Testing Large Lists in SharePoint

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Today I needed to do some testing around large lists, views, queries, etc as I’m working with a proposed feature.  I realize there is a lot of documentation around this in terms of keeping a view under 2000 items, or not having more than 2000 items in any folder. These are recommendations that have been backed up with data, however, … Read More

Upgrade SharePoint 2010 Standard to Enterprise

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I have a Stand Alone, SharePoint 2010 Standard Server and needed to do some testing on Enterprise.  So, I made a copy of the Standard Server, did some renaming of my VM and booted it up to convert it to an Enterprise license.  However, when I followed the the steps to update to Enterprise (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc261946.aspx) I was receiving an error. … Read More

Upcoming Events Web Part

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I’ve actually done it, a SharePoint Administrator writing a web part.  Granted this web part is in it’s earliest stages, but it performs the task I needed it to. So, what does it do? It’s a very simple SharePoint 2007 web part (So far I have only tested it on MOSS 2007 Standard Edition) that takes a URL (must be … Read More

ASP.NET Security Vulnerability Resources

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***Update: Today Microsoft is releasing as out-of-band security update to address this issues. – SharePoint Team Blog Announcement – http://sharepointben/s.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/ I’m sure by now all of you have heard about the ASP.NET security vulnerability and there are plenty of references out there about it and how to fix it so I’m not going to go into much detail here.  The … Read More

SharePoint Discussion Board – Safari, Firefox and Chrome

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If you’re like us, chances are you have users accessing SharePoint from several different browsers.  SharePoint 2007 can bring about many challenges for users not wanting to Internet Explorer, one of which is replying to threads in a SharePoint Discussion board. To be perfectly honest I’ve never been a huge fan of the discussion board in SharePoint, so I haven’t … Read More

SharePoint Server 2010 October CU recalled

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I’m a little late in getting this out as I was out of town over the weekend, but just in case you missed it, the October Cumulative Updated for SharePoint Server 2010 has been taken down due to a recently discovered critical issues.  For more details see the posts on the Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog.Initial Announcement – http://sharepointben/s.msdn.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2010/11/05/critical-information-about-the-sharepoint-server-2010-october-cumulative-update.aspx Details and … Read More

Free SharePoint Foundation 2010 Site!

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The other day I saw a tweet about a free SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, so, being the SharePoint guy I am I decided to look into it. Sure enough, the people over at PortalFront Hosting are giving away free SharePoint Foundation 2010 sites to SharePoint bloggers here.  The process is really simple, I registered and created a site and filled … Read More

Check User Permissions on a SharePoint Site using C#

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Another SharePoint 2007 development post from the non developer, so feel free to offer any suggestions and comments around my code as I’m still learning.  I know, I should be doing this on SharePoint 2010.  Trust me, I’m trying to get us there. Anyways, a brief background on what I’m trying to accomplish. I’m working on a navigation solution for … Read More