How to Install Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint

Forefront Security for SharePoint has been revamped and renamed to Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint. Forefront Protection 2010 for SharePoint will work with the following SharePoint products: SharePoint Server 2010, MOSS 2007 SP1 or later, and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation version 3.0 SP1 or later. Check out the overview and list of new features from my…

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SharePoint 2010: Open With Windows Explorer Slow

SharePoint users and likewise other application users that use WebDav Explorer mode on Windows 7 and Windows Vista PC’s may experience very slow file browsing, opening and modification (e.g. SharePoint Explorer View using WebDAV). How simple would it be to just uncheck a certain option in IE and fix this brain busting issue, especially for Network Admins and SP…

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Sharepoint 2010 Powershell Cheatsheet

*Get local farm information using PowerShellUsing  the Get-SPFarm cmdlet, you can retrieve information, including  the name of the Config database, version number, and servers in the farm  that can be useful when creating scripts for your SharePoint farm. You can open up the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell on your SharePoint server to view the settings…

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SharePoint ULS Log Viewer

My friend Dan Winter posted 2009 SharePoint Toolbox Review today on his blog. Within the post, the best tool I like is the ULS Viewer. If there’s an election of SharePoint Administrator troubleshooting tools, I would vote it as the president! So what is ULS? It stands for Unified Logging Service. Mr. Winter explained that a lot…

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Microsoft Press: Should SharePoint Replace File Servers?

Many in the SharePoint market claim that SharePoint can and should replace your file servers. Is this a best practice? Should you plan to move all of your files that currently exist into SharePoint? There are pros and cons to this debate, each of which we’ll outline below. However, if you don’t want to read…

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Visio Stencils for SharePoint 2010

I use Visio for creating plans and diagrams for SharePoint sites and farms frequently. When doing so, I like to use the actual SharePoint graphics as stencils. I have compiled the graphics from SharePoint 2010 as well as some file type icons into Visio stencils. I make heavy use of these and have attached them…

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SharePoint 2010 Document Co-Authoring with Microsoft Word

we’ll say “so long” to the days where documents lived in a sluggish circular workflow of composition, printing and emailing, reviews, edits, editing approvals and publishing.  Recently, the Microsoft Office team has been narrowly focusing on making their products adhere to the cloud-based collaboration capabilities of the future. In the case of document life-cycles for…

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Speed up your Internet 200% – Fix Ipconfig DNS Errors

Appliest to all versions of Microsoft Windows.Tired of SharePoint Clients complaining connectivity when problem is their ISP dns errors thats slows browsing. Copy paste to  notepad then rename this to fixme.bat Echo off clsipconfig /flushdnspauseipconfig /registerdns pauseipconfig /releasepauseipconfig /renewpausenetsh int ip reset reset.log pause netsh winsock reset catalogshutdown -r ——– Nothing else follows A WAN miniport is generally created…

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Fortune 500 Companies Using SharePoint

Microsoft is still claiming SharePoint Server as the fastest growing product in company history, which is very impressive coming from such a diversified software maker powerhouse. According to Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) one in two corporations are now using SharePoint Server and in 22% of the companies, every employee uses this popular…

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