Configuring inter-farm shared Services

When configuring Inter-Farm Shared Services, as per the following article, there is a slight variation. If you’re running MOSS Standard, in the child farm, you won’t see the option to select an SSP for the local Excel Services, since the farm cannot provide Excel Services. If you eventually enable the Enterprise SKU, you will need…

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SSO NOT WORKING AFTER CONFIGURING PARENT/CHILD FARM

I recently ran across a scenario where SSO stopped working in a parent/child SSP farm set up. In this instance, there was one farm. A new parent SSP farm was created. SSO was configured there. The child farm was connected to the new parent farm. All the content stayed in the child farm, except for…

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SharePoint PDF iFilters

I often work with customers who are running the 64 bit version of MOSS, and they always want to know what the story with PDF support is. Yes, you can hack the Adobe 32 bit iFilter to work on your 64 bit farm, but it’s probably not a good idea, as it’s not completely supported. For…

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MOSS SSP Unexpected Error

I ran into an issue where after deploying some custom solutions with a customer, the SSP site would not load. It would just display a message that said unexpected error. In the event logs we saw the following error.Event Type:       ErrorEvent Source:    Windows SharePoint Services 3Event Category: Runtime Event ID:           6610Date:                10/26/2007Time:                10:26:31…

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