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Enabling Office 365 Hybrid Search with BIG-IP

Recently MTC Irvine team had the pleasure of collaborating with Steve Peschka and F5 engineers to validate leveraging F5 appliance as a reverse proxy for O365 Hybrid Search scenarios.  I am super glad to announce that the technical article is now available publicly for anyone planning to implement this scenario using F5 solutions here.  … Read more

Customizing High Confidence Search Result for People search in MOSS 2007

OOTB when searching for a person using “PreferredName”, “WorkEmail”, “UserName” and “AccountName”, along with the core search result (Displayed via Search Core Result webpart) person’s information is also displayed using “Search High Confidence Results” webpart (Same webpart used for Best bet) as exact match. By default following properties are included in the high confidence search… Read more

MOSS 2007 Best Practices articles are now live!

Recently I collaborated on a SharePoint Collaboration best practice article which just got published on Technet along with a series of great articles on Operation, Publishing, Search and My Sites: ·         Ops: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850692.aspx  ·         Pub: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850698.aspx ·         Collab: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850694.aspx ·         Search: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850696.aspx ·         My Sites: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262706.aspx… Read more

SharePoint 2007 Customer Evidence Update

Here is a great video on how TVGuide is leveraging MOSS 2007 enterprise features for its Online Video Guide (One of the MOSS projects that truly yours was involved along with a team of great folks here in U.S and India!): Media Company’s Fast, Relevant Internet Video Search Drives Business TV Guide took advantage of… Read more

Error 10039 on NLB WFE servers

Issue:  In NLB unicast mode Network card’s MAC address gets replaced by a virtual MAC which prevents the servers from connecting to each other if only one network card is installed on WFE/Query machines. By default WFE may reroute the search request to any of the Query servers available in the Farm (Including itself) and… Read more

Event ID 10016, 6482 and 6398 after installing SP1

Issue: You are getting lots of 10016 DCOM errors and possibly related 6482 and 6398 after installing MOSS SP1:  Event Type:        Error Event Source:    DCOM Event Category:                NoneEvent ID:              10016Date:                     12/14/2007Time:                     9:54:49 AMUser:                     LITWAREINC\SP_AdmWorkerProcessComputer:          LITWARESERVER Description: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID{3D42CCB1-4665-4620-92A3-478F47389230} to the user… Read more