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My Colleague Tag , or “there is no timer job…”

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

People search results returns sps3:// instead of http://

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

Profiles don’t get imported from AD

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

Sharepoint Designer 2007 workflow error occurred on Update List Item when field is Person/Group

  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):

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