WebCast: Integrating Project Server 2003 and SPS 2003

March 29, 2005

On Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at 10:00AM Pacific time there will be web cast on integrating Project Server 2003 and SPS 2003. “This Support WebCast presents the integration points between Microsoft Project Server 2003 and Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. The WebCast reviews the integration between Project Server 2003 and SharePoint technologies as they are […]


Star Wars in 3D

March 18, 2005

OK, this has nothing to do with SharePoint but still it is freaking cool!!!!    Coming in 2007 http://www.worldenteractive.com/LUCAS%20CAMERON.htm


New WSS SDK released

March 11, 2005

This is only for Windows SharePoint Services and does *NOT* include and SharePoint Portal Server information. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1C64AF62-C2E9-4CA3-A2A0-7D4319980011&displaylang=en


Microsoft to buy Groove networks

March 10, 2005

http://news.com.com/Microsoft+to+buy+Groove+Networks/2100-1014_3-5608063.html?tag=nefd.top Should make for some nice offline features in the next version of SharePoint.   Maybe even some more integration with SharePoint 2003.


Automatically running a program after creating a site

March 7, 2005

For those who have jumped into the mysteries of creating site templates without SharePoint, here is a little tip to execute code after the user created a site based on the template.  I used this trick to automatically grant anonymous access to a site that used a public facing template. Inside the <Configuration> element in […]


Careful changing the SharePoint Administrator Group Account

March 7, 2005

If you change the SharePoint Administrator Group Account and the account you use to crawl the default content sources is not part of this group, your crawls will fail with an Access Denied error.    When you change the Group Account you do not get any error messages but if you have changed this account and […]


Changing the way Add Users works in a WSS Site

March 7, 2005

If you have both SPS and WSS you may have noticed that when you add users in a SPS area you can do lookups into AD while in a WSS Site you have to use your address book (which in my opinion is less than useful).   However, if you have both SPS and WSS installed […]


Weirdest SharePoint error I have seen

March 7, 2005

We ran into the case this morning where SPS would not load (gives an error about a web part error) but WSS would.   Turns out what you need to do is open web.config, copy the text and save it into a new text file which you then use to overwrite the original web.config!!!!    Thanks to […]


Online web part gallery and performance

March 7, 2005

If you are not already aware, the Online Web Part Gallery (one of the choices when you browse for new web parts) is a huge performance hit.   On a system that I am currently working on, the Browse selection page would take almost 30 seconds to come up with the gallery enabled.   When I deactivated […]