Web collaboration consultant, public speaker and Microsoft Press Author. @resing on twitter

Monthly archive for March 2011

Don’t Miss SharePoint Saturday San Antonio April 2nd

SharePoint Saturday is coming to San Antonio for the second time this Saturday, April 2nd. We’ve already gotten 150 RSVPs and why not? We’ve had a tremendous response from sponsors and speakers. I’ve put some highlights in the slides below and a map to the event below that. Personally, I don’t know what I’m more excited about: The keynote and breakout session from MSDN Regional Director Vishwas Lele covering the future of SharePoint integration with the cloud services from Microsoft. […]

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Test-spcontentdb plus get-spfeature plus Excel for upgrading help

If you’ve run the new PowerShell command test-SPContentDB as part of upgrade testing from SharePoint 2007 to 2010, you’ve probably seen something like this: Category : MissingFeature Error : True UpgradeBlocking : False Message : Database [_WSS_Content] has reference(s) to a missing fea ture: Id = [43cf51d0-d93e-46d7-9d67-07549c1f89e6]. Remedy : The feature with Id 43cf51d0-d93e-46d7-9d67-07549c1f89e6 is r eferenced in the database [_WSS_Content], but is not inst alled on the current farm. The missing feature may cause upgr ade to fail. Please […]

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SharePoint Overflow 2.0 needs 70 more commitments

To date, more than 2700 questions about SharePoint have been answered on SharePointOverflow.com. But the site may not last. The host, StackExchange has given an get up or get out order. In order to keep SharePointOverflow alive, the site must convert to StackExchange 2.0. In order to convert, the community needs around 70 more volunteers to register at Area51.StackExchange.com and commit to the SharePoint Overflow proposal Update 3/10/2011: Don’t forget to build up your reputation on StackOverflow.com, ServerFault.com, SuperUser.com or […]

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Do you have SharePoint PowerShell to SharePoint API translations in your tool belt?

An Old SharePoint API Confusion If you hadn’t seen it before and someone told you there was .Net SharePoint Framework object called SPSite what would you think it was for? It’s commonly used object in SharePoint C# code, and you might think it would represent a SharePoint Site. But it’s not quite that. An SPSite is really a collection of sites. In end user and administration documentation, a collection of sites is commonly referred to as a Site Collection. It’s […]

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