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Internet Security and Acceleration Server Blog
The ISA Server Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:
Publishing Exchange 2007 may fail after installing the update "Update for Publishing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 for ISA Server 2006"
Microsoft Internet information Server
List of registry keys affecting IIS7 behavior
Few months ago, I fired procmon and collected all the registry keys IIS7 processes read. I then gathered the information about these registry keys from different people in the team and also collected available information on the internet. I have been sitting on this information for quite a while hoping...
by ksingla on 12-30-2007, 4:16 PM
WebDAV Module for Windows Server 2008 GoLive Beta is released
Earlier today the IIS product team released the GoLive beta version of the new WebDAV extension module for IIS 7. This version is currently available for Windows Server 2008 only, but it will be supported on Windows Vista when Service Pack 1 for Vista is released. Listed below are the links for the download...
by Robert McMurray's Blog [MSFT] on 12-22-2007, 7:55 PM
MSDN Mag: Enhance Your Apps with the ASP.NET Integrated Pipeline!
At last, my MSDN article about using the ASP.NET Integrated Pipeline is out in MSDN Magazine. This article is all about using existing ASP.NET features and building new ASP.NET modules to improve existing applications. What's more, I do this without touching a single line of the application itself, which...
by mvolo on 12-20-2007, 3:53 PM
Ins & Outs of hostable web core
I started writing an application which uses hostable web core (HWC) functionality of IIS7 and before making it available for download I thought it will be useful to write about HWC in detail. Hostable web core enables processes other than w3wp.exe to load IIS core and do almost everything that a worker...
by ksingla on 12-20-2007, 3:05 AM
Go Live (and save money) with Bit Rate Throttling!
I am happy to announce that the latest version of Bit Rate Throttling, an Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS7) Media Pack feature, is now available for download! This updated version adds additional controls to help an administrator ensure a reliable and consistent end-user experience, particularly...
by chriskno on 12-19-2007, 12:18 PM
Breaking Changes for ASP.NET 2.0 applications running in Integrated mode on IIS 7.0
ASP.NET 2.0 applications on IIS 7.0 are hosted using the ASP.NET Integrated mode by default. This new mode enables a myriad of exciting scenarios including using super-valuable ASP.NET features like Forms Authentication for your entire Web site, and developing new ASP.NET modules to do things like URL...
by mvolo on 12-08-2007, 9:12 PM
Windows Server 2008 RC1 available for download!
Windows Server 2008 RC1 is available for download! We are feature and quality complete with this release. In this build, we address feedback that we have gotten from customers in beta and our RC0 release. There is nothing quite like deploying IIS7 in a diverse set of production environments worldwide...
by mailant on 12-07-2007, 2:38 AM
FastCGI Extension for IIS6 – GoLive to RTM release upgrade
As it has been already mentioned in download instructions for FastCGI Extension RTM for IIS 6, we do not support in-place upgrade of FastCGI Extension from pre-RTM builds to RTM build. If you have been running pre-RTM build (such as GoLive release or Intermediate release), you will need to uninstall...
by mailant on 12-07-2007, 1:40 AM
Windows Media Services 2008 RC1 for Windows Server 2008 RC1 is now live
I am happy to announce that Windows Media Services (WMS) 2008 RC1 is now live. This version of WMS will install only on Windows Server 2008 RC1 version. In addition to Cache Proxy Plug-in and Sever Core installation option, Windows Media Services RC1 is supported on English, French, German, Japanese...
by vsood on 12-06-2007, 12:09 PM
Get The Latest Information at: http://www.iis.net
New Case Studies
Pfister - Automated Order Management Process Helps Swiss Furniture Business Drive Expansion
Electricidad de Caracas – Utility Company Fosters Efficiency and Manageability with Holistic IT Approach
EMI Music - Global Music Company Leads Industry Transformation with Scalable Infrastructure
Würth Handelsgesellschaft - Austrian Fastening Products Firm Accelerates Order Processing by Almost 24 Hours
HP and F5 Whitepaper on Configuring BIG-IP LTM with Web Accelerator for SharePoint Deployments
HP with F5 recently finished a whitepaper on WAN Acceleration for Intranets and Internet sites. The results are very promising if you are looking to provide consolidation or looking to offload performance from your web front ends.
This paper "Deploying F5 Networks BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager with WebAccelerator for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007" will be of particular interest to customers planning on centralized data center deployments and want to understand the effect of F5 BIG-IP LTM and WebAccelerator impacts on performance.
Performance recommendations for storage planning and monitoring
This new whitepaper paper provides key recommendations and best practices to help administrators of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 plan and monitor their SQL Server storage requirements to support optimal performance and operation of their server farms.
This paper has a ton of new information for recommendations on optimizing your hardware and storage.
Announcing New System Center Operations Manager 2007 Packs for WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007
The Solution Accelerator’s team is excited to announce the release of the SharePoint Monitoring Toolkit. This toolkit consists of a set of System Center Operations Manager 2007 management packs designed to help IT pros monitor their WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 and 2007 SP1 environments. These newly released packs were engineered to take advantage of SCOM 2007’s features, including new and improved reporting, additional actions, new views, and integrate IIS and SQL health rollup for a better understanding of the system-level dependencies of the SharePoint environments.
This Solution Accelerator can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center and will soon be available through the System Center Management Pack Catalog.
Announcing the Release of WSS 3.0 SP1 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP1
I'm excited to announce the release of SP1 for WSS 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007. Before you install the service pack there are some very important things to understand. In this post I'll try to provide you with the resources you need to be successful in updating to the latest service pack. Please do NOT simply drop to the bottom and find the links and download and install directly on your production environments. It is essential that you understand the appropriate guidance and test out the patch in a separate test environment. For this purpose we have put together a special SP1 page on TechNet to guide you through the process. The more you know the better prepared you'll be for updating your environment.
The special TechNet page can be found here : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/sharepointserver/bb735839.aspx
More information on specific downloads can be found in the SharePoint download section
Forms Based Authentication in Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 - authoritative technical articles published
Steve Peschka, SharePoint Ranger and notable guest blogger here who has posted several widely read and referenced entries about authentication, is the primary author of 3 just published authoritative technical articles on forms based authentication in MOSS 2007 and WSS 3.0:
MS Filter Pack released !
After months of blood, sweat and toil, the MS Filter Pack is finally available !!! The package can be downloaded from:
NetWeaver and Sharepoint Interop
Describes all currently available interoperability options between SAP NetWeaver and Microsoft SharePoint
Presentation pdf downloads
Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint with SP1 Documentation
Optimization Service for SharePoint with DCM
Optimization Service keeps your Microsoft Office SharePoint Server collaboration infrastructure running at peak efficiency and availability.
SharePoint Monitoring Toolkit
This Solution Accelerator provides a set of System Center Ops Manager 2007 Management Packs for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (including SP1). The Toolkit also includes user documentation for each of the Management Packs.
Project 2007 SDK: Software Development Kit
The Microsoft Office Project 2007 SDK contains documentation, code samples, how-to articles, and programming references to help customize and integrate the Project 2007 clients and Project Server 2007 with other applications for enterprise project management. The download also contains the Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 database schema references.
Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Installation Guide
The most current version of the Installation Guide for Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server and Team Explorer.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services helps your team share and manage information and documents in a Web site.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 with Service Pack 1
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services for x64 helps your team share and manage information and documents in a Web site.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1), 64-Bit Edition
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack, 64-bit edition.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007.
The 2007 Microsoft Office Servers Language Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to all of the 2007 Microsoft Office server Language Pack releases.
The 2007 Microsoft Office Servers Language Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1), 64-Bit Edition
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to all of the 64-bit editions of the 2007 Microsoft Office server Language Pack releases.
The 2007 Microsoft Office Servers Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to all of the 2007 Microsoft Office System servers.
GroupSPARKS Case Study
End user customers and groupSPARK’s reseller partners wanted access to the latest messaging technologies and capabilities. groupSPARK wanted a more stable and flexible platform upon which to grow.
Susquehanna Technologies Case Study
Susquehanna Technologies could help customers take advantage of Microsoft SharePoint products and technologies, but it did not want to be in the business of hosting these products and technologies.
Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training
The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training, built on the Microsoft SharePoint Learning Kit, is designed for server administrators to install on an Office SharePoint Server site to help end-users learn about Office SharePoint Server.
Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training (Standalone Edition)
The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Training Standalone Edition is designed to help you learn how to use the features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
HL7 v2 Developer Guide
BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT SP1
BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Help
Microsoft BizTalk RFID Documentation
Microsoft Internet Information Services
Support WebCast: Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0: Best Practices for Transitioning to 6.0 from Earlier Versions
(330692) - Session Summary A lot has changed from Microsoft Internet Information Server version 4.0 and Internet Information Services version 5.0 to Internet Information Services version 6.0, and for the better. ... Internet Information Services version 5.0 to Internet Information Services version 6.0, and for ...
Support WebCast: Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0 Architecture: How Default Settings Can Affect Existing Web Applications
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TechNet Webcast: Driving Business Performance with Microsoft Business Intelligence (Level 200)
Many surveys today list business intelligence (BI) at the top of software spending priorities for companies of all sizes. Yet, despite the time, money, and resources aligned against the goal of making better business decisions, companies do not yet have a solution that lets them address these issues in a strategic fashion. Attend this webcast to understand how Microsoft is challenging our customers to "think bigger" about business intelligence, move beyond the rigid tools and applications they are using today, and utilize our integrated solution of Microsoft Office Business Applications, Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft SQL Server, and PerformancePoint Server to provide an unbeatable combination of tools and applications that helps individuals, teams, and organizations reach their full potential.
1/14/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/14/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 1 of 6): Planning and Deploying SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 200)
In this first session of our six-part Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 series, see a detailed overview of the SharePoint Server 2007 architecture. We present the concepts of topology, server roles, and network conditions, and also provide an overview of administration features with SharePoint Server 2007. Hear an explanation and usage example for each component of the three-tier administration model: central administration, shared services, and site settings. We also explain various security topics including permissions. Finally, we look at deployment options and use four detailed scenarios to provide considerations for determining the correct topology. The simplest of these is a single-server deployment, and then the options progress to farm options, from small to large.
1/18/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/18/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 2 of 6): Securing Data in SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 200)
In this second session of our six-part webcast series, we discuss planning and deployment tasks for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Service version 3.0. We spend more time on advanced settings, which involves some scripting tips. Other initial considerations include Web-load balancing, password management, and authentications settings. We also discuss ways to perform disaster recovery. From the basic Recycle Bin to the SharePoint Server 2007 backup/restore utility and SQL backup/restore, we show you different options to secure your organization's data.
1/21/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/21/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SAP Enterprise Portal and SharePoint Server Interoperability (Level 200)
In this webcast, we discuss SAP and Microsoft portal interoperability. We cover how you can integrate Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SAP Netweaver Portal from front-end integration (iView, Web Services for Remote Portlets [WSRP], and URL linking) to integrate components and services across the portal (via Web Services, SAP Portal Development Kit for the Microsoft .NET Framework, and connectors). We explore approaches for interoperability based on search and the Business Data Catalog feature in SharePoint Server 2007. We also demonstrate the various types of solutions and describe how to approach portal integration.
1/22/2008 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/22/2008 9:30 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
Momentum Webcast: Is Your Business Ready for the New World of Work? (Level 100)
Trends are leading to a new world of work. Is your business ready? With the relentless pressure to reduce costs, you must learn to do more with less. But to compete, your people have to stay connected, and increasing regulatory requirements make organizational transparency a must. In this webcast, we help IT managers understand how Microsoft technology can help your teams work better together with collaboration solutions like shared workspaces and unified messaging. Empower your people to work smarter with solutions that securely deliver the business intelligence your teams need to make informed decisions. Maximize your IT investment with a single license agreement that enables your organization to save money and rapidly deploy the server solutions that your business needs.
1/23/2008 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/23/2008 10:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 3 of 6): Disaster Recovery (Level 200)
In session three, we dive deeper into disaster recovery. We look at the tools and methods available for you to use to help protect your Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 deployments. We discuss content recovery, disaster recovery, and proactive strategies for disaster recovery and high availability of your SharePoint Server farm. Specifically, we demonstrate using the Recycle Bin and backing up and restoring SharePoint Server 2007.
1/23/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/23/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 4 of 6): Compliance and Records Management (Level 200)
In this webcast, we look at records management and the challenges it presents. See a review of the enterprise content management (ECM) features in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and how they address these challenges. We also examine how records management is made easier with SharePoint Server 2007. Learn about collaborative and records spaces, how they function, what hold orders are, and how records managers can put a hold on records. Finally, we look at e-mail records management and how it is critical to any records management solution.
1/25/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/25/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 5 of 6): SharePoint Server 2007 Security, from Service Accounts to Item-Level Access (Level 200)
In this fifth session of our six-part series, we discuss the security methods for Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We cover different authentication methods, and the benefits and limitations of each. Hear a discussion on the management of permissions, their role within SharePoint groups, different permission levels, and new permissions available in SharePoint Server 2007. We also review access rights that can be used with SharePoint Server 2007. Learn about the configuration of a Web farm, Web farm topology, secure topology, secure communication, and security hardening.
1/28/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/28/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: SharePoint Server 2007 (Part 6 of 6): Keeping Control of Your SharePoint Sites with IT Governance (Level 200)
In this final session of our six-part webcast series, we talk about how to manage Shared Service Providers, including the ability to use profiles, personalized sites, and audiences to deliver customized content to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 users. We demonstrate the security, policy, and auditing facilities available to SharePoint Server 2007 administrators. Learn how SharePoint Server 2007 gives administrators a high level of control over content and site management, and also the ability to securely delegate content management. Powerful auditing capabilities mean that SharePoint administrators can see who does what throughout the entire SharePoint Server 2007 farm. By the end of the session, you should be able to more effectively manage your server farms, control and audit your SharePoint Server 2007 deployment, and perform a variety of important administrative tasks to help keep your servers secure and available.
1/30/2008 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/30/2008 11:00 AM | Duration:90 Minutes
MSDN Webcast: MSDN geekSpeak: Security from a Public, Anonymous Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Site (Level 300)
In this installment of MSDN geekSpeak, Jim Wilt covers a topic that is popping up in many of his current projects—the creation of secure, membership Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 sites that have a public-facing side with an input form that often requests sensitive information. Making a secure form for gathering sensitive, private information from an anonymous accessible site can be easily accomplished with a custom list using some creative features of Windows SharePoint Services. Jim fills in the details for you during this installment of geekSpeak. If you have a question or comment you would like us to address during the webcast, visit the geekSpeak blog and submit it now.
1/30/2008 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/30/2008 1:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
New or updated KB’s
FIX: You may experience problems if a BizTalk application has a map configured on a send port in BizTalk Server 2006
FIX: Error messages may be logged when you use BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet 3.0
The XLANG Scheduler Engine enters an infinite loop, and a BizTalk Server 2006 process uses 100 percent of the CPU resources if a time-out exception is handled by a non-transactional scope
FIX: An XML declaration is not added to an outgoing document when you use the BizTalk Framework Assembler pipeline component in a pipeline in BizTalk Server 2006 R2
The BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 3.0 Service Pack 1 is available
FIX: A response message may be incorrectly matched to an original message when you send multiple messages by using the BizTalk FileAct and InterAct Adapters for SWIFT 2.3
FIX: The BizTalk FileAct and InterAct Adapters for SWIFT 2.3 unexpectedly release the SWIFTNet SnF queue when you configure the adapters to use the SnF mode
Windows Sharepoint Services Version 3
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 services that were previously removed are restored after you restore the system state on a Windows Server 2008-based computer
How to manually update the time zone definition in Windows SharePoint Services for the Venezuela time zone change
How to preserve Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 content when you upgrade Windows Server 2008 RC0 to Windows Server 2008 RC1
You receive an error message when you try to install a slipstream installation of SharePoint Server 2007 on a server that is running Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
After you install the 2007 Office System Servers SP1 or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP1 on a server that has the Foxit PDF IFilter installed, .pdf document types are not indexed
Issues that are fixed in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 by Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1
Description of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 and of Windows SharePoint Services Language Pack 3.0 Service Pack 1
Error message when you try to upgrade 2007 Office programs, Expression Web or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to the Service Pack 1 level if the Windows system drive has insufficient free disk space: "The installation of this package failed"
Tomorrow's date is displayed when you set the default value in the "Date and Time" column to "Today's Date" in SharePoint Server 2007 or in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
How to install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008
How to register Microsoft Filter Pack with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Microsoft Sharepoint Portal Server 2003
How to register Microsoft Filter Pack with SharePoint Portal Server 2003
Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007
How to deploy 2007 Microsoft Office System Servers Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Office Server Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 1
Description of the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 and the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Language Pack Service Pack 1
How to set restrictions on a site collection to allow only users in a particular organizational unit on a computer that is running SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 1
Error message when you try to install 2007 Office System Servers Service Pack 1 (SP1) on a computer that also has Project Server 2007 installed
Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 issues that are fixed by the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1
How to register Microsoft Filter Pack with SharePoint Server 2007 and with Search Server 2008
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