Archive for August, 2010

Limiting People Picker Scope in SharePoint

August 30 2010 6 comments

There are many cases where you do not want the people picker to show all users in your Active Directory or LDAP user store. For example if you have separate web applications in the same farm for intranet and extranet, you do not want the extranet users to appear in the intranet’s people picker. This is only one layer in…

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Extending CreatePublishingPageDialog Class with a Modified File Already Exists Validation Logic

August 23 2010 19 comments

There a few nasty problem in SharePoint 2010′s default create publishing page dialog. One of the problems is that you cannot specify a file name or that SharePoint doesn’t automatically create a new filename if one with the same title already exists. Juha talked about this problem earlier, and he asked me to define my approach to create…

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August 2010 Tidbits

August 17 2010 One comment

Greetings from the SharePoint Blues big band! Almost everyone is back from their summer holidays and working with exciting SharePoint 2010 projects. We have also big plans for the blog, planning to provide a refreshed blog UI, new writers and new topics during the autumn. Meanwhile, as Marvin Gaye once asked, what’s going on?

In June we…

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First Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 Published

August 9 2010 4 comments

The first cumulative update (“June 2010 CU”) for SharePoint 2010 has been released as blogged by Stefan Goßner.

It seems that Microsoft still follows the 2007 CU model – the CU is composed of several packages. I would have also expected CUs to be distributed as official updates, but at least the June 2010 CU is still just…

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