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SharePoint trace service keeps getting disabled

February 23, 2018 Matt Thornton 0

Continuing the theme of obscure SharePoint gotchas you’re unlikely to encounter (unless, I assume, you’re reading this) here’s another. One environment was experiencing an issue whereby the SharePoint Tracing Service was constantly getting set to disabled. No amount of editing it in services.msc to set it to Automatic would ‘take’ […]

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Sharepoint solutions – stuck on retracting or deploying

January 14, 2018 Matt Thornton 1

I’m adding this here in the hope it may save someone a few hours of pain and hair-pulling. (i.e., what I’ve just been through.) If you use solution management in Central Administration in SharePoint – you’ll be fairly used to the whole add-spsolution / install-spsolution / uninstall-spsolution / remove-spsolution stuff […]