Update Signing Certificate for Secure Token Service

We recently had an issue in our environments where our Secure Token Service certificate for our SharePoint Apps implementation had expired.  This is just a quick blurb to mention how to update that certificate since it took a little digging

Posted in Apps, SharePoint 2013, SSL

SharePoint 2013 – Issue: Frequent Authentication Requests

We had recently built a SharePoint 2013 farm that used Okta as its identity provider and started receiving reports that users were being prompted to re-authenticate.  Furthermore this would occur during both browsing and editing of pages, but was more problematic when content

Posted in PowerShell, PowerShell, SharePoint 2013, Troubleshooting

SharePoint 2010 – Word Web App cannot open this document error

We recently had an error in one of our SharePoint 2010 farms when a user opened a Word document from a SharePoint library they would see this pop up error  The ULS logs showed:  ….. Failed to create the sandboxed

Posted in Office Web App, Quick Tip, SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 3.0 Installation Guide

Welcome to our SharePoint 2013 ADFS 3.0 Installation and Configuration series of articles.  This is an update to our original series that focused on ADFS 2.0. We’ve had several people request us to do go over setting up ADFS 3.  There

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SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 3.0 Lab Environment

Overview This is the first article in our SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 3.0 Installation and Configuration series of articles.  In this article we just showcase the lab that we have setup where this series of articles was based as well

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SharePoint 2013 Install Certificate Authority on Windows Server 2012R2

Overview This article is part 2 in our SharePoint 2013 ADFS 3.0 Installation and Configuration series for SharePoint 2013.  However this can be a stand alone article on how to configure the Certificate Authority on Windows Server 2012. In this

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SharePoint 2013 ADFS 3.0 Prerequisites

Overview This is part 3 in our SharePoint 2013 ADFS 3.0 Installation and Configuration series.  In this article we explain the prerequisites for ADFS 3.0 on Windows Server 2012R2. SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 3.0 Installation Guide Part 1: Lab Environment Part

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