Run once in an WSS/SPS site/area…

There are many times when you need to so somethign to a WSS site just after it has been created … and before the users have get their sticky little hands on it. Some of these might include setting up site groups, provisioning users into groups etc… A nice way to do this is to…

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Administration of Alerts in SPS/WSS

Often SPS/WSS admins want to “force” a subscription to a doucment library or list etc… for a particular user.  Usually so they dont have to go and do it themselves. This can be handy for site owners of say a team site who want all users to be notified when a new event gets added…

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WSS and W2K3 R2

In W2K3 R2 there are a number of updates to WSS.  They fix some of the biggest deployment issues customers currently face: Support for IP-bound virtual servers Support for advanced extranet configurations Kerberos enabled by default Windows SharePoint Services running on ASP.NET 2.0 (Whidbey) Windows SharePoint Services support for Windows x64 editions   Check out…

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Groove

So… since MS has purchased Groove I thought i should check it all out.  WOW.  I had only read about it in the past … but have to say that it is really amazing technology.  Workspace sharing in a peer-to-peer manner (kinda)… really tight integration with the OS … sharing a folder via groove. However…

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New Kiwi in MS

Great to see that the new CFO of MS is a Kiwi!  I imagine there will be a few innovative financial initiatives that he will bring.  They might even include Number 8 wire, kiwi fruit, pavlova and/or Moa. http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3261036a10,00.html

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Bluetooth Mouse & Keyboard

Thought i would get a new mouse and keyboard for the MCE machine in that lounge.  Apparently the first version of these were a bit flakey.  The new version is GREAT!  It requires you have XP SP2 (i think it has something to do with the bluetooth stack in XP).  Installation is a breeze and…

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Multiple document library event handlers on a library

Ever wanted to do this?  … Me too! Unfortunately there is not a nice way to do this… however if you are able to modify the code there is a way to string a few of them together. Take the first document library event handler, inherit from the second.  Add your code to do what…

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How to create WSS top level sites under the root of a virtual server

I have a number of customer who have asked me this, so i thought i would blog it in case anyone else wanted to know. If you want to create top level sites in the root of one of your WSS Virtual Servers E.g. /TopLevelSite1″>http://<servername>/TopLevelSite1, /TopLevelSite2″>http://<servername>/TopLevelSite2 etc… here are the steps you need to follow: Starting…

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Media Center anywhere…

So long and no post… been well slack… This is really cool … watch your TV etc.. from on the road via your media center. http://www.orb.com/

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