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This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I was still getting this error on one of my VPCs, and found some blog entries with a little difficulty.  Thought I’d post another to make it easier to find.  One thing is, there are two possible issues that are known to cause it. StandaloneDCWorkaround…

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Self Service Site Creation

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. By default, in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (if you are using the Corporate Intranet Portal template as your default site) when you go to the “Sites” link and click the Create Site button…SharePoint creates a subsite as a member of your portal’s site collection. …

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Scripting STSADM commands

This posting contains tips ‘n tricks for using STSADM commands within batch files.   Note, the primary Microsoft reference for STSADM: TechNet article Stsadm command-line tool (Office SharePoint Server).   Testing results STSADM returns 0 as ERRORLEVEL in DOS when it succeeds, or -1 when it fails.  To test for success, IF %ERRORLEVEL% EQU 0 can…

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Where is My Picture stored? What if My Sites are off?

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010. MOSS 2007 MOSS user profiles have a property called Picture, which can store the URL of an image file.  When this property is filled in, other MOSS features display the user’s picture at useful times: in search results, or on a My Site. …

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XSL Tips

When writing XSL, it is often desirable to be able to see the raw XML that you’re trying to transform.  This is especially helpful when customizing XSL for web parts such as content query.  The red text below show how to modify the ContentQueryMain.xsl file to do this for a Content Query web part.  This can…

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