Archive for January, 2013

SharePoint 2010 PowerShell – Local Farm Is Not Accessible Issue

I recently got the following message when launching SharePoint 2010 Management Shell:- “The local farm is not accessible.  Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.” Now I got this error in my development SharePoint 2010 setup at work, which is installed on a Windows 7 Enterprise machine, that is connected to AD network.  The installation of [...]

Posted in: Microsoft TechBook

The Lenovo ThinkPad

  As I contemplated over Christmas to order an extra 4GB DDR2 RAM module for aging Lenovo T61P – I went ahead and ordered a refurbished Lenovo ThinkPad T410 – it was going for only £299, and had good enough specs to match the latest laptops out there with a Core i5, 4GB RAM, 320GB [...]

Posted in: Technology Reviews

TFS 2012 Summary, and Getting VS/BIDS 2008, VS 2010 working with TFS 2012

Having worked with Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2005 for many years, I was recently given the challenge of setting up the latest version of TFS 2012, which would have to work by providing source code control for the following products:- Visual Studio 2008 – the BIDS version that comes with SQL Server 2008 R2 Visual [...]