SharePoint 2013 – Show Navigation on Search Result Pages

  It’s often frustrating to be in a search center somewhere and not have the ability to get back to whatever portal you came from. Here’s a handy web part (.dwp file) for search result pages in SharePoint 2013 that displays the site navigation: http://sdrv.ms/1emlSMD. Here’s the link that led me to it: http://www.eliostruyf.com/display-the-title-row-top-navigation-in-the-search-centers-of-sharepoint-2013/ by @eliostruyf. If…

How to use the Management Pack Compare Util to identify management pack version differences

In environments with multiple management groups it’s really helpful to be able to quickly identify what management packs are different. I originally blogged on this utility at: https://www.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2012/08/30/tool-to-quickly-compare-opsmgr-and-service-manager-management-packs-versus-what-is-in-the-catalog-scom-scsm.aspx but I didn’t cover the details of how to use the tool and it took me a few minutes to remember how this worked! As a quick…