How to enable search alerts across farms

Search alerts in SharePoint 2010 is a pretty powerful feature, and enabling it in Enterprise Search is easy; just click “Enable” next to the “Search alerts status” in the in the Search Administration page for a search service application, and you’re good to go. This is true for the local farm, but if you’re in…


How to publish a Managed Metadata Service for cross-farm consumption

Update: Modified the internal links in this post that didn’t work previously. [Please keep in mind that this applies to a pre-release version of SharePoint Server 2010, and may change before the product is released] Some of the service applications in SharePoint Server 2010 support sharing across SharePoint farms, as described in this article from…

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A SharePoint feature’s ActivateOnDefault attribute

Lately, I’ve been struggling with a WebApplication scoped feature that was being activated automatically in all web applications I created after the feature was installed in the farm. I’ve been checking the solution- and feature definitions and code, thinking there were some hidden error, but the solution to the problem is very obvious now that…

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Microsoft patterns & practices SharePoint Guidance Nov 08 release

The patterns & practices group just released their November 2008 version of their SharePoint Guidance. It “helps architects and developers design, build, test, deploy and upgrade SharePoint intranet applications”. The package contains technical guidance, as well as a reference application implementation. Find more information about this release at patterns & practices Developer Center Find more…

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List scalability and capacity planning

Joel Oleson recently published a collection of recommended resources for MOSS list scalability and capacity planning in a blog post called Revisiting List Scalability. It contains articles, whitepapers and case studies, and there is some really useful stuff in there, so check it out!

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Focus on SilverLight 2.0 in NNUG this week

The Norwegian .NET User Group meeting this Tuesday (26.08.2008) will focus on SilverLight 2.0. The first session will give an introduction to what SilverLight is, and the difference between version 1.0 and 2.0. The second session will explore some scenarios where SilverLight can be useful and add value to your solution. Event details and registration…