Cost Optimization for On-Demand Private Build Server for SharePoint (part-2)

This is 5 part blog series, on how to “Cost Optimization for On-demand Private Build Server for SharePoint”. Although I specifically write this for SharePoint’s build server, however the concept and ideas is also applicable for anyone looking for optimizing their cost running private CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) in Visual Studio online. The series in… Read More »

Cost Optimization for On-Demand Private Build Server for SharePoint (part-1)

This is 5 part blog series, on how to “Cost Optimization for On-demand Private Build Server for SharePoint“. Although I specifically write this for SharePoint’s build server, however the concept and ideas is also applicable for anyone looking for optimizing their cost running private CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) in Visual Studio Online. The series in… Read More »

Troubleshoot – Unable to open Excel document in Office web apps

Background You have Office Web Apps in your farm, and it can open all office document in browser, except for Excel. Symptom ULS logs shows following exceptions “ServerSession.ProcessWebException: A Web exception during ExecuteWebMethod has occurred for server: http:/../exc/ExcelService*.asmx” Restarting Excel calculation services doesn’t help Reconfigure connection OWA server to SharePoint doesn’t help You have Microsoft… Read More »

SPFx – Troubleshooting Yeoman Generator

SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is a page and web part model that provides full support for client-side SharePoint development. You can use modern web technologies and tools to build productive experiences and apps that are responsive and mobile ready. To start the development environment, you have to install following tools: NodeJS Yeoman Gulp You will also… Read More »

SharePoint 2016: How to Change Server Role after Provisioning

  SharePoint 2016 installation offer minimal role configuration where Administrator can choose from one of different roles: Single Server Farm Front End Application Distributed Cache Search Custom You will choose the role during installation, and the installer will activate only specific services based on selected role. So, then how can we change the role after… Read More »