Stefan Goßner

Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint Products and Technologies

How to enable debugging in WSS 3.0

[via Angus] Renaud Comte has a great tip on how to get the full ASP.NET errors appearing in WSS 3.0. The detail is to add the following item to your Web.Config: <SafeMode MaxControls=”200″ CallStack=”false” …> <!– Becomes –> <SafeMode MaxControls=”200″ CallStack=”true” …> <customErrors mode=”On” /> <!– Becomes –> <customErrors mode=”Off” /> <compilation batch=”false” debug=”false”> <!–… Read more

Stephen Huen’s MOSS samples on Code Project

[via Angus] Stephen Huen has written some great articles/samples up on Code Project. Go and check them out now: MOSS 2007 Vertical Navigation For use in a MOSS 2007 Publishing web site, This custom control is an alternative to the out-of-the-box “Current Navigation” aka AspMenu. It renders navigational nodes using list tags like MOSS 2007… Read more

How to create a custom authentication provider and custom login dialogs for MOSS 2007

Liam has written a nice article series which explains how to create a customer ASP.NET authentication provider which can be utilized in MOSS 2007. In addition he extends the authentication provider with role provider features. He also demonstrates how to create a custom login dialog and replace the default login dialog coming with MOSS 2007… Read more

Nice article series on how to customize the look and feel of a MOSS 2007 site

MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part 1 – The Beginning) MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part 2 – Navigation Bar Basics) MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part 3 – Navigation Again) MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part 4 – Navigation Again) MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part 5) MOSS2007 – Look and Feel (Part6 –… Read more

Planning for Capacity Boundaries, Estimating Performance & Capacity Requirements… Additional Factors, and Tools for MOSS/WSSv.3

WSS: MOSS: Within these docs you’ll find data on servers, server topologies, system sizing, figuring out requests per second, understanding performance characteristics and guidance around features, such as folders vs. no folders. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Plan for software boundaries Chapter overview: Estimate performance and capacity requirements Windows SharePoint Services collaboration environments Portal… Read more

MOSS/WSS upgrade and deployment guides

Now that WSS and MOSS are available for download (at least the Trial version of MOSS is available for everyone) the following instructions might be helpful: Upgrading from Office SharePoint Server 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh to Release Version Upgrading from Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Beta 2 Technical Refresh to Release Version Setup, Administration and… Read more

WSS 3.0 ready to download!

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Details page URL:  Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64Details page URL: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language PackDetails page URL: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack x64Details page URL:  … Read more

New Download: WSS 3.0 Tools: Visual Studio 2005 Extensions

Brief Description (Visual Studio 2005 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, November CTP)Tools for developing custom SharePoint applications: Visual Studio project templates for Web Parts, site definitions, and list definitions; and a stand-alone utility program, the SharePoint Solution Generator.   Overview This Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows SharePoint… Read more