People-Picker Lunch-Time reading

I am spending my lunch time, sans-pickle, but with lots of good People-Picker goodness. I had to share the soon to be classics in the blogosphere links over at Full Metal Architect. I was digging into a lot of this prior to Binging a few additional things related to trusts, forests, domains, people-picker, browse, check…

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Microsoft Office SharePoint Server | Developer Best Practices | Develop | tips, customization

Recently updated information for you and your developers from MSDN! Enjoy Find up-to-date guidance about how to write Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 applications and customizations that perform well, avoid common pitfalls, and best use the features of the SharePoint object model. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server | Developer Best Practices | Develop | tips, customization

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Virus scanning recommendations for computers that are running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista

  Virus scanning recommendations for computers that are running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista I knew this was out there, had to find it again! Now to post so I can blame myself for not remembering. A similar title would be “my guard dog ate my homework”….

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Maximum number of ACEs in an ACL

The maximum number of Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehleys in the band KISS is one, However, any items that uses Access Control Lists (ACLs) will be limited to approximately 1,820 Access Control Entries (ACEs). There is not enough makeup for that many Ace Frehleys, except for around Halloween in my neighborhood. This issue occurs when you…

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Updated Best Practices for SharePoint capacity management documentation on TechNet

Thinks Recently (12/04/2008) updated guidance on proven practices (a.k.a. Best Practices) for capacity management for SharePoint implementations on TechNet. Highlights (well almost the complete post from TechNet link with highlights added for emphasis) Document your capacity planning strategy as early as possible in the planning process, and then refine it as the project continues. Early…

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Sample code acceptance checklist for IT organizations with emphasis on SharePoint

Thinks I get the this question on a very frequent basis. In fact, I ask myself quite frequently as well what should be checked for in order to bless SharePoint code for acceptance? The following snippet from the TechNet page sums up the reason we need to be looking at the quality of the code…

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The Windows Server 2003 /3GB switch is not supported in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 or in later versions or in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 SP2 or in later versions

Thinks Used to be the magic bullet, /3GB that is. Quote form the KB article “ The /3GB switch changes the way that the Microsoft Windows 4 GB virtual address space is split up. Instead of splitting the 4 GB virtual address space into 2 GB of user mode virtual address space and 2 GB…

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Don’t get stung with your hand in the hive : Modifying Built-In SharePoint Files

Thinks A great analogy for this would be along the lines of don’t put your hands in the hive if you don’t want to get stung! In other words, be extremely careful in modifying the built-in SharePoint files. “From the MSDN site Link (emphasis added) Technical Details Except for a few well-defined files such as…

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