SharePoint 2013 KB Articles, Diagrams, eBooks, Samples, & Guidance

A few links to Microsoft SharePoint 2013 content that I thought may be helpful

Show Off Your Style with SharePoint Theming – Theming in SharePoint 2013 makes it easier to drastically change the look of your site and make it your own. That said, the new look of SharePoint sites is great, so why would you want to change it? http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=1043

Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported – This article describes Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios that are not supported. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764086

Global Solutions for SharePoint 2013 – This model provides architectural guidance for geographically distributed deployments of SharePoint 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34975

Backup and restore: SharePoint Server 2013 – This model illustrates various ways that you can back up and restore a SharePoint environment. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30365

Databases that support SharePoint 2013 Preview – This model illustrates the databases that that support SharePoint 2013 Preview. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30363

Design Sample: Corporate Portal with Host-named Sites for SharePoint Server 2013 – This design sample illustrates the use of host-named site collections with all sites deployed in a single web application on the farm. This method is highly scalable and is flexible in managing URLs. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30362

Design Sample: Corporate Portal with Path-based Sites for SharePoint Server 2013 – This design sample illustrates the use of path-based site collections with sites organized into dedicated web applications and a single top-level site collection per web application. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30378

Design Sample: Extranet with Dedicated Zones for Authentication for SharePoint 2013 – This design sample illustrates many top-level project sites with vanity URLs by using host-named sites for each project site (instead of organizing project sites underneath a top-level site collection). http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30368

Downloadable eBook: Deployment guide for SharePoint 2013 – Download this free ebook to learn how to install and configure SharePoint Server and SharePoint Foundation. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30384

Downloadable eBook: Explore SharePoint 2013 – Download this free eBook to learn more about what’s new in SharePoint 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30368

Enterprise search architectures for SharePoint Server 2013 – This design sample shows the search architecture for a variety of sizes of server farms. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30383

Incoming email planning worksheet – This worksheet helps you record information to help you plan for incoming email in a SharePoint deployment.  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34805

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation – The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25255

Multi-farm architectures with SharePoint Server 2013 – This model provides architectural guidance for multi-farm deployments of SharePoint Server 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34973

Search architectures for SharePoint Server 2013 – This design sample shows the search architecture for a medium size server farm. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30374

Services in SharePoint Server 2013 – This illustration provides information about services that are available in SharePoint Server 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30402

SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Process – This model explains the process that you use when you upgrade from SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010 to SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30371

SharePoint 2013: App Overview for IT Pro – The app model in SharePoint 2013 enables SharePoint environments to add functionality quickly and securely. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30373

SharePoint 2013: How to Test Upgrade – This model explains how to create a test environment to use when you upgrade from SharePoint Server 2010 or SharePoint Foundation 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Products  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30366

Test Lab Guide: Configure SharePoint Server 2010 in a Three-Tier Farm – This paper contains step-by-step instructions for creating a test lab containing a three-tier SharePoint farm. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29420

Topologies for SharePoint 2013 – The versatility of SharePoint 2013 provides opportunities to develop a topology that satisfies your business goals.  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30377

User profile properties and profile synchronization planning worksheets for SharePoint Server 2013 – The following planning worksheets can assist you when planning user profiles or planning and configuring profile synchronization. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35404

White Paper: Office 2013–Access Services Setup for an On-Premises Installation – This white paper provides instructions that will help you configure SQL Server 2012 for Access Services in SharePoint Server 2013. It includes instructions for an on-premises installation and configuration of Access Services on a server that is running SharePoint Server 2013. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30445

KB Articles

Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764086

Sign in as Different User menu option is removed from SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752600

Sorry, something went wrong error message when you run a query in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752602

Sorry, something went wrong error message when an anonymous user performs a search on an Enterprise Wiki site in a SharePoint Server 2013 environment http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2755130

Please enable scripts and reload this page error message when you try to open a SharePoint Server 2013 site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752584

Method not allowed error message when you use Windows authentication to open the PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2755141

UPA administrator cannot change the synchronization connection settings in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752606

User Profile service application does not function correctly after you restore a SharePoint farm to a SharePoint Server 2013 server http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752610

How to use SPQuery to query a list in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2755129

PowerPivot gallery is displayed on SharePoint sites after you remove PowerPivot for SharePoint in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752605

You cannot start Dashboard Designer after you install a language pack for a language that is a variant of Spanish in PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2752603

Only the OU setting is removed when you run the Remove-SPProfileSyncConnection cmdlet in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758430

Changes to PowerPivot Service application database in SharePoint Server 2013 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756665

 

-Ivan

 

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