Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 System Requirements – 64 Bit Only

First thing to know about SharePoint 2010 is it is 64 bit only. Huh, let’s talk about 64bit a little. Exchange came out in 64 bit in the current version 2008 and I think Microsoft is going mainstream in support for 64 bit applications and operating systems. As a side note, a number of my family members are upgrading around Windows 7 and 64 bit is the choice for me in advising them. We are seeing more and more mainstream support for 64 bit and Acer to name one manufacturer is putting out mass market Home Premium boxes preloaded with 64 bit in … Continue reading Upgrade to SharePoint 2010 System Requirements – 64 Bit Only

EBS – SharePoint – TMG and ISA – Postback and Read-Only fix

This is an early report of a fix to a problem which showed up in EBS at a client site. First, I would like to say if you are facing this problem the fix will not be instantaneous because of a number of technologies at play. The Problem 1) When a user goes to save a new SharePoint item such as an announcement, the page returns an error. As a result of the error, the item is not created. The page reports a Postback Error. 2) When a user uploads a document to SharePoint there is no problem. When the … Continue reading EBS – SharePoint – TMG and ISA – Postback and Read-Only fix

EBS: Leveraging Single Sign On (SSO) in TMG for Sharepoint

There is a never ending source of learning in EBS and I wanted to document a solution we rendered for Michael Hensley around Single Sign On with TMG and EBS to deliver SharePoint without multiple prompts. Before Available Technology resolved the issues, every time a SharePoint page was loaded from the outside world through the Remote Web Workplace, the user was prompted several times for various reasons. The first was because of unsecured content being presented through the https page. This caused a warning to fire for each bit of content that was coming from an http source. The second … Continue reading EBS: Leveraging Single Sign On (SSO) in TMG for Sharepoint