Understanding PRESCAN.EXE Errors

*UPDATED 5/22/2007  I put together this post as a follow-up to my initial PRESCAN topic “Understanding PRESCAN.EXE in MOSS 2007”; hopefully, this will provide insight into the most common PRESCAN errors administrators may encounter and remediation steps where available. These solutions may not fit every environment due to the natural differences in topologies, hosting models,…


Microsoft GroupBoard Workspace 2007!

The first available Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 application templates has been released. the Microsoft GroupBoard Workspace 2007.  This is the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 implementation of the most widely used Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 template in the Asia Pacific region with a host of improvements supporting the technologies and features available in Windows SharePoint Services…


MOSS 2007 & WSS 3.0 RTM Software Development Kits

The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 RTM Software Development Kit have been released to MSDN; for those looking for the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Software Development Kit click here, each includes documentation, as well as code examples within the topics and contains the highest-priority documentation for developing on each platform.  I’d be interested to hear what others are…


Simple Query to Audit Site Collection/Web Access Levels

USE SELECT DISTINCT t1.siteID,t2.webID, t2.title [accessLevel],t3.tp_login,CONVERT(DECIMAL(6,2),((CONVERT(DECIMAL,t4.diskUsed)/1024)/1024)) [diskUsed MB], t6.fullUrlFROM DBO.RoleAssignment t1 JOIN DBO.roles t2 ON t2.siteID = t1.siteID AND t2.roleID = t1.roleID AND t2.roleID = 1073741829 JOIN DBO.userInfo t3 ON t3.tp_siteID = t1.siteID AND t3.tp_id = t1.principalID JOIN DBO.sites t4 ON t4.[id] = t1.siteID JOIN DBO.perms t5 ON t5.siteID = t1.siteID AND t5.scopeID = t1.scopeID…


Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 vs. 3.0 Incremental Crawl

In a recent conversation with a colleague I was asked the differences between Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and 3.0 incremental crawls and the availability of results and thought I would share and explain briefly the differences here: In Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 when an incremental crawl is run, SharePoint determines whether or not a document has…


SharePoint WebCasts for December

SharePoint WebCasts for December http://blogs.technet.com/eileen_brown/archive/2006/11/21/sharepoint-webcasts-for-december.aspx


Discover application templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

40 Application Templates are current under development for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the interest has substantially increased following the product release, particularly to microsoft.com. Many of the templates will be familiar from previous versions of Windows SharePoint Services to include Help Desk, Project Site, Knowledge Base, etc.; however, will incorporate features in the latest…


Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Available for Download!

A short, but exciting post – Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is now available to users of Windows Server 2003! For information and download availability visit http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/download.mspx. Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services is a versatile technology that organizations and business units of all sizes can use to increase the efficiency of business processes and improve team productivity….


IT Pro Resources for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Technical Library Product Overview Discover what’s new in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and locate product information. Help & How-to Get help and answers to frequently asked questions and common scenarios. Planning & Architecture Get planning and architecture information for implementing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in your own environment. Development Find SDK’s, screencasts, and blogs. Deployment…


Can Profile Import be configured to import from multiple OU’s from the same domain?

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 does not allow more than one connection to a domain; if you’d like to configure a custom import, such as a specific user filter (&(objectCategory=Person)(objectClass=User)), you can create a single connection with the common search base (DC=foo,DC=bar) and add a more restricted user filter to limit the users imported.