7. General Application Settings: General Application Settings enables users to Configure send to connections, Configure content deployment paths and jobs Manage form templates
8. Office 365 : Integration of SharePoint with office 365 .
9. Apps : Download apps from SharePoint store and use them where ever required.

10. . Configuration Wizard: Configuration provides various wizards to perform configuration tasks.

Monday, 2 February 2015

Environments for SharePoint .

SharePoint is very easy to install, just click few next buttons and it`s installed. To perform the SharePoint installation easily, various activities prior to installation needs to be performed. These activities are part of “Capacity Planning and management” activity.  

SharePoint installation/deployment scenarios can be classified as:

1. Standalone Installation: Most of the small enterprises prefer standalone installation scenario. This scenario enables user to install, SharePoint and SQL database on one physical server or virtual machine.

2. Complete Installation: Most of the mid or large size, enterprise prefer farm installation scenario. The server farm installation can be performed as:

·         Multiple Server Installation: Add all the components installed on different servers with ability to add more servers as per need.
Single Server Installation: Install all the components on single server