October 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Internet


Microsoft Internet information Server

Web Playlists Release Candidate (RC) Released

The Web Playlists Release Candidate (RC) release is ready for you to download and deploy. This release supports upgrade from the previous Go Live release.


URL Rewrite Module - Go Live release

The IIS team has made the Go Live release of URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 available for download. This release contains significant functionality and performance improvements and it is believed to have a quality level suitable for production deployments.


BizTalk Server

SDTimes - Microsoft talks BizTalk 2009 and beyond


Q&A: What’s Next for BizTalk Server


Updated BizTalk Roadmap


SharePoint Technologies

InformationWeek 500 Trends: Web 2.0, Globalization, Virtualization, and More
September 16, 2008: InformationWeek
Implementing new collaboration tools, such as Microsoft SharePoint, is cited more often than any other (48%) as a technology leveraged to improve productivity.

InformationWeek 500: Monsanto's Collaborative Growth Plan
September 16, 2008: InformationWeek
By combining unified communications, IM, SharePoint, and blogs and wikis while protecting its IP, Monsanto is advancing teamwork.

InformationWeek 500: Orion Builds Efficiency Into Eli Lilly's R&D System
September 16, 2008: InformationWeek
In late 2006, the R&D department came to IT for help devising a better way. Orion, which was developed in less than a year at a cost of about $10 million, encompasses a data warehouse; Microsoft's PerformancePoint business intelligence software for delivering reports, charts, and graphics; Microsoft SharePoint as a system portal; and features and functions built by Lilly's own developers.

InformationWeek 500: Microsoft IT is 'First And Best' Customer of Microsoft Products
September 15, 2008: InformationWeek
Microsoft uses SharePoint internally to layer collaboration capabilities on top of enterprise applications. For example, salespeople use an SAP-based application called PCWeb to find the best deals for their customers; IT added a shell of collaboration capabilities on PCWeb to allow salespeople to compare notes on the process, said Briggs, the CTO and chief architect at Microsoft.

SharePoint Scores with Web Developers
September 15, 2008: SDTimes
Microsoft has forecast that SharePoint will hit US$1 billion in revenue for 2008 and some analysts are predicting that it will steamroll the Web 2.0 market. SD Times interviewed several experts to discuss what is drawing enterprises to use SharePoint as a development platform and how it should evolve going forward.

Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS)
September 10, 2008: Microsoft.com
Microsoft has collaborated with EMC, IBM, and other leading software vendors to create the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) specification. The jointly developed specification is designed to simplify interoperability with Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems.

EMC, IBM, and Microsoft Jointly Create First Web Services Interface Specification for Greater Interoperability of Enterprise Content Management Systems
September 10, 2008: Microsoft PressPass
Trio joined by Alfresco, OpenText, Oracle, and SAP in Development of The Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) Specification. Learn more about CMIS.

Loyalty to launch SharePoint-based website: Deployment time was cut through a platform approach
September 10, 2008: ComputerWorld
Loyalty New Zealand, the operator of the FlyBuys programme, says it was able to roll-out a new website in a matter of weeks using the Microsoft SharePoint platform.

Governance Key for SharePoint Implementations
September 9, 2008: CMS Wire
Governance is the key for a successful SharePoint implementation today and we have an interview with a consulting firm specializing in SharePoint to tell us why.

Making the Most of SharePoint
September 5, 2008: CIO Australia
How do you manage the reams of paper and complicated project management timeline related to a multimillion dollar building expansion? SharePoint proved the answer to staying on time and on budget for the Van Andel Institute's construction effort.



Microsoft Internet information Server


This is your single source for Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community. Have you created an IIS script that others can use? Login, then submit it to the DownloadCENTER.


Microsoft URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 Go Live (x86)

URL Rewrite Module provides a rule-based rewriting mechanism for changing request URL’s before they get processed by web server. The module can be used to express URL rewriting logic that can use regular expressions or wildcards and can make rewriting decisions based on HTTP headers and server variables. While the primary purpose of the module is to rewrite requested URL’s, it also has functionality to perform redirects, send custom responses or abort requests based on the logic expressed in the rewrite rules.


Web Playlists for IIS 7.0 Release Candidate (RC)

Web Playlists let you deliver server-controlled media playlists from your Web server infrastructure rather than using a dedicated streaming server.  They enable you to control whether clients can Seek or Skip for each media asset, which lends itself very well to monetizing your content with pre-roll and in-stream ads.

32 Bit (x86) Download http://www.iis.net/1725/ItemPermalink.ashx

64 Bit (x64) Download http://www.iis.net/1726/ItemPermalink.ashx

SharePoint Technologies

PerformancePoint Monitoring SDK Documentation

The PerformancePoint Monitoring Software Development Kit (SDK) documentation contains overview topics, how-to topics, and code examples for developing custom PerformancePoint Monitoring Server extensions. Monitoring Server builds upon the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) infrastructure, and takes advantage of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 technologies and features.


Best Practices Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007
To avoid common pitfalls and keep your Office SharePoint Server 2007 environment available and performing well, follow these best practices based on real-world experience from Microsoft Consulting Services and the product team.


Performance and Capacity Planning Resource Center for SharePoint Server 2007
This page contains resources to help you with performance and capacity planning for your SharePoint Server deployment—map your solution design to a farm size and set of hardware that supports your business goals.


BizTalk Server

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Documentation


BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Hyper-V Guide


BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2008 Message Pack


SWIFT 2008 Message Pack Install


Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) Training Kit


ING - ING Improves File Transfer and Interoperability with Business Process Management Solution


The Civil Status and Passport Department of Jordan  - Jordan Agency Provides Data Within Seconds, Compared to Three Days Previously


Ministry of Health New Zealand - Microsoft Technology Helps Cure Healthcare


NuStar Energy  - Company Benefits from Licensing Agreement as It Rebrands and Expands Operations


Homecare Homebase - Home Care Clinicians Use Synchronized Mobile Solution to Coordinate Patient Care




Microsoft Internet information Server

URL Rewrite Module - Video Walkthrough

This video demonstrates how Microsoft URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 can be used to accomplish common URL manipulation tasks.


BizTalk Server

MSDN Webcast: Add Business Intelligence to Service Oriented Architecture Applications (Level 100) Oct 01 2008


SharePoint Technologies

Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference

October 6-8, 2008: Seattle, WA
This exciting and informative conference will showcase Microsoft's market-leading business intelligence (BI) products, solution expertise and customer successes. The event is designed to educate customers and partners on every aspect of Microsoft's BI offering. You can also expect even more educational tracks and sessions by Microsoft product and industry experts, customer best practices sessions, the second-annual Microsoft BI Customer Awards presentation, hands-on labs, and much more!


Microsoft TechEd EMEA 2008

November 3-7, and November 10-14, 2008: Barcelona, Spain
Whether you want to get deeper content than ever before, take a sneak preview of the latest tools, meet with top Microsoft and industry experts, get face time with Microsoft partners or socialize at one of the many structured or informal Tech·Ed community gatherings... then Microsoft Tech·Ed 2008 EMEA is for you!


SharePoint Connections 2008

November 10–13, 2008: Las Vegas, NV
Last year this event sold out; register early to avoid missing out on the hottest event of the year. What made Connections the largest Microsoft developer event in our industry? It's the 75+ Microsoft architects and the world's top IT experts in one place at one time presenting, training and networking.



New or updated KB’s

Microsoft Internet information Server

FIX: If the requested file already exists on the local IIS proxy server, a request is rejected, or the performance is decreased in IIS 7.0


FIX: Clients cannot use Folder View to connect to a Web folder when they use the out-of-band WebDAV module for IIS 7.0


FIX: You cannot use an ISAPI filter to change the uri-stem field or the cs-user field in an IIS 7.0 log


FIX: Localized characters appear as question marks (?) in the IIS 7.0 log file when you access an ASP page or an ASPX page


BizTalk Server

FIX: The messages in an IBM WebSphere MQ queue are not deleted after the BizTalk Adapter for WebSphere MQ that is included in Host Integration Server 2006 processes the messages


How to maintain and troubleshoot BizTalk Server databases


FIX: The .NET Framework Data Provider for mySAP Business Suite returns an error in the Report Project wizard


FIX: The "Encode all parts" option does not work in BizTalk Server 2006 R2


FIX: The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) based SAP adapter from BizTalk Server 2006 Adapter Pack v1.0 does not support the SAP TABLE type


FIX: The Log Shipping feature may not restore database backup files in BizTalk Server 2006 or in BizTalk Server 2006 R2


FIX: A CPU usage spike occurs on all the BizTalk hosts after you install security bulletin MS07-040 on a server that is running Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 or Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2


FIX: The BizTalk Server native EDI functionality swaps the GS02 field and the GS03 field in BizTalk Server 2006 R2


SOAP requests or WSE requests may time out in BizTalk Server 2004 or in BizTalk Server 2006


SharePoint Technologies

SharePoint Portal Server 2003

Description of the SharePoint Portal Server 2003 hotfix package: August 19, 2008


Windows Sharepoint Services Version 3

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package: August 7, 2008


Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package: August 26, 2008


Error message when you try to attach a file in a custom form on the Web site in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: “This form was customized not working with attachment"


Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    With the offical announcements of Windows 7 and Windows Azure Services Platform, and with some other

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