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So, I was working with a client’s farm this evening. They had recently asked me to install Office Web Apps to the farm, and I had obliged, verifying that the Word Viewer had worked without issue. Yesterday, I get a call from the same client. He states that some of his documents won’t render in […]Read More
Updating SharePoint to the latest Service Pack or Cumulative Update (or both) can be challenging. Your organization may have something as simple as a SharePoint Foundation install, or something as complex as a SharePoint Server + Project Server install. There are several guides out there for installing the patches, but I’ve always found it to […]Read More
“Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that’s one of the hardest things to do because you don’t always know exactly where you’re going, and you shouldn’t.” – George Lucas This is a really good quote that has pretty much summed up the past few months. For […]Read More
There are at least two cool things you learn when doing upgrades to SharePoint 2010 from 2007 via database attach: You can test your SharePoint 2007 databases for upgradeability _before_ you actually run the upgrade You can designate one or more servers to run the actual database upgrades for quicker performance Item #1 is a […]Read More
I have been creating a new SharePoint 2010 Farm using guidance from three distinct sources (all of which I highly recommend): Todd Klindt’s Service Account Suggestions for SharePoint 2010 – Great guidance for what each account would be used for in a SharePoint 2010 configuration. Spence Harbar’s Rational Guide to implementing SharePoint Server 2010 User […]Read More
I will not forget to write this down… Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS I will not forget to write this down… Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS Now what was it I needed to write again? Oh Yeah, I Remember… Every time I build a SharePoint Farm, be it WSS 3.0- or MOSS 2007-based, I always forget the collation setting for SQL databases being […]Read More