February 2012 CU for MOSS/WSSv3 and SPS2010/Foundation

Also delayed due to my workload and again in reference to my peers, Joerg Sinemus and Stefan Gossner, below the information of the bi-montlhy cumulative udpate packages: Quick Jump: WSSv3/Moss 2007 SPS 2010/Foundation WSSv3/Moss 2007: Important: this is a Post-SP3 hotfix. It is highly recommended to first install Service Pack 3 of WSS 3.0 and … Continue reading February 2012 CU for MOSS/WSSv3 and SPS2010/Foundation

December 2011 CU for MOSS/WSSv3 and SPS2010/Foundation

Here is the delayed post about the bi-monthly cumulative updates as usual. Due to some lack of time, I'm referring to the posts of my colleagues, Joerg Sinemus and Stefan Gossner to this topic. Just for your convenience, I'll copy over the most important parts and adding some of my standard comments related to.   … Continue reading December 2011 CU for MOSS/WSSv3 and SPS2010/Foundation

HTTP 404 error when opening document on restored and RBS enabled database

Today I want to make aware of a recent discovered “Documentation Issue on TechNet Article”"!! From a recent case, a customer reported an issue with an RBS enabled database, that was backed up and restored from a production to a test server. ISSUE description: You have a Production SharePoint 2010 Server on RTM (Build: 14.0.4763.1000) and … Continue reading HTTP 404 error when opening document on restored and RBS enabled database

SharePoint 2010 new database limitations and RBS

Since 8th of july 2011, the product group has published a new post regarding changes on database size limitations and guidance. The most interesting key points out of the above mentioned post are as follows: For a SharePoint content database up to 200 GB  there are no special requirements and this limit is included for … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 new database limitations and RBS

June 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007 released

The June 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 Server product family have been published now. MOSS/WSS: 2544399 The full server package for WSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2544399 2544398 The full server package for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2544398 Download and installation information: Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS SP2 and Language Packs if not yet happened. More … Continue reading June 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007 released

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint and Office 2010

On TechEd Atlanta the SharePoint and Office 2010 Service pack 1 have been announced!*** Update 2011-07-29 *** Since today, SP1 is now available for Download!  Please find more details and Information on the official blog post of the "Office sustained Engineering"Note!For SharePoint customers planning to deploy Service Pack 1, it is also recommended to install the June … Continue reading Service Pack 1 for SharePoint and Office 2010

April 2011 CU for MOSS and SharePoint 2010 published

The April 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 product family have been published now.As usual, the according KB articles and Links are not ready right away, so please expect some delay. Once published, they will be found finally here:MOSS/WSS:Descriptions of the Update packages:KB 2512783 - WSS 3.0 KB 2512782 - MOSS 2007  Download … Continue reading April 2011 CU for MOSS and SharePoint 2010 published

February 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010

*** <Status Update  2011-03-27> ***All Links are working now and the hotfixes will be available along the according KB articles.*** </Status Update> ****** <Status Update  2011-03-23> ***We're still expiriencing some unknown problems with the SPS2010 Server package and also delayed or not yet published KB articles and descriptions.The download links are randomly not working yet.  The PG … Continue reading February 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010

poor performance on people picker search in SPS2010

Today, I’d like to post about a behavior in SharePoint that has a dramatically impact on performance! Consider this scenario: You go to the people picker to search for let’s say:  “User42”. You wait for about more than 3.5 min. until the results are displayed. You’d now check if there is a general problem and … Continue reading poor performance on people picker search in SPS2010

SPS2010: publishing on Content type Hub throws error “No valid proxy can be found to do this operation”

From a recent case, we found a lack documented “Issue” you may run into while setting up and configuring a content type hub or trying to publish content types. Scenario: You have a site dedicated to be your Content type HUB (how to do that, check the “Repro-Steps” section below). You have also created some … Continue reading SPS2010: publishing on Content type Hub throws error “No valid proxy can be found to do this operation”

Dec CU 2010 for SharePoint2010

The new cumulative updates for SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint foundation 2010 are ready to download: MSF2010: KB 2459125 Full server package for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Download: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459125&kbln=en-us SPS2010: KB 2459257 Full server package for SharePoint Server 2010 Download: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459257&kbln=en-us Project Server 2010 December CU: http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectadministration/archive/2010/12/15/microsoft-project-server-and-sharepoint-2007-and-2010-december-cu-2010-are-mostly-live.aspx&nbsp;   Further instructions and information: After installing the … Continue reading Dec CU 2010 for SharePoint2010

SharePoint 2010 Runtime Exception when edit items in pending for approval

Recently I came across with a customer’s incident that is running a “custom workflow” that finally creates a List-Event (item update, asynchronous). Unfortunately we could not repro the issue but while troubleshooting and research, I found another interesting “Issue” in my lab. How found??  see below steps and/or just use the quick links to jump … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Runtime Exception when edit items in pending for approval

October CU SharePoint Server 2010

*** <Update 2010-11-18> ***The Server-Packages that fix the regression discovered in the October CU will be now available!**** Update: the regression is Fixed and packages are republished now  ****  (http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=957)If you have applied the regressed Oct CU Server-Package(s), you’ll only need to apply this new replacement package(s) and everything will be functioning as normal. If you … Continue reading October CU SharePoint Server 2010

Configure Forms Based Authentication (FBA) with SharePoint 2010

Taken From http://blogs.technet.com/b/mahesm/    SharePoint 2010 supports FBA, Like WSS 3.0 or MOSS 2007. It's a feature of ASP .Net which we use with SharePoint. SharePoint 2010 you can create web applications using Classic Based Authentication or Claims based Authentication. However, FBA can only be configured with web applications created using Claims Based Authentication. What are the … Continue reading Configure Forms Based Authentication (FBA) with SharePoint 2010

ARCast.TV – SharePoint Server 2010 Improved User Interface and Branding

ARCast.TV - SharePoint Server 2010 Improved User Interface and Branding SharePoint Server 2010 allows customers to create customized, branding sites that fit their business needs. What should users, developers and administrators know about the improved SharePoint user interface features? While at TechEd 2010, Paul Stubbs, Microsoft Architect Evangelist, shares his insights on the topic with … Continue reading ARCast.TV – SharePoint Server 2010 Improved User Interface and Branding