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'Unknown error' on login with default FBA setup, an iisreset fixes for ~24hr

I have a basic WSS 3.0 site set up with an ASP.NET membership database and default forms login. There is no custom code or any customization on the entire site. When I try to log in, I get 'unknown ...
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Upgrade from sharepoint 3.0 to Sharepoint Foundatation 2010

Have a client with a bit of a weird setup left behind by a predecessor, company is fairly small so not looking to pay out for full blown SharePoint or SQL. They currently have a SharePoint services ...
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Lookup column with no duplicates

I have a library containing documents, each one regarding a project. I also have a custom list with tasks (for monitoring) which has a column PROJECT. There are more than one tasks per project so this ...
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Debugging custom membership provider - An unexpected error has occurred.

I used this video tutorial to get started and created a custom membership provider: http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/BomBom/Building-your-own-MemberShipProvider-in-ASPNET-20-and-use-it-in-SharePoint ...
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Need a script to list webparts on each .aspx page in wss3.0 (using stsadm command)

Need a script to list webparts used in a web application on each .aspx page for wss3.0 using stsadm command. The list should show webparts per page, their names and Id's. Thanks I used VB Script from ...
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How to enable forms authentication programmatically?

So, my attempts are: 1)Site.WebApplication.IisSettings[currentZone].AuthenticationMode = System.Web.Configuration.AuthenticationMode.Forms; ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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Why the Required property of field is changing to false?

I created site column with Required="true". Then I created site content type and added my column to it . Then I created list, selected "Allow management of content types?" to "Yes" and added my ...
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Missing Features and Existing Lists

I have a site that was hosted on a Microsoft Project Server instance. One of the sub-sites was based on the Project Workspace Template in order to get access to the "special" lists like Risks and ...
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In WSS 3.0 is it possible to show folders at the bottom of a document library

I have explained the reasons against using folders in general, but I have been asked to get a definitive answer as to whether there is any way to stop folders in a WSS 3 Document Library from ...
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Discussion Board Web Part items' URLs wrong after WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 migration

I recently migrated from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 without any website-breaking changes. The only issue I've run into so far is that the URL for two Discussion Board Web Parts on the ...
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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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Outlook Distribution List and WSS 3

Having a devil of a time figuring out definitively whether Outlook Distribution Lists can be saved within a Contact list under Sharepoint. Here's the scenario: Server runs WSS 3.0. Workstation runs ...
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Sharepoint 2010: In external application need to get all sites with write permission for logged in user. [C++]

In my external application I need to find all sites with write permission for logged in user. I am using Web Services. Is there any web service available for this task? Or can I send a Query and get ...
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Converting a Publishing Page site template to a WSS-compatible template

I am in the process of determining whether a couple of sites can be moved from a full MOSS server to a free WSS server. The current process has been to turn off all known MOSS-only features, export ...
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How to check if a page is ghosted

We are trying to resolve some performance issues at a remote site. One thing that we suspect could be causing the performance problem is page ghosting. Is there some way to see if the pages that are ...
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WSS 3.0 Uninstall SP 2

Is there any guidance on how to safely rip out service pack 2 for SharePoint Services 3.0? It appears to be causing some problems with designer-based WFs that are self-referencing.
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Installing WSS or MOSS on Windows XP?

I am new to SharePoint and I need to install it on standalone system. Can I do it on Windows XP? Can I install WSS or MOSS for free? Please provide me with links so I can go about installation.
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How to install a new font in SharePoint?

I have a new font to be installed on Sharepoint? Can someone guide me how to do it?
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How to change the Master Page URL?

How to change the sub-site master page URL while creating it (sub-site) ? By default, it uses "default.master" is on its "master page gallery" list, want to change the master page url in such a way ...
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Can Sharepoint know what applications you have installed?

When I am accessing a WSS3.0 site from a certain PC I use the actions view on a list and can see options like export to excel, open in access, create a visio diagram. If I do the same thing from ...
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Character limit on Title column

I would like to know if there is a way to increase the character limit of 255 chars on the Title column of a list. If not, is there any way to bypass the Title (is a required field by default) and ...
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Where can I download WSS3 with Service Pack 1 (x64)?

Does anyone know if it's possible to download 64 bit WSS3 with Service Pack 1. All the downloads I have found are for SP2 but I need SP1. My production environment runs SP1 and this can't be upgraded ...
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Split database of a specific SharePoint List

I need to split the database used for a specific SharePoint list. The reason is that the list has become too large with 1500+ items & now its affecting the performance. Is it possible to split ...
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WSP package stuck in retracting state

We are tring to run an update script. As part of this script we use stsadm command retractsolution and then deletesolution to remove the wsp packages. Our problem is that on the last run several of ...
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Custom List Form Webparts Not Saving if jQuery manipulates the field

I have a dropdown box on a custom webpart and I am initially filling it out with server side c# code in the createchildcontrols section. I wanted to cascade the dropdown to fill out another dropdown. ...
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Quick Launch link pointing nowhere

I have a really odd problem. there's a link to a custom list on the Quick Launch which points to nowhere. the content which it is pointing to isn't listed on the "All Items" page, either. How could I ...
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Is there any way to show video in a web part on WSS 3.0?

Is there any ready to use webpart that can be imported to a WSS 3.0 site, in order to view video embedded on website, with no extra coding or server changes?
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Which is the best OS for WSS 3.0

Hi Which Server OS I should go for ? 2003 or 2008? for WSS 3.0 I will be migrating to MOSS 2007 in December thx -saumil
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Stop users with contributor rights from deleting documents

We have a wss 3.0 site that has a document library based on a custom list definition. We would like to block users that have contributor rights from deleting documents, what is the best way of doing ...
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Calling a web service under the WSS virtual directory gets 401 unauthorized

I have a simple web service that is in a virtual directory under a WSS 3.0 web app virtual directory. If I log on to the box and use IE to execute the web service it works. If I write a web part it ...
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Installing WSS multi-server web farm in DMZ with no AD

We want to setup a WSS (not MOSS) web farm in a DMZ without Active Directory. We're envisioning two WFEs and a separate SQL server for the databases. We've already got the first WFE and SQL Server ...
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How to retrieve documents from list?

I created a simple Custom List in WSS3. I also created a Document Library with an additional column field which is a lookup to the Custom List that I created before. Now when I am on the Custom List ...
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recover a deleted site

A user with total control permission accidentally deleted the site he was working on. This site doesn't appear on the user's thrash bin or deleted from it. How can it be recovered without resorting to ...
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Performance when SP site collection contains many large files

We have a client that uploads many large files to the site 10MB++ What I am wondering is are there any maintenance jobs that we could run on SP or SQL server to improve the performance? Or any way ...
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Custom Timer Job Throwing Exceptions

I have written a custom timer job, created a feature, and written a feature receiver to install and uninstall the Timer Job in the web app on Activate/Deactivate. The custom job roughly follows the ...
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'Export to Spreadsheet' error

I'm working with WSS 3.0 and have access to a number of sites within SharePoint. I and a number of other users have run into an issue that is happening when we try export a list using the "Export to ...
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Easiest way to use skype within Sharepoint? [closed]

Which is the easiest way to use Skype within Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) I mean How to integrate it? I mean when I see a sharepoint username...i want it show skype status also. Is it possible? Any ideas? ...
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Employee Leave Balances

How can I use the Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management template to keep track of everyone's balances. Say an employee had 15 days of leave available on May 1. For each day of vacation ...
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sharepoint 2007 webpart question

I created a user control in visual studio I want to deploy to sharepoint 2007. This is my first one and I created the project using the repository pattern and POCO. Does sharepoint support this type ...
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Recovering Test farm after failed SP3 updating

Last week I tried to update our test wss 3.0 farm from SP2 to SP3 in order to use the Permissions reporting tool that came along with the Sharepoint Administration Kit. However, the update failed and ...
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SharePoint Integration with Team Foundation Server

I am attemping to get SharePoint Portal integrations on Team Foundation Server 2010 x86 running with a standard single server installation on a WinServer w SP2. I can provide any and all information ...
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Visio services in WSS 3.0

Do we have Visio services in WSS 3.0 ? I mean, do WSS 3.0 provide any kind of support for VISIO ?
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how to open another browser instance or tab from within a page viewer web part

I made a simple graphical object in Microsoft Excel 2007; I saved it as as web page and uploaded it to a document library. Thereafter, I used a page viewer web part to show my page. However, whenever ...
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Error: System.Net.WebException: The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized

I am very new to SharePoint and Development in ASP.net. And I am stuck on probably something very small. I created a VPC with WSS 3.0, SharePoint 2007, Windows Server 2008. (I followed TechNet's ...
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Copying Content from a WSS 3.0 Site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

We are in the process of migrating from one Team Foundation Server instance which was using WSS 3.0 to a new instance running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. We have quite a bit of content in the various ...
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Show deleted users in User Information List programmatically

I am working with retrieving user info programmatically in WSS 3.0. I understand that users are stored in each Site Collection's User Information List. Deleted users are not visible in the User ...
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How to migrate custom list forms

We have several lists in our WSS 3.0 environment where NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx and DisplayForm.aspx are customized via SharePoint Designer 2007. Now we plan to upgrade to SharePoint Foundation ...
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How do I allow user to edit title of Folder in Document Library?

How can I allow a user to edit the Title of folder separately from the folder's name? I've done it by accident, messing with the content types. I found that I could add a custom content type that ...
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Can I access Documents in a Sharepoint Library from a UNC path?

I work for a firm of Solicitors and we store all our Client Care Letters and Terms and Conditions in our Office Manual on our Intranet. It's a Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 site. People have to ...