Posts made in August, 2012

Got my MCM certificate

Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Certification | 0 comments

Got my MCM certificate

I finally received my Microsoft Certified Master: Windows Server 2008 R2: Directory certificate. Read the whole story at www.becomingamaster.com

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Restore deleted computer object including BitLocker recovery information

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Active Directory, BitLocker, Powershell | 6 comments

Recovery of Active Directory objects became much easier with the introduction of AD recycle bin feature in Windows Server 2008 R2. Simply use the restore-adobject PowerShell cmdlet and you’re done. But what if you are using BitLocker with its keys stored in AD? You can still restore the computer object once it got deleted. But the attached msFVE-RecoveryInformation objects will not get restored automatically. This small PowerShell cmdlet will do the work for you: import-module ActiveDirectory function RestoreComputer($computername) { If ($computername.substring($computername.length -...

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Error while running SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Events, Sharepoint Server, SQL Server | 0 comments

Error while running SharePoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

The wizard aborts at about 10% in step 9. Everything I could find in the logs was this here: Unknown SQL Exception 1468 occurred. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below. The operation cannot be performed on database “Sharepoint2010_UsageDB” because it is involved in a database mirroring session or an availability group. Some operations are not allowed on a database that is participating in a database mirroring session or in an availability group. ALTER DATABASE statement failed. Seems legit to me, since I moved all databases to a SQL Server 2012 Always On...

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Hot to fix Sharepoint Event 6398 “Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Search_GetRecentStats’.”?

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Events, Sharepoint Server | 0 comments

Hot to fix Sharepoint Event 6398 “Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Search_GetRecentStats’.”?

While migrating my Sharepoint 2010 farm from Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to a SQL Server 2012 ‘Always On’ environment I found the following error in the eventlog: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Monitoring.HealthStatUpdateJobDefinition (ID ba00217b-379d-4d3d-bab4-a4d750d22adc) threw an exception. More information is included below. Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Search_GetRecentStats’. This error can be fixed in the Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration, navigating to Monitoring > Timer Jobs, Check Job Status > Search Health...

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