Archive for January, 2009

SharePoint Tip #5. Do you know “that Web App permissions override Site level ones”?

All permissions set at Web Application level, “Central Administration > Application Management > User Permissions for Web Application” will override the Site level permissions. For example, your user with “Contributor” rights on the site level can’t delete anything, if you deny "delete" permission at Web App level. Source   Have anything to add?! Send your […]


Protected: SharePoint Tip #4. Do you know “why Alternative Access Mapping (AAM) is necessary”?

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SharePoint Tip #3. Do you know “that Visual Studio Extension can be installed on XP/Vista”

To have Visual Studio Extensions for WSS 3.0 to be installed on Windows XP or Vista (but only with limited set of capabilities, such as creating a Web Part project) add the string registry entry at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftShared ToolsWeb Server Extensions12.0]SharePoint=Installed   Current “SharePoint Tips and Tricks” series has been moved to its own “SharePoint SandBox” […]

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SharePoint Tip #2. Do you know “why OOTB Roles must be customized”?

SharePoint has predefined set of OOTB permissions level, such as: Full Control, Contributor, Designer, and etc. But those permissions not always provide you desired functionality – its either too wide or very narrow. Start out with a small set of users who have the fewest permissions possible, to avoid [Your_Headache = Number_of_Users X User_Permissions]  because […]


SharePoint Tip #1. Do you know “what happens behind the scene when you create new Web App?”

When SharePoint creates a Web application the following actions happening behind the scene: Web Ste: Creates a unique entry in SharePoint configuration DB for the Web App and assign GUID to that entry; Create and configures a Web application in IIS; Creates a root folder to store the Web application pages and associated resources; Creates […]


SharePoint Tip #0. Do you know…

Preceding to publishing my free eBook of “SharePoint Tips And Tricks” I’m starting the same category of my blog, where I’m going to publish tips and tricks about SharePoint which your might not know. I will cover different areas, like architecture, development, customisations, performance, security and etc. I have about 150 different tips which I […]


Australia only discount vouchers for MS Exams. Ask me one

I have several 10% discount vouchers on Microsoft Exams valid till March 31, 2009 Note that the limited time offer is valid in Australia ony  and for Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) exams only. If you want to get one drop me a word […]


SharePoint Managers Tools overview

In this post I’d like to review existed tools for the SharePoint management. The idea to create this overview appeared after I read that Bamboo solution shipped their own SharePoint analyzer. The first I thought was – “Why do we need another tool, if we already have SharePointSpy and SharePointManager?!” So, let’s start comparing of […]

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