12/31/2007

MOSS 2007 and Business Intelligence

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Business Intelligence With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, your organization has a fully integrated enterprise portal that can help you improve employee interaction.
Powerful new features can help you integrate structured and unstructured data, see different levels of detail, and interact with spreadsheets, key performance indicators (KPIs), and dashboards.
Because the content is in SharePoint Server, you have access to built-in native capabilities such as enterprise search, content management, communication, and collaboration.
The release of Office SharePoint Server 2007 introduces Excel Services, which provides access to real-time, interactive Office Excel 2007 spreadsheets in a Web browser, enabling you to easily protect, share, and reuse spreadsheets. See the related ressources :
Office SharePoint Server 2007 Product Page
Office SharePoint Server 2007 BI Page
Office Excel Services Business Value
Demo: Enable Excel Services and Data Connections for a SharePoint Team Site
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Président du Club MOSS 2007 et MUG (MVP MOSS).
http://clubmoss2007.org/
http://www.microsoft.com/france/mstechdays/

12/30/2007

Combined Knowledge Downloads have released a number of new White Papers

Combined Knowledge Downloads have released a number of new White Papers:
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How to move the Shared Service Provider Search database
How to configure a content Source to crawl Exchange 2003 public folders in MOSS 2007
How to configure Email Enabled Lists in MOSS 2007 RTM using Exchange 2003
How to configure Email Enabled Lists in MOSS 2007 RTM using Exchange 2007
Securing Central Administration in SharePoint 2007
Business Data Catalog WhitePaper Part 1
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You can find them at: http://www.combined-knowledge.com/Downloads%202007.htm
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
http://clubmoss2007.org

12/21/2007

SharePoint Resources - A number of SharePoint TechNet Webcast's...

SharePoint Resources - A number of SharePoint TechNet Webcast's... thanks WSS Demo

SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 1 of 6): Planning and Deploying SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 200)
In this first session of our six-part Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 series, see a detailed overview of the SharePoint Server 2007 architecture. We present the concepts of topology, server roles, and network conditions, and also provide an overview of administration features with SharePoint Server 2007.

Hear an explanation and usage example for each component of the three-tier administration model: central administration, shared services, and site settings.

We also explain various security topics including permissions.

Finally, we look at deployment options and use four detailed scenarios to provide considerations for determining the correct topology.

The simplest of these is a single-server deployment, and then the options progress to farm options, from small to large.Presenter: Kevin Remde, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

A prolific blogger, Kevin Remde shares his thoughts, ideas, and tips on the TechNet Events Bloggers Web site and the IT Professional Community Web site. As a webcast presenter, he has landed on the Microsoft top 10 webcast list several times. Kevin has worked as both a developer and an IT professional, so he loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT peers.

At Microsoft, Kevin relishes the opportunity to generate fresh ideas and run with them. He received his bachelor's degree in computer science at the University of Minnesota (go Gophers!), where he also studied music theory and composition.View other sessions from: SharePoint Server: Connect People, Processes, and Information.If you have questions or feedback, contact us.

SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 2 of 6): Securing Data in SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 200)SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 3 of 6): Disaster Recovery (Level 200)SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 4 of 6): Compliance and Records Management (Level 200)
SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 5 of 6): SharePoint Server 2007 Security, from Service Accounts to Item-Level Access (Level 200)
SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 6 of 6): Keeping Control of Your SharePoint Sites with IT Governance (Level 200)
and for the developers...
SAP Enterprise Portal and SharePoint Server Interoperability (Level 200)
MSDN geekSpeak: Security from a Public, Anonymous Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Site (Level 300)
Security from a Public, Anonymous Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Site (Level 300)
Office Development in Visual Studio: Windows SharePoint Services Workflow (Level 200)

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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Président des CLUBS MOSS et MUG
http://clubmoss2007.org
http://web02038.global-asp.net/frsharepoint/default.aspx

12/20/2007

SharePoint 31729 SharePoint Modules

For Christmas Download details: SharePoint PDF of the PowerPoint Presentation (tanks Microsoft) :
MS_Studio_Module_1_Farm_Architecture.pdf
MS_Studio_Module_2_Configuring_Farms.pdf

MOSSAdvITPro_03.pdf
Module_4_Capacity_Planning.pdf
Module_5_Caching_and_Compression.pdf
Module_6_Disaster_Recovery.pdf
Module_7_Operations.pdf
Updated_MOSSAdvITPro_08.pdf
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Président du Club MOSS 2007 et MUG (MVP MOSS).
http://clubmoss2007.org

12/19/2007

Installing Sharepoint on Windows Server 2008

By : bharry's WebLog : Installing Sharepoint on Windows Server 2008 The answer is that you need to install the Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 with SP1 installer that bundles Sharepoint 3.0 and SP1 together. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with SP1 is required in order to install on Windows Server 2008 (read first : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936988 ).
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12/08/2007

System Center Capacity Planner


Announcing System Center Capacity Planner 2007 Release Candidate
Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007 helps size and plan deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. It provides you with the tools and guidance to deploy efficiently, while planning for the future by allowing for "what-if" analyses.
Download Capacity Planner 2007 Release Candidate
Download SharePoint Beta Models for Capacity Planner 2007
Videos: Help Videos for Capacity Planner 2007 are in development. If you arrived on this page from clicking a Video Help link within Capacity Planner 2007, check back soon. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb961988.aspx
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System Center Capacity Planner
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P. Erol GIRAUDY

Microsoft TechDays 2008

Microsoft TechDays 2008

Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training

Brief Description : The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training, built on the Microsoft SharePoint Learning Kit, is designed for server administrators to install on an Office SharePoint Server site to help end-users learn about Office SharePoint Server. The Training includes videos, interactive tutorials, and articles. In addition, the material is SCORM compliant. You can easily add or remove training topics to fit your business needs. The Training also includes a reporting function that allows an administrator/trainer to track learners’ completed training topics. You can customize the Training to fit the look and feel of your own Office SharePoint Server site.
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Président du Club MOSS 2007 et MUG (MVP MOSS).
http://clubmoss2007.org

11/22/2007

Updated SharePoint 2007 - Information Gathering Worksheets For Site Planning : End User SharePoint


Updated SharePoint 2007 - Information Gathering Worksheets For Site Planning : End User SharePoint A super Excel / Thanks at the autors for the community of user groups (Mark Miller ...) The worksheets are stored in an Excel workbook. It uses a top-down approach, starting with End User interviews to help define the content of the site, going through a step-by-step process for defining site architecture. Upon completion of the worksheets, a site administrator can easily create a new site based upon the specifications within the worksheets.

Enabling and managing social networks (for business use) with MOSS 2007

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 adds a significant social networking context to its existing collaboration and communication features and capabilities. Planning for the implementation of profiles as part of the Office SharePoint Server implementation process involves a long and careful consideration of the information sources of user profiles, authentication privileges and rights for user profile modifications as well as My Site management and social networking feature configuration. Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Enabling and managing social networks (for business use) with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 see also http://blogs.msdn.com/echarran/archive/2007/08/16/managing-social-networking-with-microsoft-office-sharepoint-server-2007.aspx (Source BLOG du Team BLOG MOSS).
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Président du Club MOSS 2007 et MUG (MVP MOSS).
http://clubmoss2007.org

11/21/2007

Content By Type webpart v1.1 released

Introducing the Content By Type webpart

I have been working on a new web part that aggregates content of a specific content type into a gridview. Much like the Content Query web part, but easier to use by end-users. They just need to select the content type and the columns they want to be displayed (that’s why I called it “Content by Type”).

The most important features are:
– Works in WSS and MOSS– Casting / formatting of column data types– Links to items and its context in contextmenu– Links to lookup / person fields– Filter items using MOSS filter web parts– Supports grouping/sorting and paging .... read more on the link http://www.tonstegeman.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=41 and http://www.tonstegeman.com/Blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=49

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P. Erol GIRAUDY MVP MOSS
www.clubsps.org
www.shareclubs.org

11/17/2007

Day 5 of the TECHED 2007 at Barcelona



Day 5: " Videocasts - Day 5 It is all go at TechEd IT Forum! Tune in to all the breaking announcements, interviews with key speakers, technical gurus, product managers, delegates and many more. This tab will be updated constantly - so check back regularly. Day 5Day 4Day 3Day 2 Day 1 Pre-Event ". A great TECHED 2007 with a lot of presentation, Tools, Meetings, informations, Solutions, ATE... see more information on the web site of the club : http://egiraudy.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!C18447817CCB3384!476.entry

Microsoft Ask the Experts Pavilion : At the Microsoft Ask the Experts Pavilion delegates had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with Microsoft speakers, consultants, technical support service engineers, product managers, Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) and Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). With more time for drill-down scenarios and more chances to find solutions from the experts.
For more information on the topics covered on the ATE, click here.


P. Erol GIRAUDY
MVP MOSS 2007.
http://clubmoss2007.org/default.aspx

11/02/2007

Amazon.com: Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: Books: P. Tisseghem

Amazon.com: Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007: Books: P. Tisseghem This comprehensive, hands-on reference for developers deliversexpert guidance on building Enterprise Content Management (ECM)solutions. Written by an expert on Microsoft SharePoint Products andTechnologies, this book presents a bottom-up view of Office SharePointServer 2007 architecture, highlighting the key relationships of OfficeSharePoint Server 2007 components. Task-oriented in its approach, the bookis perfect for developers familiar with SharePoint Portal Server. You'llget practical advice for managing and customizing Office SharePoint Server2007 components, and you'll learn how to work with them in conjunction withMicrosoft Office Excel- 2007, Microsoft Office InfoPath- 2007, and otherMicrosoft Office products to develop an efficient and effective ECM system.Includes code samples.

10/18/2007

Microsoft Powers Up Web 2.0 With Innovative Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Partners: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 augments enterprise social computing capabilities through NewsGator and Atlassian integration.

Microsoft Powers Up Web 2.0 With Innovative Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Partners: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 augments enterprise social computing capabilities through NewsGator and Atlassian integration. “Social computing and its inclusion in SharePoint Server 2007 are changing the way businesses work and enabling organizations to harness the power of their social networks,” said Derek Burney, general manager of SharePoint at Microsoft Corp. “This has exponentially increased the communication and collaboration among employees, partners, clients and other key stakeholders. Microsoft’s relationships with Atlassian and NewsGator represent dynamic new opportunities for integrating social computing technology into a company’s business productivity infrastructure.” (source MICROSOFT).

10/17/2007

SharePoint Pro Live - Free SharePoint Training event tomorrow (OCT-17)

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Looking for some free SharePoint training? Tomorrow is your day!The SharePoint Pro Online virtual conference is tomorrow from
11 AM - 4:45 PM EDT (GMT -0500). I'll be presenting with a handful of other SharePoint professionals on various topics (all times EDT):
- 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM :: Configuring Content and Document Management Within SharePoint Portal Server by Melissa Fraser12:30 PM
- 1:45 PM :: Introducing Features! A Deep Dive into the New "Feature" Infrastructure in Windows SharePoint Services v3 by Andrew Connell2:00 PM
- 3:15 PM :: Programming Dynamic Applications with the SharePoint AJAX Toolkit by Dan Larson3:30 PM
- 4:45 PM :: Better Together: Microsoft Office Applications as SharePoint Clients by Dan HolmeAgain, the price point can't be beat...

this is a FREE conference! I've got a solid 15 minutes squared away at the end for Q/A so feel free to submit questions during the presentation!»

SharePoint Pro Online Live - free virtual conference October 17, 2007SharePoint Pro Live - Free SharePoint Training event tomorrow (OCT-17)

CLUB SharePoint MOSS FRANCE - PARIS: SharePoint Pro Live - Free SharePoint Training event tomorrow (OCT-17)

10/14/2007

Announcing the Community Kit for SharePoint:...

Announcing the Community Kit for SharePoint: Internet/Extranet Edition Forms-Based Authentication solution! Great ! Automated Solution Deployment, Membership request, webpart (including CAPTCHA), Membership request list, Login web part, Recover Password web part, Change Password web part, ULS Logging, User Management, Role Management, User Properties http://www.wssdemo.com/redir.aspx?ID=1312

10/04/2007

What I like about ForeFront Security for SharePoint - Bill English Blog

As I'm learning about ForeFront Security for SharePoint, I'm finding that this is a nifty tool that should be considered by nearly all of you out there running either Windows SharePoint Services or SharePoint Server 2007 farms, say Bill English Mindsharp
What I like about ForeFront Security for SharePoint - Bill English Blog

10/03/2007

CLUB SharePoint MOSS FRANCE - PARIS: Blogs - SharePoint Blogs

CLUB SharePoint MOSS FRANCE - PARIS: Blogs - SharePoint Blogs A nice blog on MOSS 2007

Restore a production sharepoint web farm to a new web farm - sam

If you have a production WSS 3.0 sharepoint environment and need to copy the production data into a test environment web farm (different web farm), it can be done using SQL backups and restore.
I am more comfortable using this method than using stsadm tool. This could also be helpful when your production system crashes and you need to quickly get a backup sharepoint farm up and running with the latest production data. Read this article ! With a Target farm steps ( if you are setting up a brand new WSS 3.0 farm) Restore a production sharepoint web farm to a new web farm - sam (P. Erol GIRAUDY MVP MOSS)

10/02/2007

Steve Pietrek’s SharePoint Stuff

Need a link, don't forget : Steve Pietrek’s SharePoint Stuff a lot of great contribution on MOSS 2007

Joel Oleson's SharePoint Land : SharePoint Reporting Solution

See also WEBOBS and the solution QUEST and this article : Working with a different type of Site Usage Analysis . But, Joel Oleson's SharePoint Land have done a great SharePoint Reporting Solution [source Joel Oleson's SharePoint Land ]

P. Erol GIRAUDY.

10/01/2007

Troubleshooting information WSS 3.0 Web Application

The troubleshooting information is organized by server roles. This information is further divided according to the logical areas of interest to the administrator when monitoring and troubleshooting the server role. Within each logical area of manageability, you will find reference and troubleshooting information relevant to each event logged by services or applications that are part of the server role. WSS 3.0 Web Application (with Event ID - Source - Message) This is preliminary documentation and subject to change. A Web application is comprised of an Internet Information Services (IIS) site that has a unique application pool. When you create a new Web application, you also create a new database and define the authentication method used to connect to the database. see this link : WSS 3.0 Web Application on TECHNET. (source : Windows Server 2008 Technical Library TECHNET)

P. Erol GIRAUDY.

9/30/2007

SharePoint Dashboard for Marketing Campaign Tracking

SharePoint Dashboards are becoming more and more popular in corporations, especially with the increasing adoption of MicroSoft Office 2007. The latest release of SharePoint (Office SharePoint Server 2007) is packed with features and package integration points that make for powerful enterprise dashboards. SharePoint Dashboard for Marketing Campaign Tracking see also the Dashboard Spy. (P. Erol GIRAUDY - MVP MOSS 2007).

9/29/2007

Server : MICROSOFT OFFICE PerformancePoint Server 2007 and MOSS 2007



"Dashboard Server Web Part for SharePoint" you need :


  1. Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, or IIS 7.0 with IIS Metabase and IIS 6 configuration compatibility, IIS 6.0 Isolation Mode
  2. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 or WSS 3.0 (SP1 for Windows Server 2008
  3. Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  4. Microsoft ASPNet 2.0
  5. Microsoft ASPNet AJAX 1.0
  6. SQL Server 2005 Analysis Management Objects 9.0 SP2
  7. SQL Server 2005 Native Client 9.0 SP2
  8. SQL ADOMD.NET 9.0
  9. msxml6.msi + updates
  10. SQL Server 2005 SP2 Analysis Server OLEDB 9.0 Provider
  11. SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 4 - Build 2174 for Client Systems (to use SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services as a data source).

While many solutions on the market focus on business analysts and BI experts, Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 is designed to reach everyone involved in your business at all levels of your organization. PerformancePoint Server 2007 provides a user experience in the familiar and easy-to-use Microsoft Office system, including Microsoft Office Excel, Office Outlook, and Office SharePoint Server.
With this server PerformancePoint Server 2007 and Read this BLOG a great article on this subject : http://blogs.msdn.com/erikaehrli/archive/2007/09/28/performancepoint-server-2007-what-is-it-and-how-can-i-get-started.aspx and this one http://blogs.msdn.com/performancepoint/archive/2007/09/17/creating-a-custom-report-view-plug-in-for-performancepoint-server-2007-code-sample.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage

(source : MICROSOFT Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 ).

P. Erol GIRAUDY

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 frequently asked questions - SharePoint Server - Microsoft Office Online

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 frequently asked questions - SharePoint Server - Microsoft Office Online never forget this URL, FAQ and many anwser on MOSS 2007 and WSSv3 : - General -Licensing (It is now possible to mix server license types on a single farm) - Pricing - Upgrades - SharePoint product information Role-Based Templates for SharePoint My Sites... And a great news : Sales of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Break $800 Million - Office SharePoint business growing at over 35 percent, driven by strong customer demand for Office SharePoint Server 2007.(P. Erol GIRAUDY)

9/26/2007

Download details: Hotfix Roll-up for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search (KB939077)

Download details: Hotfix Roll-up for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search (KB939077): "You can get specific information about this update in Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Hotfix Roll-up for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search(KB939077)."

Joel Oleson's SharePoint Land : NLB (Network Load Balancing) and SharePoint... Troubleshooting and Configuration tips.

For additional information about network load balancing, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/Library/a7bd4b54-2271-4cfb-9a97-3c150227b5111033.mspx - Joel Oleson's SharePoint Land : NLB (Network Load Balancing) and SharePoint... Troubleshooting and Configuration tips. (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package for SharePoint Server 2007 and for SharePoint Server 2007 for Search: May 31, 2007

You create a key performance indicator (KPI) for a Web page that is saved in a SharePoint Server 2007 document library. Additionally, the indicator uses values from a Microsoft Office Excel worksheet. If a value in the Excel worksheet is incorrect, and the #NAME? error message is displayed in the worksheet instead of the correct value, the KPI may show a green status. However, the KPI may display incorrect data. Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package for SharePoint Server 2007 and for SharePoint Server 2007 for Search: May 31, 2007

9/25/2007

Home - Inspirational Sharecasm

If you are developing Features for SharePoint 2007, then Feature Stapling is one of those must-have techniques that you should have in your arsenal. Inspirational Sharecasm (From TED PATTISON).

9/24/2007

Deploying and Supporting Enterprise Search


Locating the appropriate information or people in an organization can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Without enterprise search services, employees at Microsoft might:
- Spend countless hours duplicating effort on multiple projects and teams.
- Be unaware of critical information produced by other employees.
- Make business or technical decisions with incomplete or inaccurate data.
- Require more technical support time and Helpdesk resources to resolve technical issues.
- Require additional managerial and human resources time to address job-related issues.
Microsoft IT reviewed the existing content that is indexed, existing content sources, business requirements, and technical requirements. Then, the team deployed shared enterprise search services for employees to find relevant, up-to-date information that is essential in performing their day-to-day job functions. The same enterprise search services put Microsoft employees in contact with peers all over the word, enabling them to collaborate more quickly and easily than ever before.
Microsoft IT combined the Enterprise Search feature in Office SharePoint Server 2007, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003, custom-developed Web Parts, and integration with other line-of-business services and applications into its enterprise search services solution. Developing and deploying this solution provided the following benefits: read Deploying and Supporting Enterprise Search (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

9/23/2007

Microsoft Office Business Applications Central

Solution Details - Microsoft Office Business Applications Central

Skelta SharePoint Accelerator 2007 is a full service BPM solution that seamlessly integrates Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007) with the business processes. It extends advanced BPM functionality to SharePoint 2007 to create a powerful integrated platform for collaboration, business intelligence, enterprise content management, and strategic business solutions. Skelta SharePoint Accelerator 2007 leverages on powerful BPM capabilities in Skelta BPM.NET 2007 to facilitate creation of an automated BPM environment in SharePoint. (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

9/22/2007

Content Deployment – Step By Step Tutorial

Great post, from Jackie BODINE. There is also some documentation of this process over on Technet as well. http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/f/?en-us/library/edcdacca-8013-460e-95a0-d2b83b6cc7ef1033.mspx There's some topological overview as well: http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/f/?en-us/library/1d6d6040-6cbb-4685-a40e-1e9086d426831033.mspx (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

Home - Microsoft Office Business Applications Central

Microsoft Office Business Applications Central: "Office Business Applications are an emerging class of application that helps businesses unlock the value of their line-of-business (LOB) systems and turn document-based processes into real applications. " (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

9/18/2007

9/12/2007

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008


The Microsoft SharePoint Conference will be held from March 2-6, 2008 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008 (P. Erol GIRAUDY - MVP MOSS).

9/10/2007

Download details: Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Release Candidate

Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint and Microsoft Antigen, providing a web-based console to centralize configuration and operation, automate the download and distribution of signature and scan engine updates, and generate comprehensive reports. Forefront Server Security Management Console also allows administrators to rapidly respond to outbreaks and update protection across enterprise deployments, improving organizational agility in responding to new threats. Through integration with Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft SQL Server, Forefront Server Security Management Console helps maintain reliability and performance of messaging and collaboration protection. Download details: Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Release Candidate

8/28/2007

More Profitable than Open Source...

Microsoft SharePoint-based Solutions: More Profitable than Open Source
IPED research shows that Microsoft collaboration-solution providers see larger, more numerous opportunities, faster growth, and up to 25-percent greater profit than competing providers who sell open-source products. And because Microsoft collaboration tools are preintegrated, building a collaboration-solutions business around Microsoft SharePoint-based solutions can cost up to 2.5 times less than with separate open-source products. Learn more. File Download

8/27/2007

Page Layouts and CSS - Liam Cleary [MVP SharePoint]

Page Layouts and CSS As you can see is only a quick demonstration what you can do using a little single CSS Style. For the live solution there is a lot more involved in hiding certain areas as the layouts page also contains web parts that cannot be edited. The key to making this approach work is simply making sure that your mark-up is correct and that it is really valid XHTML. Anyway this helped me so maybe it might be useful to you. from : Liam Cleary [MVP SharePoint]

8/22/2007

SharePoint 2007 Features - View Release

SharePoint 2007 Features - View Release : "2.0 Production Release name is required This release contains useful Features for SharePoint. Each Feature is provided as a solution file (WSP) that can immediately be installed into a SharePoint farm. See the Release notes in the ZIP file for more details."

8/19/2007

Creating a Custom User Site Provisioning Solution with SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 1 of 2)

Summary: Examine new capabilities built into the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise Edition, which enable business process automation and simplify the business process. This article is part 1 of 2. (18 printed pages) - By : Sonya Zidek, Microsoft Applies to: 2007 Microsoft Office System, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Download the accompanying code sample, MOSS2007CustomSiteProvisioning.exe
Read Part Two: Creating a Custom User Site Provisioning Solution with SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 2 of 2) - August 2007. Creating a Custom User Site Provisioning Solution with SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 1 of 2)

8/09/2007

2007 Microsoft Office System: Plan and Deploy with Confidence

Get hands-on experience with the key features and components of the 2007 Microsoft Office system and learn the benefits of deploying it within your organization. Walk through installation, configuration, and the new components around enterprise features administration, collaboration, and business intelligence. Also, experience common deployment and integration scenarios that can help you make better choices when planning your rollout. 2007 Microsoft Office System: Plan and Deploy with Confidence

8/07/2007

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Anonymous Comment Feature for SharePoint Blog - now available on CodePlex

A custom web part solution that enables visitors to post anonymous comments to blog posts on an authenticated intranet blog site that has automatic single sign-on via Integrated Windows Authentication. from (LIU) Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Anonymous Comment Feature for SharePoint Blog - now available on CodePlex (here) (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

8/05/2007

Sleepless in NY - Infusion Development

New York never sleeps, why should you?
Infusion Development – world-class Wall Street technology consultants and published SharePoint book authors – wants to fly you to New York City – free – for the ultimate training weekend. We’ll even put you up at a first class hotel, though you won’t see much of it. For two days and nights you’ll live SharePoint and Silverlight, with training, collaboration and even competition. Our “lab-offs” will test your speed and skills, ultimately deciding who moves on to our mystery game-show. The winner will receive “Insomniac,” the developer’s machine that never sleeps. You’ll also be busy trading ideas with Microsoft MVP’s and rubbing shoulders with the hosts of .NET Rocks! If knowledge is power, we just offered you the mother-ship. Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply now. (will be nice to some meeting like that in France on MOSS 2007) Sleepless in NY (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

8/04/2007

UGO2007 - User Group OFFICE 2007: Groove 2007 Document: Operations for Office Groove 2007, Part 3

UGO2007 - User Group OFFICE 2007: Groove 2007 Document: Operations for Office Groove 2007, Part 3 A great Book on GROOVE Server and many infos around this product working so well with MOSS and WSSv3. This book describes Groove Server capabilities, summarizes the architecture of the Groove client-server system, and provides the basis for planning a Groove deployment in an enterprise environment. The audience for this book includes IT professionals, infrastructure specialists, and business decision makers responsible for designing and implementing software-based collaboration systems. Integration with Microsoft SharePoint – Groove SharePoint Files Tool is an enhanced version of Groove Files Tool; it allows users to interact with and synchronize content between Groove and SharePoint document libraries. (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007(MOSS 2007) And Microsoft CRM Integration - The Code Project - SharePoint Server

The purpose of the integration is to create collaboration sites on SharePoint 2007 as new accounts or opportunities are created in Microsoft CRM. Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007(MOSS 2007) And Microsoft CRM Integration - The Code Project - SharePoint Server (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

8/03/2007

Microsoft Webcast: Creating a Global Human Resources System Foundation with SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100)

"Microsoft Webcast: Creating a Global Human Resources System Foundation with SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100) " (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2 Reporting Services integration with WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007

SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2), which will be released any minute now :-), enables deep integration between Reporting Services and SharePoint technologies (Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007). This integration enables an end-user to view and manage reports completely from within a SharePoint environment. The following is an excerpt from the upcoming 2007 Microsoft Office System Business Intelligence Integration with SQL Server 2005 whitepaper. [Update March 17: Added the hyperlink for the whitepaper, which is 1.5 MB in size and in Word 2007 .DOCX format. 48 pages] Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2 Reporting Services integration with WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 (P. Erol GIRAUDY).

7/31/2007

Download details: SharePoint Server 2007 Document: Microsoft and EMC - Managing Content Across an Enterprise

The Enterprise Content Management platforms from Microsoft and Documentum EMC can be deployed in different ways to address a range of content management requirements within a digitally driven enterprise. Working together, Microsoft and Documentum EMC make it easy for their customers to develop a content ecosystem that enhances business value. This paper describes the options available to customers who want to take advantage of both Microsoft and Documentum EMC solutions. Download details: SharePoint Server 2007 Document: Microsoft and EMC - Managing Content Across an Enterprise

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Thank you for a banner year for SharePoint!

Thank you for a banner year for SharePoint!
Wow! What a fantastic year for SharePoint products and technologies! For those of you who haven’t seen the news yet, we just announced that SharePoint Server passed the US$800 million mark for revenue for Microsoft’s previous fiscal year (FY07) that ended on June 30th. In fact, SharePoint Server is the fastest growing server products in Microsoft’s history. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU for your continued support, advocacy, and adoption of SharePoint.
With these great results, it's time for a little nostalgia and some looking ahead. I have personally been working on and off the SharePoint business since 1998 – anyone remember Tahoe? When we decided to start development on SharePoint Portal Server 2001, it was a big step forward for Microsoft. We were making a big bet that collaboration, portals, content management and enterprise search would become mainstream and gain the same kind of broad acceptance that personal productivity tools such as Microsoft Office had experienced. We were growing the Exchange Server business, Outlook had just released and was growing in popularity, and Windows NT 4.0 and SQL Server were growing in enterprise usage. SharePoint was the new kid on the block, and we thought we had a winner because we had listened closely to what customers and partners were telling us and tried to put SharePoint to work solving the business problems they described.
Fast forward 6 years to 2007 and 85 million user licenses later, SharePoint has exceeded our wildest expectations in terms of growth, and I hear from customers almost daily about how they’re taking advantage of the improvements in the latest versions of WSS, MOSS, and SharePoint Designer. Overall, we have over 200 MOSS 2007 case studies, but I'd like to highlight some of my favorite customer stories. Customers ranging from Del Monte to MTV to Mary Kay are running SharePoint to solve all different business problems -- click on the hyperlinks for the respective case studies. One area that has grown very fast for MOSS 2007 is moving from inside the firewall to being the platform and application of choice for customers’ extranets and Internet facing sites. My favorite ones are are Glu Mobile, Hawaiian Airlines, and Paul Mitchell. When I show these sites to other folks inside and outside of Microsoft, the first reaction is always “No way! This isn’t really a SharePoint site! It looks nothing like a team site or portal!” Exactly! And I’d expect to see many more public web sites deployed on MOSS 2007 in the next year.
While we have added hundreds of new features and even entirely new capability areas such as Records Management, e-forms, and line of business integration, we are still working towards the same SharePoint vision, which is making the optimization of business productivity based a common technology infrastructure a practical reality for all users within a corporate intranet, on an extranet, or on the Internet. In future versions, we will continue to work on achieving that vision by innovating across all the product capabilities.
Thanks for indulging me for a quick look back at SharePoint over the past several years. In closing, if you are an existing customer or partner, thank you very much for your continued support and usage of SharePoint. If you are a new customer or partner, thank you for getting started with SharePoint. We will work hard to make all of you enjoy every minute of your use of SharePoint and the business value you get from your SharePoint investments. Let’s keep the conversation going and continue to make SharePoint the product that you want to address your business productivity needs.
Here’s to a great FY08 and continued success to all of our customers and partners! I look forward to seeing many of you at the SharePoint Conference in Seattle on March 2-6, 2008!
Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Thank you for a banner year for SharePoint!

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7/30/2007

Business Data Catalog Read and Write? You got it! - Blog

OK so you've read all of this, and now you want to try it! Head over to the BDC Meta Man site then and download version 2.0.0.1 beta. The very final thing I want to let you know is that this functionality is currently available in the free Developer version of BDC Meta Man. It is likely however that in the next version it will be available for Professional users only! Business Data Catalog Read and Write? You got it! - Blog

7/28/2007

Download details: Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 1

Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint integrates multiple scan engines from industry-leading vendors and content controls to help businesses protect their Microsoft SharePoint collaboration environments by eliminating documents containing malicious code, confidential information, and inappropriate content. Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 1 manages and integrates industry-leading antivirus engines to provide comprehensive protection against the latest threats to help ensure documents are safe before they are saved to or retrieved from the SharePoint document library. In addition, documents can be scanned for company sensitive information, profanity or other administrator-defined content policies. Through deep integration with Office SharePoint 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Forefront Security for SharePoint helps protect your collaboration environment while maintaining uptime and optimizing performance. Forefront Security for SharePoint also enables administrators to easily manage product configuration, operation, automated antivirus signature updates and reporting at the server and enterprise level.Customers who purchase Forefront Security for SharePoint to protect Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0 will also be licensed to use Antigen for SharePoint to protect Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 environments.
Download details: Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 1

7/26/2007

SmartPart for SharePoint - Home

Great Web part : SmartPart for SharePoint The SharePoint web part which can host any ASP.NET web user control. Create your web parts without writing code!Resources by JanTielens, version 7 Introducing the SmartPart with ASP.NET AJAX Support - Small screencast of ASP.NET AJAX in action (a wonderfull démo - vidéo) - AJAX-style Web Part Connections - Small screencast of connectable web parts in action - Using the Control Toolkit in SharePoint

7/25/2007

Microsoft Webcast: Creating a Global Human Resources System Foundation with SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100)

In this webcast, we describe how migration of the Microsoft Human Resources Web content platform to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 enables: Faster future development. Reduction of 50% custom code, resulting in business and IT agility. Lower sustenance costs. Essential capabilities for future state architecture. Alignment with the Microsoft IT global vision for simplification. In the past, each application or content site developed its own functionality and process, leading to more than 20 highly customized applications and/or sites today. Continuing down this path breeds redundant work and convoluted technical architecture. Join this webcast to learn how migrating the HR Web content platform to SharePoint Server 2007 is expected to provide a return on investment (ROI) of more than $10 million over three years and a reduction of 15 custom global HR Web sites.
Language(s): English. Product(s): SharePoint Portal Server.
Audience(s): Business Decision Maker. Duration: 60 Minutes
Start Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Microsoft Webcast: Creating a Global Human Resources System Foundation with SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100) EROL

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-631: TS: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Configuring

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-631: TS: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Configuring

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-630: TS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring

Preparation Guide for Exam 70-630: TS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Configuring

KWizCom - Knowledge Worker Components, Web Part Solutions, WSS, MOSS, SharePoint - KWizCom.com

http://www.kwizcom.com/KWizCom_Newsletter_July_2007.pdf a nice letter on this products.
Products : SharePoint Offline Solution - ShareGo SharePoint Calendar Web Part - Calendar Plus SharePoint Survey Web Part - Survey Plus SharePoint Search String Highlighter CRM Connector to SharePoint WSS Cross Site Search SharePoint List Filter - Multiple Drop-Down Picture Library Plus Org. Chart Web Part Quick Launch Web Part SharePoint Go Offline for Office 2003 SharePoint List Menu Editor Office Reporting Services Add-In. KWizCom - Knowledge Worker Components, Web Part Solutions, WSS, MOSS, SharePoint - KWizCom.com

7/24/2007

Home - BDC Meta Man Blog

As an extension to the great tool that we provide, we have decided to add more functionality firstly in the format of a KPI BDC Web Part. Current using MOSS KPI's you can create a KPI on Excel Workbook data, List Data, SQL Server Analysis Data or Manually inputted KPI data. We thought that MOSS Power Users might actually want to base the KPI's on data retrieved by BDC. Home - BDC Meta Man Blog

Sharepoint Tips and Tricks : SharePoint Site Moves, Database Moves and Balancing Growth

Sharepoint Tips and Tricks : SharePoint Site Moves, Database Moves and Balancing Growth a great article by Cory Burns on (Site Moves are an important part of maintaining your SharePoint environment. )

7/20/2007

Deploy a SharePoint list template to SharePoint MySites - Ton Stegeman [MVP] weblog

Deploy a SharePoint list template to SharePoint MySites - Ton Stegeman [MVP] weblog 6 step by
The last step I took was to create a solution deployment package. This makes it much easier to install all bits to the server. There are multiple items about creating and installing such a package, so I won’t show this here. I hope this post helps you if you have a similar scenario. I also use this same mechanism to deploy site templates (STP). Otherwise I hope it helps you realize SharePoint features are very valuable and powerful. Published Jul 10 2007, 08:11 PM by tonstegeman

7/17/2007

Download details: Case Study - Mary Kay, major cosmetics producer, deploys Microsoft Search Technology to increase efficiency

Mary Kay Inc, one of the largest direct selling skin care and color cosmetics companies in the world, was without a viable enterprise search application. After moving its US portal to Microsoft® SharePoint® Portal Server 2003, the company decided to upgrade to Microsoft Office SharePointer Server 2007 to leverage the content indexing and search platform functionality. The company now has robust, easy-to-use search functionality that will scale along with its global IT improvement and integration efforts.

7/15/2007

Download details: Streamlining Records Management Using SharePoint Server 2007 Workflow

The Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA) Records Management team is responsible for tracking the location and contents of some two million boxes of documents stored by Microsoft employees. The LCA Records Management team created an efficient tracking solution that provides employees with easy access to records information and offsets the need to handle all box inventory queries manually. Building on the power of Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 and Office InfoPath 2007, the solution uses forms and workflows to automate the collection of inventory data. The solution increases accuracy, enforces business rules, and simplifies access to collected inventory information, helping the LCA team to scale easily and manage the growth and demand for document retention companywide.

7/13/2007

Download details: Streamlining Records Management Using SharePoint Server 2007 Workflow

Download details: Streamlining Records Management Using SharePoint Server 2007 Workflow
The Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA) Records Management team is responsible for tracking the location and contents of some two million boxes of documents stored by Microsoft employees. The LCA Records Management team created an efficient tracking solution that provides employees with easy access to records information and offsets the need to handle all box inventory queries manually. Building on the power of Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 and Office InfoPath 2007, the solution uses forms and workflows to automate the collection of inventory data. The solution increases accuracy, enforces business rules, and simplifies access to collected inventory information, helping the LCA team to scale easily and manage the growth and demand for document retention companywide.

7/11/2007

MOSS Publication Scheduling - Collaboration Portal Template


MOSS Publication Scheduling - Collaboration Portal Template A great info by Kathy Hughes MVP. To enable the "Page Settings and Schedule" menu option on a site provisioned using the Collaboration Portal site template, simply enable scheduling of items in the site's Pages document library. To do this using the browser:- ...

read more on http://mindsharpblogs.com/kathy/archive/2007/07/09/1954.aspx

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog

By understanding which manageability controls are configurable for each component of the Windows SharePoint Services hierarchy, you can design a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 implementation that appropriately leverages these controls for the type of content that will be hosted.
The white paper Supporting Information Architecture with Windows SharePoint Services Manageability Controls provides detailed guidance for determining how specific types of content can be managed effectively with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. (2 first articles...)

Shared Documents - Microsoft Office SharePoint Conference 2008

Thank you for expressing your interest in the Microsoft Office SharePoint Conference 2008 .
We will notify you when further information is available!
Thank you!The Microsoft Office SharePoint Conference Team

Mark Arend : Web part comparison: SPS 2003 & WSS v2 --> MOSS 2007 & WSS v3

Mark Arend : Web part comparison: SPS 2003 & WSS v2 --> MOSS 2007 & WSS v3: "Web parts shown in Gray were available in previous version, but not in current version.
Web parts shown in Green are available in previous version and current version
All other web parts are new to the current version."

7/10/2007

SharePoint FieldNotes (Steve Curran)

Information Management Policy is new to SharePoint but not to the world of Document Management. Office SharePoint Server 2007 has added many new Document Management capabilities your applications can take advantage of. ...
... Note: Please beware that after you have associated a policy with a content type and then make changes to the policy, the changes will not be reflected within the contentType until you un-associate and re-associate the policy with the content type. In addition, the label value will only be updated after policy changes if the item is updated. ...

7/08/2007

Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : Porting SharePoint Designer Workflows to Visual Studio

Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : Porting SharePoint Designer Workflows to Visual Studio: "When you have these files, rename the .rules file (if you have one) from *.xoml.rules to *.rules. Then add the .xoml and .rules files to your VS project. If you double click on the .xoml file in the Solution Explorer, the WF workflow designer should open, and you should see all your SPD actions in place. "

Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : How to Integrate Virtual Earth Maps with a SharePoint List

Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog : How to Integrate Virtual Earth Maps with a SharePoint List
Read :... All Done! Back on the browser, when you go to the display form of any supplier, there’ll be a great map view that will show you the location of the supplier. You’ll be able to interact with the map, just like you would on http://local.live.com/. Thanks, Greg

7/07/2007

Popfly and Sharepoint integration already?


Go and see the video of Mike Gannotti's where he tells you how to use Sharepoint as a datasource for PopFly: (3 datas sources in connection - no code) If you wanna know what PopFly is read this little snippet from Channel9: "You probably haven't heard of it, but you're also probably going to start hearing a lot about it in the near future. Popfly is being announced today - as I'm posting this, actually. To keep it short and simple so you can get right to watching the video, Popfly makes it easy for non-devs to create web sites, mashups, and more. Drag, drag, click - you've got a Flikr + Virtual Earth mashup. You can even point and click your way to a Vista Gadget. " (source Robin Meure).

http://wm.microsoft.com/ms/gsd/mikegannotti/Popfly_SharePoint_Integration.wmv
by Michael Gannotti, TSP SharePointMicrosoft Greater Southeast District
P. Erol GIRAUDY

Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content Management and the Default Features

Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content Management and the Default Features: "Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content Management and the Default Features
Summary: This article discusses topics that you should understand before you use Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to create sites that support Web content management (WCM) and gives a general overview of the various artifacts that are available in the product. (11 printed pages) by Patrick Tisseghem, U2U"

P. Erol GIRAUDY
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tonstegeman's blog

tonstegeman's blog: "This post describes an issue we were having using the SharePoint PageFieldFilter webpart in combination with a Lookup field. First the issue is explained, then a solution is provided."
You can find a WSP file containing a working version of the webpart. If you don’t know what to do with a wsp file, start looking at Chris Johnson’s blog, or use the SharePoint Solution Installer. Attached to this post, you will also find the full code for the webpart. Both are in the same ZIP file. Do whatever you like to do with them, but please let me know if you use them and what you think of it. Might give me some ideas to improve it. Enjoy!

7/06/2007

Microsoft TechEd IT Forum 2007


Microsoft TechEd IT Forum: " Sign In 'no comments, just do it !) 12-16 November 2007 Barcelona, Spain".
I Hope to be ATE this year, like in 2006. Barcelona is realy a great city.
P. Erol GIRAUDY

7/05/2007

SharePoint Farm Least Privilege and hotfix packages

SharePoint Farm Least Privilege and hotfix packages: "As previously discussed, it is possible to configure your SharePoint Farm to abide by the principle of least privilege. However there are some additional steps required if you have deployed any of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix packages dated later than April 12th 2007.
For the most part, the SharePoint Configuration Wizard (SCW) and Central Administration take care of assigning the necessary rights and group memberships. There are two exceptions with the RTM bits:
IWAMRegService Activation (aka DCOM 10016 issue)
%windir%/tasks" read more on : http://harbar.net/archive/2007/06/29/SharePoint-Farm-Least-Privilege-and-hotfix-packages.aspx

7/03/2007

Chapter 3: Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search (Part 1 AND 2)

Chapter 3: Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search (Part 1 and 2): "Chapter 3: Customizing and Extending the Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 Search (Part 1 and 2)

This article is an excerpt from Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 by Patrick Tisseghem, from Microsoft Press (ISBN 9780735623682, copyright Microsoft Press 2007, all rights reserved). No part of this chapter may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, electrostatic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. This excerpt is part 1 of 2.
In this chapter, I’ll start with a discussion of the architecture that makes it all happen behind the scenes and will continue with topics that will give you an understanding of how, as a developer, you can start customizing and extending the different features involved. I also refer to the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Administrator’s Companion (Microsoft Press) authored by Bill English, for more detail of the topics related to the administration and configuration of the index and search engines."

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb608305.aspx

This article is an excerpt from Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 by Patrick Tisseghem, from Microsoft Press (ISBN 9780735623682, copyright Microsoft Press 2007, all rights reserved). No part of this chapter may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, electrostatic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. This excerpt is part 2 of 2.

EROL

7/01/2007

Web Site on WSS by a MVP: Mike Walsh

MVP: Mike Walsh

KB Articles
Articles - 2007 Products
MS Articles
Non-MS Articles
WSS FAQ
WSS v3 FAQ
2006 - Office 2007 Documents

Support WebCast: Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 integration with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) version 3 Contact Lists and Document Libraries

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 integration with Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) version 3 Contact Lists and Document Libraries

This Support WebCast will demonstrate how to connect Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) version 3 Contact Lists and Document Libraries to Outlook 2007.
It will also show a two-way synchronization between Contact Lists and Outlook 2007. The session will also talk about updating Document Library changes to the server. P. Erol GIRAUDY http://clubmoss2007.org/

6/29/2007

SharePoint Land : SharePoint Screen Casts and Demos

Bob Fox one of the SharePoint MVPs recently included some screencasts on his blog. Watch for other screencasts coming down road. He's listened to me, I bet he would listen to you if you had suggestions for him.

How To Screencast: Creating Web Applications
How To Screencast: SP Administrators Desktop Shortcuts
How To Screencast: MOSS Backup and Restore
How To Screencast: Personalization Links and Audiences
How To Screencast: Customizing Tabbed Navigation
How To Screencast: Working with Managed Paths

You may already know that screencasts are out there.

Came across Asif's (MCT) site http://sharepoint-screencasts.com/ (what a novel domain name!) nicely categorized as using a SharePoint site to post them. The list below is a snapshot of his list as of this posting... Watch it for a best management of MOSS. EROL

6/19/2007

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : Completing the "Fantastic 40" – 20 remaining application templates now available, plus more!

Completing the "Fantastic 40" – 20 remaining application templates now available, plus more!
As I had alluded to about 3 weeks ago, the 20 remaining Application Templates of the “Fantastic 40” are now available for download! These server admin templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 provide more enhanced functionality than the first 20 templates, including some with built-in workflows, heavily customized lists and libraries, and advanced data views. ... EROL

6/18/2007

Sharepoint Connections -- Home Page

November 5 - 8, 2007 Mandalay Bay Resort and CasinoLas Vegas, NV SharePoint Connections at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Join thousands of Microsoft developers DBAs, and Admins and stay on top of the latest in SharePoint, ASP.NET, Visual Studio, SQL Server, .NET Framework 3.0, and more!

Train with Microsoft architects and top notch industry speakers and also network with your colleagues to build a valuable resource of peers Co-located with SharePoint Connections this fall will be: Microsoft® ASP.NET Connections, Visual Studio Connections, Mobile Connections, SQL Server Connections, Windows Connections and Exchange Connections, each with their own set of tracks and speakers. As an attendee of SharePoint Connections you may attend the sessions at any of the concurrent events.

6/16/2007

Websites built on MOSS 2007

The list of public websites (from Angus Logan's Portals Blog) which are built on MOSS 2007 from the left hand side of my blog to this post.

Alphamosaik (Partner - France, Multilingual)
HedKandi
ShareView.co.uk
CORGI (UK)
speakTECH
Paul Mitchell
Tyler Butler
Microsoft-Oracle
ThreeWill
EmpowerID Demo
Oasys (French)
InfoCision
Ruijin Hospital Group
UCB (Une societe de BNP PARIBAS)
Satama
Reveu-d-Etudes (French)
Formextern (French)
Cegos (Professional Services) (French)
Sharesquared
FIFTEEN
Guildford Grammar School website by Vivid Group, the first MOSS 2007 site to go live in Australia!
Australian Innovation (2007 Innovation Festival) by Eclipse Group
JTC Corporation (Singapore Government)
APAC SharePoint Conference 2007 by Microsoft Australia and Unique World
AATorque (New Zealand bro)
Wise Woman by CodeAndContent
Komatsu (by UniqueWorld)
Ditributed Logic Platform (Partner)
MyTalk (Southern Cross by HotHouse)
Hawaiin Air
Performance Food Group (by Dominion Digital)
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust (AA Compliant)
Direct Energy
RBS Lynk (FSI)
McGrathNicol (by Dimension Data)
cScape
Games for Windows
WesternAustralia.com
Tourism Western Australia
Microsoft Flight Simulator Insider
Architecture Forum (Australia)
South East Water Limited (by SDM)
LivePoint (Partner)
EchoTechnology (by LivePoint)
Migros
Glu Mobile Games
Virtual TechEd 2007

Pierre Erol GIRAUDY
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http://clubmoss2007.org/

Excel 2007 can now do two-way sync to a SharePoint List


In Excel 2003 you were able to sync amendments both from a Excel 2003 spreadsheet to a SharePoint List and from a SharePoint List to an Excel 2003 spreadsheet. But in Excel 2007 this is no longer the case...

Well it was until Microsoft released an Excel 2007 Add-in.

This is a must install if you are upgrading to Office 2007 from Office 2003, otherwise your users will cry.
The Excel 2007 Add-in, can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=25836e52-1892-4e17-ac08-5df13cfc5295&DisplayLang=en

There is also an accompaning MSDN article "Publishing and Synchronizing Excel 2007 Tables to SharePoint Lists": http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb462636(office.11).aspx

...

P. EROL GIRAUDY

6/14/2007

White paper: Information architecture in Office SharePoint Server

the goal of this paper is to communicate the logical approach that might occur during development and deployment. Many features in this paper are not applicable or available when using Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

P. Erol GIRAUDY

6/07/2007

Forefront Security for SharePoint Virtual Lab


Forefront Security for SharePoint is an on-premise solution that provides comprehensive protection for SharePoint document libraries. Customers who purchase Forefront Security for SharePoint to protect Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0, will also be licensed to use Antigen for SharePoint to protect Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 environments. Try the Lab and read the PDF

Event ID: 1032329673

Language(s): English.
Product(s): Security,SharePoint Portal Server,Windows Server.
Audience(s): IT Professional.
Duration: 90 Minutes
Start Date: Wednesday, February 07, 2007 12:00 AM

P. Erol GIRAUDY

6/06/2007

APAC SharePoint Conference 2007

"Download session presentations and resources
Thank you to everyone who attended the APAC SharePoint Conference. The webcasts, blogs, wikis, session presentations and resources found here have been taken from the recent APAC SharePoint Conference 2007. Feel free to browse and review the content and download for your future reference.Download session presentations and resources
Thank you to everyone who attended the APAC SharePoint Conference. The webcasts, blogs, wikis, session presentations and resources found here have been taken from the recent APAC SharePoint Conference 2007. Feel free to browse and review the content and download for your future reference."

P. Erol GIRAUDY
http://clubmoss2007.org

6/05/2007

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : SharePoint Conference 2008 to be held on March 2-6, 2008 in Seattle!


It's official! The SharePoint Conference 2008 will be held on March 2-6, 2008 in Seattle at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center.
What You Can Expect:
Keynote sessions by senior Microsoft executives
60+ sessions across several diverse tracks
Hands-on and instructor led labs
Go to http://www.mssharepointconference.com/ and submit your e-mail address, so you can be notified with important updates like when the conference website goes live on MOSS 2007.
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Download details: MOSS 2007 Management Pack

"This Management Pack quickly brings any failures or configuration problems to your attention, which increases the availability and performance of Office SharePoint Server 2007. This Management Pack also provides the knowledge and expertise you need to leverage Operations Manager 2007 and get an immediate return on your investment.

Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update) 6.0.5000.1 (or higher) Feature Bullet Summary"...
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org/

Download details: WSS 3.0 Management Pack

The Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Management Pack monitors events placed in the application event log.

This Management Pack highlights events that might indicate possible service outages or configuration problems, so you can quickly take corrective or preventive actions. This Management Pack also provides the knowledge and expertise you need to leverage System Center Operations Manger 2007 and get an immediate return on your investment. Requires OpsMgr 2007 MOM 2005 Backward Compatibility MP Update) 6.0.5000.1 (or higher) Feature Bullet Summary:

• Monitors whether the application pool account has insufficient permission to add or read users from the Active Directory
• Monitors for issues arising from improper configuration of the authentication provider
• Monitors backup failures and recycle bin quotas
• Monitors for connectivity problems with computers running SQL server
• Monitors for issues arising from the deployment and topology of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
• Monitors events related to the health of the tracing infrastructure
• Monitors connectivity with the SMTP server
• Monitors whether the application pool account has problems writing to disk or a registry key
• Monitors connectivity with Windows Rights Management Services servers
• Monitors performance counters
• Monitors events that are critical to the sound operation of the search service • Monitors Windows service availability
• Monitors events associated with the Timer service
• Monitors events associated with failures to load event handlers and safe control assembly paths Management Pack Release History: Initial Release for OpsMgr 2007 6/1/2007 Version 6.0.5000.0
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org

6/04/2007

Hiding Authoring Controls from Anonymous Users

This post is the first of a three-part series on building a blog in SharePoint from the ground up. In this series, we consider topics related to access control and anonymous access in particular, user interface customization and blogging from Word 2007.

We will also provide how-to guidelines for less-than-intuitive tasks. The access control and user interface customization topics are applicable to any SharePoint site.

http://www.sharepointplatform.com/teamblog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=31
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org

SharePoint 2007 Installation Step by Step

SPStuff : SharePoint 2007 Installation Step by Step

Nice work for an instal.
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org

6/03/2007

SharePoint Blogs Part I: Blog Access Control, Built-In Groups & Anonymous Users - SharePoint Platform Team Blog

This post is the first of a three-part series on building a blog in SharePoint from the ground up. In this series, we consider topics related to access control and anonymous access in particular, user interface customization and blogging from Word 2007.

We will also provide how-to guidelines for less-than-intuitive tasks.

The access control and user interface customization topics are applicable to any SharePoint site.
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Team Blog : HiSoftware AccRepair for SharePoint Designer and AccMonitor bring accessibility compliance to SharePoint based websites

Since the widely referenced Improvements in Accessibility blog entry was posted here over a year, we have received numerous inquiries about how to further improve accessibility of SharePoint based websites up to the point of being fully compliant with standards such as the U.S. government’s Section 508 and the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0.

Although we don’t have any updates beyond the aforementioned blog entry to announce right now, a few of our partners have been successful in helping customers implement accessibility compliant websites such as Wise Woman, and Plymouth Hospitals.

The SharePoint product group recognizes the importance of accessibility, especially for Internet facing public websites that have been built with SharePoint technology. To provide a channel for dialogue between our customers and partners with us as well as amongst themselves, I’m pleased to announce the creation of the Microsoft hosted SharePoint – Accessibility online forum.

With HiSoftware’s announcement last week of AccRepair for SharePoint Designer and in conjunction with AccMonitor, many customers will be able to design and implement accessibility compliant SharePoint based websites without costly consulting services or development resources. The following guest blog entry is written by Robert B. Yonaitis, Chief Technology Officer at HiSoftware.
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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org

Office SharePoint Server at Microsoft: 12TB and counting

MScott St. Jean is a program manager in Microsoft IT.

He makes sure that the largest SharePoint installation in the world keeps working. Mark Swenson is also a program manager in Microsoft IT.

His job is making sure that our intranet search is working, including things like making sure people can't find documents that they shouldn't have rights to. I sat down with them to talk about what it takes to migrate, and index, and upgrade 12 terabytes of data to the latest version.

If that wasn’t challenging enough, they started working with the products before they were the latest version, when they were still under development.

Their experience shook out a lot of bugs that were addressed before the real world had to deal with them. In addition to deployment and migration, we chatted about the backup and restore procedures for this multiple terabyte installation, and what happens when you tell everyone in the org to go ahead and create their own SharePoint sites. (in an outtake that I, um, took out, I asked the guys for their picks for the SuperBowl, and got one of the team names wrong. minus 100 cool points for me).
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6/02/2007

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P. Erol GIRAUDY
Pdt Club MOSS
http://clubmoss2007.org