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People-Picker Lunch-Time reading
I am spending my lunch time, sans-pickle, but with lots of good People-Picker goodness. I had to share the soon to be classics in the blogosphere links over at Full Metal Architect. I was digging into a lot of this prior to Binging a few additional things related to trusts, forests, domains, people-picker...
10 Sep 2009
SharePoint Development Tools - SharePoint Development Wiki - SharePoint Dev Wiki
Great list of tools to make your SharePoint Development, Deployment, Debugging, Debunking very Delightful. SharePoint Development Tools - SharePoint Development Wiki - SharePoint Dev Wiki
15 Jul 2009
DelegConfig v2 beta (Delegation / Kerberos Configuration Tool) : Download : The Official Microsoft IIS Site
I just love the main screen of this tool! Kerberos can be scary and misunderstood (kinda like referees!) “ Introduction DON'T RUSH!!! You are not so smart that you should skip over reading the following. I like to skip over documentation just as much as the next person. But for your own benefit please...
10 Jul 2009
Stsadm Technical Reference for SharePoint Server 2007 (Now with SilverLight interactivity!)
Check out the new STSADM reference on TECHNET. It now has SilverLight functionality added for your convenience. Stsadm Technical Reference for SharePoint Server 2007
4 Jun 2009
WSS & MOSS SP2 is Available - 5 No Brainer Reasons to Install - SharePoint Joel's SharePoint Land
I was going to write up a nice succinct description of the reasons and then I read SharePoint Joel’s and said, these will do just fine! Thank you again Joel. In quotes as it was copy/pasted with respect. Go read the rest at Joel’s blog. “ WSS & MOSS SP2 is Available - 5 No Brainer Reasons to Install...
30 Apr 2009
Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog : Announcing Service Pack 2 for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Announcing Service Pack 2 for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 “It includes all the fixes prior to SP2, and also several enhancements to improve server farm performance, availability and stability. Plus, a new stsadm operation has been added to help customers prepare...
29 Apr 2009
Error message when you try to modify or to delete an alternate access mapping in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: "An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action"
“file system cache on the front-end servers are newer than the contents of the configuration database.” Who you gonna call? Not Ghost Busters, but Cache Flusher! Error message when you try to modify or to delete an alternate access mapping in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: "An update conflict...
24 Apr 2009
Windows Virtualization Team Blog : Series on virtualizing SharePoint
Series on virtualizing SharePoint The Microsoft-UK services team recently posted an in-depth virtualizing SharePoint series. It is a culmination of their experiences over the last couple years helping customers successfully host SharePoint in virtualized environments. Windows Virtualization Team...
14 Apr 2009
Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : Locking Down SharePoint Designer
To follow up with the free release of SharePoint Designer, steps to lock it use down if you have “creative” users that want to muck with your system! Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : Locking Down SharePoint Designer
8 Apr 2009
WMIC KEY MOUSharePoint
Sorry for the flash back to the Mickey Mouse Club, but it sticks. Quick Challenge on comparing hot fixes (QFEs) applied to a server farm to determine which ones are needed across all of the servers. There are a few options like Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer, PowerShell, VBScript calling WMI, C#...
1 Apr 2009
Virus scanning recommendations for computers that are running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
Virus scanning recommendations for computers that are running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista I knew this was out there, had to find it again! Now to post so I can blame myself for not remembering. A similar title would be “my guard dog ate...
30 Mar 2009
Which WSS 3.0 / MOSS 2007 site Template is right for me?
Another common question on which templates is the best for me? I like the blank one to start with, however, there are some “users” we have the pleasure of dissecting requirements from that I will make sure that I share this information with in the future. Even with some that are not in the “users” category...
30 Mar 2009
Microsoft Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Team Blog : How can I make my web site faster with caching ?
I recently added this link as a favorite and then I kicked my self this morning for not blogging about it. Hopefully I haven’t already, but if I have, it is a topic that deserves a bit more time spent on it anyways. Caching is one of the overlooked gems that can be used to improve overall web site performance...
30 Mar 2009
Shared Points for SharePoint... : SharePoint and PowerShell - practical tips
More powerful than a one line cmd, faster than a bat file with many comments. A few great practical examples of leveraging PowerShell and SharePoint. Links referenced in the blog post Windows PowerShell Windows PowerShell Blog STSADM extensions TechNet Script center PowerShell pack for SharePoint Shared...
5 Mar 2009
Maximum number of ACEs in an ACL
The maximum number of Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehleys in the band KISS is one, However, any items that uses Access Control Lists (ACLs) will be limited to approximately 1,820 Access Control Entries (ACEs). There is not enough makeup for that many Ace Frehleys, except for around Halloween in my neighborhood...
3 Mar 2009
IIS7: Moving the INETPUB directory to a different drive - Just Another IIS Blog : The Official Microsoft IIS Site
Anything with EI and EIO should be shared! Even if it is good old XCOPY flags. MOVING THE CONTENT: Once the configuration is changed you have to copy all content from your root drive to your new drive including ACLs and empty directories: Example: ...
3 Mar 2009
UPDATED : Best Practices: Common Coding Issues When Using the SharePoint Object Model
One of the main resources to visit when developing applications for SharePoint was updated this month (Feb 2009). Go update your favorites and read away. “ Conclusion To ensure that your SharePoint system performs at its best, you need to be able to answer the following questions about the code you write...
26 Feb 2009
SharePoint Guidance in Patterns and Practices
Thinks “ Summary This guidance helps architects and developers design, build, test, deploy and upgrade SharePoint intranet applications. A reference implementation that is named the Contoso Training Management application demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development, and application lifecycle...
12 Nov 2008
The Windows Server 2003 /3GB switch is not supported in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 or in later versions or in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 SP2 or in later versions
Thinks Used to be the magic bullet, /3GB that is. Quote form the KB article “ The /3GB switch changes the way that the Microsoft Windows 4 GB virtual address space is split up. Instead of splitting the 4 GB virtual address space into 2 GB of user mode virtual address space and 2 GB of kernel mode virtual...
4 Aug 2008
WSS and MOSS Backup, Recovery and Disaster Recovery scenarios
Thinks There are many options available to you for backup, restore and DR of your WSS/MOSS Environment Nothing but a prayer too common of a scenario where best wishes and prayers are used to not need a backup SharePoint Designer Stsadm Utility – stsadm –o backup/restore, stsadm –o export/import Backup...
4 Aug 2008
Limiting Your SharePoint Objects with PowerShell
Thinks Darrin Bishop has another post on using PowerShell (my not so new techno love flame, will, not Darrin but PowerShell) with SharePoint (my super-duper zealous techno love flame.) As you will find, using PowerShell to return information from the SharePoint Object Model will give you more than want...
23 May 2008
How to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 on Vista x64/x86 - The Bamboo Team Blog
Thinks The Bamboo Team has released a tool at the link below that allows you to install Windows SharePoint Services v 3.0 Service Pack 1 on Vista x64/x86 SP1. I have heard that this is much faster than running on your VPC and I am going to give it a try. I really like having a VPC running, however, I...
23 May 2008
Don’t get stung with your hand in the hive : Modifying Built-In SharePoint Files
Thinks A great analogy for this would be along the lines of don’t put your hands in the hive if you don’t want to get stung! In other words, be extremely careful in modifying the built-in SharePoint files. “From the MSDN site Link (emphasis added) Technical Details Except for a few...
23 Apr 2008
Follow the buzz to the hive, the 12 hive that is : "12 Folder" From Here!
Thinks If you have been using Microsoft SharePoint technologies for a while, you are wise to the ways of the magical “12 hive” a.k.a. “12 folder” a.k.a. “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN”. With some magic of the registry,...
22 Apr 2008
Hardware Virtualization support for SharePoint products and technologies
Thinks A common question about Microsoft SharePoint products and technologies is “Can I run a production SharePoint environment in a virtual environment?” The answer is, "It depends.” From the first kb article in the links below, Microsoft “has tested and certified Microsoft...
22 Apr 2008
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