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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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Problem uploading files to WSS 3.0 from Office 2010

hopefully someone can help me out with this one. We're using WSS 3.0 with forms based authentication and I'm not able to get it to integrate with Office client app. I'm using Office 2010 and I'm able ...
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Custom Form Template Issues WSS

This is mainly a verification question as I have been fighting with an issue for a couple of days now. I have two lists derived from 2 custom content types. Both content types used the task base ...
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What are the best search terms looking for SharePoint content on the web?

i've done some work in the SharePoint Server 2007 space and i'm pretty satisfied with the content on the two big search providers. Switching to SharePoint 2010 i'm curious to see what are the best ...
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Preventing Sharepoint from converting email addresses to mailto links

I have a WSS 3.0 Sharepoint site that is automatically displaying email addresses as mailto link. Ideally I want to prevent this from happening, this is a customised site and we will be forcing users ...
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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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Internal messaging in SharePoint

Are there any built-in templates/features in WSS3.0/MOSS 2007 that provide internal messaging functionality? Not email integration -- I'm thinking of the kind of internal messaging between members ...
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How to categorise/tag WSS wiki pages?

I am using the WSS wiki, and as it's getting bigger I could really do with organising the pages better. Is there a good way to categorise wiki pages into groups/categories, or even to tag them? I am ...
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Can't move or access WSS Central Admin

We have several WSS Servers: WSS1 WSS2 WSS3 WSS4 SharePoint thinks that Central Administration is on WSS3 and that it can be access via SSL on port 22641. The problem is that central ...
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How does Sharepoint Foundation 2010 maps to WSS 3.0?

How does Sharepoint Foundation 2010 map to WSS 3.0? Is it a replacement for WSS 3.0?
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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Can I export a SharePoint 2007 list to an Excel file subdivided into separate worksheets?

We have a SharePoint 2007 deployment which will have a substantially large document library. My client wants the ability to export this library to an Excel spreadsheet, but specifically wants the ...
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Managing different groups of users within same site collection

We need to use WSS for different groups of clients and wondered if there is a way to seperate different groups of users, to prevent them from ever seeing each others details. An example of when this ...
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Advanced Personalization in SharePoint (User Preferences, Web Part drag and drop)

I need some pointers / thoughts on how to achieve this advanced personalization in SharePoint with User Preference, profiles, favorites...etc. I see a product is already on the market so it's ...
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Best way to backup a WSS / SharePoint wiki?

We're using WSS to track a project I'm working on, and I'm storing a lot of research within the wiki that I'd like to keep backups of. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about this? Is ...
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Audience Compilation and My Site Performance

Is audience compliation anyhow related to My Site Performance? My guess. No.
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How to Configure a SharePoint Site in IIS

I have created new site in SharePoint using WSS, but when i try to browse the site from IIS i get no page found... but i have one site that is in central administrator that is running fine... i have ...
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How to verify the Site Collection quota size?

One of the site-collection administrators wants to verify the Site Collection quota size (he does not have access to Central Administration.) Is there a way to achieve this?
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Managing Quotas and Content Databases with multiple Site Collections

Five content DBs are associated with a webapplication and each content DB can store upto 50GB. We have configured a couple of site quotas as follows: basic_quota (1GB) collab_quota (2GB) ...
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Authentication & Authorization in SharePoint 2007

User Steven has the Active Directory account however his profile is not yet populated into SSP User profiles. NT Authenticated users have the access permission on "Shared Documents - Document ...
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How Can Can I Disable Verbose Logging?

I tried to disable verbose logging through Central Administration (SharePoint 2007) however it is not getting updated, still it is using Verbose, what would be the reason and how to fix this? Do I ...
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Introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm?

We would like to introduce a new WFE in the existing SharePoint 2007 Farm, due to the business requirement, which already has 8WFEs and separate servers for Index, Query & admin. what would be the ...
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Site collection Disaster Recovery?

One of the Site collection Administrators has deleted the Site Collection mistakenly, so we want to restore it back. What would the best approach ? Some of the SQL stuff: SQL Full backup -> Every ...
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Move an existing Site Collection to a new Content Database

We have 5 Content DBs for a Web Application which has 50+ Site Collections. I want to move an existing Site Collection from one content DB to another. Is that possible, if so how ?
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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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Modification of '_layouts/upload.aspx'

Interesting dilemma here maybe some can weigh in on. I have a requirement to disable the "overwrite existing files" checkbox when uploading a single or multiple documents to a document library. The ...
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How can I compare WFEs to ensure a WSP was deployed succesfully?

I'm a sharepoint 2007 administrator. We are running with two WFE and deployed a wsp package recently, we suspect that the deployment was not completely successful. we would like to compare the WSPs ...
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SSL and Forms Based Authentication in WSS 3.0

I have a FBA application and we would like to use SSL with it. By default, does setting SSL in IIS use SSL for the entire site, or just the login? We think we'd like to use SSL for the entire visit ...
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Speed up deleting / retracting solution

We have a largish SharePoint solution with 15 wsp packages, each package contains several webparts etc. We use stsadm to uninstall and install the packages. We deploy fairly often to the test ...
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WSS 3.0 Configuration Wizard exception

After installing WSS 3.0 I'm getting the following error in the configuration wizard: An Exception of type System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException was thrown. Additional exception information ...
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WSS V3 - 403 Error in folder of document library in extended webzone

I've got a server with wss v3 and i'm using a fba with sql-membershipprovider. The users which are using fba come to an extended webapplication. From outside this user must pass our ISA server where ...
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Pressing back button after viewing a PDF file, gives page expired error

When we open a PDF in the browser from a document library, and then press the back button we get page expired. One possible solution we have found is to open the PDF in adobe reader, as per this ...
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Connect or Update list from Oracle Database

I have been asked to connect or update a sharepoint list with data from an oracle database. I have found a few limited examples that really did not get me too far. My understanding is that there are ...
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Export an agenda in a meeting workspace

I have a meeting workspace with a recurring meeting. (WSS 3.0 hosted by Network Solutions) When I export the agenda to Excel I get the previous agendas as well as the one for the selected meeting. ...
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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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Implement the existing RichText editor in jQuery form

I have been working hard to develop custom forms that are completely done in jQuery/javascript. I can create all of the fields I want except for the richtext editor fields. I know sharepoint uses some ...
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SharePoint Services 2.0 SP2 - upgrade to SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2

I'm working for a company that is using SharePoint. The colleague that was in charge of SharePoint left the firm, and for the last 2-3 years he didn't do anything with it. For that reason we are ...
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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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Admin considerations for searching on WSS 3.0

I am using Network Solutions hosted SharePoint services (WSS 3.0) and the search function is not working. When I contacted their support desk they said that this feature has been turned off because ...
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Can I use an “OnClick” command in list column?

I currently have an Access database with staff names and addresses and have set up a function whereby clicking on a map icon next to the staff member's name gives me a Google map showing the route ...
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How can I change the Welcome email?

I'm using WSS 3.0 and would like to change the welcome email that gets sent to users when they are first set up and when they are assigned permissions to a group.
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Is anyone using Network Solutions SharePoint product?

Network Solutions offer a hosted WSS 3.0 environment with a domain name so I thought this would be an ideal (cheap) entry to SharePoint, however, I am facing a lot of issues with it and the only ...
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Options available for different lists

Following on from my discovery that the Visio option is only available on machines that have Visio installed i found another oddity. I have two lists, one is just a regular "Tasks" and the other is a ...
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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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WSPBuilder 80/resources folder not deploying files. Why?

I've created two folders under 80 folder, resources and bin. resources contains a folder usercontrols which has ascx file and bin has dlls. The purpose of having usercontrols folder under 80\resources ...
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SharePoint Custom Module Development and Deployment

Good Day, We're working on custom module (Information Management System) for SharePoint. The project file of this module is a Class Library which contains User Controls. The User Controls was based ...
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Redistribute WSS 3.0 / Foundation 2010 with your custom application?

Let's say you want to build a custom ASP.NET CRM app and use SharePoint as backend document storage. Is it possible to redistribute WSS 3.0 / SharePoint Foundation 2010 along with your custom ...
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Open txt file in Notepad from SharePoint

We are using WSS 3.0. We have a webpart that shows a list of documents in a document library. If we click on a MS Word file with a doc extension, it opens in MS Word. However, if we click on a text ...
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Hiding navigation nodes in WSS dynamically

The SPNavigation property IsVisible only returns true. I have seen a lot of posts on the net stating the same thing. I know there is a way of hiding the nodes in MOSS using the PublishingWeb class, ...
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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 ...