SharePoint Solution Deploy, retract, upgrade – What causes your SharePoint farm to go offline IISRESET (web server outage).
You may have had questions or have had others ask you: Does a WSP deploy perform an IISRESET? We are upgrading a solution, will it cause an outage? What causes an outage when working with SharePoint WSP files? Over the years, I have had many discussions / meetings with clients & colleagues about this and [...]
When you are installing MOSS SharePoint 2007 on a Windows 2008 R2 server, you may receive an error to look up Microsoft KB 962935 The possible cause is because you are installing MOSS2007 with SP 1 on a Windows 2008 R2 server. To overcome this, you have two options: 1. Slip stream – extract and [...]
The directory C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80 is already being used by another IIS Web Site. Choose a different root directory for your new Web application.
When creating a new web application, you may experience this error: The directory C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80 is already being used by another IIS Web Site. Choose a different root directory for your new Web application. Solution: 1. Ensure you have a proper dns name / entry in the hosts file of your server for the new url [...]
Content type ’0x01010007FF3E057FA8AB4AA42FCB67B453FFC100E214EEE741181F4E9F7ACC43278EE811′ not found in web
You may sometimes see this error when creating a new page in a SharePoint MOSS 2007 publishing portal. “Content type ’0x01010007FF3E057FA8AB4AA42FCB67B453FFC100E214EEE741181F4E9F7ACC43278EE811′ not found in web ‘http://yoururl’ Two step solution: 1. Go to Central Admin, Application Management, User Permissions for Web Application. Ensure “Use Client Integration Features” and “Use Remote Interfaces” are enabled. 2. Go to [...]
Are you stsadm hungry? I have attended many SharePoint presentations, technical talks, web casts and promotions and only a very few have discussed on whats ‘under the bonnet’ in SharePoint. Probably now is the time for us to dig deeper into the behind-the-scenes, more powerful SharePoint that Administrators and Developers need to be very familiar [...]
In this article.. learn how to maintain your SharePoint 2007 database (best practices). Once you have won all your SharePoint battles, its no time for relaxing.. its time for your next task! Have you wondered what are some of the ways you could ‘make’ SharePoint go faster? Are you confident to say that your SharePoint [...]
Are you wanting to know what SharePoint 2010 looks like? I was thrilled to see the changes in SharePoint 2010. There are three videos from Microsoft, which has sneak peak of SharePoint 2010. Its quite a good tour of SharePoint 2010. You will get to see Central Administration, Best Practices Analyzer, Developer Tools, Visual 2010 [...]
Microsoft will ship the new SharePoint 2010 along with Office 2010 in the first half of next year (Beta – late 2009). There has been a few questions about the name of SharePoint 2010. Basically, we presently have three SharePoint server versions: 1. Windows SharePoint Services 2. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Standard 3. Microsoft [...]
Change your existing host header in SharePoint ( WSS or MOSS 2007 ) Do you want to publish your SharePoint intranet or internet site to your users with a nice friendly url (or hostheader)? This article can be also used if you want to rename your web application.
When installing SharePoint 2007 (MOSS 2007) or WSS 3.0 from the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard, you may ask, ‘what do I do if I want to connect SharePoint using SQL authentication, rather than Microsoft’s Active Directory?’ You may want to connect SharePoint to its configuration database using a locked down SQL user account to [...]