Tuesday, 14 October 2014
SharePoint 2013 Installation Error AppFabric, AppFabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code : 1603
SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with MSI Installer error code 1603 while installing AppFabric 1.1
- Right Click “My Computer”
- Click “Properties”
- Go to “Advance” Tab
- Click at “Environmental Variables”
- Look in to System Variables.
- Find “PSModulePath”
- Click “Edit”
And Verify the Entry should look like below
C:\Windows\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\;c:\Program Files\AppFabric 1.1
if you have different value then just just paste the above value.
Install AppFabric using below command.
Open Powershell and go to the AppFabric Path and Run the Command
\WindowsServerAppFabricSetup_x64 / i CacheClient, CachingService, CacheAdmin / gac
after executing the command , wait for few mintues and open the control pannel to see the installed programs
Friday, 26 September 2014
Front end 1
Front end 2
Load Balancer Name
Step 1: Open Server Manager
Step 2: Click Manage on Right Top and Select “Add Role and Features”
Step 3: Leave every thing Default and Click Next
Step 4: "Select Installation Type"Leave Default and Press Next
Step 5: “Selecting Destination server “Leave Default and Press Next
Step 6: “Selecting Role “Leave Default and Press Next
Step 7: “Selecting Feature “Select Network Load Balancing After checking the Check box it will prompt for Extra Features.
Step 8: Select Extra Feature Required for Network Load Balancing and Press Add Features and will return to main features screen, Press Install
Installation Process will start, Wait for Completion of installation
Open The Second Front server and Repeat the Step 1 to step 8.
Configuration of Network Load balance.
Open the Server First Server SP2013-FE01
Step 1: Open Server Manager and Click Tools and Select Network Load Balancing manager.
Step 2: From Menu select Cluster and Sub Menu New.
Step 3: Enter the first Host Name, in current scenario I am using SP2013-FE01 and Press Connect
After connecting successfully it will add in interfaces And Press Next
Step 4: New Cluster -- > Host parameters make sure for first node Priority is select 1 from Drop down and Default state is to be selected as started .
Step 5: Define Cluster IP -> Press Add Button to Add cluster IP.
Step 6: Enter IP for Cluster in My Case I am using 192.168.137.30 and Subnet is 255.255.255.0 and Press OK
Step 7: Select the Cluster from Drop Down, (automatically selected if not selected then select manually) Enter the Full Internet name and From Cluster Operation Mode Select Multicast and press Next
Step 8: Port Rules it will select from 0 to 65535 if you want to edit it, otherwise leave as default and Press Finish.
Now you can see you Cluster , One node is already added,
Add Second Node to the NLB Cluster
Right Click on Cluster -"Add Host to the Cluster"
Enter Host IP and Press Connect after Press Connect it will added into interfaces.
Setting the host parameters, For This Node select priority 2 and state as "started"
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Your backup is from a different version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation and cannot be restored to a server running the current version
Running on SharePoint 2010 with SP1 (Installed SP1 manually)
Running on SharePoint 2010 With SP1 (Newly configure using SharePoint
2010 With SP1 Media)
But I was trying to restore using Power Shell I am getting the
Error for version is not same.
is from a different version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation and cannot be
restored to a server running the current version. The backup file should be
restored to a server with version 14.0.0.... Or later
I just verify the Installed Update I found at Source and
Target server are different in the terms of SharePoint Updates.
- Download required Updates
- Installed on Target server
- Restart is required.
- Run the configuration Wizard
you can Find Required Update and hot fix information at
After that doing the above steps I am able to restore my site collection backup.
you can Find Required Update and hot fix information at
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Most of the time i am struggling to restore to the back from interface, Different types of errors every time i need to face, Using SQL command its more easy just have to make sure about the file names are correct and current user have permissions to access.
You must have a Valid SQL Backup file with .bak extension, You can use this Sql command to restore the back on the same server or different Server.
Open SQL Server
Click at New Query
use the below query , just the required Parameters according to you files and locations.
Restore filelistonly from disk = 'FULL-PATH\FileName'
restore database DatabaseName
from disk = 'FULL-PATH\FileName'
move 'Logical Name for Data File to 'FULL-PATH\FileName.mdb'
move 'Logical name for Log Fileto 'FULL-PATH\FileName.ldf'
Restore filelistonly from disk = 'C:\Backups\WSS_Content_2010_Portal-Full-Database-Backup'
restore database WSS_Content_2013_portalTest
from disk = 'C:\Backups\ WSS_Content_2010_Portal-Full-Database-Backup'
move 'WSS_Content_2013_portalTest' to 'C:\Backups\WSS_Content_2013_Portal.mdf',
move 'WSS_Content_2013_portalTest_log' to 'C:\Backups\WSS_Content_2013_Portal_log.ldf'
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
Step 1: Create a Simple Method or use Code Directly in Existing Method.
/// Get Choice Column Value from List
/// <param name="List"> List Name</param>
/// <param name="Field"> Field Name</param>
/// <returns> List<String> Containing the Choice Column Values</returns>
public List<string> GetChoiceColumnValues(string List, string Field)
List<string> Choices= null;
using (SPSite site = new SPSite(SPContext.Current.Web.Url.ToString()))
using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())
SPList objList = web.GetList(List);
SPFieldChoice field = (SPFieldChoice)objList.Fields[Field];
Choices= new List<string>();
foreach (string str in field.Choices)
catch (Exception ex)
Response.Write("Get Values : " + ex.Message);
how to Get Values from Strings List
List<string> objFields = GetChoiceColumnValues(SPContext.Current.Web.Url.ToString() + "/Lists/ListName", "Fieldname");
foreach (string item in objFields)