News

 

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server

 

Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server TechCenter

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/isa/default.mspx

Please note that if you have feedback on documentation or wish to request new documents - email isadocs@microsoft.com

 

ForeFront Edge Security Forums at http://forums.microsoft.com/ForeFront/default.aspx?ForumGroupID=384&SiteID=41

Discuss ISA Server at the new Microsoft Forefront™ Edge Security forums, available at TechCenter

 

Forefront TMG (ISA Server) Product Team Blog

The ISA Server Product Team Blog (http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/) is updated on a regular basis. Latest entries include:

 

Server Publishing with ISA Server 2004/2006 and Route Relationship Between Networks

http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/archive/2008/06/24/server-publishing-with-isa-server-2004-2006-and-route-relationship-between-networks.aspx

 

Another Look at Web Publishing. Part I: Host Headers without SSL

http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/archive/2008/06/19/another-look-at-web-publishing-part-i-host-headers-without-ssl.aspx

 

Another Look at Web Publishing. Part II: Host Headers with SSL and Certificates

http://blogs.technet.com/isablog/archive/2008/06/19/another-look-at-web-publishing-part-ii-host-headers-with-ssl-and-certificates.aspx

 

Microsoft Internet information Server

 

How to Migrate from IIS 6 to IIS 7

With so many cool new capabilities in IIS7 , and even more new features coming out all the time , it's no wonder you want to move to IIS7. But you work for The Man, and everyone knows The Man wants ROI . He can't just let you go willy-nilly and adopt...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/06/18/how-to-migrate-from-iis-6-to-iis-7.aspx

 

Real World Performance Data on IIS7

Interested in knowing what kind of performance gains you can expect from IIS7?  The Microsoft.com operations folks have put together a great summary of their real-world performance data .  The short story is: IIS7 servers handle 31% more requests...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/06/09/real-world-performance-data-on-iis7.aspx

 

How to get new features for IIS7

If you've been following http://blogs.iis.net/ or http://www.iis.net/downloads/ lately you've probably noticed a lot of IIS software releases coming out with lots of odd acronyms... CTPs, GoLive releases, RTWs. You may wonder: what are these releases...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/06/02/how-iis-ships-software.aspx

 

How to Script / Automate IIS7 Configuration (without writing code)

I hear this question a lot in the http://forums.iis.net/ , and thanks to Carlos and team's rocking Configuration Editor, figuring this out on your own is a breeze. Here is how you can generate code for ANY IIS7 configuration change, without writing a...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/06/01/how-do-i-script-automate-iis7-configuration.aspx

 

URL Rewrite module for IIS7

One of the most hotly requested features for IIS is now available! Yesterday we shipped the first technical preview of a new URLrewrite module for IIS7. It is free for all IIS7 users and available for download x86 and x64 . Thomas and Carlos have blogged...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/05/31/urlrewrite-module-for-iis7.aspx

 

Now Available: URL Rewriter Tech Preview 1

Today we are releasing Technical Preview 1 of the URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0. The URL Rewrite Module provides a rule-based rewriting mechanism for changing request URL’s before they get processed by IIS. The module supports regular expression based...

http://blogs.iis.net/thomad/archive/2008/05/30/now-available-url-rewriter-tech-preview-1.aspx

 

TechNet/MSDN IIS7 front-end servers running 100% virtualized using Hyper-V

We get a lot of questions about best practices for Hyper-V and IIS. The answer is pretty simple so far...it just seems to work, aside from the normal overhead for virtualization on a workload. Customers are already starting to or planning to deploy IIS...

http://blogs.iis.net/mailant/archive/2008/05/29/technet-msdn-iis7-front-end-servers-running-100-virtualized-using-hyper-v.aspx

 

IIS7 Administration Pack and Database Manager Technical Preview 2

Today we have released the IIS7 Administration Pack and Database Manager Customer Technical Preview 2. This is a collection of IIS 7 Manager plug-ins and extensions which we hope that you will find useful. So, what's special about Technical Preview 2...

http://blogs.iis.net/rlucero/archive/2008/05/13/iis7-administration-pack-and-database-manager-technical-preview-2.aspx

 

BizTalk Server

New Articles

Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers

http://mediaproducts.gartner.com/reprints/microsoft/vol3/article3/article3.html

 

New Case Studies

Grupo Antolin - Spanish Manufacturer Integrates New Customers in Just Two Days with Process

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002169

 

Powell Electronics - Business Process Solution Helps Electronics Firm Increase Efficiency, On-Time Deliveries

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002049

 

BAE Systems - Defence Manufacturer Cuts Collaboration Costs with Innovative Supply Chain Solution

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002121

 

Bankers Assurance/Bankers Assistance - Medical Insurance in Lebanon Is Verified in Seconds with Integration Solution

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002057

 

British Energy - British Energy Trading & Sales Supports Integration with Business Intelligence Tools

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000002048

 

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

Using MS SharePoint in a Major Construction Effort
June 16, 2008: Network World
"Organizations see SharePoint as a backbone for getting more control over large amounts of unstructured data," says Rob Koplowitz, a principal analyst with Forrester Research who specializes in information and knowledge management tools.

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/061608-using-ms-sharepoint-in-a.html?page=1

 

Enterprise 2.0: Wachovia Turns To Wikis, Blogs To Support Growth
June 11, 2008: InformationWeek
To connect its 100,000-plus employees, the financial services company is rolling out a slew of new collaboration tools anchored by Microsoft's SharePoint Server. http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/web2.0/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=208403368

 

SharePoint Server 2007 is Enterprise 2.0 Platform of Choice
June 9, 2008: Microsoft PressPass
Microsoft showcases social-computing innovation from customers and partners and unveils Podcasting Kit for SharePoint.

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/jun08/06-09PlatformOfChoicePR.mspx

 

SharePoint: A Legal Killer App
June 2008: ABA Journal
Today, it's beginning to look a lot like Microsoft has another "Point" tool that might change the way lawyers collaborate.

http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/sharepoint_a_legal_killer_app/#When:13:00:00Z

 

 

Downloads

 

Microsoft Internet information Server

 

IIS DownloadCENTER

This is your single source for Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community. Have you created an IIS script that others can use? Login, then submit it to the DownloadCENTER.

http://www.iis.net/downloads/default.aspx?tabid=3

 

 

Sharepoint Technologies

 

SharePoint WebParts for FAST ESP released to CodePlex

The first deliverables from this work are a set of FAST ESP Search Web Parts for quickly integrating results from FAST ESP into SharePoint Server 2007 and a FAST ESP Search site template. 

Using these Web Parts and Site Template SharePoint administrators will be able to quickly and easily build FAST ESP-based search sites inside SharePoint 2007 by simply dropping in and configuring the appropriate components.

www.codeplex.com/espwebparts

 

 

Events/WebCasts

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

Momentum Webcast: Creating Information Workplaces to Find, Share, and Communicate (Level 100) 

Find out how to empower your people and partner organizations to work together more effectively at this special invitation-only event designed for small groups of business executives and technology decision makers. Attend this webcast to: Learn from a leading Forrester Research analyst about how businesses today are using company-wide collaboration and search technologies to connect users, teams, and data in a more efficient and productive manner.

4/16/2008 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 4/16/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language:   English

Primary Target Audience:   Technology Decision Maker

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374054&culture=en-US

 

Momentum Webcast: Enterprise Content Management and Workflows in SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100) 

Over the last several years, organizations have created a huge volume of unstructured content. This content often exists in a state of unmanaged chaos that prevents an organization from properly using these valuable assets for better knowledge sharing, improved customer communications, and increased process efficiency. Join this webcast to learn how enterprise content management (ECM) from Microsoft is a key component of an organization's infrastructure that can help companies overcome these challenges.

5/21/2008 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/21/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language:   English

Primary Target Audience:   Technology Decision Maker

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374287&culture=en-US

 

Momentum Webcast: Introduction to Templates in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint Server (Level 100) 

Join this webcast to learn about Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0, a versatile technology in Windows Server 2003 that enables organizations and businesses of all sizes to increase the efficiency of their processes and improve team productivity. With collaboration tools that can help people stay connected across organizational and geographic boundaries, Windows SharePoint Services gives people access to the documents and information they need. The improved technology provides Application Templates, which are configured with Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 to support specific business processes, or sets of tasks, for rapid and contextual deployment. Application Templates are basic configurations for common processes and workgroup tasks that facilitate user adoption and showcase platform capabilities for targeted deployments.

4/23/2008 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 4/23/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language:   English

Primary Target Audience:   Technology Decision Maker

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374056&culture=en-US

 

Momentum Webcast: The Enterprise Search Platform in SharePoint Server 2007 (Level 100) 

Providing the people in your organization with the ability to quickly find, use, and share the right information is critical to helping them make better business decisions, be more productive, and achieve greater business success. Information workers need to access information from across their desktops, the company network, and application databases, in addition to finding people and experts.  At Microsoft, we have a great appreciation for the business challenges associated with finding, using, and sharing information across the enterprise. To that end, we would like to invite you to this webcast on the enterprise search solutions in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007. Learn how the Microsoft search platform can help reduce the time your people spend looking for information by providing business-ready search capabilities.

5/15/2008 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/15/2010 12:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes

Primary Language:   English

Primary Target Audience:   Technology Decision Maker

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032374285&culture=en-US

 

 

New or updated KB’s

 

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server

 

The Microsoft Firewall service crashes randomly when you use ISA Server 2006 to publish a Web server by enabling forms-based authentication

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949628

 

Description of the ISA Server 2004 hotfix package: April 21, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951958

 

Error message when you open a .gz file that you downloaded through an ISA Server 2004 Web proxy server: "Invalid archive directory"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950150

 

 

Intelligent Application Gateway 2007

 

Update 3 is available for Intelligent Application Gateway 2007 Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953623

 

 

BizTalk Server

 

Event ID: 11001 is logged in the Application log after you install a package on a server that is running BizTalk Server 2006

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=952562

 

File receive locations are disabled or shut down on a computer that is running BizTalk Server 2004 or BizTalk Server 2006

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=952556

 

FIX: The Oracle Adapter fails and an Error event is logged in the Application log when you run a stored procedure in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950101

 

FIX: Error message when you process CIDX version 4.0-based documents by using BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet 3.3 in BizTalk Server 2006: "Token Invalid"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=924698

 

FIX: The value of the InstanceIdentifier field differs from the value in the original transmission when you use BizTalk Server 2006 and BizTalk Accelerator for RosettaNet 3.3

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=929792

 

FIX: The BizTalk Server Adapter for MQSeries (client-based) fails when you try to send or receive a message that is larger than 4 MB in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950048

 

FIX: You cannot start a Terminal Services session on a server that is running BizTalk Server 2006 after a memory leak occurs in the BizTalk Server service

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945719

 

FIX: The receive location loses its connection when you use a WCF-based SAP adapter in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950854

 

FIX: Event ID 10034 may be logged when you use BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 3.0 together with BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=950536

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

Windows Sharepoint Services Version 3

 

Duplicate workflows are displayed after you create a SharePoint Server 2007 site from a site template

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951654

 

Event ID 2436 is logged in the Application log when you search for a URL in SharePoint Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952172

 

How to integrate SharePoint Server 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services by using the Reporting Services Add-in

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953127

 

SharePoint Services may not function as expected in the Turkish locale

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923280

 

You cannot create subsites that can inherit permissions when you do not have “Manage Web Site” permissions in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953455

 

The URL of a subsite may appear in uppercase even though you used lowercase when you created the subsite in SharePoint Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953457

 

The Lookup field value is empty when you select the None value after you upload a document in SharePoint Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953458

 

How to implement Forms-based authentication for Office SharePoint Server 2007 by using SQL Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952170

 

How to use the "batch" attribute of the Web.config file compilation element in SharePoint Server 2007 and in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953459

 

Error message when you try to create an .aspx Web page in a Web application in SharePoint Server 2007: "Access denied"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953444

 

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

 

Error message when you try to browse the SharePoint Web site after you perform an in-place upgrade from SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to SharePoint Server 2007: "Unable to get global configuration data"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953129

 

Error message when you try to access an RSS feed that points to a resource that requires authentication in SharePoint Server 2007: "The RSS webpart does not support authenticated feeds"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953128

 

When user account information is changed in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), the User name and Account name information is not synchronized correctly after you import a profile in SharePoint Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953131