Get all SharePoint database sizes

October 4, 2013By Maarten PeetersPowerShell, SharePoint No Comments

SharePoint creates 15+ databases during installation and configuration and it’s possible you want to know the size of each database without connecting to the database server or manually checking each size. You can easily get the size of each database using the following PowerShell one-liner: Get-SPDatabase | Sort-Object disksizerequired -desc | %{write-host  “Size: $($_.disksizerequired/1mb)MB – … Read More

Search not crawling items in SharePoint 2013

July 19, 2013By Maarten PeetersSharePoint 4 Comments

I was recently troubleshooting the issue that Search wasn’t crawling the SharePoint Web Applications. The following information was seen on the Search Administration. – Recent crawl rate = 0.00 items per second – Searchable items = 0 – Recent query rate = 0.00 – Full crawl took forever and the following messages appeared in the … Read More