Archive for the “Configuration and Administration” Category

How to Configure Crawl for Anonymous SharePoint 2010 Site

February 25 2011 45 comments

Are You getting errors like described in Mikes blog? Well atleast I did, and here is one way to fix it.

First of all, you need to have a web application with only anonymous access enabled. You can have it extended to another zone, with windows authentication , to make it available for editing. Here is…

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SharePoint 2010 Dynamic Compilation of .aspx and .ascx Files with .NET 3.5

September 23 2010 11 comments

What’s the problem?

One of our colleagues, Petri, had a problem with using extension methods in his Visual Web Parts user control (.ascx file). He had developed some extension methods and tried to use them in user control:

<%= DateTime.Now.SomeExtensionMethod() %>

And all he got was this error:

Compiler Error

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Changing The Name of The People Search Scope – Impossible?

September 21 2010 6 comments

Recently I investigated the following: A SharePoint 2010 site collection created with Finnish language pack and the default search scopes (“All Sites” and “People”) defined in the Search Service Application. The site collection has a search center created with Enterprise Search Center template. As the site is in Finnish, the customer would like the search scopes to be in Finnish…

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SharePoint Security and Permission System Overview

September 1 2010 425 comments

SharePoint Permission and Security Mechanisms

From time to time, our customers ask us about how SharePoint security and permission features work, and how should they be utilized. In this post we try to walk through the basic permission and security features of SharePoint. This post is not intended to be a complete description of every security and permission related feature in SharePoint,…

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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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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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