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Upgrade and Migration Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta)

If you are planning for upgrading your MOSS 2007/WSS 3.0 to upcoming Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010/Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 I definitely encourage you to look at the “Upgrade and Migration Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2010 (Beta)” site…. Read more

Service Pack 2 Update

The public update for the Service Pack 2 expiration date issue is now available for download.  The update can be applied before or after Service Pack 2 installation.  If the update is applied prior to installing Service Pack 2 it will prevent the expiration date from being improperly activated during installation of Service Pack 2,… Read more

IIS 7.0 and RequestLimitsElement

As we all know in ASP.NET we can configure the maximum length of the request using httpRuntime‘s  “maxRequestLength” attribute (By default this is set to 4KB and SharePoint uses 50MB as a default value). While this setting works with IIS 6.0, in IIS 7.0 a new attribute “RequestLimitsElement” needs to be configured as well to… Read more

Microsoft Certified Master program for SharePoint 2007

I just wrapped up an intensive Three week MCM training up in Redmond and wanted to share couple of posts on the program from colleagues who attended the R2 (Beta) for folks who are interested: Master Training: Are You Ready? My Microsoft Certified Master experience  Certified Master for SharePoint 2007 R2 As soon as I… Read more

Troubleshooting team site’s default page errors caused by adding faulty web part

In cases when SharePoint cannot load the default page for a team site caused by adding a faulty web part, “Web Part Maintenance” page can help the site admin to remove the fault web part or reset the page to its default setting. While a link to this page is available on the “Edit Item” form for pages… Read more

Server Upgrade and Migration Tool for Microsoft Office InfoPath

The Server Upgrade and Migration tool allows a SharePoint farm administrator to change hard-coded URLs in InfoPath form templates, UDC files, and content types to ensure that the form templates continue to work correctly in the following circumstances: When performing a gradual upgrade from Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 to Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0… Read more

December Cumulative Update for MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0 is now available for download!

December Cumulative Update for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is now available for download:  December Cumulative Update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0December Cumulative Update for Microsoft Office ServersMore information can be found here.  … Read more

Patterns and practices for SharePoint is published on MSDN

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 management challenges. This guidance discusses the following: Architectural decisions about patterns, feature factoring, and packaging. Design tradeoffs for common decisions… Read more