Made it to Seattle

Today I arrived in Seattle for the MVP summit, the trip was a little more exhausting that I would have liked as I didn’t get any sleep on the flight from Melbourne to LA, then my connecting flight from LA to Seattle was delayed about 1 hour as we waited for a fuel truck to show up and refill our plane. All up I think I’ve been up for about 26 hours, but to sit in my hotel with this view it’s almost worth it. Tomorrow it’s off to the first day of the summit which should be great, not … Continue reading Made it to Seattle

SharePoint Server 2007 Anonymous Access Gotcha!

Today for the first time I was attempting to create a SharePoint site with Anonymous Access. As I usually do when attempting to trying something new I fired up my MOSSDEMO image and promptly created a new web application. However after following all the steps to the letter in Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 book I was still being prompted for windows credentials when I attempted to access the site. After attempting the set up 2 or 3 times it dawned on me, “I was using windows authentication to access the WSS_Content database” so when I hit my site … Continue reading SharePoint Server 2007 Anonymous Access Gotcha!