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Monday, November 26, 2012

WSS Usage Application Proxy SharePoint 2013 Install


As was true with SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 still has an issue with the WSS Usage Application. When a new farm has been installed and the Usage Application started, the Usage Application Proxy is not correctly enabled by default – this is a bug that must be corrected using PowerShell:

1) Login to the server running Central Administration, click Start > Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products > SharePoint 2010 Management Shell. In the PowerShell, type in:
Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy

2) This will return a list of the current service applications – you are looking for the WSS_UsageApplication for example:

DisplayName          TypeName             Id
-----------          --------             --
State Service App... State Service Proxy  e51696f1-3523-4e20-9b75-578485024b37
Managed Metadata ... Managed Metadata ... 830bafcf-f0d3-4254-91e4-8cfe11840e27
Search Service Ap... Search Service Ap... a988d821-8247-4294-ba11-961b22e51f8b
Application Disco... Application Disco... af617d69-7332-49f3-a61c-0eef3f7470cf
Excel Services Ap... Excel Services Ap... b6c5b951-7b4d-4837-83f3-c916c1ef6c7d
WSS_UsageApplication Usage and Health ... 83301455-c854-4596-af5c-0bc6ee963b6d

3) Copy the Id of the WSS_UsageApplication (Mark and copy), then enter the following commands:
$WUAP = Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy | where {$_.ID -eq "<copied Id>"}
$WUAP.Provision()

4) Close the PowerShell and double check the status in Central Administration > Application Management > Manage Service Applications - the Proxy should now be started.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great help. Thanks a lot! :)