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Creating an ISA Reports Web Server

ISAServer.org has published a guide for creating an ISA reports web server.  It is a quick and easy solution to making the reports available to managers and other interested parties. For my ISA Server deployments I like to take it a step further and use a little ASP code to generate some nicer looking tables […]

November 9, 2007

Real World SharePoint: Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008

Microsoft is holding the Microsoft Office SharePoint Conference 2008 in Seattle from March 3rd to March 6th next year.  The conference brings together Microsoft product specialists, customers, partners and industry analysts to share their wealth of real life product and deployment experiences. And of course, the conference website is powered by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server […]

November 7, 2007

Security Spin Cycles

Jeff Jones posted a blog entry to celebrate Red Hat fixing their 1000th unique security vulnerability.  He also draws attention to a Red Hat post on their “Truth Happens” blog back in August, which itself quotes a post on Lxer.com. Jeff posts quarterly statistics on his blog that show how many vulnerabilities have been patched for various […]

October 17, 2007

Microsoft Exam 70-236: Exchange Server 2007 Configuration (MCTS)

This page contains Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. This morning I sat and passed the 70-236 exam from Microsoft, which is titled TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring. Passing this exam earns you MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server […]

October 2, 2007

Microsoft Team Blog List

The Windows Vista Team Blog has posted a handy list of all of the official Microsoft product team blogs. Turns out I was already subscribed to seven of them but managed to pick up a couple of new ones that interest me.

September 19, 2007

Modifying Exchange Server 2007 Roles Breaks Outlook Web Access

Update: 18th September  I’ve come across a frustrating problem with an Exchange Server 2007 deployment in which Outlook Web Access is not functioning correctly for one of the Client Access servers. Here is a test scenario in which the problem occurs.  Install an Exchange server TESTEXC1 with the Client Access (CA), Hub Transport (HT), and Mailbox (MB) […]

September 17, 2007

Real World Sharepoint: Hawaiian Air

The Microsoft Sharepoint Products and Technologies Team Blog published a write up back in April this year written by Avneesh Kaushik about their experience using Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 and ASP.NET 2.0 to develop the Hawaiian Air internet website. The HawaiianAir.com website is mission critical for Hawaiian Airlines because it transacted the majority of […]

September 17, 2007

Adobe Flash Player Download Links

Aaron runs a great blog but I’m quite amazed that Adobe is actually telling customers to look there for basic information like download links for their software. I’ve had a few e-mails over the past few weeks, from people looking for the Adobe Flash Player installer, because Adobe tech support has been directing people here […]

September 17, 2007

Whirlpool forums founder sued by 2Clix

Last Updated 14/9/07 Opinion: To me 2Clix used to be a software company I’d never heard of that made a product I’d never used that some people apparently don’t like. Now 2Clix is a software company I have heard of that makes a product I’ll never use. I don’t really like it when popular internet […]

September 12, 2007

Event ID 3006 and Exchange Server 2007 performance counters

An Exchange Server 2007 server with incorrectly loaded performance counters may result in many instances of event ID 3006 being logged to the Application Event Log. Event Type: Warning Event Source: LoadPerf Event Category: None Event ID: 3006 Date:  10/09/2007 Time:  12:51:51 User:  N/A Computer: SERVER Description: Unable to read the performance counter strings of the 011 language ID. The Win32 status returned […]

September 10, 2007

Microsoft resources for end-user Sharepoint training

Microsoft has released some training materials to help with end-user training for Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007.  These slick, professional looking PowerPoint decks can help end-users understand MOSS 2007 terminology and assist them with how to perform routine tasks within the portal. The Sharepoint Team Blog has linked directly to the files here.

September 10, 2007