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  • Blog Post: Why Is Central Administration Broken?

    Answer: It's not. You just followed our guidance, and we probably should've told you a few additional things. We frequently give people the advice that they should run Central Administration on more than a single machine in the SharePoint farm. The thought goes that, if something really bad were to...
  • Blog Post: O' Properties, Where Art Thou?

    In software development, laziness is a virtue . The lineage of software is sometimes surprising. The fact that seemingly unrelated systems and software can exhibit the same behavior can imply relationships that - in reality - may or may not exist. That they may feel very real is an altogether different...
  • Blog Post: Excluding Disabled User Accounts from Profile Synchronization in SharePoint 2010

    Filtering profile imports is a much more powerful experience in SharePoint 2010, due in large part to the much more generic and extensible profile import mechanism in place. Those familiar with http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;827754 know that in the past, you had to construct...
  • Blog Post: My Sites, Magic, and Randomness

    Despite constant assertions by my mother to the contrary, computers don't behave randomly, nor are they boxes filled with magic. Even the output of a non-deterministic function can only be thought of conceptually as "random" while we don't understand its internal operation. Case in point - SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2007 Content Deployment & IIS 7.0

    By default, IIS 7.0 limits the maximum size of any request. Those of you who have implemented SharePoint 2007 on Windows 2008 are very familiar with this; specifically, modifications must be made to the web.config for your provisioned web applications setting maxAllowedContentLength to an appropriate...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2010 and Kernel Mode Authentication

    When IIS 7.0 shipped with Windows Server 2008, one of the many new features included this new doodad called Kernel Mode Authentication. Enabled by default, KMA moved authentication operations performed by IIS out of user mode and into the kernel. This had tremendous performance benefits! Additionally...
  • Blog Post: Self-Policing of Content

    One of the most common questions I hear from Human Resources folks surounds content management of My Sites and Team Sites. Specifically, managing innapropriate content. There are lots of things in SharePoint that can help restrict people from doing things - security, workflow, blocked file types, and...
  • Blog Post: I hang my head, and I feel shame.

    Wow. My last post was when ? Scott Hanselman posts 18 times per day, while in Africa , and I haven't posted since August ? I hang my head, and I feel shame. Well, in my own defense, I have spent a great deal of time over the last four months looking at the inside of airports. Ever been to Denver...
  • Blog Post: Dispelling SharePoint Myths

    I've heard numerous myths about SharePoint. Some were scary. Others, funny. Regardless, for your reading pleasure, I'm going to spend the next few posts talking about some of my favorites, with an aim to dispell them. #1 SharePoint Is More Than An ASP.NET Application SharePoint is a wonderful product...
  • Blog Post: ICallbackEventHandler

    ASP.NET AJAX is a piece of fundamentally enabling technology for developers; everything from partial page rending using UpdatePanels to the cross-browser compatible script library enable you to provide engaging web solutions while minimizing effort and time. Personally, I think the ASP.NET AJAX libraries...
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