Archive forOctober, 2008

Todd Klindt and Shane Young Take Tampa

http://www.toddandshanetaketampa.com/default.aspx To teach an awesome 5 day SharePoint administrators only class. You didn’t think we were betting on the Rays to win the World Series did you? Nope instead Todd and I will be teaching SharePoint Survival Camp the best SharePoint Administrator Training you can get anywhere. We are going to take my standard 4 […]

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Installer/Uninstaller help

This isn’t just SharePoint but just general server/pc help. Way to often people call/email/IM me about problems uninstalling software, usually after the uninstaller crapped out half way through the process or they hit cancel because it was taking too long to run. Or the reverse of that the install went belly up. They then end […]

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A free admin webcast by me

Just click on the pretty link of me.  You do have to register to see the webcast.  The description is: At a recent SharePoint conference, Bill Gates claimed that “SharePoint is the fastest-growing server product Microsoft has ever had.” What about your organization? Is SharePoint beginning to get out of control? Some of the most […]

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Speaking at SharePoint Users of Indiana 10/15/2008

http://spin.spindiana.com/default.aspx Tomorrow night I will be doing one of my new favorite talks, Installing SharePoint properly. Essentially what I do in this talk is fire up my VPC and walk you through an install from beginning to end and all of the considerations that go along the way. There are some slides that go with […]

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Microsoft Search – SharePoint 2007 and Search Server 2008 now available

Tom Rizzo and Richard Riley were kind enough to include me on this awesome book that covers everything SharePoint search. While those guys wrote really deep, geeky chapters I went the other direction and wrote administrator style chapters. One chapter is on planning and designing Search at the enterprise scale. The other chapter covers search […]

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Whole farm is down because timer jobs are not running

One of my clients this week managed to take his entire farm offline this week by upsetting the timer service. First a little background – currently they are scrambling to get SharePoint back to a happy state. Why? Well, as happens with lots of customers, SharePoint is too successful. When we originally setup their farm […]

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