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Common error situation when using backup/restore to transfer a database to a new farm on MOSS 2007
In the past I have seen the following problem a couple of times: a customer creates a backup of a content database on one server farm (e.g. using STSADM -o backup or a DB backup in SQL) and restores the backup on a different farm and attaches the content database to a web application. After this operation...
12 Mar 2008
Supportability: Modifications applied to a MCMS or SharePoint database
The following KB article gives important information regarding supportabilitly modifications to a MCMS or SharePoint database: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;841057
10 Apr 2007
"Save site as template" option and the publishing feature
A common question I receive is the following: I have tried to save my site as a template using "Site Action" - "Save site as template" but this option is not available as soon as I enable the publishing feature. After some tries I managed to save the site as a template my adding...
19 Sep 2007
MCMS 2002 FAQ
This is a collection of questions and answers about Microsoft® Content Management Server (MCMS) gathered from the MCMS newsgroup. MCMS 2002 FAQ - Table of Contents Administration Architecture Authoring Connector Clustering DCA Debugging General Installation Migration Performance Publishing...
1 Dec 2009
How To: create Keywords and Best Bets for MOSS Search programmatically
Yesterday I received an interesting question: a customer had the need to import several hundred keywords and related best bets programmatically to a couple of site collections. And for sure he did not want to do this manually using the web UI. I found the following solution for this problem: ...
28 Mar 2007
Adding "Modify All Site Settings" to the root of the Site Action Menu
One of the most often required dialogs in MOSS is settings dialog which can be found as "Modify All Site Settings" menu option in the Site Action menu. Unfortunatelly it is not directly in the Site Action menu but needs to be accessed using "Site Actions" - "Site Settings" - "Modify All Site Settings...
15 May 2007
How To: overcome glitches with the standard field controls shipped with MOSS 2007
Some of our field controls shipped with MOSS show a quite ugly behaviour as they add an extra entry after the field. Means an extra space. This is especially ugly for the RichImageField control as it prevents two images to show up right beside each other. This article shows that this is...
29 Mar 2007
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