Futuristic, perhaps, but a powered screwdriver for space, almost looks like Han Solo’s pistol (sans scope)
From previous intro, we start using the tool to diagnose SharePoint problems.
Let’s install, and get to using it!
Once this is released, I expect this to be posted to a GitHub repository.
For now, there will be some mystery for obtaining the file bundle.
Copy folder from build zip file.
Paste to SharePoint machine, whatever standard you use.
From my own past, I prefer a MonAdmin (Monitoring Admin) directory, with a scripts sub-directory, then toolname/version
Start OPD via powershell
Avoid some initial questions
.\OPD-console.ps1 -mode SharePoint -ShareTelemetry Yes -AcceptEula
PS C:\Monadmin\Scripts\OPD-D2.0.1905.15001> .\OPD-console.ps1 -mode SharePoint -ShareTelemetry Yes -AcceptEula
Using OPD to check SharePoint environment
Start with the OPDLog Event Log
OPD Main menu
1 – Administration
Central Admin site
Current patch level
2 – Performance
3 – Search
Search Hosts Online
Unable to retrieve topology
4 – Services
5 – Setup
6 – User Profile
Firewall ports (duplicated from section 4)
Happy checking and to building new SharePoint checks!