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MOSS 2007 SP2 DB index maintanance

I've read in the "About Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies" paper that SP2 includes an update for the Update Statistics Timer Job that causes SharePoint to run SQL Server's online ...
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How should I develop real applications using MOSS 2007?

I am new to SharePoint 2007 and have ASP.NET (C#) customized application development background but am now confused in MOSS 2007 regarding customized application development. Can we develop core ...
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Missing finished tasks and successful workflows

We have a InfoPath Form Library with Visual Studio Workflows on an MOSS 2007. Now to some of the form we're missing tasks in the tasklist and there isn't a status in the column of the workflow. But ...
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how to maintain a SharePoint server?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 + Windows Server 2008. I want to know whether there are any existing best practices or tools to maintain a SharePoint server, for example how to monitor SharePoint ...
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Detect when a user leaves a MOSS 2007 website (not just navigate to other page in the same SharePoint website)

I need to show a popup message (couple of div tags) when a user tries to do the following: Leaves the current SharePoint site and navigates to an external URL. Closes the browser. I tried using ...
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Better to try to reuse built-in site columns, or create your own?

I'm creating a client content type. One of the properties I want to store for each client is their postcode. I could create my own site column, say Client Postcode. But there's also a site column ...
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Whats the deal with spaces in attachment file names in SharePoint 2007?

I have a list, with a list item that contains an attachment. I was horrified to see that the link to the attachment doesn't work if the attachment file name contains a space. I'm amazed that ...
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Can't open Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration

Hiii...i'm new on this sharepoint. i have installed project server 2007 in my windows 2003 server. it works previously but yesterday after i installed some microsoft updates, i can't open sharepoint ...
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How can I get started with SharePoint development?

I am new to SharePoint and I find this product more for document management, workflows, collaboration sort of things and learned the basics concepts of site management. Now I wanna move on to the ...
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SharePoint 2007 fails to redirect to login page

I have a SharePoint 2007 publishing portal that started throwing an error when user's click the Sign Out link. This started happening just this week and I can't tell what changes that have been made ...
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Executing a new instance of a timer job before the previously running instance has finished executing

I have a timer job that invokes a WCF service that invokes a single threaded API internally. TO ensure that my system does not fail, i want to ensure that only a single instance runs at a time. I am ...
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Does a extended web app/zone with an AAM fully mirror the original web app/zone?

(I'm new to zones and AAMs so apologies if this question comes across a bit incoherent... I haven't really grasped how it all works yet.) I have a Publishing site in SharePoint, running in a web app ...
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Forms Auth, Sharepoint Group, Form Group, Workflow Email notification

We have a publishing site using MOSS2007 that is using a Forms authentication and our own Membership and Role Provider We want to have a workflow that sends emails to the Approvers sharepoint group ...
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How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL ?

How SharePoint 2007 forms the Mysite URL (i.e /personal/firstname_lastname or /personal/domainName_firstname) ? and what is the use of the registry key "PersonalSiteURL" ?
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How to make a user profile as an Active user profile?

User account exists & active in AD however the user profile is showing under "Profile Missed from Import" in SSP, how to make this user profile as an Active Profile ?
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Sharepoint 2007 and 2010 Training courses in the U.K or online

Can anyone suggest good training companies that offer Sharepoint 2007 and/or 2010 developer training and valued qualifications \ exams for a Sharepoint Developer? I should have mentioned the location ...
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How can I migrate my existing MOSS 2007 userprofiles including audiences to SharePoint Server 2010?

We are planning to implement SharePoint Server 2010 in our orginization. Many of our in-house application are heavily dependent upon userprofiles and audience targeting. Is there any Microsoft ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Workflows

I have an initial workflow in Sharepoint Designer that triggers whenever an item is created and also whenever an item has changed in the 'Employee' list . Within second workflow I am updating the ...
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DataForm webpart generated by Collect data from user action

Hello I really need help with this... , I am using Sharepoint 2007. I have the 'collect data from user' action in a workflow - which generates a custom form within the workflow folder. The form uses ...
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Sharepoint generating hundred of webservice calls before “'Are you sure you want to navigate away from this page” dialog shows

When a user does an operation on a publishing page that would take them away from the current page, we get the warning dialog about moving away. The thing is that it takes for ever to show up, 20-30 ...
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InfoPath 2010 error on MOSS 2007

We developed an Infopathc 2010 for (which include filters) and try to publish that on MOSS 2007. However, we are gettig an error msg: "the form cannot be converted because it was designed for a later ...
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publishing portal or collaboration portal

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. If there is an existing web site, how to tell whether it is built from collaboration portal template or publishing portal template quickly? ...
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collaboration portal performance issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I am using collaboration portal template. I experienced issues when loading the same page multiple times, the page loading time is almost the ...
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Should I install SharePoint Server 2007 alongside development tools on my development machine?

I am new to the exciting world of Sharepoint Server 2007. I have Windows 7 Ultimate and created a Virtual Machine using VMWare with Windows 2003 Server (Standard Edition) and installed the following. ...
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How to insert an Item with content type Folder

I have a custom list with a custom content type inherited from the Folder content type. When I insert a new item in the list I do it like this: newItem["Name"] = "New Folder"; newItem["Content ...
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Using a repeater control in a web part

Check the site http://www.infotechstar.com/index.cfm?mg=cp.hp. I have to implement the functionality of the job posting in my SharePoint web part. The only thing is the top most item should be opened ...
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Good book for understanding the basics of SharePoint 2007

One of my friends just got a MOSS 2007 project. But he doesn't know anything about it. So he asked me to recommend a book which will be very good for understanding the basics of SharePoint in a ...
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What type of architecture is Sharepoint?

I know this is a silly qn to ask.But one of my friend who doesn't know anything about sharepoint he asked me this.His qn was "Whether sharepoint is 3-tier architecture or 2-tier architecture".So how ...
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SharePoint InfoPath Task Form to retain it's state

I don't suppose there's a way to get an InfoPath task form to save it's state once it's submitted. In a workflow I don't delete the tasks, I just set them to complete. I don't pre populate much of ...
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properties.Cancel = true not firing in ItemAdded event

I developed a custom event receiver class that overrides the ItemAdded method after the list item is added I want to make some checks and based on a certain condition I want to delete the added item. ...
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Is there a maximum number of entries for the Navigation Editing and Sorting control?

Is there an upper limit to the number of item that are displayed in the Navigation Editing and Sorting control in the ‘Site Navigation Settings’ page? I have 49 items in the global Navigation and 54 ...
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Audience Domain Theory clarification?

We are facing an issue with Audience and the senario follows. We have two Domains namely Domain_One and Domain_Two in the same forest. Both are Trusting each other. Both the domain has its own set ...
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Audience targeting only works when browsing from the SharePoint server, using internal address

I have a web part which I am trying to target to a specific audience (the 'Staff' audience.) I have the web part in the home page of a site that has anonymous access enabled. I have set the Target ...
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What to watch out for developing an HTTP Module in SharePoint 2007

Has anyone created a custom HTTP Module for SharePoint 2007? If yes, what should I watch out for? I need to add a course grain authentication check to SharePoint (can a user see this app), so I need ...
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User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL

Question : User has changed his name in the active directory and wants see his mysite with the new URL. Can we follow the steps given below: ○ Take the backup of the existing site collection ...
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Catch exception in web part, or let it bubble up?

I'm writing a web part for other sites to use in their SharePoint installation. In the logic of the web part I throw exceptions at certain failure points. I'm wondering whether it is a better ...
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GetListItemsAsync to retrieve files from SharePoint 2007

I want to retrieve only the documents that are present inside a specific folder of a document library using GetListItemsAsync method. Here is how i call it: sc.GetListItemsAsync("MyDocLib", null, ...
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How can resolve Error: “Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPGridView” SharePoint 2010?

Following error comes when creating a WebPart In sharePoint 2010 Server. Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the user code wrapper's Execute method in the partial trust app domain: ...
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Auditing Disabled Yet AuditData Table Still Growing

We had a situation where auditing was enabled for our site collection and generating monstrous amounts of data in our database. So we finally were able to trim all of that data out and then went in ...
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Setup an item level auditing for a sharepoint document library

I would like to setup an item level auditing (Opening or viewing or downloading) for a sharepoint 2007 document library without enabling audit for the entire site-collection. This link may help us ...
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Trimming audit events

We'd enabled all types of audit events for our production web-application and ended up with an issue with DB as auditData table grown to 50GB. Now, we want to reduce the size of the AuditData table. ...
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Enable audit setting for a production site collection

Shall we recommand to have an audit settings enabled for a production site collection? if so, what are all the things that we have to consider before that? what would be the maximum size of an ...
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problem deploying webpart on a farm

a customer has a problem deploying a webpart I developed for them on a farm. The webpart is packaged as a .WSP solution with WSPBuilder and it seems to work fine when deployed to a single server. ...
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Workflow on Task Modified (using Collect data from user - task form)

I have the requirement to make a workflow fire when a task is modified and after it has been completed. After the task has been completed, I am trying to set it back to an uncompleted status. From ...
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Redirect Users to the welcome page if not registered in sharepoint Application

Need some pointer on the best way to implement this requirement in sharepoint " The content on the sharepoint site is only accessible to the registered users, so when the users visits the site for ...
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Access denied when adding web application features programmatically

My goal is to programmatically activate a Web Application scoped feature. I'm running this code from a feature receiver of a Web scoped feature. I'm logged in as a Farm Administrator. My app pool ...
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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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Equivalent of a database table in SharePoint?

I'm making a Publishing site, and part of this site will display information about company products. We have a number of products, and each one should have its own description page. The description ...
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Create a SilverLight application and use SharePoint Object Model inside

The idea is to create a SilverLight 3 Application (not a web part) that will be used inside SharePoint 2007 (not a web part but a full aspx page that will be called from a Sharepoint feature), for ...
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Access denied - but only in one variant. How to determine the cause?

I got a call from a user who was trying to access the English variant of our simple portal and was getting an 'Access denied' message. As it turned out, she really wanted the German version and was ...