Stefan Goßner

Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint (WSS, SPS, MOSS, SP2010) and MCMS

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  • Blog Post: KB article discussing how to change the service account passwords in MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0 has been released

    INTRODUCTION This article describes how to change the password of service accounts in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Use the procedure in the "More Information" section to update the password if the password of service accounts expires. ...
  • Blog Post: June 2013 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been released

    The product group released the June 2013 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. The KB articles will be available in a couple of days at the following locations: KB 2817329 - WSS 3.0 KB 2817328 - MOSS 2007 The Full Server Packages for June 2013 CU are available through...
  • Blog Post: December cumulative update for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 has been released yesterday

    As discussed by the Office Sustained Engineering group cumulative updates for all Office Products including WSS 3.0 and SharePoint 2007 will be released every second month. Yesterday we released the so called December Cumulative Update. It is highly recommended to install Service Pack 2 before installing...
  • Blog Post: Important Update WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 has been released yesterday

    The last couple of month the Office product group has worked on an important infrastructure update for the SharePoint and Project. This update is now available for all customers as public download from the Microsoft Download center. The Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers contains the...
  • Blog Post: Content Deployment – The complete Guide – Part 5 – Quick Deployment

    Part 1 - The Basics Part 2 - The Basics continued Part 3 - Configuration Part 4 - Communication Part 5 - Quick Deployment Part 6 - Logging Part 7 - Change Token Basics Part 8 - Job and Change Token Part 9 - Job and Timerjob Quick Deployment Concepts Quick deployment enables authors to select...
  • Blog Post: Uber packages for April CU for MOSS 2007 has been released yesterday

    Finally also the Uber package for MOSS has been released which simplifies the patching process for MOSS 2007 to April CU. More details on the SharePoint Team blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/05/13/april-cumulative-update-packages-ready-for-download.aspx
  • Blog Post: Content Deployment – The complete Guide – Part 1 – The Basics

    Part 1 - The Basics Part 2 - The Basics continued Part 3 - Configuration Part 4 - Communication Part 5 - Quick Deployment Part 6 - Logging Part 7 - Change Token Basics Part 8 - Job and Change Token Part 9 - Job and Timerjob A while ago I created a deep dive article series covering the WSS content...
  • Blog Post: Mike Fitzmaurice summarizes features of Office 12 Server provided in the keynote

    [Via Mike Fitzmaurice ] RSS. Everything about sites, lists, libraries, etc., can be syndicated via RSS automatically. Blogs and Wikis. Templates and features in the box. Content Types. These aren’t just like SPS 2001’s document profiles. They define sets of metadata, but they also contain...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Office System Video: Collaboration

    Brief Description Microsoft Office System Developers Conference 2006 Download this series of developer-oriented videos to view conference breakout sessions about how developers can use the 2007 Microsoft Office system to create powerful collaboration tools. Overview The Microsoft Office System...
  • Blog Post: Important Out-of-band security update to address ASP.NET issue will be released today

    Cross posting info about an important update for ASP.NET which will address an issue that affects all ASP.NET applications including SharePoint and MCMS. [cross post from Microsoft Security Response Center blog ] Today we provided advance notification to customers that we will release an out-of...
  • Blog Post: Whitepaper explaining the update process of SharePoint

    I often receive questions on the patching process of SharePoint. The following white paper addresses the often-misunderstood subject of SharePoint Products and Technologies patching. It explains the various types of updates that are available, the release cycle for each type of update and how these...
  • Blog Post: Office "12" Curriculum may be overwhelming

    Lawrence Liu has attended the Office "12" Curriculum Design Summit which I was also invited to but couldn't attend. Here are here impressions one the new product: I spent the past day and a half participating in an Office “12” Curriculum Design Summit, during which about 20 of our “Insiders...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: Picks of the week - 48/2011

    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: Calling SP UI Modal dialog from Update Panel The Update Panel control allows to change regular...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Office System Video: Business Intelligence

    Brief Description Microsoft Office System Developers Conference 2006 Download this series of developer-oriented videos to view conference breakout sessions about building smart client and browser-based BI solutions leveraging a wide array of extensible capabilities, including key performance indicators...
  • Blog Post: October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been re-released

    In an earlier post I outlined problems when installing October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 on top of Service Pack 3. Meanwhile October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been rereleased. If you are going to download October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 now you will not have problems when trying to install...
  • Blog Post: October 2010 CU for SharePoint 2007 and 2010 has been released yesterday

    Yesterday the product group released the October 2010 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 product family. The KB articles are not yet available (as usual it will take a couple more days to get these through the required release process) but the fixes can already be downloaded. As...
  • Blog Post: The April cumulative update for WSS V3 and MOSS 2007 has been released yesterday

    As discussed by the Office Sustained Engineering group cumulative updates for all Office Products including WSS 3.0 and SharePoint 2007 will be released every second month. Yesterday we released the so called April Cumulative Update. The so called "Uber" packages for MOSS will be released in a couple...
  • Blog Post: Interesting content deployment problem when doing partial deployment - hyperlinks in the User Information List

    A colleague ( Patrick Heyde ) recently contacted me on an interesting content deployment issue he had. His customer configured a content deployment job that only should deploy only the public part of his site collection. E.g. consider this setup: root +-- private +-- subsites +-- public +-- subsites...
  • Blog Post: Updated retirement date for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 SP1

    Microsoft has communicated an update on the retirement date for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007. The official retirement date is July 13th. That means roughly 3 additional months compared to the normal retirement timeframe of "Next Service Pack release date plus 12 months". Official information can be found...
  • Blog Post: Interesting SPSite leak pattern

    Today I came across a very interesting coding pattern: public void enumSiteCollection(SPSiteCollection spSites, int min, int max) { for (int i = min; i<max; i++) { if ( spSites[i] != null) { DoSomething( spSites[i] ); spSites[i] .Dispose(); } } } On a first look the...
  • Blog Post: October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been released

    The product group released the October 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. October CU for SharePoint 2010 should be available in a couple of days. The KB articles can be found at the following locations: KB 2596541 - WSS 3.0 KB 2596540 - MOSS 2007 The Full...
  • Blog Post: Some good news for MCMS customes I forgot to mention earlier...

    Office 12 will have API completeness. So with next version of CMS the times that a tool like Site Manager is required to manually create resource galleries, create custom channel properties, maintain rights groups or to manually assign rights to containers will be gone! Means all and everything...
  • Blog Post: Guarantee dispose using try / finally blocks

    Lots of articles have been written in the past which outline the importance of proper dispose for SharePoint SPSite and SPWeb objects in custom code. One important topic which hasn't been discussed very often till now is how to avoid missing a dispose in case that an error occurs during execution...
  • Blog Post: First official Info on Microsoft Content Management Offering in Office 12

    Enterprise Content Management (ECM) has become a strategic imperative for most organizations. Businesses have seen a huge explosion of structured and unstructured information over the last several years that includes documents, e-mail messages, voice mail, and video. A recent study by Accenture shows...