The question that generated this post was: “What timer job needs to run in order for the Colleagues tag to become in effect and to be displayed as such in the search results page ?” While this might seem trivial to some, there is a valid point behind the question, now with the multitude of… Read more
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Talking about odd behaviors or things that one can configure and have unexpected results in SharePoint, here’s one: You search for People Names. All looks fine, the names are returned, all looks ok, BUT when you click on the URL that should take you to that person’s public profile, you receive a “Page cannot be… Read more
I ran into this while attempting to import the profiles and playing with my managed properties in the SSP. Here’s what I did and noticed: Having defined my BDC as a People Details Repository the initial purpose of the test was to completely replace all the user details in the search results with the results… Read more
This is concerning an error found encountered in Sharepoint Designer based workflows after installing the October Cumulative updates. The behavior you will encounter is the following: Create a simple list with two fields: Title (default) User type Person/Group Lookup Create a Sharepoint Designer Workflow attached to this list , set it to… Read more
How to remove something (the port) from the URL as returned in the search results (searchresults.aspx): UPDATE : the behavior depicted below should not happen after installing October 2009 Cumulative Update package: Download October 2009 Server-Package for WSS (974989) Download October 2009 Server-Package for MOSS 2007 (974988) If you have not upgraded or… Read more