SharePoint Cloud Hybrid Search Tips

I recently set up SharePoint 2016 hybrid in a lab environment for customer demos. I thought I would post some quick tips/tricks, specifically for Cloud Hybrid Search based on what I learnt during the configuration –   Delete your existing on-prem SSA if you have one configured already. The Cloud SSA which you provision as part…

SQL instance connection error – ‘A network-related or instance-specific error occurred’

I was stumped with this error for hours last night while building out some on-premises SharePoint Farms. I was trying to connect to a specific named instance as opposed to the default instance.  I thought I would blog about the fix because it’s something I’ve never come across before and it took some googling of…