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News

 

Microsoft Internet information Server

 

Start-up your Web business with Microsoft BizSpark

Starting up a Web business, especially in this economy, isn’t easy.  Microsoft wants to make it easier.  A few weeks ago we announced Microsoft BizSpark , a new program specifically for Web start-ups which makes it very easy to get access to...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/12/08/start-up-your-web-business-with-microsoft-bizspark.aspx

 

Microsoft Web Platform Installer Release Candidate – Now works with XP and Windows 2003!

I’m excited to announce the availability of the Release Candidate version of the Microsoft Web Platform Installer (Web PI).  Web PI is a free tool that makes it simple to download and install the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including...

http://blogs.iis.net/bills/archive/2008/11/24/microsoft-web-platform-installer-release-candidate-now-works-with-xp-and-windows-2003.aspx

 

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

Top 10 Microsoft Stories of 2008
December 15, 2008: Information Week
Having bid farewell to Bill Gates, Microsoft tempered its appetite for Yahoo, tweaked Vista, leapt into cloud computing, allowed a peek at Windows 7, and warmed up to open source. SharePoint is featured as the 10th story:
The SharePoint Phenomenon.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/operatingsystems/showArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=0XAUP2HIWHAJ2QSNDLPSKH0CJUNN2JVN?articleID=212500111&_requestid=569420

 

A New Approach To Collaboration And Enterprise Content Management
December 13, 2008: Information Week
Oceans of unmanaged content are swamping companies. It's time to rethink ECM and collaboration to keep your head above water.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/business_intelligence/content_management/showArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=0XAUP2HIWHAJ2QSNDLPSKH0CJUNN2JVN?articleID=212400488&_requestid=569450

 

Lotus and SharePoint: Side by Side
December 12, 2008: Windows & Net Magazine
Microsoft SharePoint has quickly become the dominant player in the collaboration software market.

http://windowsitpro.com/article/articleid/101028/lotus-and-sharepoint-side-by-side.html

 

SharePoint 'is military choice'
December 12, 2008: One Stop Click
Microsoft SharePoint is increasingly being used by national defense forces to meet their distinctive security needs, it has been revealed.

http://www.onestopclick.com/news/sharepoint-is-military-choice_18924590.html

 

Insurers Must Take Advantage of the Economic Climate to Realize Future Gains
December 12, 2008: Insurance & Technology
SharePoint and IBM WebSphere Portal are just two examples of platforms that support collaboration right out of the box.

http://www.insurancetech.com/management-strategies/showArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=IL51E0VVWGTY0QSNDLPCKHSCJUNN2JVN?articleID=212400505&cid=int_topic_null&_requestid=501742

 

Document Scanning and Microsoft Sharepoint Improving Businesses
December 12, 2008: AJP Online
Document management software Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007, with the aid of document scanning is effectively managing documents and supports many systems for Microsoft-focused organizations.

http://www.approvedbusiness.co.uk/ViewArticle_1861.aspx

 

Blogs\ External sites

 

SharePoint Magazine

http://sharepointmagazine.net/

 

SharePoint Reviews – Independent reviews of SharePoint products, custom web parts, solutions etc...

http://www.sharepointreviews.com/

 

From the Field Blog – live action direct from the field as reported by some of Microsoft’s top SharePoint engineers

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/fromthefield/default.aspx

 

 

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

 

SPGhostTool - Tool to fix broken setup path values in files without having to modify the database

WSS PM recently released a codeplex tool that you may find useful for fixing ghosted file issues in SharePoint.  The tool uses the PRIME APIs to export and import an individual file to fix up the setup path value. Since it is relatively easy for a user to break this value and become permanently unable to re-ghost the file, hopefully this will help. http://www.codeplex.com/SPGhostTool

 

Events/Webcasts

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

SharePoint Technology Conference

January 27–29, 2009: Burlingame, CA
For three exciting days in January, you'll be eating, drinking, sleeping, talking and living Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services. The first day at SPTechCon is filled with intense full and half-day workshops, half in the morning, half in the afternoon. The next two days are filled with more than 50 break-out classes to choose from. Build your own custom program!

http://www.sptechcon.com/

 

SharePoint Best Practices Conference

February 2–4, 2009: San Diego, CA
The SharePoint Best Practices Conference eliminates design, deploy, organization and administration confusion, replacing disorder with Clarity, Direction and Confidence.

http://www.sharepointbestpractices.com/

 

FASTforward '09

February 9–11, 2009: Las Vegas, NV
3 days of compelling discussion on the evolving business environment and how search is enabling companies to succeed. 
http://www.fastsearch.com/l3a.aspx?m=1134&amid=14562

 

All upcoming Events\Webcasts

http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/learning/events.mspx

 

 

New KB's

 

Microsoft Internet information Server

 

FIX: Description of a hotfix that extends the functionality of the Web Management Service for IIS in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=956862

 

FIX: Error message when you try to administer a remote IIS 7.0 server and the impersonation level of the calling thread is set to Identify: "Exception Details: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: Access is denied"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=956301

FIX: Error message when you try to use IIS 7.0 Manager to edit a web.config file that contains an XML fragment which includes xmlns: "Cannot write configuration file"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=958645

 

You receive error 401.1 when you browse a Web site that uses Integrated Authentication and is hosted on IIS 5.1 or IIS 6

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=896861

 

FIX: IIS 7.0 may experience access violations or memory corruption if a filter module uses the IHttpRequest::SetUrl API

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=949172

 

FIX: Requests that contain unescaped percent signs (%) can be used to bypass the request filtering module in IIS 7.0

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=960728

 

FIX: The IIS 7.0 pipeline does not handle the return code from ISAPI correctly when it tries to redirect from the SF_NOTIFY_URL_MAP notification

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=960267

 

 

Biztalk Server

 

FIX: Error message when you try to import the bindings file in BizTalk Server 2006: "Failed to update binding information"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=929641

 

FIX: Some elements that contain space characters in a message may be reset to empty when you use the BizTalk Server Adapter for WSE 2.0 in BizTalk Server 2004 or in BizTalk Server 2006

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=955363

 

FIX: The WCF service that is generated may cause the IIS worker process to crash in a BizTalk Server 2006 R2 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=953995

 

FIX: You cannot create a HOST instance when your user account is a member of BizTalk Server Administrators group in SQL Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958210

 

FIX: The BizTalk Server FTP adapter does not send messages and event errors occur when the FTP send port uses "QUIT" as the AfterPut command in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=959631

 

 

SharePoint Technologies

 

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

 

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): December 16, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959644

 

Version history is not maintained correctly in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 when changes are made simultaneously by different users in attached list item documents and in "multiple lines of text" fields

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959616

 

The CustomListView rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker can warn that customized list views that will not be upgraded

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956450

 

The CustomFieldType rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 can warn that customized field types will not be upgraded

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956451

 

The ModifiedWorkflowActionsFile rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 can warn that the default declarative workflow actions file was changed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956447

 

 

The CustomWorkflowActionsFiles rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 can warn that custom .ACTIONS files exist in the farm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956448

 

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Wssmui.msp): December 16, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960314

 

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 cumulative update package (WSS server-package): December 16, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960010

 

The ModifiedWebConfigWorkflowAuthorizedTypes rule in Pre-Upgrade Checker for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 can warn that Web.config files contain modified authorized types for workflow

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956449

 

 

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

 

You cannot enable the Publishing feature in SharePoint Server 2007 after you delete an out-of-box standard permission level

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961138

 

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (Coreserver.msp): December 19, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961176

 

Users cannot create a new variation of a page that they created in a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959122

 

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 cumulative update package (MOSS server-package): December 16, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960011

 

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (Coreserver.msp): December 16, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959637

 

Error message when you try to save a site as a template in SharePoint Server 2007: "Failure decompressing data from a cabinet file"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960969

 

MS08-077: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server: December 9, 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956716

 

MS08-077: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server could cause elevation of privilege

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957175

 

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  • By no means the master list - but here is what I've found. Deployment and Service Management Solution

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