Random News Flash March 2014

A random summary of news, Announcements and other interesting stuff Good bye, Windows XP! As already many times posted and announced, the Support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014! If you still haven't migrated yet to windows 7 or higher, then  you are really in trouble   So what does that mean?…

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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Preview is out!

  Related posts:        – This Post – almost RTM – Search Service Issue – Sharepoint RTM – Setup and Install                                 Today, I’m proud to let you know some of the great news! This year, Microsoft is going to launch a lot of amazing products! So the first previews of some of…

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SharePoint Supportability flash July 2012

This is just a short summary of some supportability news, notes and remainders related to SharePoint.   Support Lifecycle Reminder for SharePoint 2010 RTM Starting July 10, 2012, mainstream support will end for SharePoint 2010 RTM. This means that customers should attempt to be at least at SP1 if they wish to receive mainstream support…

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SharePoint Supportability flash May 2012

This is just a summary of some supportability news and flashes related to SharePoint, as recent as per May 2012.   Updated Browser Support Matrix Until this month, the Plan Browser Support matrix document on TechNet was a common edit point for TechNet writers because of the constantly changing browser versions. With many browsers moving…

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SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit V1

Since July 16, 2010 we have released the first version of the SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit. In this toolkit we’ve included a couple of tools that were shipped releases and are now adapted to SharePoint 2010, along with two new tools. User Profile Replication Engine 2010 (UPRE2010): this tool got a complete overhaul and was…

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Install SPS2010 on Server 2008 R2 and SQL2008 R2

To continue the SharePoint 2010 Resource Guide series, I’ll post her just in short to this topic. The reason is, that I have found a very good Blog with detailed description on Install, Setup and configuring the SharePoint 2010 Beta on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 R2 environment. Due to lack…

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Latest news on WSSv4 anD SharePoint 2010

Today, I noticed some other blogs and posts announcing some news around Windows SharePoint Services 4.0 (which is now SharePoint Foundation 2010) and SharePoint Server 2010. My colleague, Stefan Goßner, Escalation Engineer for SharePoint (WSS, SPS, MOSS) and MCMS, has announced in his blog post “First set of KB articles for a new Tool which…

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SharePoint 2010 virtual machines for evaluation

Hello all, the latest news I would like to share for all IT-Pro’s out there is the availability of a complete virtual machine (VHD) for Hyper-V we published! This is a very handy setup for a quick overview on SharePoint 2010 and how it works. Not only for demonstration but also for testing and playing…

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End of Support Lifecycle for Windows XP SP2/2000

As already published in several blog postings all over the web since December 2009, still some customers are asking for the Microsoft Support Lifecycle of WIndows XP SP2 and Windows 2000. To post again the information about this topic and to remind customers to plan upgrade/migration considerations from Windows XP and 2000 up to the…

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SharePoint 2010 free online conference - Bits from the Edge

There is a new announcement for the February 18th 2010 Development – Bits from the edge in a virtual conference! The SharePoint 2010 Development offers a virtual online conference with everything that an in-person, peer-to-peer-to-expert event offers(vConference is provided by the “SharePoint Pro” and Keynote sponsors as Microsoft and many more.) — without the travel,…

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SPS 2010 Public Beta Install and Setup Notes

Ok, all in one, these are the order of steps to be done when you want to install and start successfully the Public beta of SharePoint 2010! Read “Determine Hardware and Software requirements” Check the preliminary requirements for software and patches as described here: SPS 2010 Setup Requirements Prepare your Server 2008 accordingly with all…

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SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links

As described in my post on SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements, while PSConfig Wizard is running, additional software components are required. For environments where Servers are not connected to internet for security reasons this makes it a bit difficult but I’ll provide the links for download them manually to install. NOTE! This post applies to…

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SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements

Preliminary soft- and hardware requirements and prerequisites for SharePoint 2010 beta installation. ***Update 2010-03-31*** We’ve seen some confusion in the newsgroups and elsewhere on the versions and editions of Windows that SharePoint 2010 will run on. This post is meant to clarify some of the most common questions we have seen. SharePoint 2010 will support…

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SharePoint Server 2010 Beta

Beta announcement: As previously posted on "Now it’s Official" I’ll proudly present the official news of the day: Today, Microsoft is releasing the public beta of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010 and Office Web Apps for business customers. Millions of people can download the beta at the following links: SharePoint Foundation…

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Office 2003/2007 Integration and Forms based authentication (FBA) with SharePoint (MOSS)

Some time ago, a customer requested a clear statement from Microsoft Support regarding “Office integration with FBA (forms based authentication) and MOSS (SharePoint Server 2007)” PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: ==================== On a Document Library in SharePoint 2007, “versioning and check-out required” has been configured. After modifying documents in word (Office 2003) the expected Pop-Up should appear for…

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Now its official! SharePoint 2010 and the new features!

*** Update 2009-11-18 ***** The public beta is now published. Please see my post on “SharePoint Server 2010 announcement”   *** Update 2009-11-10 ***** published since 10/19/2009: SharePoint 2010: Professional Developer Evaluation Guide and Walkthroughs for download! Brief Description: The SharePoint 2010 developer evaluation guide describes the SharePoint 2010 developer platform, including walkthroughs of some…

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SharePoint Administration Toolkit v4 for MOSS 2007

The Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog has recently announced the SharePoint Administration Toolkit v4 for MOSS/WSS (Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0.) *** <Update> ***There was an issue with the originally posted download regarding the Batch Site Manager and Permission Reporting tools, this has been fixed. If you experienced a problem, simply uninstall,…

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