Considerations for configuring application pools in SharePoint

I usually recommend my customers group similar web applications into the same application pool.  Each application pool brings additional server resources like memory.  In addition, the supported boundary for Application Pools is 10.  Let’s say we have the following web applications. http://collab http://intranet http://extranet http://paycheck I would consider the following configuration: App Pool Name: SharePoint…


Disable SharePoint 2010 list throttling at the list level

You can disable list throttling at the list level in SharePoint 2010. Note that in order to do this, you must have Farm Administrator privileges. First, this can only be done via PowerShell, SharePoint Manager, or Object Model. I will be covering the PowerShell method in this post, but here is a screen shot of…


Getting all values from a Choice field in SharePoint 2010 using CSOM

I recently ran into an issue where I needed to get possible values for a SharePoint 2010 choice column.  Thought I would share the code in case anyone else runs across this need.  This code uses the ECMAScript Client-Side Object Model.  //Variable to hold the value once returned from SharePoint client.svc var distinctChoices = [],…


VIDEO: Demo of Importing a SharePoint Event to Enable Reminders

  In this video I demonstrate importing an .ICS file generated by SharePoint from a calendar item into Outlook 2010.  While I am using Outlook, this same .ICS file could be imported into multiple clients including Windows Live Mail, Gmail, Lotus Notes or any other client that supports .ics files.