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SharePoint – What is the difference between a PU, a CU and a COD?

5 October 2013

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Service Pack What is it: A service pack is a combination of previously released fixes, fixes which have only been released in context of the service pack and potentially new functionality added to the product. What is included: new fixes, new functionality, all previously released fixes (older Service Packs, CUs, PUs) Multilingual: No. You need […]


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MOSS 2007 Recycle Bin: File Not Found Error

26 September 2013

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 SharePoint MOSS 2007 has a nice two stage recycle bin which should cover one should anything get deleted accidentally. However there are cases when the recycle bin lets us down and throws a ‘File Not Found’ error when restoring items from the recycle bin. I experienced this recently and was lucky enough to find the […]


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Complete reference of all STSADM commands and operations (with parameters) in MOSS 2007 SP1

16 February 2012

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This is a complete reference of all STSADM operations in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, now including the changes in Service Pack 1. Items new to SP1 are underlined. Please note that some defaults might be related to the way my server is configured. stsadm -o activatefeature {-filename <relative path to Feature.xml> | -name <feature folder> […]


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Renaming or Reparenting a Site in MOSS 2007

9 February 2012

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WSS v3 and MOSS 2007 have given us new capabilities from an administrative point of view with at least 3 different ways to reparent/rename a site within a site collection without having to resort to messy SQL changes or many backups and restores.    It is important to point out here that you can only […]


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MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 Upgrade: Missing server file or server configuration issues

9 February 2012

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SharePoint 2010 : Missing server file or server configuration issues While upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 we come across many issues and the following is one of them. Note: Before performing an upgrade, ensure that you run the preupgradecheck tool (STSADM.EXE -o preupgradecheck) which would indicate the issues which may encounter while performing […]


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How to Find the Web Application-Database ID (Content DB GUID) on MOSS 2007 or SharePoint 2010

9 February 2012

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To list all web application-ids. Try to execute the following query in SQL when you are connected to the sharepoint_config database:    Select ID, Name from objects where properties like ‘%Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPContentDatabase%m_nWarningSiteCount%’  This is useful for example, if you start to see the following type entries in MOSS log files:  “ProfSynch: Exception attempting to enumerate site […]


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MOSS 2007 Recycle bin – File Not Found Error

9 February 2012

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SharePoint MOSS 2007 has a nice two stage recycle bin which should cover one should anything get deleted accidentally. However there are cases when the recycle bin lets us down and throws a ‘File Not Found’ error when restoring items from the recycle bin. I experienced this recently and was lucky enough to find the […]


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Hidden Content Types and Hidden Site Columns on MOSS 2007 and SharePoint 2010

9 February 2012

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You may know that several out-of-the-box Content Types belong to the group _Hidden. This means that when you first start using the site, you cannot create child Content Types based on these types. Also, if you want to aggregate Blog Posts with a Content Query Web Part, for instance, you will need to expose the […]


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