2008

Today I got in contact with an interesting problem raised by a customer. He enabled output caching on his MOSS server machine and configured the output cache profile to use Cacheability “Public”: This setting should add a “Cache-Control: public” http header to the response sent to a browser. “Cache-Control: public” allows caching of the item […]

The following link provide training resources that help to demonstrate enterprise search capabilities in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Building and implementing enterprise search solutions The following 14 recorded presentations are based on training modules from three-day, in-person training sessions. The presentations provide details about key enterprise search capabilities in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. […]

A common problem we see with content deployment and with STSADM -o export is the error message below: [4/11/2008 9:25:01 AM]: FatalError: Failed to compare two elements in the array.   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, TValue[] values, Int32 left, Int32 right, IComparer`1 comparer)   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, TValue[] values, Int32 left, Int32 right, IComparer`1 comparer)   at System.Collections.Generic.ArraySortHelper`1.QuickSort[TValue](T[] keys, […]

When developing a public facing website using the publishing features of MOSS it might be required to emit a ROBOTS meta tag that prevents internet search engines from indexing specific pages. The standard RobotsMetaTag control included in WSS generates the following tag: <META NAME=”ROBOTS” CONTENT=”NOHTMLINDEX”> Unfortunatelly most search engines do not understand the NOHTMLINDEX content […]

We had a big number of cases where customers reported the following pattern: Event ID 7076 – Office SharePoint Server “Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is  often an indication that other memory is corrupt. ”  “System.AccessViolationException: Attempted to read or write protected memory. This  is often an indication that other memory is […]

I have seens this problem a couple of times in the past: sometimes when running incremental content deployment the deployment job fails with the following error message The changeToken refers to a time before the start of the current change log. To make a long story short: to resolve the problem you should do a full […]

A question we have often seen in the past is to have a method to prevent IIS from sending the server identification header to a client which allows a client to identify which type of http server it is talking too. Usually this request comes from security concerns as knowing the server would allow a […]

On March 3rd, the first day of the sold out SharePoint Conference in Seattle, Bill Gates will announce, during his keynote session at 9AM PST, Microsoft’s Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services being available on a per user subscription basis to organizations of all sizes. Bill will also announce the Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint and the […]

Database Maintenance for Microsoft® SharePoint® Products and Technologies Summary:This paper describes the recommended maintenance strategies for the databases that host content and configuration settings for SharePoint Products and Technologies. Link, http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=111531&clcid=0x409 Abstract: This white paper provides information and guidelines for maintaining the databases that host Microsoft® SharePoint® Products and Technologies data and configurations. It describes and […]