Monday, June 09, 2014

User Profile Service Synchronization Service Stuck in "Stopping" State

1.  stsadm -o enumservices > c:\services.txt - This will provide list of services

2.  stsadm -o provisionservice  -action stop -servicetype "Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ProfileSynchronizationService, Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" -servicename FIMSynchronizationService

Thursday, June 05, 2014

User Profile Synchronization Service not Starting - SharePoint 2010

Started my task with lot of excitement to try out cross farm service publishing. Plan was to try  publishing the User profile service, so started configuration for user profile. 

---Tried to add new connection 

Boom...Errorr...User Profile Synchronization Service is not started. Ok. So that's not a big pain right. 

---browsed to services page and clicked on "Start" for user profile synchronization service....

Boom...service stopped. 

---Scratching my head for next hour , google google google ...bing bing bing....

At last one suggestion found , try restarting SharePoint Timer Services

--- Restarted timer services 

Boom ...service started :-)


 

Parsing Log/Text files

One of the team member was looking for ways to parse through logs to find errors in a big dump of files. I had to go to basics to get the r...