SharePoint 2010 Public Beta available now…

SharePoint 2010 is now available as a public beta.. visit the links below and download them today!! Microsoft SharePoint Server Enterprise 2010 Beta – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3ed6e43b-22da-4021-8e90-56e47536d772 SharePoint Foundation 2010 – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=906c9f5a-6505-4eba-bf24-95e423ac1703&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Beta (64-bit) – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=eeda9ab1-ac53-4870-9e1c-38940343d677 Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Beta (32-bit) – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=82df15bd-16a5-460e-a7c4-22599c669bb1 Happy downloading. Priyo

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SharePoint Foundation 2010… A simple install

No this blog is not dead… i must admit I was involved with wide variety of things and honestly speaking didn’t had any spare time to Blog…. its a lame excuse .. I know :-). However, I did explore a lot of stuff and learnt a lot as well.. i will be posting those shortly…

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Having a custom Admin Content Database in SharePoint 2007

One of the common business requirements is to have a custom name for the Admin Content (Central Administration) Database. There are two ways to achieve that. One is to choose the custom name while installation and the second way is to rename the databases after the initial configuration. Choose Custom Admin Content DB Name During…

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DTS_E_OLEDB_EXCEL_NOT_SUPPORTED : Resolved

Today morning i was working with a SSIS package and came across this error while running the package through a SQL Agent Job on a 64 Bit WIn SRV 08 running SQL 08 SP1. A little more about my dev environment: My Dev machine is running a 64 bit Win 7 RC with 08 BIDS…

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Do I need SP1 for WSS and MOSS before I install SP2

A question on everyone’s mind now!! The answer – No You don’t. SP2 has the following inbuilt:-) This service pack includes the following updates for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: · Service Pack 1 · Infrastructure Update · All Cumulative Updates through the February Cumulative Update. If you need to know…

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More about SharePoint 2007 SP2

If you haven’t read it yet there is a nice document posted here that has overall view of the great enhancements made in SP2. For your convenience the extract of the document is below…   Performance and Availability Improvements Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2 and Office SharePoint Server SP2 include several fixes and enhancements designed…

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SharePoint 2007 and WSS 3.0 SP2 is here….

The long awaited SP2 for MOSS and WSS is here!! Download them from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b7816d90-5fc6-4347-89b0-a80deb27a082  Description is available here – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953334  This file has all the changes that has been made in SP2 – Download the 2007 Office servers Service Pack 2 Changes.xlsx package now  For how to deploy software updates on a MOSS Server…

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Error: Essentials is already installed in this domain

Recently I am working on a project where i am using SCE 2007 to monitor MOSS. Yesterday my DC crashed while merging snapshots and hence i had to start all over again. I was about to install SCE when it came up with a error that said SCE is already setup in the domain and…

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How to install System Center Essentials on Windows Server 2008

Recently I was working on a project and preparing a Lab environment. The goal was to install and configure MOSS on Windows 2008 and SQL 2008 and monitor it with SCE. Since I faced some roadblocks while trying to install and configure SCE on a Win 08 VM i thought to post the step-by-step here…

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