One week to go until the SBTUG extravaganza!

Only one week to go until Kathy Hughes and I will be demoing SharePoint 2010 locally. There will be prizes but best of all, attendees on the night will probably be the first in Australia to see the latest versions of SharePoint 2010. We are talking about the latest, newest builds and not the Technical…

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Walkthrough – Building a Service Pack 2 and Cumulative updates slipstreamed MOSS2007 install

This article will walk you through building a self contained SharePoint 2007 installation with all the necessary service packs automatically applied as part of the installation. You wont have to worry about performing a post service pack installation as the installer will do this for you. Once done you should have a fully patched SharePoint…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 – NLBS and VMware – Workaround!

**Firstly – This isn’t a VMware bashing post just a product workaround tip ** Recently I have been working on a customer site and they were keen to build a new MOSS 2007 server farm on Windows Server 2008 R2 as IIS 7.5 has some very cool silverlight streaming technology that they wanted to leverage….

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MOSS 2007 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Support

With the RTM release of Windows Server 2008 R2 I have been receiving many questions about what level of support we are providing for Windows Server 2008 R2 and MOSS 2007. I can confirm that if you have MOSS Service Pack 2 installed, we are supporting Windows Server 2008 R2. More details can be found…

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ForeFront client security and MOSS2007 installation – TIP

If you install Forefront client security on any server in your MOSS2007 farm you might find that things suddenly stop working and you get ISAPI filter loading errors appearing in your event logs. Here’s how to get up and running again. 1) Read this article. kb952167 – Folders may have to be excluded from antivirus…

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WebPart Development – AJAX Tab control – Tab contents not displaying

I found something very interesting the other day when playing around with the AJAX tab control in a custom WebPart. I created a WebPart that displays some data using the AJAX tabcontrol and found some interesting gotchas when working with it. Firstly I found that databinding and adding tabs to the the tab container has…

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PowerShell script to create AD groups from a .CSV file

Here is a script that I used recently on a project that might be of use to you all. You need to pass the .csv file as a parameter and let the script do the rest! The file has to be in the format of: ADGroupName MyGroup1 MyGroup2 MyGroup3   The script is below: #######################################################################################################…

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Another 2 SharePoint exams passed today!

I decided to bite the bullet and finally complete the last two of the SharePoint 2007 exams, 70-541 and 70-542. I am now eligible to apply for the Microsoft Certified Master program in SharePoint (MCM)  I did a few hours study, reviewed the training requirements and did a few practice exams. Given that this is…

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DoggieRescue – EMERGENCY APPEAL

The combination of the economic downturn, decreasing donation income and ever increasing costs has brought DoggieRescue (www.doggierescue.com) to the point where it will have to close its doors unless it can raise $75,000. So far they have raised close to $20,000, but they need our help. Here is where the appeal total is at now,…

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