SharePoint Information on Twitter

Do you browse the web for SharePoint information?  Keep an eye on RSS feeds for that next latest and greatest piece of info or tidbit that will make you more knowledgeable on all things SharePoint? You do?  Me too!  Luckily for us, we aren’t the only ones.  Which means there is also many people out…


SharePoint Event ID: 4965 System.NullReferenceException

Typically the 4965 error occurs doing Publishing Provisioning because of an access denied issue.  I had blogged about that previously here: Event ID: 4965 – Publishing Provisioning Error.   Today while enabling the Publishing Infrastructure for a site collection, I got a 4965 but was due to a System.NullReferenceException.  By looking at the error message (below),…


SharePoint Article, Speaking, and News

Quick update for my 7 readers: Article I wrote an article, Discussion Board vs Blog, that was published on EndUserSharePoint.com today: http://www.endusersharepoint.com/?p=1272.  If you haven’t ever been to this site – you should!  They have a great deal of information on that site for all levels of experience. Speaking I updated my list of SharePoint…


SMTP Configuration Unspecified error

Hotfix for the hotfix eh?  Previously I had a post about common errors in SharePoint after a new installation: SharePoint Exception Errors: Event ID 6398, Event ID 6482, Event ID 7076 The resolution for that is to install a hotfix (kb 946517).  Well it seems that the ability to make SMTP configuration changes in IIS…

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Office SharePoint Server 2007 Technical Library – CHM

Did you know that the content on TechNet for SharePoint Server (MOSS) is available for download in compiled help format (CHM)?    It’s been available for a few months now, but today they just released version 4.  That’s a great file to keep on a USB drive, phone, or on your mobile pc.  Tons of information…


Managing and Administering Site Quotas in SharePoint

Repeatedly I have come across a SharePoint implementation that was not well planned out in regards to data storage.  When you are planning the taxonomy and information architecture of your sites, a good amount of effort and thought should be put into Site Quotas.  Site Quotas are a key component for SharePoint Administrators to be…

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More Microsoft Tag Ideas

I keep thinking of new ideas!  See this post for my original ideas on Microsoft Tag  Here are some latest: Amber Alert Amber Alerts could have tags, so that individuals that are mobile could grab a tag to get a picture of what the missing child looks like, and a vehicle description. PowerPoint Presentations Have…


Microsoft Tag – Include in SharePoint and more

Microsoft recently released Microsoft Tag.   It took me a second to get my head around the concept, but immediately realized how powerful this can be. How it works: You create a tag. You put this tag on offline/online material. An individual aims a camera enabled phone at this tag. Microsoft Tag then directs that user…


Blocked File Types in SharePoint

Blocked File Types in SharePoint should be evaluated and considered when planning out Governance or Security of your SharePoint deployment. However, if you already have an existing environment, it’s never too late to revisit this part of SharePoint administration.  Bottom line, don’t overlook Blocked File Types!  What is it? This security feature in SharePoint allows…

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Windows Vista Language Packs – Uninstall

I recently re-installed Vista Ultimate 64bit on my laptop, but unfortunately I didn’t get control of the Windows Update settings in time.  I took a break and came back to my machine rebooting and installing updates… 3 hours later I had every language pack imaginable on my machine. Ouch!  Besides the fact that I only…

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