Summary It’s a best practice to test the compatibility of a migrated content database against the new target Farm before attaching the database and allowing users to access the migrated sites. This compatibly test is achieved by running Test-SPContentDatabase. Sounds too easy, right? Well, I recently worked on a case where “Test-SPContentDatabase” was reporting missing […]

SharePoint Site Population Script for Testing

Summary The following script will create and populate data in a SharePoint Farm for testing. What does the Script do? Create a new web application, with a new web application pool. Create new database and associate it with the new web application. Update the local HOSTS file to make the new site accessible from the […]

Summary: The following PowerShell script was written for my post on configuring TLS between SharePoint and Exchange. However, since it was buried in process, I wanted to create a separate post just sharing the script, because it will be easier to maintain and use separately when needed. Why use a script anyway? I find this script […]