SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Availability And Download Links

In case you haven’t seen it yet, the Office Sustained Engineering team has announced the availability of Office 2010 SP1 and SharePoint Server 2010 SP1. You can find there post on it here: Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 Availability Here are the relevant links for anyone interested: Updates Resource Center For SharePoint…


SharePoint 2010 – Clearing the Configuration Cache

There were many common issues that could occur in WSS v3 and MOSS that would require you to clear the configuration cache on your servers. While less common, these issues can still turn up occasionally on SharePoint Server 2010 (And Foundation). While the resolution for these issues might be the same, the steps are a…


Upcoming Articles for May and June 2011

Here is a preview of some of the content that I am currently working on for the next two months: Silverlight Development for SharePoint (Upcoming Series of Articles) User and Group Management in SharePoint 2010 for Site Admins (Upcoming Series of Articles) Video Series on User and Group Management to accompany the above Series of…


Webcast: Creating an Integrated BI Solution with Microsoft SharePoint Server

Just a quick heads up on some upcoming training coming your way in April. Amanda Brophy will be presenting on BI integration with SharePoint and Performance point server. This is a 60 minute webcast that will take place on April 21st. You can find out more and register on the following page: Here is…


Internet Explorer 9 Goes Live!

At 9pm tonight Pacific time Internet Explorer 9 will go live! To watch the Live Keynote from SXSW go to Live right now! 5:40PM Pacific Time


Getting up to date on SharePoint 2010 Certifications

So I took some time this morning to go ahead and take the MCTS: SharePoint 2010 Configuration (70-667) and MCITP: SharePoint 2010 Administration (70-668) exams. I have been planning on taking them (along with the developer exams) since last year, but between work and home life, I had not gotten around to it until now….


Deadline Extended on Microsoft Certification Packs

For those looking to earn Microsoft Certifications this year, the Microsoft Learning group has extended the expiration on the Certification Packs. So if you buy a certification pack and take your first exam by June 30th, 2011, you will have until December 31st, 2011 to take the remaining exams in your pack. Also please note…


SharePoint 2010 October CU Issue Workaround

For those who may not have seen this yet, there was an issue discovered in some of the SharePoint 2010 October Cumulative Update packages. This issue causes actions that use the user profile service to fail. Here is a brief description of the issue from the SharePoint team’s blog: “The October Cumulative Update for the…


Patches and Updates–The SharePoint 2010 October CU Server Packages have released

The October CU for SharePoint 2010 is now available for download. Continuing the theme started by the August CU for 2010, the October CU for SharePoint 2010 also consolidates the update packages depending on what products you have installed, you will only need to install 1 patch. Similar to how things were done with the…


Patches and Updates: SharePoint 2010 – One Patch to Rule them all!

So something that the SharePoint team has been working towards for awhile has finally come to fruition in the August CU this year. In the past it could be a real pain trying to figure out what patches were actually needed to get the different versions of SharePoint up to date and patched to the…