• Installation error – Specified value is not supported for the {0} parameter

    I’ve been installing SharePoint foundation in the customer’s environment and everything went smoothly, I’ve asked customer to create users in AD, server in domain and internet access. I was able to install all prerequisites without problem also connect to SQL using the client tools. Then I whipped out powershell and started to create the farm …

  • Cannot install SharePoint – Specified value is not supported for the {0} parameter.

    I’ve been installing SharePoint foundation and I’ve run into strange error after installing all the prerequisites. When I got to the point that I ran the New-SPConfigurationDatabase I’ve encoutered this error: New-SPConfigurationDatabase : Specified value is not supported for the {0} parameter. At line:1 char:28 + New-SPConfigurationDatabase <<<< -DatabaseName SHP_Config -DatabaseServer SQL2012SPPS -AdministrationContentDatabaseName SHP_AdminContent + …

  • Issue with PowerShell – The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.

    Of our customers recently complained that when starting the Management shell in his SharePoint 2010 server, he’s getting message “The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.”. There are few basic things you might want to check before you start troubleshooting deeper: Are you running Management Shell as an administrator? In …

  • SharePoint 2013 Search Service did not finish loading

    I’ve created Search service application following guides that I’ve used before and worked and everything was working smoothly until I’ve tried to rename the SharePoint 2013 Search Service DB names. To be clear – the DB’s didn’t have the horrible GUID, but I didn’t like the naming convention. For renaming I was following this MS …