Customizing Search Results in SharePoint 2010

Hey all, just wanted to give you a heads up about a webcast I’ll be doing on MSDN in February.  It is titled Customizing Search Results for SharePoint Server 2010.  Here is the link to find out more info and register:  http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032438730&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US. The event will be on February 16th, 2010 at 1PM Pacific time.  Swing…

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Multi Tenancy in SharePoint 2010 Part 2

In this posting I wanted to come back to the topic of multi tenancy.  In a previous post (http://blogs.technet.com/speschka/archive/2009/11/30/enabling-multi-tenant-support-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx) I described some of the basic features of multi tenancy and a) how to create the basic service application infrastructure needed to support multi tenancy and b) how to create a “multi tenant aware” service application…

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Creating a FAST Search Scope

I can take ZERO credit for this, but I saw a very useful email today where Jan described how to create a FAST search scope using PowerShell.  So I’m just the messenger here but thought it was worth sharing: New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScope -SearchApplication “FAST Query Application” -Name “NewScope” -Description “This is my new scope” -DisplayInAdminUI 1 -ExtendedSearchFilter…

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Debugging Event Receivers in SharePoint 2010

Well folks, it's been a while since I've added to the blog, and ironically I find myself on Christmas morning finally chasing down a little "bugger" that was causing me considerable grief yesterday afternoon.  So Merry Christmas, and here are a couple of tips that may save you some time when you are trying to…

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Using Custom Properties to create a FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 User Context

A User Context is a cool thing in  FAST Search for SharePoint that allows you to target search results based on contextual information about a person.  It could be what department they’re in, what group they work for, etc.  You can create different user contexts and associate them with best bets.  That allows you, for…

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