Upgrading to SharePoint 2007

Great resource for Upgrading to SharePoint 2007.: http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/en-us/library/396c85d9-4b86-484e-9cc5-f6c4d725c5781033.mspx   This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.


Migration – Move SharePoint 2007 from 1 server farm to another (Beta 2)

Ref: http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/en-us/library… The scenario is to backup the Office SharePoint Server 2007 related databases from one farm and restore the contents and Shared Service Providers (SSPs) to the other farms. Migration scenario from Farm_A to Farm_B . This example assumes that the two farms have the same topology, service accounts, database names and application pool…


Content types in SharePoint 2007

Refer to the following for details on content type: Plan content types (Office SharePoint Server)Plan content types (Windows SharePoint Services)   This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.

MOSS Beta 2 Technical Refresh

Ok the long awaited TR build of MOSS 2007 is now available for public download. Refer to the following links for upgrade / Deployment. Installing Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Beta 2 Technical RefreshInstalling Office Forms Server 2007 for Beta 2 Technical RefreshInstalling Office Project Server 2007 for Beta 2 Technical Refresh   This posting…


WSS 3.0 Beta 2 Known Issues

Workflow Unable to start workflows via browser on list item if list item was created and never updated on v2 site. The workaround is to update the list item first, and then you can navigate to workflow.aspx page for the list item. Views You get the following error clicking on the add new document link…


How to enable Publishing features in SharePoint 2007

To use the Web content management features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, you need to turn on the Publishing feature on a site. You can then brand the site so that it has your corporate look and feel, and you can enable users to edit the corporate site within the context of the Web….


SharePoint 2003 in 64 Bit mode

The most common question that I hear these days is do we have support for 64 Bit mode for SPS 2003? The answer is Yes, with SP 2 of SPS 2003 (applicable for WSS with SP2 as well – in WOW mode only) 64 Bit mode is supported. The support articles gives a step by step…

SharePoint 2007 – A Revolution

Truely, SharePoint 2007 is a revolution by itself. One will be amazed to find the enhancements and the new features that has been incorporated in the new version of SharePoint. Now that at least some information is available publicly, let me add my 2 cents here. A great resource to find out the new and improved features…

Moving SPS 2003 from one server to another

Well, there are sevaral ways to do this, but here is what I would do: Take a full back up of the portal using SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Backup and Restore Utility. Install SharePoint 2003 on the new box Use the same backup and restore utility to rstore the portal Word of caution: this backup does…

Running ASP / ASPX page on the same IIS box as WSS / SPS

  Often people ask me how to use custom ASP or ASPX pages along with SahrePoint. For example, if you want to use FrontPage Database wizard – it wont run on a page that belongs to WSS. Here is the workaround: Create the ASP /ASPX page as you want and host it on a different…