Category Archives: Configuration

Anything regarding configuring tools, software, server, etc

How to use Secure Store Service in an External Content Type in SharePoint Foundation 2013

When SharePoint Foundation 2013 was released and you saw Secure Store Service is included you almost jumped in joy as you know this will give you a lot of possibilities. You then started to tinker by creating a new page and a new external content type that can connect to your database.

Installing Integrated Reporting Services on Sharepoint 2013 in 7 easy steps

1. Install Reporting Services in SharePoint mode. Get your SQL Server installation media, go to the New SQL Server stand-alone installation or add features to an existing installation then select the following Reporting Services – SharePoint Reporting Services add-in for SharePoint Products SQL Server Data Tools Management Tools – Basic Management Tools – Complete continue… Read More »

Live Migration of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

This post will give you a step by step process on how you upgrade your SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013.  While this is a live migration I suggest you do proper backups of the server and the database before continuing.  Having said that live migration means that you can upgrade your SharePoint instance from one… Read More »

Moving a Sharepoint Sub Site to its own Site Collection in 3 easy steps

Moving a Sharepoint Sub Site to its own Site Collection why should I do that?  Well there might be a lot of reasons on doing this but for me its more handing over the Site collection Administration to the business which enables business owners to choose themes, manage security within the site collection, manage activated… Read More »