Configure Remote Blob Storage (RBS) with FILESTREAM for SharePoint Foundation 2010

Ok, so i just finished configuring Remote Blob Storage with FILESTREAM for SharePoint Foundation. I hit a few glitches hence thought I will share the steps with you. First, why RBS?? For all of you guys who has WSS 3.0 running on Windows Internal Database, when you install SharePoint Foundation 2010, it installs SQL 2008…

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SharePoint Foundation Install Error – SQL Server has an unsupported Version…

I just started an install of SharePoint Foundation and while running PSCONFIG hit an error stating that the SQL Server version 10.0.2531.0 is unsupported. Upon further investigation, I found out a rookie mistake:). My SQL 2008 was running SP1, however the minimum software requirement is 2008 with SP 1 and CU 2 or CU 5…


Exploring Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in SharePoint Foundation 2010

That’s right. It’s not a typo!! SharePoint Foundation 2010 now allows Business Connectivity Services that runs on BDC Technology. Read it yourself at – http://office2010.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-foundation-help/what-s-new-in-microsoft-sharepoint-foundation-2010-HA010370062.aspx#_Toc257206748 This means that the feature which was only a part of Enterprise SKU and available to select few is now available to all and this is a huge Partner Service…

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