News

SharePoint Technologies

Growing SharePoint Business: Exciting Times for Customers and Partners

It’s an exciting time for SharePoint and our customers. We continue to see double-digital growth for the business, and it’s rewarding to see how customers are using SharePoint to truly change the way they share information and work together. We launched Office 365 (including SharePoint Online) in June, and the uptake has been amazing – just two weeks post-launch, more than 50,000 organizations had already signed up to try the service

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=991

SharePoint Server 2010 Business Intelligence Insights Training

Learn how you can lay a deep foundation for your SharePoint Server 2010 Business Intelligence (BI) Insights skills in this training course.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/hh126809

SharePoint Server 2010 Business Composites Training

Learn how you can lay a deep foundation for your SharePoint Server 2010 Business Composites skills in this training course.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/hh126810

New BI Scenario: Self-Service BI With the HP Business Decision Appliance

Learn how the HP Business Decision Appliance can help your business quickly enable self-service Business Intelligence.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bi/hh428681

MS11-074 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2451858)

This security update resolves five privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint and Windows SharePoint Services. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if a user clicked on a specially crafted URL or visited a specially crafted Web site

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms11-074

DSE Scenario - SharePoint Migration

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/archive/2011/09/21/dse-scenario-sharepoint-migration.aspx

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com/

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Documents

SharePoint Technologies

Updated: Configuring Kerberos authentication for SharePoint 2010 Products

Read this updated white paper (with screenshots) for information that helps you understand the concepts of identity in SharePoint 2010 Products.

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=23176

New BI Scenario: Apply Custom Scorecard Transforms to a PerformancePoint Dashboard

By using custom extensions, you can extend the capabilities of PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2010.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bi/hh428682

Download a guide to creating SharePoint Composites

Use a SharePoint Composite to combine data, documents, and business process in a useful way to rapidly create business solutions with little or no code.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/guide-to-creating-sharepoint-composites-HA102731595.aspx

Estimate performance and capacity requirements for large scale document repositories

Read this article for guidance on performance and capacity planning for large-scale document management solutions in SharePoint Server 2010.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh395916.aspx

Best practices for search in SharePoint Server 2010

This article is one of a series of Best Practices articles for SharePoint Server 2010 and describes the best practices for enterprise search.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc850696.aspx

Best practices for capacity management for SharePoint Server 2010

This article is one of a series of Best Practices articles for SharePoint Server 2010 and describes the best practices for capacity management.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh403882.aspx

Downloads

SharePoint Technologies

None this month

Microsoft Internet Information Server

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.

http://www.iis.net/downloads

Events / Webcasts

SharePoint Technologies

Watch an interactive presentation for an introduction to SharePoint Online for IT pros

On Demand.

Visit the SharePoint Online Administration page on TechNet to view this interactive presentation for an introduction to SharePoint Online for IT pros.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/gg144571

MSDN Webcast: Technical Chat Series on Windows Azure (Part 05): Windows Azure and SharePoint (Level 200)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 8:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032494334&EventCategory=2&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Migrating from Google Apps to Office 365 (Level 200)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 1:00 PM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032494608&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Office 365: Business Utilization of SharePoint Online (Level 200)

Starts: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 10:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032493604&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Overview of SharePoint 2010 as a Business Intelligence Platform

On Demand.

This is a recording from an MSDN Live Meeting broadcast from the Microsoft Belgium office on September 27, 2011.

http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/adebruyn/Overview-of-SharePoint-2010-as-a-Business-Intelligence-Platform

New KB's

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 cumulative update server hotfix package (WSS server-package): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553022

Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553019

You experience performance issues after you install security update 934525 (MS07-059) in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 environment that contains many host-named site collections

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943594

SharePoint Services may not function as expected in the Turkish locale

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

Error message when you try to modify or to delete an alternate access mapping in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: "An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939308

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2493987

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

Description of the Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (coreserver-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2584041

Description of the Office SharePoint Server 2007 cumulative update package (MOSS server-package): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553020

[SDP 3][1033BE70-3EB1-4AD0-A477-C2E7E5D22492]SharePoint 2007 Performance Monitor Wizard

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2608303

Error message when you try to create a new Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web application: "Absolute path information is required"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958448

Information about the Maintenance Plan Wizard in SQL Server 2005 and about tasks that administrators can perform against SharePoint databases

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932744

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Office SharePoint Server 2010 (osrchwfe): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2494022

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Office SharePoint Server 2007: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553001

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Office SharePoint Server 2007 (dlc): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553003

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (coreserver.msp): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2508964

SharePoint Designer 2007

None this month.

SharePoint Server 2010

Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (Wasrvwfe-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553046

Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (Ifswfe-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553042

Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (Dlc-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553038

Description of the PerformancePoint Services for SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (Ppsmawfe-x-none.msp, Ppsmamui-xx-xx.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553045

You cannot filter or sort data in a PivotTable that contains a named set that is above a hierarchy on a SharePoint site that is running Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982705

Cannot press ENTER to expand or to collapse a PivotTable in an Excel workbook that is saved on a SharePoint site that is running Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982706

Cannot change the value of a cell that contains an array formula in a workbook that is saved to a SharePoint site that is running Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982707

SharePoint 2010: When inline editing is enabled on a view, duplicate items can be created if the page is refreshed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2600186

Mssearch.exe stops responding when you perform a search in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553109

You receive an error message when you try to use Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 to open a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Web site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981223

A theme may not be applied when you click the Preview theme button in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981234

Any field whose name starts with the "Workflow" string in a SharePoint Server 2010 Web site is ignored when you export the Web site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981860

A new user group is created unexpectedly on a target SharePoint Server 2010 site collection after you rename a group and perform an incremental content deployment operation on the source site collection

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981861

"Forms Server 2010 cannot be upgraded to this product" error message when you upgrade Office Forms Server 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981911

"Action could not be found using criteria" error messages in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982264

You cannot copy sites in the Site Managers page if you are not a site collection administrator in SharePoint Foundation 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982359

The “What's New” Web Part property does not have list integration settings when you upgrade from a GroupBoard Workspace 2007 site to a SharePoint Server 2010 site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982578

An unexpected error occurs when you try to upload a file that has a long file name to a picture library in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982588

The Excel Mobile Viewer is not enabled in some BI site templates in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982776

InfoPath Form Web Part page stops responding when you try to use a control on the Web Part on a page of a SharePoint 2010-hosted Web site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982246

Error message when you run a data connection to a Web service on a SharePoint server in an InfoPath 2010 form: "401 - Unauthorized"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982253

Exception is logged when you create a hub site collection in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553016

A log is not generated when the Managed Metadata Service is restored in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553015

MS11-072: Description of the security update for Excel Services in SharePoint Server 2010: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553094

A custom operation that you create for the Stsadm.exe utility in SharePoint Server 2010 or in SharePoint Foundation 2010 is not enumerated

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979507

You receive two identical results when you search for a user by using the People scope in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979515

A Web Part that is configured to refresh automatically on a SharePoint Foundation 2010 Web page never finishes refreshing

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979632

You receive one or more error messages when you try to edit a document in a SharePoint 2010 document library in the Firefox browser

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979634

You cannot add a Web Part that is in a sandboxed solution to a SharePoint Foundation 2010 page

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979636

Error message when a List Web Part uses connections to consume data from multiple other Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2010: "An unexpected error has occurred"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979637

The contents of the cells in the header row and in the first column are bold and centered automatically in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979638

Error message when you create and then deploy a list, a library, or a folder that is named "Forms" on your deployment source in SharePoint Server 2010: "Error: An unexpected error has occurred"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980516

Error message when you try to take an external list offline after you uninstall and then reinstall SharePoint Server 2010: "Failed to obtain signing certificate"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981224

A content page update notification e-mail message to the content page owner contains an incorrect hyperlink when the SharePoint site uses alternate access mapping on a server that is running SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981225

Document conversions do not work after you perform an in-place upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981233

"404 not found" error message when you use a publishing site on Internet-facing sites in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981235

You cannot retrieve SharePoint 2010 content after you install Remote BLOB Storage on some Web Front End servers in a server farm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981244

You cannot upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 on a server farm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981495

"Visio Services was unable to load this diagram" error message when a user tries to view the Status page of a workflow on a SharePoint site that is running Visio Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982702

MS11-074: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 (wosrv): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2566960

MS11-074: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 (ppsmamui): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2566958

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2566456

MS11-074: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 (dlc): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2566954

MS11-074: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 (osrv): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2560885

The sort order of a report may be different in Access 2010 than when the report is opened in a web browser on a server that is running Access Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982783

The Print option is missing in a Safari or Firefox web browser when you try to print an Access 2010 report on a SharePoint site that is running Access Services in SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982784

PerformancePoint 2010 Dashboard Designer crashes when the Dashboarddesigner.exe.config file is deleted from a client computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981692

SharePoint 2010: Activity feed generation uses UTC instead of local time

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2600743

Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 cumulative update package (SharePoint server-package): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553048

Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (Osrchwfe-x-none.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553037

Administrative Timer Jobs not running after upgrade

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2616609

SharePoint Server Foundation 2010

Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2010 hotfix package (Wssmui-xx-xx.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553117

Troubleshooting resources for issues that you may encounter when you upgrade to SharePoint Server 2010 or to SharePoint Foundation 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980328

A wiki page that has content on a SharePoint 2010 site is wider than the browser window when you view the page in Internet Explorer 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981227

Error message when you try to uninstall SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010: "Microsoft SharePoint 2010 uninstall did not complete successfully"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981228

An exception is thrown when you run the SPDatabaseServerDiagnosticsPerformanceCounterProvider class after you set up an SQL aliasing

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981230

Error message when you click the "Back" button in your Web browser after you restore a farm on a server that is running SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010: "System.NullReferenceException"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981232

On SharePoint Server 2010, the Performance Counters - Database Servers job does not run, and you receive an error: "The network path was not found"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981243

Error message when you try to upgrade a server farm to SharePoint Foundation 2010 or to SharePoint Server 2010: "This upgrade session has been stopped"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981487

"Binding Ports" error message when you try to rerun Psconfig.exe to install FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981491

The port binding information in Internet Information Services (IIS) does not change when you use the “Set-SPWebApplication” cmdlet to change the port binding information in a SharePoint Server 2010 site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981492

"Invalid token for impersonation - it cannot be duplicated" error message in SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982262

You receive a System.NullReferenceException exception when you try to browse an IIS Web site that a SharePoint 2010 Web application extends to

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979503

The <Type> field in the <Receiver> tag no longer contains a number in a SharePoint solution package

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979508

Error message when you install a SharePoint Foundation 2010 language pack: "This language pack is not compatible with the currently installed SharePoint Products"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979509

You receive a blank page when you visit a SharePoint Server 2010 Web site from the server that is hosting the Web site

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979512

Error message when you try to uninstall SharePoint Foundation 2010: "Return code: 8"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979513

The paste functionality does not work in a SharePoint Foundation 2010 Web site that is opened in the Safari browser

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979633

The No border function does not work in a SharePoint Foundation 2010 page

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979635

When you use the “Open” dialog box in an Office client application to open files by connecting to a SharePoint Server 2010 document library, no files are displayed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980538

Error message when you add a user into a Farm Administrators group in SharePoint Foundation 2010 or in SharePoint Server 2010: "An unexpected error has occurred"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981229

You cannot open a database in the SharePoint Management console of SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010 even though you are a farm administrator who has full administrator rights

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981490

You cannot save a document in a SharePoint 2010 document library when the document library contains a required Business data field

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981688

MS11-074: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint could allow elevation of privilege: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2451858

MS11-074: Description of the security update for SharePoint Server 2010 (pplwfe): September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2560890

MS11-074: Description of the security update for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2494001

SharePoint 2010: New discussion board list view runs into exception: Attempted to use an object that has ceased to exist

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2575303

Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2010 cumulative update package (SharePoint Foundation server-package): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553050

SharePoint Designer 2010

Description of the SharePoint Designer 2010 hotfix package (Spd-x-none.msp, Spdintl-xx-xx.msp): August 30, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553041

Web Parts are left-aligned on a Publishing Site page for a language that is read from right to left

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980539

Saving changes to an external content type in SharePoint Designer 2010 may result in the loss of custom properties and values

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982275

You cannot edit an External Content Type update method after you specify an Enum type value as the default value of an input parameter in the External Content Type Update method in Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983056

After you edit an External list page in SharePoint Designer 2010, an InfoPath Form Web Part does not display

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982244

All resource data for a slice is deleted when you save changes to an external content type (ECT) in SharePoint Designer 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981226

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TRM contributor this month was David Little.