Hey! Where can I get SPSiteManager 2.2??? It’s not in the Utility Suite!

A lot of folks are asking me where they can get SPSiteManager 2.2 since I noted that it was complete.  SPSiteManager (along with an update to SPUserUtil, and a couple of other tweaks) were going to be packaged up as the 2.6 release of The SharePoint Utility Suite and updated at the SharePoint Products and Technologies…

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Thanks All! – The #1 download from the SharePoint Products and Technologies Web Component Directory is now The SharePoint Utility Suite

Thanks to everyone for helping make this happen by your suggestions and requests!   Sometime over the last couple of days, the SharePoint Utility Suite moved to the top of the Top Five Downloads (http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/downloads/components/results.asp?s=5 )   Thanks John Kozell for your contribution with the .Net Protocol Handler Thanks Larry Kuhn for your contribution with…

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SPSiteManager 2.2 complete

SPSiteManager 2.2 completeOver the past few evenings, I’ve finalized changes; tested; regressed; tested; sighed a lot; did the hokie pokie; and performed weird rituals to fight the voices in my head shouting “Implement me! Implement me!” for some new features, yet finally finished this set of updates to SPSiteManager. I previously posted on this update, but…

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Welcome John Kozell to the blogging world!

John Kozell was co-author for the Portal additions to SPUserUtil.   If it were not for John, those changes would probably never made it in.  John is also the author of the .Net Protocol Handler example in the SharePoint Utility Suite. John has now joined the blogging world!! He’s already made a few posts, and you…

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SPSiteManager update coming soon

As I noted in my previous post The Next Big Thing – The SharePoint Configuration Analyzer V.Next, we’ll be combining the functionality of SPSiteManager with the SharePoint Configuration Analyzer, and incorporating SPUserUtil as well. In the mean time, we’ve found some immediate additions we need to make to SPSiteManager based on overwhelming customer requests and…

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Dispose of those Objects! SPSites, SPWebs, and SPBears oh my!

For the past two years or so, I’ve constantly worked with customers on issues related to not properly disposing of SPSite/SPWeb and other objects when necassary in long running applications, web parts etc.  We’ve pushed for SDK updates etc where necassary, but we didn’t have a complete “Developers Guide” on this subject alone. Scott Harris…

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The Maestoso Interstellar Suite – Part II

First I want to thank those who placed comments on and the emails I received with comments on Part I of The Maestoso Interstellar Suite.   I was quite surprised at the many positive comments.   I was hoping “someone” would like it, but didn’t realize it would generate so many kudos back. Over this past weekend,…

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Troubleshooting WSS Event 1000 DB Connectivity Problems – Part 2

Chris Gideon has posted a great article with a list of the most common reasons why you’ll see the dreaded WSS Event 1000 DB Connectivity even as noted in my previous article Troubleshooting WSS Event 1000 DB Connectivity Problems.  In my article I noted that this can be caused by numerous things. Chris provides a…

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