Technical Roll-up Mail – June 2013 – SharePoint & IIS

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SharePoint Technologies

Automating SharePoint Deployments in Windows Azure using PowerShell

Now, it is even easier to provision SharePoint farms in Windows Azure. Using the new Remote PowerShell functionality and the Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets, we have put together new sample PowerShell scripts. You can use these new scripts to automate all the required steps when rolling out a SharePoint server farm, saving time and effort.

How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server 2013

In this series of "how to" blog posts we'll describe how you can use SharePoint Server 2013 to set up a website that is based on product catalogue data. We'll show you how to use the cross-site publishing feature, and how you can use SharePoint search features to influence how product data is displayed to visitors on a site.

Microsoft Internet Information Server

None this month.


OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

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SharePoint Technologies

Authentication in SharePoint 2013

This posted sized diagram summarizes the types of authentication that are available in SharePoint 2013.

Understanding the Microsoft Cloud

Using SharePoint Products as an example, this paper discusses the kinds of cloud-based software and their benefits for organizations of varying sizes.

Reimagine SharePoint Development Guidance

These downloads provide guidance on how to migrate legacy full-trust code solutions to apps and the cloud app model.

Download this free ebook to learn how to create a test lab containing intranet and team sites in a SharePoint Server 2013 three-tier farm.

Test Lab Guide: eBook for SharePoint Server 2013 Intranet and Team Sites

Office Web Apps Server: Office Web Apps deployment simplified

Use Office Web Apps Server to provide browser-based file viewing and editing services for Office files.

My Tasks Aggregation in SharePoint Server and Exchange Task Integration

This white paper discusses enabling and using My Tasks for synchronization, both in SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2013 on-premises environments, and it also covers new integration functionality with Exchange Server 2013.

Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Permissions with SharePoint Server 2013

This paper provides a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 and illustrates how to configure permissions.

Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013

This paper provides a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 and illustrates how to configure profile synchronization.

Microsoft Internet Information Server

None this month.


SharePoint Technologies

SkyDrive Pro client for Windows now available

We are pleased to announce that the SkyDrive Pro sync client is now available for Windows and can be downloaded from This standalone client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local machine for access to important content on and offline.

Microsoft Internet Information Server


This is your single source for finding Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community.

Events / Webcasts

SharePoint Technologies

Windows Azure for IT Professionals: (08) Deploying SharePoint

This session goes into when and why you would use SharePoint in the cloud. Additionally it provides details on how to migrate SharePoint to the cloud.

Building a SharePoint 2010 Pop-up Lab in Windows Azure

Increasingly, pop-up labs are being used by more and more people. They are pre-configured, self-contained lab environments. This click-by-click video shows you how to build a SharePoint 2010 pop-up lab with SQL Server, AD and a SharePoint Server Farm, all hosted on a self-contained Windows Azure Virtual Network.. Then the next video in the series, at, shows how to automate the pop-up and pop-down processes using Powershell.

TechEd North America 2013 Live Session Streams

TechEd North America runs from the 3rd to the 6th June. Watch the sessions live here or catch-up on those you've missed.

Microsoft Internet Information Server

None this month

New KB's

WSS 3.0

None this month.

MOSS 2007

None this month.

SharePoint 2010 Foundation

None this month.

SharePoint 2010 Server

None this month.

SharePoint 2013 Foundation

None this month.

SharePoint 2013 Server

None this month.

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TRM contributors this month where David Little & Kishore Rajendran.

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