Unable to navigate sites under IIS?

There has been instances where one is unable to examine sites under IIS’s ISM on a Web Front-end Server without first performing IISRESET (various switches); if you have experienced this take a look as the following KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=946517


MOSS 2007 – Unsupported Practices at random

These are links to KB articles indicating some unsupported practices in SharePoint and at random.   Restoration of the configuration database is not supported in SharePoint Server 2007 and in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0http://support.microsoft.com/?id=948725 The Windows Server 2003 /3GB switch is not supported in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 or in later versions or in SharePoint Portal Server…


MOSS 2007 – Structuring Web Applications with a level of fault isolation.

One of the common poor design decisions I have seen in the field is using a single Web Application to host everything (SSP Admin, My Site & any other team sites); to me this is like putting all your eggs in one basket; instead consider creating multiple web applications one for each of the high level…


MOSS 2007 – How to move MySites from one Web Application and Content Database to another.

It is strongly recommended to first attempt the following procedure in a development environment (non production) prior to any production environments>How to split sites. 1. Make sure you have this WSS hotfix installed: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939188/ (Note: This fix is also included in WSS3.0/MOSS SP1)2. Create a new, empty content database in your OLD web application. Let’s call it MySitesContentDB.3. Run…


MOSS 2007 – How to change SharePoint Service Accounts

One of the most common security mistakes when building your MOSS farm is using the same service account for everything (Farm Admin, SSP, Application Pools, Search etc…). The better practice is to create a separate service accounts for each segment in your SharePoint farm; so if you have already used one service account across the…