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Biztalk Server

Case studies

System C Healthcare - Healthcare Solutions Provider Reduces Development Time and Costs by 50 Per Cent

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000003986

UNESCO - UN Agency Retools IT System Quickly and Efficiently with Web Portal Environment

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000003980

Enterasys - Networking Provider Saves More than $200,000 after Unifying Its Infrastructure

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=4000003973

Microsoft Internet information Server

IIS Media Services 2.0, Smooth Streaming is RTW!

Today marks the start of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, and we brought our “A” game with a press release announcing the immediate availability of IIS Media Services 2.0 RTW ( WebPI , x86 , x64 ), including the first...

http://blogs.iis.net/jboch/archive/2009/04/21/iis-media-services-2-0-smooth-streaming-is-rtw.aspx

FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS 5.1 - Beta

Today IIS team has released the FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS 5.1 - Beta. This version is based on FastCGI Extension 1.0 and it adds several important improvements and features. Install the Beta of FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS...

http://blogs.iis.net/ruslany/archive/2009/04/20/fastcgi-extension-1-5-for-iis-6-0-and-iis-5-1-beta.aspx

URL Rewrite Module 1.1 for IIS 7

Today IIS team has released the URL Rewrite Module 1.1 for IIS 7. This is an incremental update that contains fixes to the bugs found since the URL Rewrite Module v1.0 has been released in November 2008. If you have version 1.0 installed (file version...

http://blogs.iis.net/ruslany/archive/2009/04/20/url-rewrite-module-1-1-for-iis-7.aspx

New release of MS Deploy RC1

We have a new release of the RC1 build to fix a couple issues that people found. We recommend that folks download the new version as it fixes some important issues. How can I get the new build? Just go to our download links for x86 and x64 . How does...

http://blogs.iis.net/msdeploy/archive/2009/04/17/new-release-of-ms-deploy-rc1.aspx

IIS 7.0 Administration Pack - Version 1.0 Released!

Back on March 18th, during the MIX releases, the IIS team released the IIS 7.0 Administration Pack.  About a year ago we released Technical Preview 1 of Admin Pack; the modules have gone through a couple iterations since then.   Admin Pack...

http://blogs.iis.net/rlucero/archive/2009/04/02/iis-7-0-administration-pack-version-1-0-released.aspx

SharePoint Technologies

SP2 for Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services Now Available
April 28, 2009: Microsoft
Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services is now available for download.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/sharepointserver/bb735839.aspx#SP2

SharePoint Steers Companies Through Economic Downturn
April 23, 2009: Fresh Business Thinking
Leading IT experts have claimed that companies across the UK will be making a 'smart investment' by adopting Microsoft SharePoint during the credit crunch.

http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/business_advice.php?AID=2375&Title=SharePoint+Steers+Companies+Through+Economic+Downturn

SP2 for Office 2007 and MOSS Arrives April 28
April 16, 2009: Redmond Developer News
On April 28, Microsoft plans to release Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Microsoft Office 2007, along with SP2 releases for some of its server products. Two of the servers that will get SP2 updates are Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=T&ct=us/7-0&fd=R&url=http://reddevnews.com/news/article.aspx%3Feditorialsid%3D10777&cid=1333065667&ei=O-LnSbL7BYOSggP5semDBw&usg=AFQjCNHeHuoXy3mr1gAHTLhIfSjQjw4r4w

Announcing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
April 15, 2009: Microsoft
PressPass spoke with Chris Capossela, Senior Vice President of Microsoft's Information Worker Product Management Group to find out more about how the next version of Office related product will deliver a synchronized experience across devices and provide greater choice and flexibility for customers.

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/Apr09/04-15Office2010.mspx

The Ultimate Business Timesaver
April 2, 2009: Forbes
It's called collaboration software, and you should be using it.

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/02/collaboration-software-microsoft-entrepreneurs-technology-sharepoint.html

An Enterprise Approach to Web 2.0 in Government
March 31, 2009: Microsoft
People around the world already use Web 2.0 applications to share information, build virtual communities, and connect across geopolitical, sociological, and demographic boundaries. The next generation of government—Gov 2.0—has a unique opportunity to embrace these engaging technologies to respond to citizens with increased efficiency, transparency, and openness.

http://www.microsoft.com/industry/government/guides/gov20.mspx

Microsoft Offering SharePoint Designer for Free
April 2, 2009: ChannelWeb
Microsoft has decided to give away Office SharePoint Designer 2007 for free in order to get more organizations thinking creatively and building customized applications on the SharePoint platform.

http://www.crn.com/software/216402552

Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer is now a free download!
April 2, 2009: Microsoft
SharePoint Designer 2007 now available as a free download.

http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/details/b259df52-9b96-4f3a-9e70-78429c129858

Pfizer Takes a Two-Pronged Approach to Content Management
March 26, 2009: Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog
Gartner has posted a report for SharePoint that features a prominent customer, Pfizer. It highlights the benefits that SharePoint has brought to Pfizer and notes how agile and easy it was to deploy and use in the company.

http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/03/26/case-study-pfizer-takes-a-two-pronged-approach-to-content-management.aspx

Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 is Now Available on MSDN!
March 3, 2009: Microsoft
Commerce Server 2009 is now available for download to MSDN subscribers. Commerce Server 2009 delivers the ability to increase your business reach by making it possible to sell via multiple channels by using an out-of-the-box shopping site, SharePoint Commerce Services, and the Multi-Channel Commerce Foundation.

http://blogs.msdn.com/commerce/archive/2009/03/03/microsoft-commerce-server-2009-is-now-available-on-msdn.aspx

Innovators and Influencers - Microsoft VP Jeff Teper
January 17, 2009: Information Week
Microsoft VP Jeff Teper, who's led SharePoint's development since its inception in 1998, says the mission is simple: "To have one place to go to organize, share, and access information wherever it lived."

http://www.informationweek.com/news/global-cio/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=212900879&pgno=3

Downloads

Biztalk Server

Microsoft BizTalk Adapter Pack 1.0

Documentation for the BizTalk Adapter Pack 1.0 in CHM format.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=58bd17c8-8efa-4b69-ab51-9f5b11a962dc

ASDK

The Microsoft© Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Line-of-Business (LOB) Adapter SDK provides for a simplified programming model on top of the WCF Channel Model by adding metadata browsing, searching and retrieving functionality, and development tools for generating and testing adapter code.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=47ab6f21-0d8b-4c90-a8b9-e8647281b164

BizTalk RFID Tutorials

The BizTalk RFID tutorials contain detailed steps for implementing simple scenarios to give new users an experience of using a variety of BizTalk RFID tools and APIs while creating compiled, testable solutions.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=26abd100-50ff-4a74-b810-f36d8cd12e42

BizTalk Server 2009 Evaluation Edition

BizTalk Server 2009 is an integration server that provides connectivity, Business Process Management (BPM) and SOA/ESB capabilities. It also includes Business to Business (B2B) integration capabilities and an RFID platform.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=1e545278-0d5b-4bbd-b073-18111ce86995

BizTalk Server 2009 Installation and Upgrade Guides – English

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9c697e02-d1bc-4684-8748-28b3a292d5bf

BizTalk Server 2009 Hyper-V Guide

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0582bc67-0bef-4a0a-99cf-4408a111c4e3

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Application Integration Framework (AIF) BizTalk Adapter Configuration for Data Exchange, Part II

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c06033bb-ba3a-4237-9ab8-d7b77c0439be&displaylang=en

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2009 Technical Overview

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1F839374-17DF-43B9-840E-60C11F20F42B&displaylang=en

SharePoint Technologies

SharePoint Designer 2007

SHAREPOINT DESIGNER 2007 IS NOW FREE! Be sure to watch the video (read more below) to learn more about details and future direction. Office SharePoint Designer 2007 provides the powerful tools you need to deliver compelling and attractive SharePoint sites and quickly build workflow-enabled applications and reporting tools on the SharePoint platform, all in an IT-managed environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=baa3ad86-bfc1-4bd4-9812-d9e710d44f42

Video: SharePoint Designer 2007 (April 2009 Announcement)

Learn more about the changes we announced in April 2009 related to SharePoint Designer 2007

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=901f0335-63da-4e9c-bfbe-4ed22a92d276

SharePoint Server 2007 SDK: Software Development Kit

The Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SDK contains conceptual overviews, “How Do I…?” programming tasks, developer tools, code samples, references, and an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) starter kit to guide you in developing solutions based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=6d94e307-67d9-41ac-b2d6-0074d6286fa9

SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies

The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies is a Web download that provides features for running a report server within a larger deployment of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=58edd0e4-255b-4361-bd1e-e530d5aab78f

Video: SharePoint Designer 2007 (April 2009 Announcement)

Learn more about the changes we announced in April 2009 related to SharePoint Designer 2007

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=901f0335-63da-4e9c-bfbe-4ed22a92d276

SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies

The Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies is a Web download that provides features for running a report server within a larger deployment of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=58edd0e4-255b-4361-bd1e-e530d5aab78f

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services helps your team share and manage information and documents in a Web site.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=ef93e453-75f1-45df-8c6f-4565e8549c2a

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 x64 with Service Pack 2

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services for x64 helps your team share and manage information and documents in a Web site.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=9fb41e51-cb03-4b47-b89a-396786492cba

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK)

The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 software development kit (SDK) contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, samples, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=05e0dd12-8394-402b-8936-a07fe8afaffd

SharePoint Disaster Recovery Advisor Tool Now Available as Freeware!

What does this tool do?

Reads your farm configuration from the database backup or from the live config database, Lists all the servers, databases and services in the farm. Verifies availability of all these components in real time, Verifies and re-creates appropriate SQL Server logins to enable SharePoint services access to the databases, In a DR situation, advises on the psconfig.exe commands needed to provision SharePoint front end, Central Administration, and application servers

http://sharepointforall.com/blogs/team/archive/2009/03/06/sharepoint-disaster-recovery-advisor-tool-now-available-as-freeware.aspx#143

Site Administrator Repository Query Tool

This tool allows you to run simple and quick queries from the Site Administrator repository, which includes information gathered about systems, as well as configuration information on Recovery Manager for SharePoint and Migration tools.

http://sharepointforall.com/media/p/8.aspx

SharePoint PowerShell PowerPack v1 Feb 2009

This download includes 4 PowerPacks.

SharePoint PowerPack - List the SharePoint Webs, folders, and List, and monitor the SharePoint usage.

SharePoint Farm PowerPack - Monitor your SharePoint farm servers, services, web services and web applications

SharePoint Remove Access PowerPack - PowerPack which connects to SharePoint over its webservices

SharePoint Navigator PowerPack - allows you to display the properties of the local farm, get a list of servers running in your farm, list SharePoint services and monitor the status and which services needs upgrade, and list the web services and web applications.

http://sharepointforall.com/media/p/38.aspx

SmartTools for SharePoint

The SmartTools for SharePoint project is a collection of SharePoint extensions to make your life as a SharePoint user, developer or administrator a little bit easier!

http://smarttools.codeplex.com/

Dive in with our latest free training

Download our new training right to your desktop or have your team download it to your SharePoint Server.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA102488011033.aspx

 

Events/Webcasts

SharePoint Technologies

SharePoint Summit 2009
Free of charge
Date: 7 May 2009, 09:30
Location: Middlesex
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: IT Professional
Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032410432

Corporate Project Solutions presents Discover the potential of Microsoft Office SharePoint (MOSS).
Free of charge
Date: 13 May 2009, 14:00
Location: London
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: Business Decision Maker, Business PC User, Business Professional, Developer, Education, Government, IT Professional, Partners, Technology Decision Maker
Products: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Windows, Windows Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032405710

ICS Solutions presents The Secrets of SharePoint Success (in a credit crunch world)
Free of charge
Date: 14 May 2009, 10:00
Location: Reading
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: Architect, Business Decision Maker, Business Professional, Education, Government, IT Professional, Technology Decision Maker
Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Windows Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032403095

ICS Solutions presents Building SOA Composite Applications – See BizTalk and SharePoint in action
Free of charge
Date: 14 May 2009, 14:00
Location: Reading
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: Architect, Business Decision Maker, Business Professional, Education, Government, IT Professional, Technology Decision Maker
Products: Microsoft BackOffice Server, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032404924

BSG Ltd presents Microsoft SharePoint 2007 Masterclass - an introduction to SharePoint 2007
Free of charge
Date: 21 May 2009, 09:15
Location: London
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: Architect, Business Decision Maker, Business Professional, Partners, Technology Decision Maker
Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032408107

ICS Solutions presents The Secrets of SharePoint Success (in a credit crunch world)
Free of charge
Date: 21 May 2009, 10:00
Location: Basingstoke
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: Architect, Business Decision Maker, Business Professional, Education, Government, IT Professional, Technology Decision Maker
Products: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, Windows Server

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032403096

All upcoming Events\Webcasts

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

 

New KB's

Biztalk Server

BizTalk Server Ent 2009 EN: TCP settings that can impact BizTalk Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970406/EN-US

BizTalk Server LOB Adapters 2006: FIX: The BizTalk Adapter for TIBCO EMS does not reconnect to the TIBCO EMS server after the TIBCO EMS server becomes available to reconnect

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961541/EN-US

BizTalk Server Std 2004 EN: FIX: The rules engine tables are not being purged when you use BizTalk Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958211/EN-US

SA for BizTalk SWIFT Std 2.3 EN: FIX: A new feature in BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.3 allows country and currency code validation by referencing the database tables

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954730/EN-US

A BizTalk Service may not start as expected when you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942284/en-us

Summary of operating systems and SQL Server versions supported by different versions of BizTalk Server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926628/en-us

Microsoft BizTalk Server supportability on a virtual machine

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842301/en-us

FIX: You do not see any messages that pass through the ordered send port when you run some message queries in Health and Activity Tracking in BizTalk Server 2006 or in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959315/en-us

FIX: Event IDs 5812, 5743, and 5754 are logged when you use BizTalk Accelerator for HL7 2.0

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961020/en-us

Microsoft Internet information Server

Internet Info Services 7.0 EN: FIX: The IIS 7.0 performance counters stop updating after a Windows Vista system or a Windows Server 2008 system runs continuously for 30 to 45 days

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957448/EN-US

Internet Info Services 7.0 EN: IIS logging for Windows Integrated authentication

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969060/EN-US

Internet Info Services 7.0 EN: Using IISReset.exe to restart Internet Information Services (IIS) results in an error message

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969864/EN-US

Internet Info Services 7.0 EN: TFS2005 Unable to connect to IIS7 after failing to install the Data Protection Manager(DPM) backup utility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970139/EN-US

Internet Info Svr 6 AL: "HTTP Error 404 - File or Directory not found" error message when you request dll or exe files with IIS 6.0

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970140/EN-US

Internet Info Svr 6 AL: Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 responds with an HTTP 200 status to requests handled by ssinc.dll that are appended with an extra URI segment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970268/EN-US

SharePoint Technologies

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Spell Check dictionary defaults to Spanish for some English words

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969727/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: MOSS: The "Modified by" field in workflow always show the Users Account information (DOMAIN\UserAccount), but not the user Preferred Name (User Name Eg. James Smith).

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969730/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: MOSS or WSS 3.0 Modification or redirection of OOB javascript files is not supported

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969733/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Virus scan engine(VSE) does not provide a graceful error message if the file status is 'INFECTED'

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969735/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Exported file will be saved as Reserved.ReportViewerWebPart with extension rather than the actual report name

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970153/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: How to stop the import part on the destination side of a content deployment job when it appears to hang

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970187/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: The "Add users to a SharePoint group" SharePoint Group drop-down is disabled

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970188/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Crawling a Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 list or document library might fail with timeout, or Site Data Web Service "Out of Memory" error in the crawl log, if the list or document library contains several hundred columns

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970196/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Some SharePoint Designer features are not available if Client Integration is disabled on the Web Application

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970197/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Error message with Outlook and SharePoint integration: "This task could not be updated at this time"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970199/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: The variation system failed to pair /Pages/Default.aspx because their Content Types do not match

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970405/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Discard Check-out for Office 2003 does not work as expected

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970417/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: SharePoint Designer: Error message "Error Rendering control" shows up on most of the controls on opening web pages in SharePoint sites in SharePoint Designer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970425/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: The "SharePoint Publishing Editing Mode" Performance Monitor Object is not included in the SharePoint Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970542/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Meta data change in a document library saves the entire document again in the database

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970543/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: The Selection check box for a Slide library disappears when the view is configured as "Group by"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970544/EN-US

Office SharePoint Server 2007 ML: Sharepoint supportability of Read only Domain controllers

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970612/EN-US

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: The "People and Groups" action under the "E-mail Users" option fails due to Internet Explorer Maximum URL length limit

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970152/EN-US

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Error message in WSS 3.0: "The security validation for this page is invalid"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970192/EN-US

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: After you start a workflow on a server that is running SharePoint Services 3.0, you receive an error message that states an error has occurred in the workflow

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970548/EN-US

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