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How to Create and apply filter using multi-value parameter in a SSRS report using Report Builder

In this post, I will explain how we can create a multi-value filter and apply it on SharePoint list using Report Builder. Before we start just have a look at the SharePoint list first. This list contains school applications received from different countries for different schools. Our target is to create a report that should […]

How to troubleshoot memory related issues

In this post I wil how to troubleshoot high CPU usage issues caused by w3wp.exe. Recently, I received a call from Client about the high CPU usage by w3wp.exe. w3wp.exe was consuming 90% of CPU usage. After bit of a research, I came to know that to troubleshoot these kind of issues we need to take a memory dump of the […]

Configure SharePoint site collection for Content Management System

For a site collection to be used as a content management system, it needs to be accesible in two different modes (or more appropriately called zones). Zone one (Default zone) will only allow company’s internal users such as content authors, publishers and approvers to login and create content, publish and approve it. Zone two (Internet zone) will allow public access […]

Backup and Restore Site collection in Sharepoint 2010

Steps to take backup of site collection 1) Open Central Administration. Go to ‘Backup and Restore’. 2) Under ‘Granular Backup’, click on ‘perform a site collection’. 3) Choose  any site collection from the site collection list. Enter destination for the backup file. and click on ‘Start Backup’. 4) Once backup is finished, check if the backup […]

Restore-SPSite : The site collection could not be restored. If this problem persists, Please make sure the content databases are available and have sufficient free space.

A very common error in sharepoint when you try to restore sitecollection using powershell. Error message is very clear and simple. All you need to do is ask your database administrator, ensure that content database has enough space and rerun the Restore command. But is it this straightforward? Actually, No!! You would not have been reading […]