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How to Create Host Header to SharePoint Web Application

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How to Create Host Header to SharePoint Web Application Log in to the Server and Open DNS > THost Header and IP Address, Click on Add Host > Create New Web Application Go to Central Administration and Create your new web application Create Web Application and Provide the Host header you just created with Port 80 Once you create the Web Application, Create associated site collection. Edit Bindings in IIS Web Site 1.         Open IIS and find newly created Web Site 2.        Right click and go to Edit Bindings Add Record to the Server Host File  Open Note Pad as Administrator and navigate to following location  C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc   Add new record as follows Disable loop back of the Web Server Open Registry Editor Navigate to following location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa    Create New Value (DisableLoopBackCheck) Type of DWORD and set value to 1

How to add PDF Icon in SharePoint

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How to add PDF Icon in SharePoint When we add new PDF document in to the SharePoint document library, it does not show the PDF Icon in the SharePoint site. Most of the time we face this challenge in SharePoint 2010. 1.        Navigate to Template/Images folder in 14 Hive C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES 2.        Copy PDF Icon there 3.        Open Docicon.xml XML file in the XML folder   C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML\DOCICON.XML 4.        Copy following tag within ByExtension section    <Mapping Key="pdf" Value="pdficon.gif" /> 5.        Restart the IIS

How to change Language in SharePoint 2013

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How to change Language in SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites  You should have installed required language pack (French, Arabic) You can download the relevant language pack from this link Mainly you can have two options to change the language of the SharePoint Site Browser Preference My Site Language Selection Browser Preference First of all navigate to the site collection settings  Site Collection Administration - > Language Settings  Select the language you want to enable in site Navigate to Internet Explorer Options Select language button Select Language Preferences Add language you want to enable (Arabic) Move up preferred language in the list. Now SharePoint will open automatically in selected language My Site – Language Selection To enable this feature you need to create user profile service . And my site host Then log in to the SharePoint site and click on My settings  Select edit profile and select Language and Re

How to Create Host Name Site Collection in SharePoint 2013

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How to Create Host Name Site Collection in SharePoint 2013 To Create Host Name Site Collections, you have to follow below few steps as a summary. Before you create any site collection, first of all, create all the DNS Entries you need to create as host name site collections. Execute following through PowerShell command to create site collections with Host Name Create Web Application without a host header Create Root Site collection without any host header Create rest of the site collections as you want with Host Headers DO NOT create host header for Root Site Collection Create Root Web Application (No Host Header) Create Root Site Collection New-SPSite 'http://sp2013-1' -Name 'Portal' -Description 'Portal on root' -OwnerAlias 'Domain\SpSetupAdmin' -language 1033 -Template 'STS#0' Create Content Database if you want to have a separate database for the site collection Create Host Named Site Collection New-SPSite ‘htt

How to Create SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service

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How to Create SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service To Create SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service, you need to have below prerequisites Configure Manage Meta Data Service Configure Search Service Business Data Connectivity Service (Optional) Farm account should be member of Local Administrators Group when Synchronization is start for first time. Service Account Should have Permission “Replicating Directory Changes” in Active Directory Navigate to Active Directory Users and Computers Add Service User Account Click next and Select “Custom Task to Delegate” Option button Click Next and again next. In Permissions Page, Select “Replicating Directory Changes” Option in the list Finish the wizard. Replicating permission in AD. For this follow the below steps. a.        Log on to AD Server as the domain administrator. b.       Start Active Directory Users And Computers and enable Advance Features. c.        Open the Properties for the domain and click the

What Should I do when my NetBios Name and Domain names are different in SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service?

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What Should I do when my NetBios Name and Domain names are different in SharePoint 2013 User Profile Service? Problem: 1.        Domain Name : somecompany.abc.com 2.        NetBIOS Name of the Domain : SC 3.        User Profile Service does not properly Sync the Profiles with Active Directory. 4.        Some of the user names has domain name as SC\AccountName and some of the user profiles loaded as abc\AccountName. This is happening when we have two different values in our Active Directory Domain name and NetBIOS name. SharePoint User Profile Service is getting confused to get which details during the Sync. Solution: Enable NetBIOS Name to use during the Profile Synchronization. How to Enable NetBIOS Name in SharePoint User Profile Service? 1.        Delete the Existing User Profile Synchronization Connection. 2.        Enable The NetBIOS Name in User Profile Service Via PowerShell 3.        Create New User Profile Synchronization Connection with you