SSDS SDK (Beta)

Although SSDS (SQL Server Data Services) is in private Beta status, but we've got SSDS SDK Beta since last week! This contains a Command Line Tool, and the SSDS Explorer. SSDS Explorer is for give us GET, POST, PUT, DELETE and Query functions to our SSDS items (entites, containers, authorities). But SSDS Explorer doesn't support every function contained in Command Line Tool (for example backup/restore, blog data handling). SSDS SDK can be downloaded here. Technorati Tags: SSDS,Development

MOSS Search – Custom search page

After a basic introduction let's see, how you can build a custom search page, and Property mappings. This post will built on traditional method without Infrastructure Updates, but in the next part we'll see the Updates details as well. … You can read the full article on my new blog.   Blog hosted by VSPUG, the Virtual SharePoint User Group.

MOSS Search: Custom Search pages and Property mappings

After a basic introduction let's see, how you can build a custom search page, and Property mappings. This post will built on traditional method without Infrastructure Updates, but in the next part we'll see the Updates details as well. Step 0: Set the basic search See my previous post and practice the details described there. Step 1: Create lists and libraries In my example, we'll use the following scenario: the site collection contains several lists and document libraries, that are responsibe for question-type items, and answer-type items. Of course, these items are connected into question-answers pairs. The main goal is … Continue reading MOSS Search: Custom Search pages and Property mappings

Clock adjustment

One of our customers called me doubtfully: he was testing a custom SharePoint Designer workflow on their MOSS production server, and he would need some fire fighting: he set the server's time forward with 24 hours, then back. That was OK, but some things went wrong immediately: the main page gave "The Context has expired and can no logner be used." error message; the Content Query web parts returned with empty content; etc. Althought the trouble was really serious (their full intranet was unabéle to work properly) the solution was quite simple: restart all SharePoint services, then run an iisreset. … Continue reading Clock adjustment

Hungarian SharePoint User Group (HUNSUG)

Hugarian SharePoint User Group (HUNSUG) is coming soon! With the help of ISPA, I became an ISPA Evangelist and can start User Groups and other professional communities in Hungary. "The International SharePoint Professionals Association (“ISPA”) is the first independent, community-run, not-for-profit organization designed specifically for SharePoint Professionals. ISPA is a professional association dedicated to the promotion and global adoption of Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.  The Association provides support and guidance to the community  by establishing connections between SharePoint professionals and groups, resources, education and information." With the other Dotneteers we'll start a new event series in Hungary, where all … Continue reading Hungarian SharePoint User Group (HUNSUG)

Web Applications and Content Databases

In SharePoint 2007, every Web Application has its own content database(s). Yes, the WebApps can contain more than one Content Database – moreover, we can change the default content DB. Why is it important for us? Just for fun? – No, of course. It can be important, for example, if we have to move a full site with all content. The steps of creating the new Web Application with the original content are the followings: Create the new Web Application on the Central Administration site. You have to give a name for the Content Database – as it's a temporary … Continue reading Web Applications and Content Databases

MOSS Search – Base search functions

The MOSS Search Engine gives a lot of really powerful features for us. Let's see a few options, how can we set very useful search pages. First of all, we can define several types of content sources: … You can read the full article on my new blog…(read more)