Be sure to use paging in membership providers for the MOSS Profile Import Tool…

Just a quick lesson learned on the MOSS Profile Import Tool to save you import time and resources. The Profile Import Tool’s current release has a hard-coded paging algorithm that attempts to page through any membership provider’s GetAllUsers method by retrieving 1000 users at a time. If you DON’T support paging your GetAllUsers method -…


Resolving Issues with Faulty Features and STSADM EXPORT

If you’re attempting an STSADM -o export (or, I’d assume, a content deployment) of a site and receive the following error: FatalError: Failed to compare two elements in the array. Check out the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948726/en-us . The article indicates that the likely cause is one or more invalid feature references in the SPSite and/or SPWeb object….

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List Attachments over 50MB need more than an increase in Maximum Upload Size…

Chalk this down as the 1045th* time I’ve been reminded that you learn something new about SharePoint every day. *The number of days I’ve been working with SharePoint… 🙂 Requirement: Increase the maximum upload size for documents and attachments to 60MB for a web application Apparent solution: Connect to Central Admin Navigate to Central Admin…

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MOSS User Profile Delete Tool

For anyone using a custom authentication provider or non AD/LDAP* directory service, the Profile Import tool at http://www.codeplex.com/sptoolbox is an awesome tool for adding users. Just plug in your provider(s), tweak a few configuration settings, and go. I’ve used it to add 200,000+ user profiles from my customer’s directory service (though I wouldn’t recommend attempting to…

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MOSS+ECM Supplemental Material, Week 3

Various Topics:  Virtualization: Platform choice: Virtual Server 2005 R2 x86 or x64 is supported Recommended against running production environments on VPC 3rd Party: See KB article 897615 Architecture considerations: Recommended NOT to virtualize SQL Restricted to 32-bit SharePoint, so this reduces addressable memory No hard-and-fast rules as to how performance changes when you go from…