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Crawling wss3 site from SP2010 standard using STS3 url

I'm bringing up a SP 2010 standard instance and want to configure it to crawl the old WSS3 site collection until the migration is done. I understand that the proper method is to use the STS3 urls ...
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SharePoint 2007 forms authentification and RoleManager

I'm trying to set up Forms Authentification with ActiveDirectory in SharePoint 2007 (WSS 3.0). I made it to the point where I can see users with prefix ad:<username> but I'm having trouble to ...
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Send To functionality gives empty alert window

When I try to use the Send To function to send a copy of a document to a different document library in Sharepoint 2007, I get an empty alert box pop up, and the document isn't copied. The site is in ...
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frequent error 6398 6482 generated in Event log for WSS 3

We currently have a stand alone instance of WSS 3 on Windows 2003. We are seeing a repeated error in the Event Log. The Event ID is 6398 and 6482 and is saturating the app log. It appears Hotfix ...
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How does SharePoint know I have overriden a template in DefaultTemplates.ascx? (Answered)

I have managed to override one of the rendering templates that SharePoint uses that is defined in DefaultTemplates.ascx. I have placed the new .ascx file in the controlTemplates folder in the 12 hive ...
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Best authentication method for accessing sharepoint web from the Internet

We're planning a sharepoint intranet which will be acceded directly from our LAN, however it should be accesible from the Internet, too. What would be the best authentication method available for this ...
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Creating a survey containing categories wss 3.0

Friends. I have a simple WSS 3.0 installation where I need to create a survey which must contain some categories grouping together questions. Could I use some sharepoint feature for this? I thought ...
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Hide web part that is defined in Site Definition

I am trying to hide or remove a Web Part, a View of a document library, from Webs that have been created using a Site Definition that specifies this View. In ONET.XML, the following is what sets up ...
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Context menu: Actions don't work with IE 8

I am using WSS 3.0 When I hover over an item (i.e document) and click the down arrow, the drop down menu appears (ie. View Properties, Edit Properties, Delete, etc.) but actions only work in ...
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Weird top link bar after upgrading WSS2 to WSS3

Installed WSS2 on server 2003, not customized or changed, upgraded to WSS3 and the top link bar (home, documentation etc..) is vertical and appears to be broken. This looked the same before I changed ...
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SharePoint WSS3 Configuration Wizard Error

Just upgraded WSS2 to WSS3 and the config tool errors: An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException was thrown. Additional exception ...
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Auto populating columns within a list?

First time user & poster here. A friend recommended me to this site for a question I have in relation to populating columns within a list. Hopefully I can explain it properly and someone could ...
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Completely empty content database

Anyone come across the following issue? WSS3 installation using WID, the content database for the site was empty. All of the tables were there but each table was empty, AllUserData, Sites, etc. Allll ...
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What are the client side requirements to enable the “upload multiple files” link?

What are the client side requirements to enable the "upload multiple files" link? I'm using WSS 3.0. Also using FBA, not sure if that matters. It "works on my machine", but not for some other ...
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Excel 2003 compatibility with SharePoint standard edition 2007

I'm hoping someone can provide me with some good information/links with regards to the compatability/limitation of sharepoint standard edition and Excel 2003. I've searched all around google and ...
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How can I hide allitems.aspx from curious people?

I have a custom ASPX page in WSS 3.0 which I use to capture email addresses. These emails are stored in a list called Notificiations using nothing but jQuery and SPServices. Because I'm using jQuery ...
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How do I set a list to not be valid for search through the object model?

In WSS 3.0, there's an option under "Advanced Settings" for a List as follows: Search Specify whether this list should be visible in search results. Users who do not have permission to see ...
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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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Is it necessary to call SPWeb.Update() after setting AllowUnsafeUpdates?

Amidst working on resolving this issue, there's something I was curious about, and something that I've been very inconsistent about in my code. If you enable SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true, do you ...
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Installing WSS3.0 on Windows 7 64 bit

I've installed WSS3.0 in Windows 7 64 bit. I am not able to open Central Administration. I get HTTP 500 Internal Server Error when I try to open Central Admin page.
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Cannot check out documents anymore

Our WSS3 document libraries no longer prompt to check out. I've confirmed check out is required for editing, and I've tried a new library. We're getting the same results. I also check the ...
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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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Origin of different styles of ID numbers for recurring Calendar events

In WSS 3.0, recurring events have IDs for each specific recurrence, as well as the series item. For example, I might have a series item with ID=3, and it runs weekly on Wednesday. Then, the April 27th ...
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WCF: SPWeb.Update() throws NullReferenceException (eventually)

We have a custom WCF based service for automating some common tasks within our SharePoint 2007 environment. There is an issue with a piece of code that modifies the title of a SharePoint web. The ...
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Cannot open Explorer View with Windows 7 64 bit, IE 32 bit, and WSS 3.0

On one site (portal.blah.com), I can open up a Shared Documents folder using the Action -> Open with Windows Explorer option However, I am unable to do this with my second Sharepoint site ...
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Users with Full control can't add documents and don't see all menu options

I am currently looking at an interesting issue with a WSS 3 standalone instance. Up until late last week all was working with well. Users are now reporting issues. Users with Full Control access ...
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What Causes a Blank Screen When a Registered User Views a Page?

I have a fairly simple page in WSS3. It's basically a web part page with a custom webpart to display some text and a embedded video from Vimeo, a custom webpart to handle newsletter submissions (a ...
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Cannot send emails through SMTP using a Timer Job?

I'm trying to use Timer Jobs as part of a system to send out special periodic emails to users of our SharePoint site collections. The timer jobs work... except when it comes to actually sending the ...
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Develop a timer job that operates only on selected site collections

Advancing from my original intent to run things via a Workflow as per this original question, I've started to work on a complex, configurable Timer Job that reads from each listitem to determine the ...
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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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Multiple workflows across a list versus one workflow iterating the list

I have a process that needs to be run across every element of a list, doing specific things (mostly sending emails) based on several different fields of that item. This operation will always be done ...
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The start address cannot be crawled

Getting the following on my WSS3 server. The server was renamed from GIMEL2 to GIMEL, and I ran stsadm -o renameserver. The search is running great, just want to remove this error The start address ...
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Copy listitem from one site to another

We have a site with H&S incidents and depending on the division it should get copied/updated to its respective divisional site. I've created work flows with sharepoint designer and managed to ...
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Remove Sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField Focus on application page

I have an application page with a bunch of asp textbox controls and then a sharepoint RadioButtonChoiceField control. When the page loads it will always set focus to the RadioButtonChoiceField is ...
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Which database will feature stapling affect?

We are testing feature stapling and need to revert to a point before the feature stapling was run. To do this do we just need to restore the content database, or do we also need to restore the ...
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What sort of functionality can I expect from exporting a Microsoft Access 2007 Database to a WSS 3.0 site?

I have a MS Access 2007 database and a WSS 3.0 site (neither of which I am very experienced in). The database is currently stored on a shared drive with users remoting in to work with it. In an ...
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WSS/BPOS Is there an easy way to copy site-collections?

Quite often I use site collections per calender year. They contain team sites with task lists and datawebsites(multipage meetingsites). When you copy the individual websites they do exactly what I ...
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How to Migrate WSS 3.0 workflows to SharePoint 2010?

I need to migrate WSS 3.0 workflows to my new SharePoint 2010 site. There are many list with many workflows... Can someone list easiest method of migration? Thanks! -saumil
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How to migrate WSS 3.0 FBA users to SharePoint 2010?

I have created a test site with SharePoint 2010. I am currently using WSS 3.0 using FBA. So how can I migrate the user & user permissions for each site, list, item, column from FBA user mgmt ...
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How to get ALL list items regardless of view using Lists webservice

I have a list with only one view exposed on it (default view). That list has a filter with a field Assigned To = [Me] so all users logged in can only see their own list items. This list items get ...
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What is causing calls to sharepoint server vti_bin\sites.asmx

We are looking at logs on our sharepoint site (wss 3.0) and see a call to this web service from several PC's. The calls apprear very regular every 5 mins, when the PC is on. Anyone know what is ...
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Which is the easiest way to migrate entire List to a new new site?

Hi I need to migrate a list with 800+ items to a new location but within the same site collection. Which is the easiest way to do it. I want it to be a exactly same with all data, attachements etc ...
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Migrate from WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

I need to upgrade my existing WSS 3.0 environment to SharePoint 2010. I need to know that whether jumping directly to SP 2010 is possible ? If yes, Can ypu please list the process of migration? ...
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When I define a field in an elements.xml file, does the Name attribute have to be unique for the whole site collection?

I'm building a project consisting of two features; the first one contains, among other things, the following field definition: <Field ID="{E9821752-3293-4c3f-B377-22ABB7AF2F04}" Name="TruckNo" ...
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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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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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How to Edit email alerts Templates from Issue Tracker?

Hi I want to edit the email alerts format sent from a Issue Tracker. I need to know which files I have to edit to customize the email alerts? I use WSS 3.0 -Saumil
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Can I have Custom Layout Pages in WSS3?

I know that the Publishing feature for SharePoint is only available when you're using MOSS. I gather that this feature allows you to define different page layouts/templates, so that when a user ...
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Picture Libraries - Disable check-in/out

I have a number of users who are uploading large quantities of pictures into a picture library. The other users are unable to see the pictures that have been uploaded because they are remaining ...
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Need to get email alerts of Announcements in Rich Text

I want to email alerts sent when new Announcements are made to be in Rich Text format. Is it possible? What files are required to be modified? Pls help! -saumil ps i use WSS 3.0