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Databases (Health model)
–>Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 uses SQL Server databases to store most of the content for the Web site and configuration settings. For example, all pages in the site, files in document libraries, files attached to lists, and information in lists are stored in the content database, and security and permission settings along with other configuration settings are stored in the configuration database in SQL Server.
Error message when you try to update Excel 2007 workbook data from an external data source in SharePoint Server 2007: “Data Refresh Failed”
–>Data Refresh Failed Unable to retrieve external data for the following connections: workbook connection name The data sources may be unreachable, may not be responding, or may have denied you access. Verify that data refresh is enabled for the trusted file location and that the workbook data authentication is correctly set.
“Virtual server is running FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions” message when you run Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Setup or when you try to extend the virtual server with Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
–>Windows SharePoint Services has detected that this virtual server is running SharePoint Team Services or FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions. To extend this virtual server with Windows SharePoint Services, you must move the site content to a different virtual server, and then remove SharePoint Team Services or FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions from this virtual server.
Error message when you click Explorer View in a document library in Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 or in SharePoint Team Services: “This page contains both secure and nonsecure items”
–>The Web page that is used for Explorer view and for Folder view of a document library contains an in-line frame (IFRAME) tag that has a URL that is set to about:blank. The IFRAME tag is later redirected to the correct location by a script. However, when the Web page loads, Microsoft Internet Explorer detects the about:blank URL as a different protocol than the https:// protocol that was originally used connect to the Web site
You cannot connect to a document library in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 by using Windows shell commands or by using Explorer View
–>You cannot access a document library on a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Web site from a client computer that is running one of the following operating systems: >>Windows Vista>>Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later versions of Windows XP>>The 64-bit version of Windows XP or later versions of Windows XP>>Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or later versions of Windows Server
You are prompted to enter your user name and your password when you open an Office document in SharePoint Server 2007, in SharePoint Portal Server 2003, or in Windows SharePoint Services
When you click a Microsoft Office 2003 document or a Microsoft Office XP document, a Connect to ServerName dialog box appears. This issue occurs if the following conditions are true:The Office 2003 document or the Office XP document is stored in a document library.The document library is stored in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site, in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 portal site, in a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site, or in a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 site.The Web servers are part of an intranet or an extranet.
You receive an “‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application” error message when you try to modify a document that is stored in a document library in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 or in Windows SharePoint Services
Microsoft Office 2000 is installed on your client computer. You connect to a document library in Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 or in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services. You click the down arrow next to a Microsoft Office document that you want to modify. Then, you click Edit in Microsoft ProgramName to modify that document in the Office 2000 program. However, the document does not open in the Office 2000 program. Instead, you receive the following error message: ‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater.
Error message when you use Explorer View in a document library in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: “Unexpected error occurred” or “Explorer View requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater and Web Folders”
You change the view from All Documents view to Explorer View. Then, you try to create a new subfolder in the document library. However, you receive the following error message:Unexpected error occurred.You receive this error message even though you successfully created other subfolders in the document library.You browse a subfolder in the document library. Then, you try to change the view from All Documents view to Explorer View. The view does not change to Explorer View. Instead, you receive the following error message:Explorer View requires Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater and Web Folders.
Installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a Server Running Windows Small Business Server 2003
The Windows® Small Business Server 2003 server software (Windows SBS) deeply integrates key Microsoft business productivity server products, including Windows SharePoint® Services 2.0. A new version of the Windows SharePoint technology, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, is now available, and it provides enhanced features for your Windows SBS network. However, some of the differences between Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 break the integration between Windows SBS and Windows SharePoint Services. For this reason, if you want to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a Windows SBS network, you must install it side-by-side with Windows SharePoint Services 2.0. This leaves your existing http://companyweb Web site intact, and it also creates a new Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web site.
Managing Alerts (Windows SharePoint Services 2.0)
Because Web sites based on Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services are meant to help groups of users work together, they tend to grow quickly and change often. Keeping up with these changes can be difficult for users, especially if they aren’t checking on the site every day. To help users stay in touch with changes on a site, Windows SharePoint Services includes a feature called Alerts, an e-mail notification service. When documents, lists, or items in a list on a server running Windows SharePoint Services are created, modified, or deleted, users who sign up for alerts receive messages informing them that changes have been made.
Managing SharePoint Products and Technologies Performance at Microsoft
This Note presents lessons learned and the best practices Microsoft IT has implemented to address the performance monitoring and management needs of its enterprise portal and team collaboration solution. This Note will be helpful to Microsoft customers deploying SharePoint Products and Technologies in a similar environment.
Migrate databases
When you upgrade by way of a database migration, you essentially perform a backup and restore of your databases. That is, you back them up in the old farm, and then restore them in the new farm. When you restore a database and add it to the farm, the upgrade process runs and upgrades the entire database. The database migration process is similar to the in-place upgrade process; the difference is that the database migration process is performed manually and gradually.
Plan for administrative and service accounts (Office SharePoint Server)
In this article:About administrative and service accountsSingle server standard requirementsServer farm standard requirementsLeast-privilege administration requirements when using domain user accountsLeast-privilege administration requirements when using SQL authenticationLeast-privilege administration requirements when connecting to pre-created databasesTechnical reference: Account requirements by scenario
Plan for software boundaries (Office SharePoint Server)
This article provides information to help you understand the tested performance and capacity limits of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, provides information about the test environment and test results, and offers guidelines for acceptable performance. Use the information in this article to determine whether your planned deployment falls within acceptable performance and capacity limits.
When you try to open a folder in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 document library in Explorer View, the folder does not open
When you try to open a folder in a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 document library in Explorer View, the folder does not open.Specifically, this problem occurs when you connect to a document library in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web site by using Microsoft Internet Explorer. You browse a folder in the document library, and then you click Open with Windows Explorer on the Actions menu. However, nothing happens. Or, you receive the following message:Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer.
Long awaited 64-bit PDF IFilter finally available.
Finally we have a 64 bit PDF IFilter – surprisingly the solution is not from Adobe or Microsoft, but from a company called Foxit Software.The IFilter is compatiable with the following Microsoft products: Windows Indexing Service, MSN Desktop Search, Internet Information Server, SharePoint Portal Server, Windows SharePoint Services (WSS), Site Server, Exchange Server, SQL Server and all other products based on Microsoft Search technology.
Authentication samples
In this article:SQL membership providerActive Directory membership providerLDAP membership providerWeb SSO with AD FS
Command-Line Operations (Windows SharePoint Services 2.0)
This topic lists and explains the operations you can perform with Stsadm.exe for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services. For detailed information about the required and optional parameters, including short forms of the parameters, see Command-Line Parameters (Windows SharePoint Services 2.0). For more information about using the command-line tool, see Introducing the Administration Tools for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 in the Windows SharePoint Services Administrator’s Guide.
You are prompted to enter your user name and your password when you open an Office document in SharePoint Server 2007, in SharePoint Portal Server 2003, or in Windows SharePoint Services
When you click a Microsoft Office 2003 document or a Microsoft Office XP document, a Connect to ServerName dialog box appears. This issue occurs if the following conditions are true:The Office 2003 document or the Office XP document is stored in a document library.The document library is stored in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site, in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 portal site, in a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site, or in a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 site.The Web servers are part of an intranet or an extranet.
Cannot send or receive e-mail messages behind a Cisco PIX firewall
This article contains information that shows you how to help lower security settings or how to turn off security features on a computer. You can make these changes to work around a specific problem. Before you make these changes, we recommend that you evaluate the risks that are associated with implementing this workaround in your particular environment. If you implement this workaround, take any appropriate additional steps to help protect your system.
Configure targeted content
In this article:Create and configure audiencesConfigure published links to Office client applicationsConfigure personalization site linksConfigure access to trusted My Site host locations
Configure targeted content
In this article:Create and configure audiencesConfigure published links to Office client applicationsConfigure personalization site linksConfigure access to trusted My Site host locations
Microsoft Developer Division Feedback Center
The goal of this program is to provide customers with direct access to the most popular Hotfixes for Visual Studio and the .NET Framework.
FIX: You may be unable to manage IIS by using Server Manager if two threads access IIS at the same time
On the SharePoint Web front-end server, you see repeated errors in the Application log in Event Viewer. These errors usually include one of the following three events:Event ID 6398Event ID 6482Event ID 7076
Support policy for Microsoft software running in non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software [VMWARE]
Hardware virtualization software lets you run multiple operating system instances at the same time on a single computer. Microsoft has three software offerings, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Virtual PC, and Microsoft Virtual Server, which provide this functionality. Third parties also have software in the market that provides this functionality. This article describes support provided by Microsoft for its software running together with non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software.
WORLD TIME CALCULATOR
This calculator is designed to show the current time in various countries around the world and to compare these times with your local time and Greenwich Mean Time (UTC).
Cannot use Web data source as PivotTable data in Excel
This problem may occur if you create a PivotTable from data that is in a workbook that is stored on an Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) World Wide Web site.
MCSA on Windows Server 2003 Certification Requirements
The strength of Windows Server 2003 in the market today indicates that demand for related IT expertise will continue for years to come. The best way to demonstrate your expert skills on Windows Server 2003—and to inspire confidence in a hiring manager, your team, and yourself—is by earning the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credentials.
MCSE on Windows Server 2003 Certification Requirements
The strength of Windows Server 2003 in the market today indicates that demand for related IT expertise will continue for years to come. The best way to demonstrate your expert skills on Windows Server 2003—and to inspire confidence in a hiring manager, your team, and yourself—is by earning the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) credentials.
MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 ― Application Development
The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Application Development certification highlights your area of expertise and validates the knowledge and skills required to build Web portals and integrate business applications by using Office SharePoint Server 2007. A successful candidate will have prior experience working with XML, the Microsoft .NET Framework, and Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services development.
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January 27, 2009 at 1:32 am

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