Excel Web Applications web part refresh.

Recently ran into an issue where despite updating the registry keys for MaxRequestLength and MaxRequestBytes the EWA Web parts were still failing on refresh. Come to find out the F5 has an http threshold as well, and once the http profile was updated, all worked as expected.

SharePoint 2010 PowerShell GUI

Here’s a cool tool I ran across, this will help anyone new to the PowerShell commands available in SharePoint 2010.

SharePoint 2010 PowerShell GUI

SharePoint 2010 Miscellaneous

Sometimes SharePoint 2010 doesn’t cooperate and it’s then you need to revert back to stsadm vs. power shell, for example, recently I could not get a solution file to retract via power shell, however, stsadm -o retractsolution saved the day. Moral of the story, don’t completely throw away the old toolbox yet, it might just save you a lot of grief!