Recently published content for SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2014-07-03
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Plan hybrid search for SharePoint Server 2013 Plan to configure a SharePoint hybrid environment so that user searches from a Search Center display hybrid results.
Migrate OneDrive for Business document library files from on-premises SharePoint 2013 to Office 365 Learn how to help people in your organization move their OneDrive for Business files from their SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises environment to Office 365.
Explore enterprise social scenarios with Yammer and other Microsoft products Understand common scenarios for enterprise social that can be built with Microsoft products, including Yammer, Office 365, SharePoint Server, Lync, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Top operations and management issues for SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Discusses major maintenance areas for a SharePoint hybrid environment, such as SSL certificate renewal, directory synchronization maintenance, search health smoke-testing, and upkeep of user profile applications.
Configure client certificate authentication for SharePoint 2013 Added information about how full sync is required after filter changes.
Plan enterprise search architecture in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the hardware tables and the guidance for mix of virtual/physical.
SharePoint hybrid training videos These videos help you learn how to implement hybrid scenarios that use SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365.
Plan for caching and performance in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the max load file size.
Plan for administrative and service accounts in SharePoint 2013 Added Distributed Cache to the service application table.
Configure a one-way inbound hybrid topology Added some information about the May, 2014, cumulative update for SharePoint 2013.
Configure a two-way hybrid topology Added some information about the May, 2014, cumulative update for SharePoint 2013.
Import a list or document library in SharePoint 2013 Revised a parameter in an example.
May 2014 cumulative update (CU) changes to SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid The May 2014 cumulative update (CU) for SharePoint Server 2013 includes a code change to the SharePoint authentication service that gives farm administrators greater control over OAuth request validation behavior.
New-OfficeWebAppsFarm Updated to fix default MaxCacheLimit to 75 MB.
New-SPVisioServiceApplication Updated with correct parameters.
Register-SPWorkflowService Added missing port information.
Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Updated the FAST search crawler table to say that there is no migration for two options, and removed the redundant Migration Path solution.
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Replaced "7000 MB" with 7168 MB".
Configure Search Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about results-source switching when changing from Basic to Advanced Mode.
Configure properties of the Search Results Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about results-source switching when changing from Basic to Advanced Mode.
Manage a paused Search service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn why the Search service application is paused and what you can do to resume it in SharePoint 2013.
Configure log shipping in SharePoint 2013 Learn how to implement log shipping for SharePoint 2013 in a disaster-recovery scenario.
Implications of Claims Mode Authentication on service applications Learn how to migrate Windows claims authentication to SAML-based authentication on service applications in SharePoint 2013.
Language packs in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the language list, and added links to download pages.
Configure a reverse proxy device for SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Updated a picture.
Plan for feeds and the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about service account names that begin with $.
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about service account names that begin with $.
Manage the index component in SharePoint Server 2013 Explained how to find out if the SSA has been paused and why that has happened, as well as how to resume the SSA from that state.
Restore Search service applications in SharePoint 2013 Explained how to find out if the SSA has been paused and why that has happened, as well as how to resume the SSA from that state.
SharePoint Server 2013 Disaster Recovery in Microsoft Azure Added a note about limits to log shipping support.
Migration of Windows claims authentication to SAML-based claims authentication in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to migrate from Windows claims authentication to SAML-based authentication in SharePoint 2013.
Configure People Picker in SharePoint 2013 Clarified some text per customer feedback.
Review supported editions and products for upgrading to SharePoint 2013 Clarified what "full product" means, per customer feedback.
Manage the App Catalog in SharePoint 2013 Removed an incorrect section which stated that a site could use an app catalog in a web application different from its own.
Configure a one-way inbound hybrid topology Added validation step for CNAME records.
Configure a two-way hybrid topology Added a verification step to the "Create a CNAME record" section.
Configure SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups for SharePoint 2013 Added information about support for readable secondary replicas.
Set-SPOTenant Added three new parameter descriptions.
Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended (SharePoint 2013) Replaced an errant procedure.
Install SharePoint 2013 across multiple servers for a three-tier farm Updated some wording about DBA databases.
Create, edit, or delete User Profile service applications in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the Windows PowerShell example that had a missing variable declaration.
Create a Visio Graphics Service service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated a parameter.
Implement SAML-based authentication in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to implement SAML-based (Security Assertion Markup Language) security token authentication in SharePoint 2013.
Plan crawling and federation in SharePoint Server 2013 Added more information about federation.
Configure result sources for search in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about result source protocols.
Restrict or enable access to a service application (SharePoint 2013) Updated an example.
Hardware and software requirements for SharePoint 2013 Updated the service-pack information in the "Optional Software" section.
Configure forms-based authentication for a claims-based web application in SharePoint 2013 Removed all references to auto-hosted apps.
Overview of apps for SharePoint 2013 Removed all references to auto-hosted apps.
Plan for app authentication in SharePoint 2013 Removed all references to auto-hosted apps.
Timer job reference (SharePoint 2013) Removed a reference to auto-hosted apps.
Deploy custom features to upgraded site collections in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn supported scenarios for deploying custom features to upgraded site collections in a SharePoint Server 2013 farm that has been upgraded from SharePoint Server 2010.
Hide SharePoint Server 2013 social features Learn how to remove Web Parts and hide user interface controls that provide social features in SharePoint Server 2013 that have been replaced by Yammer.
Get and install the Yammer app onto SharePoint Server 2013 sites Learn how to add the Yammer app to the app catalog and make it available on My Sites and team sites.
Understanding multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about the multi-tenancy feature and the underlying components and services related to multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013.
General guidance for hosters in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about general guidance related to multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013.
Overview of OneDrive for Business with Office Online Learn about the new stand-alone service of OneDrive for Business with Office Online and how you can use it with or without SharePoint.
Microsoft Azure Architectures for SharePoint 2013 SharePoint solutions can be hosted in Azure Infrastructure Services.
Internet Sites in Microsoft Azure using SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to configure a SharePoint Server 2013 farm by using the Azure Active Directory Access Control.
Create and configure a Search service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about crawling.
Supported high availability and disaster recovery options for SharePoint databases (SharePoint 2013) Revised the information about database support for async.
Set permissions to published service applications in SharePoint 2013 Corrected a statement about permissions in relation to a consuming farm.
Configure My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013 Revised the text regarding language selection.
Redirect users to Office 365 with OneDrive for Business: scenario overview Added a note about using a shortcut URL to OneDrive for Business.
How to redirect users to Office 365 with OneDrive for Business Added a note about using a shortcut URL to OneDrive for Business.
Manage blocked file types in SharePoint 2013 Updated the list of "File types blocked by default".
Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to administer and configure search in SharePoint 2013 Removed Set-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceInstance.
Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2013 Removed five deprecated cmdlets.
Back up service applications in SharePoint 2013 Revised example code.
User permissions and permission levels in SharePoint 2013 Revised site permissions with correct View Web Analytics Data.
Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint (SharePoint 2013) Added information on how to get a wildcard cert alert.
Manage farm-level crawl settings in SharePoint Server 2013 Configure certain crawl settings at the farm level in SharePoint 2013.
Configure proxy server settings for Search in SharePoint Server 2013 Specify a proxy server to send requests to crawl content or query federated content repositories.
Configure and use the Documentum connector in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a new section, "Create the Documentum crawled properties category."
Set-SPEnterpriseSearchService Changed description of performance level in response to discussion on Enterprise search community.
Install and configure RBS in a SharePoint 2013 farm Added more details about making sure that the Web app pool account is a db_owner of the RBS-enabled content databases.
Validate the Business Connectivity Services hybrid scenario Updated the article with throttling information.
Set-SPWOPIBinding Changed the description of the cmdlet and added more details to the article.
Import-SPWeb Added clarifications in the description of the -UpdateVersions parameter.
New-SPContentDatabase Added an example for -DatabaseCredential.
Configure social computing features in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about Yammer integration.
SharePoint hybrid solutions, new and updated articles
Several new articles have been written, and several other have been updated. Highlights include:
Overview of hybrid SharePoint 2013 for business decision makers and Overview of hybrid SharePoint 2013 for technical decision makers What is SharePoint hybrid? Learn about how integrating a SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 SharePoint online environment can add flexibility and mobility to your company.
Plan SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Use the customized plan to deploy the hybrid environment of your choice
Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Perform the installation and configuration tasks needed to set up your chosen SharePoint hybrid topology
Use SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Operations and troubleshooting information for your SharePoint hybrid solution
Other updated content
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 Added three new diagrams related to SharePoint Server 2013 and Windows Azure
Overview of security in Office 2013 Added information about multi-factor authentication
Overview of search result ranking in SharePoint Server 2013 Connected this article with the Rank Tuning App documentation published on Office.com.
Several articles about Windows PowerShell cmdlets are updated this week, including:
Get-SPOTenantLogEntry (more examples)
New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer (updated parameter info)
Export-SPBusinessDataCatalogModel (changed a script example)
Get-SPServiceApplication (updated parameter info and added examples)
Remove-SPTrustedRootAuthority (updated parameter info)
Enable-SPFeature (updated parameter info)
Get-SPOUser (updated parameter info)
Deactivated controls in SharePoint Designer 2013 Learn which SharePoint Designer features can be turned off by a SharePoint administrator.
The building blocks of SharePoint hybrid Watch this video to learn about the major pieces of a SharePoint hybrid deployment.
Set-SPAuthenticationRealm Added important information about using the cmdlet correctly.
Configure alternate access mappings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to configure alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2013.
Troubleshooting hybrid environments Learn about common testing practices, and how to troubleshoot common hybrid scenarios in SharePoint 2013.
Plan alternate access mappings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to plan for alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2013.
Update a web application URL and IIS bindings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to update a web application and IIS bindings for SharePoint 2013.
Start, pause, resume, or stop a crawl in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about the disadvantage of pausing a crawl.
Configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn the steps to set up and configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2013.
Activate Power Pivot site collection features Activate Power Pivot Feature Integration for a site collection.
Best practices for crawling in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about best practices for crawling in SharePoint Server 2013.
What is governance in SharePoint 2013? Governance as an essential part of a successful SharePoint deployment and the various components of an organizational governance plan
IT governance in SharePoint 2013 Key factors in governing a SharePoint 2013 service and what to include in a service-level agreement
Information management and governance in SharePoint 2013 Plan effective information architecture to ensure that your SharePoint 2013 solution meets your business needs.
Governance planning in SharePoint 2013 Find resources about governance in SharePoint 2013. Learn about governing IT services, information management, and application management.
Application management and governance in SharePoint 2013 How to govern applications for SharePoint 2013 by creating a customization policy and understanding the app model, branding, and life-cycle management.
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 Added a link to the poster, "What is governance in SharePoint 2013?"
Manage continuous crawls in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to reflect that a single continuous crawl includes all content sources in the Search service application for which continuous crawls are enabled, and that the continuous crawl interval applies to all content sources in the Search service application for which continuous crawls are enabled.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Reorganized the "Search limits" section into several tables to clarify which aspects of Search each group of limits affects.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using the unattended data refresh account Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using the unattended data refresh account.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using Secure Store Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using Secure Store.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using a specified account Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using an account that you specify.
Turn on automated translation of documents in SharePoint Server 2013 Reorganized the article and added a new table with file format types and maximum file size limits.
Upgrade My Sites to SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about upgrading My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013.
Case study: Cambridgeshire Constabulary Learn how Cambridgeshire Constabulary deployed SharePoint Server 2013 to reduce operating costs and enhance policing service delivery.
Configure hybrid Search for SharePoint Server 2013 Added a video that describes some of the main concepts behind hybrid SharePoint search.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Clarified the limit for indexed items in the search limits table.
Create a PowerPivot data connection (PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2013) Added instructions on how to edit the assembly redirect in the web.config file.
Create and deploy a thesaurus in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about which type of characters you can use in the thesaurus.
Plan crawling and federation in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note that when crawling a file share, if the permissions on a file on the share are different from the permissions on folders that contain the file, then the permissions on the file are used for security trimming of search results.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Updated the search limits table with new guidance for crawl and index components, index partitions, indexed items, and crawl databases. The new guidance is valid for environments with the Office 2013 cumulative update for October 2013 installed.
Synchronize and authenticate users from your on-premises Active Directory to Yammer and Office 365 Add your on-premises Active Directory users to your Yammer network or Office 365 subscription. Let users log on quickly with a single sign-on.
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Platform Options For BDMs and architects, this model describes the platform options for SharePoint 2013—SharePoint in Office 365, on-premises hybrid with Office 365, Windows Azure, and on-premises only deployments. It includes an overview of each architecture, recommendations, license requirements, and lists of architect and IT Pro tasks for each platform. Several SharePoint solutions on Windows Azure are highlighted.
SharePoint Server, Exchange, Lync, Office Web Apps: The Mobile Landscape This poster show a detailed layout of the app and mobile browser-based landscape for SharePoint Server, Exchange, Lync, and Office Web Apps.