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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ProcDump : SysInternals tool for generating crash dumps during spikage

  Another tool for your tool belt from SysInternals Mark Russinovich. Why would you need this in SharePoint land? Ever had a process spike and you would have liked to capture a memory dump for analysis and you just happened to miss the occurrence of the event? I have, and I know that a few…

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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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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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?contents=1

Another one to remember when troubleshooting SharePoint pages. Allows you to get to the webparts on the page in a manner to see if one is crapping out the rest of the past. appending the ?contents=1 to your page url will open the “Web Part Page Maintenance: default    Use this page to close Web…

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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: Common Coding Issues When Using the SharePoint Object Model

One of the main resources to visit when developing applications for SharePoint was updated this month (Feb 2009). Go update your favorites and read away. “ Conclusion To ensure that your SharePoint system performs at its best, you need to be able to answer the following questions about the code you write: Does my code…

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