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Bradley Schacht

Bradley Schacht is a Data Platform Solution Architect on the state and local government team with Microsoft based in Jacksonville, FL. He has co-authored 3 SQL Server books including "SQL Server 2014 Professional Admin". As a former consultant and trainer, he uses his experience on many parts of the Microsoft BI and data platform to help customers deliver the best possible solutions. Bradley frequently presents at community events around the country. He is a contributor to sites such as and an active member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

Archives: January 2012

The Windows Search Engine Is Currently Disabled

If you have ever gotten this error message you may have been left scratching your head wondering why…kinda like me.

The Windows Search Engine is currently disabled. Outlook will not be able to provide fast search results using the Instant Search functionality unless the service is running.

Well, like any… Read more

10 comments, 2,922 reads

Posted in Bradley Schacht on 16 January 2012

Check Version of SharePoint 2010 Currently Installed

There are several ways to check the version of SharePoint 2010 currently installed in your environment. That about sums up what we are talking about here.  Check it out below.

Method 1: Through SharePoint 2010 Central Administration:

  1. Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration
  2. Click on the link for System Settings
  3. Click…

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5 comments, 1,355 reads

Posted in Bradley Schacht on 11 January 2012

The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.

You may fire up the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell (which allows you to run PowerShell commands to do cool SharePoint stuff, very technical… I know) and get the following error:

The local farm is not accessible. Cmdlets with FeatureDependencyId are not registered.

I have found there are two places you… Read more

3 comments, 1,871 reads

Posted in Bradley Schacht on 5 January 2012

SharePoint 2010 Your Backup Is From A Different Version Of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation

Restoring a SharePoint site collection can be a pretty easy task.  If your interested in how to do that check this blog (Backup and Restore SharePoint 2010 Site Collection With PowerShell) where I explain the process. Unfortunately this is not always a foolproof process as I have recently… Read more

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Posted in Bradley Schacht on 4 January 2012