Peter Dempsey

Principal Premier Field Engineer (Surface Hub / HoloLens / SharePoint)

Surface Hub and Active Directory Best Practices: Removing Inactive Computer Objects

You have the option on how to administer the Surface Hub. This choice is made during the initial out...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 05/08/2017

The CredSSP Files: Part 1 Access Denied for Local Administrator

PowerShell remoting is an extremely useful administration tool. To take full advantage of running...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 12/13/2014

SharePoint 2013 Searching for a URL

My colleague Igor Veytskin and I have run into a few issues when trying to search for a document in...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 04/08/2014

I stated looking into the User Segmentation feature in SharePoint 2013. The idea is that you create...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 03/24/2014

SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 3: Content Processing Component continued

Picking up from part 2, we continue looking at the Content Processing Component. There were some...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 02/07/2014

SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 2: Content Processing Component

In part 1, we took a crawl performance baseline and came to the conclusion that our feeding...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 01/30/2014

SharePoint 2013 Crawl Tuning Part 1: Baseline

I wrote a basic overview of some of the counters needed to monitor and tune content feeding here ....

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 01/30/2014

SharePoint 2013 Content Enrichment: Regular Expression Data Extraction

There are a number of posts on getting started writing a Content Enrichment Web Service. I found...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 12/04/2013

SharePoint 2013 Monitor and Tune Content Feed

I have not seen too much in the way of guidance for monitoring and tuning content feeding for...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 04/15/2013

SharePoint 2013 Unable to change topology when Generation controller is not active

When making a change to the search topology, you need to have at least one index component in the...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 04/11/2013

SharePoint 2013 Non-Rectangular Search Topology

The SharePoint 2013 search topology is the next evolution of the Fast search engine from ESP and...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 04/01/2013

SharePoint 2013 Search Event Log Messages

While working on some diagnostic tools for SharePoint 2013, I came across this gem. All of the event...

Author: Peter Dempsey Date: 03/18/2013