News

Biztalk Server

Case Studies

Gol Airlines - Brazilian Airline Automates Web Content Management, Drives Agility, and Reduces Costs
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000004966

City of Zoetermeer - Municipality Uses CRM Technology to Improve Service to Citizens and Businesses
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000004973

Leumi Card - Credit Card Issuer Uses Technical Experts to Guide Critical Application Development
http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000004843

Microsoft announces new BizTalk Server 2009 SKUs for partners
http://blogs.msdn.com/biztalk_server_team_blog/archive/2009/07/14/microsoft-announces-new-biztalk-server-2009-skus-for-partners.aspx

MMC Snap-In available for MessageBoxViewer tool
http://blogs.technet.com/jpierauc/archive/2009/07/15/mmc-snap-in-for-mbv-available-here.aspx

BizTalk Azure Adapters on Codeplex
http://seroter.wordpress.com/2009/07/22/biztalk-azure-adapters-on-codeplex/

Microsoft Internet Information Server

URL Rewrite Module 2.0 for IIS 7 – Beta

Today IIS team has released the URL Rewrite Module 2.0 for IIS 7 – Beta. This is an incremental release that includes all the features from version 1.1, and adds support for outbound response rewriting. More specifically, it can be used to: Replace...

http://blogs.iis.net/ruslany/archive/2009/07/16/url-rewrite-module-2-0-for-iis-7-beta.aspx

Getting both FastCGI module and AppPool CPULimit to work

FastCGI module available in IIS 7.0 did not work when CPULimit for the application pool was enabled. This was because when CPULimit feature was enabled WAS uses job objects to track CPU usage of worker processes. WAS keeps a job object for each application...

http://blogs.iis.net/ksingla/archive/2009/07/02/getting-both-fastcgi-module-and-apppool-cpulimit-to-work.aspx

FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS 5.1 – RC

Today IIS team has released the FastCGI Extension 1.5 for IIS 6.0 and IIS 5.1 – Release Candidate. This version is based on FastCGI Extension 1.0 and it adds several important improvements and features. The release is believed to have a quality...

http://blogs.iis.net/ruslany/archive/2009/06/24/fastcgi-extension-1-5-for-iis-6-0-and-iis-5-1-rc.aspx

SharePoint Technologies

Microsoft Office for Mac SP2: New Document Connection for SharePoint

Learn more about MacOffice SP2.

2009-07-20: Microsoft PressPass

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/jul09/07-20MacOfficeSP2PR.mspx

SharePoint 2010: Developer and IT Professional Outtakes

July 16, 2009: CMS Wire

Second in the two part analysis of the SharePoint 2010 previews, this one looking at whats new for Developers and IT Professionals

http://www.cmswire.com/cms/enterprise-20/sharepoint-2010-developer-and-it-professional-outtakes-005057.php


SharePoint 2010, A Business Collaboration Platform

Microsoft gives us a bird's eye view into what SharePoint 2010 is really going to look and behave like. Time to take a little tour.

July 15, 2009: CMS Wire

http://www.cmswire.com/cms/enterprise-20/sharepoint-2010-a-business-collaboration-platform-005042.php


Microsoft Begins Detailing SharePoint 2010

The next version of the hot-selling collaboration and content management platform will add a host of user features as well as improved IT management capabilities.

July 15, 2009: Information Week

http://www.informationweek.com/news/windows/operatingsystems/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=218500775&subSection=News


Microsoft Office 2010 Starts Ascension to the Cloud

Microsoft’s saunter toward providing all of its Office software online continues this week with a preview of its Office 2010 software.

July 13, 2009: New York Times
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/13/microsoft-office-2010-starts-ascension-to-the-cloud/

Service Pack 2 Update

The public update for SharePoint Service Pack 2 expiration issue is now available for download.

June 26, 2009: Microsoft

http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/06/25/service-pack-2-update.aspx

Downloads

Microsoft Internet Information Server

Bing API Web Page Error Toolkit

Re-architected to maximize deployment ease and minimize impact on your server

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=deca3e03-4f93-46d1-affc-493c0e02eb63

IIS DownloadCENTER

This is your single source for finding Microsoft Internet Information Services tools, samples, extensions, filters and modules created by Microsoft and the IIS community.  Read more about the Microsoft Extensions.

http://www.iis.net/downloads

SharePoint Technologies

Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 3
Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 3 helps business protect their Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 collaboration environments by eliminating documents containing malicious code, confidential information, and inappropriate content.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e06453b8-b2dd-4177-969c-2f89aa841e11

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Technical Library in Compiled Help format
Downloadable CHM version of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 content on TechNet.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c9d6c8c5-8a62-4961-8c1b-df08b667b1c4

Microsoft Office Protocol Documentation
The Office protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in the Microsoft Office system.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e7a23d42-0835-440f-9400-badfe9672b21

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

Creating mashups in SharePoint 2007: Recruiting scenario

How to create a mashup using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2007. This particular scenario uses SharePoint, and Bing Maps (Virtual Earth) and illustrates the use of JQuery in SharePoint.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3f9954a7-41fb-474f-949b-a8d455c4bd59

Events/Webcasts

SharePoint Technologies

Momentum Webcast: Leveraging Windows SharePoint Services and BizTalk Server (Level 100)  

Are you interested in turbo-charging your business processes with the combined power of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006, Windows SharePoint Services, and Microsoft Office InfoPath? If so, please join us for this webcast to discover proven strategies to help you: Design, configure, and monitor a wide array of business processes. Create systems that empower your organization to be far more responsive. Enable InfoPath forms that contain more accurate information in different formats, saving time for you and your information workers. Get more out of Windows SharePoint Services by integrating promoted properties and columns, custom views, and more. Boost overall system performance with BizTalk files that automatically read and write to SharePoint document libraries, all using out-of-the-box functionality.                  

Presenters: Bill Tsai, Partner Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation and Rob Jackson, Partner Technology Specialist, Microsoft Corporation    

Date: 8 August 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration:60 Minutes
Location: Webcast

Audience:  Technology Decision Maker
Products: Biztalk and  Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032422424&culture=en-US

All upcoming Events\Webcasts

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

Biztalk Server

BizTalk Server 2009 Virtual Labs

http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/msdnbpi.aspx?tab=virtuallabs

New KB's

Biztalk Server

Enabling tracking on an MLLP receive port or BTAHL72XReceivePipeline fails to save the inbound message

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=971924

FIX: BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.1 support for the MT202COV and MT205COV message types of the SWIFT 2009 Standard

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=971997

FIX: A BizTalk host instance stops and an Event ID 5410 is logged in the Application log in BizTalk Server 2006

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=972196

FIX: BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.3 support for the MT202COV and MT205COV message types of the SWIFT 2009 Standard

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=971996

FIX: Unused subscription predicates are not purged from the NotEqualsPredicates table of the BizTalkMsgBoxDB database in BizTalk Server 2006

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=967931

FIX: The EDIMessageContent table is not purged correctly when DTA Archive and Purge job is run in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=961330

Batched EDI messages that are sent from the EdiSend pipeline are not saved for Health and Activity Tracking (HAT) in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=961163

FIX: MT540 messages that have incorrect ISO country codes in field 95C are not rejected when you use BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.1, BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 2.3, or BizTalk Accelerator for SWIFT 3.0 together with Message Pack 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=972827

Fix: In BizTalk Server 2006 R2, you cannot build a BizTalk Server project if the project refers to a schema and the first part of the schema namespace is a substring of the project namespace

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=972849

FIX: Messaging properties are not tracked for some messages in an interchange in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=970856

FIX: A Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) activity does not track the first message of a batch in BizTalk Server 2006 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=967765

FIX: Microsoft BizTalk 2009 Accelerator for SWIFT now supports message types MT202COV and MT205COV to meet the SWIFT 2009 Standards Release Guide

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=971999

SharePoint Technologies

You cannot view a forms-based authentication Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site if you have Office Live Update 1.2 for Microsoft Office Live Workspace installed
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972535/EN-US

The Advanced Search page returns no results when the Search Center is running under the Vietnamese regional setting in Office SharePoint Server 2007
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972539/EN-US

An index corruption occurs when you crawl the content sources on a Windows Server 2008-based computer or a Windows 7-based computer that is running Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Office SharePoint Server 2007, and a power outage occurs on the computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970307/EN-US

Description of the SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update Server Hotfix Package (MOSS server-package)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971537/EN-US

The lookup columns in a SharePoint list return empty fields when the list item count exceeds one thousand items in a Windows SharePoint Service 3.0 site
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971025/EN-US