Archive for the SharePoint 2010 Category

InfoPath 2010 New Form from SharePoint List Template requires InfoPath Forms Services

Have you wondered about InfoPath 2010 compatability with SharePoint 2010 Foundation? I was Reading Comparing SharePoint List and Form Library Forms and decided to try out the SharePoint List Template for new InfoPath forms. When I attempted to publish it to http://tomresing.com, a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, I received the above error. InfoPath Forms Services is a feature of SharePoint Server 2010 with Enterprise Client Access Licenses. You can see the fullEditions Comparison on SharePoint.microsoft.com Screen clipping taken: 10/8/2010 11:24 AM      

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Best Practices Conference Follow Up August 2010

MCM Keynote – I talked on Business Connectivity Services I returned early to San Antonio from DC, but I really enjoyed the SharePoint Best Practices Conference while I was there. The keynote “What Microsoft Certified Masters think about SharePoint 2010” increased awareness of the MCM program. I received a lot of questions from attendees who are interested in pursuing the certification. There is a nice write up on the keynote by John Anderson on the Bamboo Community Site. Thanks Mom!

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What is Limited Access? And how do I remove it?

Update 8/6/2014: 2 new links: A warning on removing limited access and another “What is Limited Access” post. Do you ever forget things that you’ve learned before? I do. Case in point, last week I was looking at a page similar to this: begging the question at the top of the post. The above snip of a SharePoint 2010 site gives me almost no clue what that permission level, Limited Access, might mean. In my case, it was a SharePoint

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Import VSeWSS Projects to Visual Studio 2010

Yesterday, Paul Andrew announced availability of the VSeWSS import tool from MSDN. This tool compiles on machines running Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 and have the SharePoint 2010 SDK installed. If you are developing in SharePoint 2007 today, this tool can be an important step in your eventual upgrade to 2010. Personally, knowing I can develop with the Visual Studio Enhancements for Windows SharePoint Services today and import directly to VS2010 and SharePoint 2010 tomorrow gives me a feeling

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PowerShell SharePoint Features Comparison

One example of how PowerShell can help you in your SharePoint migration and upgrade tasks is directory comparison. I’ve used many tools for directory comparison before, but this is hands down the easiest when PowerShell is already installed. In three lines, you have a list of Features installed on one web front end but not the other. PowerShell Basics The solution is based on two out of the box PowerShell commands and one PowerShell principle. Dir command – lists the

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SharePoint 2010 RTM Install Notes

Now that SharePoint 2010 has been released, who isn’t excited to get their hands dirty trying it out? Follow Joel Oleson’s download links to try it out like I did. After grabbing the bits from MSDN a little over 2 days ago, I have a fully functional 2010 RTM Farm to explore today! Central Admin Configuration Wizards? For me, the fun started with the Initial Farm Configuration Wizard. Sharepointdevwiki.com has screenshots of every step from the beta and not much

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My BDC Tool Recommendation: BDC Meta Man

For serious SharePoint 2007 Business Data Catalog application work, there is really only one competitive tool available, BDC Meta Man from Lightning Tools. If you’ve attended one of my user group or SharePoint Saturday presentations on the BDC, you’ve heard the same. However, I was reminded I hadn’t published this on my blog until I received the following question from a co-worker. See more details on my recommendation in the Answer and a link to a great BDC walkthrough with

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SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine Downloads from Microsoft

If you haven’t already grabbed the new SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine images from Microsoft’s downloads, read Barb Mosher’s Get SharePoint 2010 Up and Running with VM from Microsoft Barb writes an excellent summary of each VM’s purpose and how you can leverage these pre-configured systems to jump start your SharePoint 2010 learning. The two beta vm’s are available in 700MB chunks in RAR format from public MSDN and are free for evaluation and demonstration. Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit with

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A SharePoint 2010 Install Experience

My friend and Co-worker, Rich Olivieri shares his experience with the new beta of SharePoint 2010 below. -Tom   ———————————————————–   My Approach to SharePoint 2010 beta Development Rich Olivieri, rolivieri@microlinkllc.com This weekend, I finally got a chance to go to the mattresses and build out my SharePoint 2010 development environment. I have come away victorious, but it was a bloody fight. My approach was to create a throw away environment which would last until the initial release of SharePoint

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