Month: May 2014

SP2013: back-up failing with “Have tried to perform backup/restore operation twice on all in-sync members”

I ran into an error with back-up procedures on SP2013. The error in the log file was: FaultException: Management called failed with System.InvalidOperationException: 'Job failed: Have tried to perform backup/restore operation twice on all in-sync members in cluster SPe6b9ae739be3.0, but none succeeded. Last failure message: Microsoft.Ceres.SearchCore.Seeding.SnapshotTransferException: Could not send chunk ms\%default\gen.0000000000000309.state: Localpath: [0-700> to target

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[SP2013] Recipe: one SP2013 development machine in Azure

When you are a developer who’s looking for an easy way to create a development machine, this is the post you want to read. Especially when you also have an MSDN subscription lying around somewhere. What we’re going to do is setup a ready to use developer box in Azure. This recipe will require approximately

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[Visual Studio] PresentOn / PresentOff

Today I was looking for my beloved PresentOn / PresentOff option in a fresh install of Visual Studio 2013 update 2. For those of you not familiar with this option; it’s a simple setting (available via quick launch) which transforms VS to¬†a more beamer-friendly lay-out with bigger fonts and such. But… VS was not recognizing

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[SP] RIP SharePoint Developers

Ok. I admit this is a kind of dramatic opening to this blog post and that its contents is probably not as dramatic as you might think. But last week at SharePoint Conference Europe, it finally hit me. The SharePoint developer is no more. Let me explain. We have all heard Microsofts message about SharePoint

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