Trying to be sneaky and defrag a Virtual PC VHD using Win 7 mount VHD

Note to self: Sometimes, just because you can technically do it, does not mean that you should. Lesson Learned! I decided to save some time and defrag a Virtual PC VHD by mounting it in Windows 7. The mounting was easy, the defrag was easy as well. Started Virtual PC back up and it said…

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Error message when you try to modify or to delete an alternate access mapping in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: "An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action"

  “file system cache on the front-end servers are newer than the contents of the configuration database.” Who you gonna call? Not Ghost Busters, but Cache Flusher! Error message when you try to modify or to delete an alternate access mapping in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: "An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try…

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SharePoint Guidance in Patterns and Practices

Thinks “ Summary This guidance helps architects and developers design, build, test, deploy and upgrade SharePoint intranet applications. A reference implementation that is named the Contoso Training Management application demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development, and application lifecycle management challenges. This guidance discusses the following: Architectural decisions about patterns, feature factoring, and packaging. Design tradeoffs…

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WSS and MOSS Backup, Recovery and Disaster Recovery scenarios

Thinks There are many options available to you for backup, restore and DR of your WSS/MOSS Environment Nothing but a prayer too common of a scenario where best wishes and prayers are used to not need a backup SharePoint Designer Stsadm Utility – stsadm –o backup/restore, stsadm –o export/import Backup of the whole environment to…

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