Sharepoint – Unlock and Delete a locked Library

Sometimes, some of the libraries and lists in SharePoint, both online and on-premises, might get locked for deletion, meaning you cannot delete them by any means, this is particularly through for Record libraries. Let’s see how to unlock and/or delete a locked library on a Sharepoint site. Read More …

SharePoint – Install SharePoint Client Components SDK

As Sharepoint server developers or administrators, we will have to look for a necessary component that is required when preparing client machines for CSOM based PowerShell development. These components, called Sharepoint Client Components SDK, are available for free by Microsoft. Read More …

SQL Server – Temporary Tables

SQL Server temp tables are very useful for temporary modifications or transformations to data that we do not need to keep rather than manipulate or work with permanent tables. Let’s say you want full DDL or DML access to a table, but don’t have it. You can use your existing read access to pull the data into a SQL Server temporary table and make adjustments from there. Read More …

Active Directory – Check Which Domain Controller your Machine is Getting Authenticated

If you have multiple domain controllers in your environment and you want to check with domain controller is authenticating your Read More …

Sharepoint – CAML queries and examples

CAML stands for Collaborative Application Markup Language. It is an XML based language that is used in SharePoint. CAML query Read More …

Fix Master Browser (MRXSMB) Event ID 8003

The Event ID 8003 (Master Browser) error messages, on some Windows Server systems (specially older ones) is probably one of the most searched on this environments due to the fact that this event is linked to WINS (the predecessor of DNS on Windows systems) and the Computer Browser system service (still available even on newer Windows 10 clients and Windows Server). Read More …

Active Directory – Recycle Bin Feature

If an object has been deleted in your Active Directory, and you want it recovered, there are a number of things you can do. Simply put, ADRB allows you to recover objects immediately, without the need to use your System State backups, latent sites, or 3rd party add-ons. Read More …

Windows Server 2016 – Configure DNS Zone Transfer

DNS (Domain Name System) is one of the many systems that keeps the Internet humming and is responsible for resolving human-readable hostnames into machine-readable IP addresses. DNS servers host what are known as zones. Read More …

Microsoft – Changing SID of cloned VMs

On the machine level, every computer is identified by a unique value; named Security ID or SID. SID is calculated in the process of the installation of every Windows machine. Whether the computer is part of the workgroup (or it’s just a stand-alone computer), the value of SID is not crucial. Read More …