Installing SharePoint 2007on SQL 2008 R2

I have heard some confusions on this recently and wanted to post this for generic reference. You can install SharePoint 2007 connecting to SQL 2008 R2 as long as you have SP2 for SharePoint 2007 or later CU installed. Ref: (scroll down to software requirements under Server Farm Installation requirement >> Database server)  Hope…


Removing Orphan sites from SharePoint 2007

I am sure you have seen enough blog posts on this and so I thought will add one more to the ever growing list!! So for last few days I have been working with one my my colleagues to install and Configure Enterprise Portal (AX 2009) with SharePoint 2007 Farm (1 WFE + 1 App…


Configuring WSS 3.0 on Longhorn (Windows Server 2008) RC0 Build

Sorry folks, I have been pretty busy lately and its been long that I have posted something here. So here we go…. How to configure Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a Windows Server 2008 (Codename: longhorn) Build RC0. (You can download RC0 build from here.) First of all, I did a upgrade from Windows Server…


Upgrading to SharePoint 2007

Great resource for Upgrading to SharePoint 2007.:   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:… 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…


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….