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Apr
16
comment how to set webapplication.RightsMask via PowerShell
Not sure I'm clear -- by default a web application has the FullMask rights mask which allows all permissions to the web application. Are you trying to remove ViewListItems for all everything in the web application or do you have some other goal?
Apr
13
answered Authenticating from an iPhone application
Apr
11
comment How to determine SharePoint version used during backup creation in order to restore it?
If you can access the farm where the backup came from, you can look up the version. If not, I don't believe there is a (documented) way to extract the version from the site collection backup file itself
Apr
10
revised Can't save webpart after editing with PowerShell
formatted the code
Apr
10
suggested approved edit on Can't save webpart after editing with PowerShell
Apr
10
comment Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010
Are you saying the issue started after migrating the site from a 2007 farm to your 2010 farm using DocAve? Have you contacted AvePoint about this issue?
Apr
10
comment Quickest way to backup and restore a web application content database across farms?
How big is the site collection backup you are creating with Backup-SPSite? My guess is about 5-6 GB. You can't speed this up unless you invest in faster hardware. I have the same question that Dave does -- why are you regularly deploying content using a site collection backup and restore?
Apr
9
comment Which domain should I create my Service accounts in when deploying an Extranet on a Sharepoint WFE in the DMZ?
If the trust is two-way, it doesn't technically matter as a service account in either domain can be authenticated and authorized on machines in both domains. So the question to you is, Where do you want them to live?
Apr
9
comment Which domain should I create my Service accounts in when deploying an Extranet on a Sharepoint WFE in the DMZ?
What is the farm topology (where do the servers physically reside)? What sort of domain trust is there? Where is the SQL Server?
Apr
3
comment incoming mail just sits in the drop folder
How many servers running SharePoint are in your farm? If more than one server, which server is running the IIS SMTP service?
Mar
26
comment Changing permissions on a document library to read-only and back again
You would need to store the current permissions if you wanted to revert back on deactivation. This may be complicated if the users no longer exist, have changed, etc. You could always set it back to inherit.
Mar
6
comment Can servers in a SharePoint farm be members of different domains?
It does appear to work. I was able to join the WFE servers in DOMAINA to the farm that was created on one of the application servers in DOMAINB.
Mar
6
accepted Can servers in a SharePoint farm be members of different domains?
Mar
2
comment Can servers in a SharePoint farm be members of different domains?
That post describes a back-to-back perimeter topology, where the SharePoint servers are all in the same domain and users may not be. This is well documented, however what I'm describing is a case where the servers themselves are in different domains. I am in the process of trying it out.
Mar
2
asked Can servers in a SharePoint farm be members of different domains?
Feb
28
comment Why does the scrollbar for Chrome users hide sometimes?
I didn't believe it, but here is the source to the claim that SP1 supports Chrome: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff925944.aspx, though note this is for OWA, I can't find one for SP2010 itself.
Feb
27
comment Sharepoint 2010 Development Environment Set-up
SharePoint on development machines is licensed either through an MSDN license or part of your VL agreement. You certainly do not need to buy the full enterprise license if the farm is not for production use.
Feb
23
comment Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm
STSADM.EXE is located by default in the folder "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\BIN"
Feb
23
answered Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm
Feb
23
comment Failed to detect if this server is joined to a server farm
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts