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Site Mailboxes in the new Office

Cross posting from Exchange Team Blog: Site mailboxes allow users to work together naturally – while compliance is applied behind the scenes. A site mailbox brings Exchange emails and SharePoint documents together. For users, a site mailbox serves as a central filing cabinet, providing a place to file project emails and documents that can be… Read more

Service Application Federation between SharePoint 2013 (Public Preview) and SharePoint 2010

 One of the common challenges upgrading a multi-farm MOSS 2007 (Parent/Child) deployment to SharePoint 2010 was the introduction of new service application architecture and planning for downtime upgrading MOSS 2007 parent farm to a new SharePoint 2010 provider. With the release of SharePoint 2013 the good news is that SharePoint 2010 consuming farms are now… Read more

Content Deployment Source feature in SharePoint 2013 (Preview)

SharePoint 2013 brings a lot of new capabilities and enhanced functionalities such as new XSP (Cross Site Publishing), Image and Video rendition, Friendly URLs, Content Search Web part and tight integration with Search and Managed Metadata service applications outline in this TechNet article. Anyone involved with Content Deployment planning and deployment in MOSS 2007 and… Read more

Translating Office documents using Office Web Apps Preview and Microsoft Translator Service

  As you’ve already heard lots of new and enhanced capabilities are coming through the latest version of Office Web Apps (Preview), my colleague Steve Peschka did a great job on his post going over steps required to deploy a new OWA farm for your SharePoint 2013 deployment. In this post I will go over… Read more

Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Step by Step

  This post provides a high-level step by step guide on upgrading a SharePoint 2010 site to a SharePoint 2013 (Customer Preview) and as with any Beta release is subject to change. For further information on planning and upgrading content and services to SharePoint 2013 you can visit the recently published TechNet site here. Also… Read more

SharePoint 2013 (Customer Preview) is finally here!

 As you all know we publicly announced the availability of public beta (Customer Preview) release of next version of Office yesterday including SharePoint 2013, like previous release of SharePoint I’ve had the pleasure to work with Product Team and elite team of experts led by Vesa to work on labs and environment for our SharePoint… Read more

SharePoint Server 2010 April 2012 cumulative update package is available now!

FYI, from Microsoft support site: A recent, isolated issue was discovered in the SharePoint 2010 Products April 2012 Cumulative Update that could result in an HTTP 500 error when users delete objects to include documents, lists, and Webs and a new  object is created using the same path where the original object remains in the… Read more

Document Preview and Thumbnail issue post SharePoint 2010 December CU 2011installation

After updating one of my SharePoint 2010 labs with SharePoint 2010 December 2011 CU, I noticed that I could not see the document preview and thumbnails as part of my search results. After some digging with Fiddler I noticed that the call to wacproxy.ashx was returning a weired error as follows: (‘ERROR:600:required parameters either missing… Read more