SharePoint 2013

In December I discussed a major change in the TimerJobHistory table maintenance introduced in November 2017 CU. Historically SharePoint 2013 preserved the timerjob history for all timerjobs which ran in the last 7 days. Starting with November 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 (build 15.0.4981.1002), the maintenance of the [dbo].[TimerJobHistory] table has been updated in a […]

We received reports from several customers about a problem in the March 2018 security fixes for SharePoint 2013. The full server packages of March 2018 CU are not affected by the problem. Performing actions in the User Profile Service Application like clicking on Configure Synchronization Settings or Start Profile Synchronization returns an error page and […]

In the last couple of months I have seen an upgoing trend of support cases related to performance problems where the root cause was an overcommitted virtualization host system. What is an oversubscribed virtualization host system? Virtualization allows to map physical CPU cores installed in the virtualization host to virtual (guest) machines running on this system. E.g. one […]