Want to call SharePoint 2010 web services within browser based InfoPath 2010 forms?

I recently ran across an interesting issue where InfoPath forms were calling OOB SharePoint 2010 web services. In particular, these forms contained one or more fields which called SharePoint OOB web service. These forms were published to web applications configured with Claims Authentication. Opening this form works fine as long as you open the form…

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SharePoint PowerShell Script Series Part 7: Updating or Viewing the Quick Launch Bar

SharePoint Administrator’s running this script want to perform the following tasks for a specified site: 1. Add new Headings and Links to the Quick Launch Bar 2. Add new links to existing Headings on the Quick Launch Bar 3. View the Quick Launch layout for a given Site Question: What is the quick launch bar?…

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SharePoint PowerShell Script Series Part 6 – Is Anonymous Access Enabled?

SharePoint Administrator’s that run this script usually want to answer one of the following questions:     1. Is Anonymous Access enabled anywhere in my Site Collection.  If so, where?     2. I want to confirm Anonymous Access is enabled  in a specific location     3. I want to collect a record of how Anonymous Access…

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Behind the scenes: Opening a Document from a SharePoint 2010 Document Library

This is a summary to provide a glimpse of the Client to Server interaction when a user attempts to open a word document from a SharePoint 2010 Document Library.   A lot of decision making goes behind each attempt when factoring in client Operating System level and Office version.  In this blog, we will cover what…

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Guide to walking a SharePoint 2010 Search Query behind the scenes

I know troubleshooting Search Query issues in SharePoint 2010 can be a difficult tasks.  Usually, the problem I’m asked to tackle is why are my queries slow?   I wanted to provide some additional detail and a behind the scenes look at what a Search Query looks like.    I recommend reviewing my original Search Query blog…

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SharePoint PowerShell Script Series Part 5–Exporting the crawl log to a CSV file

I recently had a request to provide a SharePoint Administrator the ability to export out a crawl log to a CSV file using PowerShell.  Luckily, I found Vijay’s (Thanks Vijay!) post which saved me a ton of time: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/spses/archive/2011/06/22/exporting-sharepoint-2010-search-crawl-logs.aspx I wanted to add some more functionality to this process of exporting out to a CSV.  …

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SharePoint PowerShell Script Series Part 4–Gathering item count for all document libraries in a Site Collection

I apologize it’s been so long since I’ve published any new blog content.  I recently moved into a new position in Microsoft as a Premier Field Engineer.  I’m really enjoying it so far and will start pumping out new blog content soon.  For now, I recently wrote a PowerShell script which fetches the item count…

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