MOSS 2007 : CMS 2002 Migration Issue : How to rename a resource Gallery Item?

Unfortunately MCMS 2002 Site Manager doesnt allow you to rename the resource gallery item. In some situation you may end up duplicate entries in the resource gallery item names. MCMS 2002 allows you to have multiple resource items with same name. The items will be differentiated by using their guids. But this will endup a…


WSS 2.0 : How to upload images by using Imaging WebService

Here you go for the sample code.                  try                 {                             //create imaging web service object                             localhost.Imaging img = new ImagingTest.localhost.Imaging();                             //set url                             img.Url = http://localhost:8081/sites/site1/_vti_bin/Imaging.asmx;                             //Set credential                             img.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;                             //for results                             System.Xml.XmlDocument resdoc= new System.Xml.XmlDocument();                             System.Xml.XmlNode resnode = resdoc.CreateNode(System.Xml.XmlNodeType.Element,”Result”,””);                                                                                            System.IO.FileStream fs = new System.IO.FileStream(“c:\\n15.jpg”,  System.IO.FileMode.Open, System.IO.FileAccess.Read);                            //Get the content                            byte[] content = new byte[fs.Length];                            //store…

WSS 2.0 : "Getting unauthorized access" error when ‘User must change password at next logon’ is enabled

Problem Background : When you enable “user must change password at next logon”, then the corresponding user will face the unauthentication issues. To resolves this, you may enable IISADMPWD for WSS How to enable the IISADMPWD for WSS? To register iispwchg.dll, follow these steps: Click START, and then click RUN In the open box type the following…


WSS 2.0 : How to enable document library eventhandlers by default

Open the Site definition folder. If you use default Site definition, STS, then open the folder from the following location. “C:\program files\common files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\60\template\1033\STS Note: Modifying the default files is not supported by Microsoft. Microsoft recommends using custom Site Definition. Open the List Definition folder. If you use default list definition for document…

WSS 2.0 : stsadm – can’t delete wppack with slash in its name

If you install a wppack by using stsadm with slash “/”, then you will not be able to uninstall it by using the stsadm tool 🙁 . The story not endup here, you will not be able to install the latest version of your webpart :(. However SharePoint object model helps us to resolve the problem….

WSS 2.0 : How to programmatically enable/disable the rights at Virtual server level?

To enable all rights at the virtual server level            vServer.Config.Properties[“virtualserverpermsmask”] = “-1”; To disable the “Manage Site Groups” permission at the virtual server level            vServer.Config.Properties[“virtualserverpermsmask”] = “2113867535”; Keep Coding 😉

WSS 2.0 : How to save properties of webpart from webpart code

There are two methods, SaveChanges and SaveProperties provided by WSS which sometimes misleading users. Here I provide details for which method to use and when to use. SPWebPartCollection.SaveChanges()  – This method is used to save the changes made in the web part from out side the web part code. For e.g., the console application, windows application etc.., SPWebPartCollection.SaveProperties -…

WSS 2.0 : Technical details about localizing webpart and .dwp file

Problem : You are localizing the SharePoint web parts. You localiz display text and custom property names/descriptions using the ResourceManager and satellite assemblies. However, the web part “dwp” files in the cab file contain a title and description for each web part. You want to localize these values as per the msdn article.“Packaging and Deploying Web Part for Microsoft…


WSS 2.0 : How to reset Password in WSS – Account Creation Mode

Consider the following scenario. You installed WSS in Account Creation Mode. If a user forgets their password, they currently have to contact the admin and they in turn need to go into the site administration and manually reset the password. This issue has become more prevalent and will detract the Admin from normal duties.So I would like to…


WSS 2.0 : Explicit Impersonation cannot work with SPRoleCollection

The following code will fail if the user doesnot have Admin previlage        SPRoleCollection RC =  CurrentWeb.CurrentUser.Roles; The CurrentWeb.CurrentUser.Roles method requires Manage Site Groups permission and the impersonation does not work with SPRoleCollectionRESOLUTION:-Write a custom sharepoint webservice and pass the administrator (networkcredentials) credentials to the webservice to retrieve the roles.