Workaround for broken search controls in B2TR

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Since upgrading from B2 to B2TR, many people have reported that their search scope dropdown box now only shows a single scope for the current site, and that the Advanced Search link has disappeared.  Some people have fixed this by creating new sites or site…

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Searching with Property Filters

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. SharePoint can search for content using the values in site columns, as well as performing free text searches.  The official help page that describes this is at http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms476494.aspx.  This posting gives some more examples of ways in which this is useful. The names of the…

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RSS Viewer web part and authenticated feeds

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Changing to Kerberos authentication 1.       On the Central Administration page, click Application Management. 2.       Under the Application Security section, click Authentication Providers. 3.       Click the Default provider, and change Integrated Widows authentication to Negotiate (Kerberos)   If SharePoint and the databases it uses are hosted…

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