During my daily work I quite often find an article which highlights interesting things which I would like to share with you on my blog in the Picks of the week category.
Here are the picks for this week:
- Plan for Desaster Recovery
Aside of other informaiton this document contains a list of SharePoint Databases that can be mirrored and those that cannot
- Publishing SharePoint mobile for Windows Phone 7
Article describing how to configure TMG or 3rd party reverse proxy servers.
This post we provides the high-level topology architecture used in order to access published SharePoint sites from WP7. This post also provides a step-by step demonstration using Forefront TMG.
- Creating Flash navigation menus driven by your SharePoint site content
Navigation menus are one of the central points of any site. Since SharePoint is now more than ever being used to drive public sites – popular navigation techniques including Flash menus are now a topic for discussion when integrating components to SharePoint driven site. End result: users would see nice Flash menus instead of a standard links and tabs generated by SharePoint.
- How To Hide Ribbon From Users Without Edit Page Privilege
Ribbon is a new feature introduced by SharePoint 2010. It provides great user experience for users with elevated privileges, like contributors and site owners. However, for users such as visitors and anonymous users, it seems like a big waste of page real estate. Because for those users, all the ribbon provides is the navigation breadcrumb and the welcome control. This article demonstrates how to hide the ribbon for such users using a SPSecurityTrimmedControl.
- Download SharePoint 2010 Pre-Requisites
This powershell script allows to automatically download all the SharePoint 2010 prerequesits on one machine to make them available for an installation on a different machine which cannot connect to the internet.
- UserName showing up as DomainName\UserName instead of Full Name in SharePoint 2010
This article demonstrates how to manually set a display name for a user and how to sync a single user from AD rather than doing a full user profile import
- The request failed with the error message: Object moved (SharePoint 2010, Web Services & FBA)
A common problem when trying to access web services which are hosted in a web application which uses mixed claims/windows based authentication
Great links this week 🙂
As for the User Name problem: is there a way to force the sync with the user profiles? (for some reason my hourly job of "SharePoint Profiles to Sites Full Sync" runs, but the display names are not updated across the site collections… (latest CU and past CUs)
the STSADM command in the article allows to force sync of a specific user name with AD.
Did you try if this helps?