6. June 2008 12:37
The other day I was laying out the framework, wire-frame if you will, of a few SharePoint Site Collections. During the planning process I was doing my god-like role of determining which divisions would have their own Site Collection and which divisions would share a Site Collection. As part of the... [More]
8. May 2008 19:22
As I'm working in my virtual MOSS environment using the stsadm.exe utility I am suddenly presented with an error:
C:\Program Files\...\STSADM.EXE is not a valid Win32 application.
After several more attempts at using the stsadm.exe utility and receiving the same error ea... [More]
6. May 2008 15:39
As our SharePoint environments scale in size, so does the complexity of maintaining sites. I believe MS is taking a proactive approach with SharePoint by listening to us, their customers. The more of us who send requests to MS, the more MS will be able to release future updates to the Administrati... [More]
4. April 2008 15:41
A couple of day ago I passed Exam 70-631: Configuring Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with a perfect 1000 out of 1000 score. Today, I passed Exam 70-630: Configuring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 with a 982 out of 1000 score! Add another Microsoft Certified Technology Speciali... [More]
1. April 2008 13:57
Today I passed Exam 70-631: Configuring Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. And as an added bonus, I scored a perfect 1000! (700 is passing) Sure, sure, sure… this sounds like an April Fool's joke. After-all, today is April 1st. But, today I'm not playing the role of the joker; I am of... [More]
16. March 2008 12:18
Warning: This is a very long post (as in several megs!). The information provided here will aid you in the installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0) in a sandbox environment, aka, Virtual PC. The information will also work as a guideline for installing Microsoft Office SharePoint S... [More]
12. March 2008 18:13
When starting a full or incremental import of Active Directory, either manually or scheduled, the import is successful, but there is an error thrown as soon as the import is initiated. My assumption is the AD import kicks off several simulateous jobs such as updating users "My SharePoint Site... [More]
5. March 2008 23:05
File this under: A Great Resource from Microsoft (better late than never).
I've spent the last few days reviewing the Advanced SharePoint Videos and Whitepapers that was recently released on TechNet. The papers are thorough. And the videos are extremely helpful. I haven't ... [More]
25. February 2008 18:41
There is a resource hog waiting to be released in your SharePoint environment… when a web part is added to a page in SharePoint and subsequently "closed" by the user at a later date, the end user will most often believe the web part to be deleted.
Let's think about why t... [More]
21. February 2008 12:21
Today's Task: Find all memberships related to a specific user in SharePoint.
Still searching? I'll give you a hint… you cannot list all memberships related to a specific user in SharePoint. That's right. SharePoint does not have the capability to perform a simple look-up t... [More]