Point2Share

Daniel McPherson's Blog for Casual Comment on SharePoint

February, 2006

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About Point2Share

I'm a Rapid Response Engineer for Microsoft based in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. I provide both proactive and reactive services for our SharePoint customers.

This blog is a place for me to drop information about SharePoint and related technologies.

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    Next SharePoint User Group UK Meeting

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    Nick has just announced the details for the next SharePoint User Group in the UK, for more information head on over to here: http://suguk.org/forums/thread/360.aspx I was there at the first meeting and the numbers were fantastic, really great to...
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    Couple of new blogs in the SharePoint Blogosphere!

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    A couple of new blogs have come online in the SharePoint blogosphere, just thought it might be useful to point them out: http://offlinesharepoint.com/ – Offline SharePoint This blog is by the Colligo Gang who have some expertise to share in the...
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    Active Directory and SharePoint User Tables

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    Thorough and detail blog post by Mr Keith Richie on how to cure the pain that is email and display name maintenance in SharePoint. Like Keith I have found that “ most enterprise customers I have worked with find this feature really annoying ”...
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    Unwanted Authentication Prompts

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    I’m often bumping into customers who complain they are getting “Too many authentication prompts” when using SharePoint. So, I thought it would be useful to throw together a quick post outlining some of the common causes I have found...
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    A little speculation about Office Live

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    Apparently we release Microsoft Office Live today, which is something I’ve been really looking forward to. In preparation for the release I was doing a little research, reading through what some of the pundits are saying about it and trying to get...
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    All those hours of my life! Authentication issues with NTLM

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    I have lost more hours of my life to the old “double hop” issue than almost any other. No matter how many times I hit it, it was always the last thing I thought of. The number of times I hit it of course multiplied with SharePoint and web...
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    NEW CONTENT: SQL Server 2005 Performance Test Results

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    Some new content has been added comparing the performance of SharePoint running with SQL 2000 to SharePoint running with SQL 2005. It all looks pretty positive…. “This appendix provides test results captured on the performance impact of...
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    Here comes the 3rd decade...

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    Entering my third decade today, so if you feel like saying happy birthday…..and dont forget to mark your calendars for next year, I dont want to have to remind you each time, thats not what this blog is for!
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    New Content: Troubleshooting Windows SharePoint Services

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    This new document was released with very little fanfare. I have taken a browse through it today, while it’s pretty high level, and focused on specific issues rather than general advice on how to go about resolving unknown issues you might encounter...
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    Using SPS to search 3rd party SQL databases

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    Just found someone (birchTree, hi guys!) out there wondering how they might go about indexing a SQL Server database with SharePoint. Using SPS to search 3rd party SQL databases . I have often found customers posing the same question, and in a number...
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