SharePoint 2010 Error Changing Variation Label Display Name

I have setup a multilingual WCM site with 6 languages. I created the web application and then setup variations to test the language pack installation. It was a test site with English as my source language. I used the Display Name for each variation which was in written in English rather then using the native [...]


SharePoint 2010 Language Pack Installing Support for East Asian Languages

We are trying to setup a multilingual public facing site using SharePoint’s WCM features. We wanted several languages which also included Korean, Japanese and Chinese (Simplified). Back when I deployed SP2007 on Windows Server 2003 for a multilingual solution, I had to install some operating system specific file to get support for East Asian Languages [...]


Configuring SharePoint 2010 Document Libraries with Exchange Server 2010 to receive mails from internal/external world

This article will help you to configure SharePoint 2010/2007 server to receive Incoming emails. Following are high level step in order to configure this

  • Configure SMTP Server on SharePoint Server which will receive emails
  • Configure SharePoint to pick up the email from the SMTP server
  • Configure Document Library to receive email
  • Configure Exchange Server, create External Email ID
  • Configure Exchange Server, create "Transport Rule"
  • Configure Exchange Server, create "Send Connector"

Installation Issue SharePoint Server 2010 Release Candidate on Domain Controller

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint

I just got the RC bits for SharePoint Server 2010 (14.0.4730.1010). Well the good news is that the prerequisites installer now takes care of the WCF Hot Fix required. Apart from this there is no change in Prerequisites. To fully utilize the SharePoint functionality and to overcome the restriction on using Local Account we decided [...]


SharePoint 2010 Resources on Architecture, Planning, Search, SDK

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint

Here are some resources which will help you to learn more about the upcoming SharePoint Server 2010 Here are some technical diagrams and Visio diagrams on architecture for SharePoint Server 2010 Title Visio PDF Description Services in SharePoint 2010 Products Visio PDF Describes and illustrates the services architecture, including and common ways to deploy services [...]


SharePoint 2010 now supports Integrated ASP.NET Pipeline

I have been waiting to see this transition of SharePoint 2007 currently working in classic mode ASP.NET pipeline even when running under Win 2008/IIS 7.0. Win 2008 and IIS 7.0 has improved a lot and has been very modular. IIS 7.0 has ability to operate the application pool under Integrated mode ASP.NET pipeline which essentially [...]


SharePoint Calculated Columns Formulas

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint, WSS

SharePoint/WSS has field type which is calculated column. This is very handy for end users who do not have to run to their IT for new calculated data they require. Well but they are not well documented and not everyone knows tricks to put formulas to work. I have numerous situations where I need to [...]


SharePoint Cumulative Update for Feb 2009

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint

Microsoft has released cumulative update for WSS 3.0 on 24 Feb which has the following HotFix 961750 ( ) Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): February 24, 2009 963023 ( ) Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): January 27, 2009 961175 ( ) Description of the Windows [...]


SharePoint Planning and Architecture Resources : Visio Diagrams

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint

Arno Nel has published links to a really cool set of Visio drawings that relate to Microsoft SharePoint on his blog: Arno Nel 2.0 – The Information Worker. The diagrams illustrate models, scenarios, and flowcharts for planning, designing and deploying SharePoint installations. These high-quality Visio drawings were created by Microsoft for the TechNet site, and [...]


Running CQWP on Team Site without publishing infrastructure feature enabled (MOSS 2007)

Posted by Sameer Dhoot under SharePoint

Content Query Web Part (CQWP) is by far the most useful web part when it comes to render the contents and allowing developers full control over its style and layout. It is bundled as part of MOSS 2007 and it is enabled with Publishing Infrastructure. So if you are using Team Site template then the [...]

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