PSCONFIG for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 is your friend

In my line of work, I have to have a few SharePoint farms sitting around with different topologies, settings, etc. I certainly don’t have a separate database server for each farm to support these configurations, and I don’t want to have a separate virtual server for each SQL server either.  Therefore, I utilize one box…

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Welcome Tony McIntyre to the blogging community!

Tony McIntyre from my old team has started blogging!!!! Check out his first post titled SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Crawl performance Part 1.  This is a great article to hook on while also checking out my article Understanding SharePoint – Part 1 – Understanding the SharePoint Portal Server Indexer. Tony has also done a ton of…

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Understanding and Troubleshooting the SharePoint Explorer View

Steve Sheppard from my old team in conjunction with many other folks, has created a fantastic whitepaper on troubleshooting the Explorer View feature that is included with Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and is also available in Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. This whitepaper is now available via the Microsoft Download Center at this URL: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C523AC7A-5724-48BE-B973-641E805588F4&displaylang=en…

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Here’s to you Mr. Microsoft IT SharePoint Technologist Guy

  If you’ve ever heard the Real Men of Genius commercials, you’ll be able to sing along with this. If there’s one guy I probably don’t thank enough it’s Andre Heymann who helps engineer the SharePoint deployments within Microsoft IT. Sure I’ve thanked Joel Oleson, but back in the day, Joel and Andre both worked…

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More reasons to ensure you’re not exceeding capacity planning guidelines

If I don’t harp on it enough 🙂 I knew I had seen the official KB on this subject long ago, and finally came across it again. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;830601 Keep in mind, that even with a MOSS 2007 indexer, indexing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 sites, this is going to cause the…

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Yep, I know…pretty quiet on this blog for the past month or so

I’ve been super busy and have had some personal items to take care of, but to show some link love to some of my SharePoint pals Joel Oleson has recently posted a few items that I feel are worth reading: More Content Database sizing and capacity planning fun SharePoint Network Perfomance Planning and Considerations Arpan…

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