Archive for November, 2009

Cascaded Master-Details lookup that just WORKS!

Last several days I tried to find the solution that allows me to use “master-detail” field relationship based on the lookups. There are ton’s of controls for this, but I hardly found one that works for the lookup fields in the master list. Scenario: You have the master list of company’s projects and master list […]

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First five SharePoint 2010 Tips and Tricks

Published first 5 SharePoint 2010 Tips and Tricks Tip #65: How to install SharePoint 2010 using local accountTip #64: How to restore Site Directory template in SharePoint 2010 Tip #63:How to print SharePoint 2010 page without header and navigation Tip #62: SharePoint 2010 supports folders for KPI values Tip #61: SharePoint 2010 keeps copy of […]

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Block diagram – how to choose the SharePoint 2007 topology

I found a really good description of how to choose the SharePoint 2007 topology that is vizualized in block diagram. The full description is in this post “Inside SharePoint Securing External SharePoint Communications“  

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SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Farm ports – configuring firewall

Introduction Depending on the environment you are configuring you might need not only open ports between client and your Web Front End(WFE) servers, but you might have internal topology where your SharePoint servers are separated by layers and are isolated by firewalls. In such situation you need to know the inner-process communication ports and direction, […]

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SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Farm Migration. Phase 2 – Security Analysis

Introduction In the current series I’d like to describe how to analyse the SharePoint Farm and prepare it for the SharePoint 2010 migration. We will review the following 3 sections: Farm Architecture and Configuration Analysis User and Group Analysis (current) Farm Migration This section describes the user analysis and permission analysis. But first of all […]

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SharePoint 2010 stuff on SharePoint-Sandbox.com

I finally published my SharePoint 2010 content I discovered for the last 5 months. Welcome to www.sharepoint-sandbox.com to share and to contribute! New articles and tips are coming

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SharePoint 2007 “Meeting Workspace” template limitations

On one of the recent projects we built the monthly based reporting system. We provided users the freedom of choice of the reporting indicators, from the predefined list, and allowed them changing values of selected indicators. From the very beginning we couldn’t decide which template to use as a baseline for our project and considered […]

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SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Farm Migration. Phase 1 – Configuration Analysis

Introduction In the current series I’d like to describe how to analyse the SharePoint Farm and prepare it for the SharePoint 2010 migration. We will review the following 3 sections: Farm Architecture and Configuration Analysis (current) User and Group Analysis Farm Migration The first and the most important step in SharePoint 2007 –>SharePoint 2010 migration […]

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