Chad's Eclectic Tips and Tricks

Tips some days, not everyday, mostly Windows & SharePoint from Chad Schultz - Premier Field Engineer

January, 2010

  • Tip 25: Check Up On Your Web Services

    This tip is for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Just like a teenager, the Office Server Web Services need checking on from time to time as they both tend to get into trouble when left to their own devices. So what are the Office Server...
  • Tip 26: Separation of Authentication

    This tip is for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and may apply to SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010. Take the following example. You have a SharePoint web application with both NTLM and anonymous...
  • Tip 27: Workflow Overflow

    This tip is for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 , Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and may apply to SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 . There is a hidden list in SharePoint called Workflow History . This list is hidden from...
  • Tip 28: Keep Slim and Trim

    This tip is for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 , SharePoint Portal Server 2003 , Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 , Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 , SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 . To reduce update surface and reduce...
  • Tip 29: X-Header Marks the Spot

    This tip is for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 , Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and may apply to SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 . Although it is a good practice to manage the RFC 2822 header fields, or X-Headers in...
  • Tip 30: Better Logs = Better Troubleshooting

    This tip pertains to all versions of SharePoint and no versions of SharePoint. It is really more of an IIS troubleshooting tip. But we’ll let it slide for today. :) The extended logging options in IIS can help in troubleshooting issues in SharePoint...
  • Tip 24: Save Typing For The Typists

    This tip is for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0/3.0, SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010. As a SharePoint administrator there will be many times that you...