Posts Tagged “installation”

Disconnecting a SharePoint Server from a Farm When the Config Database Is Missing

May 31 2010 No comments yet

[edit: I forgot to save after updating the post with the relevant registry path. Apologies.]

Last weekend I was tasked with installing a cumulative update on two SharePoint servers and then joining them to two different farms. Pretty basic stuff, except for one thing: the servers were configured to be connected to two older farms, but the old farms were…

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Upgrade Path from SharePoint 2010 Beta/RC to RTM is Blocked

February 17 2010 15 comments

In the installation notice of SharePoint 2010 public beta, it was mentioned that:

“This beta is not supported and you CANNOT upgrade the installation to RTM when it’s released.”

It was later clarified in more detail in a TechNet blog article by Steve Chen. The upgrade paths and the content database attach methods from pre-RTM to RTM will be prevented by technical means. Apparently Microsoft…

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MOSS Installation Pitfalls

January 31 2010 One comment

The Office SharePoint Server 2007 administrators now have three years of experience in installing MOSS in various environments. I thought to gather here all the common errors faced in MOSS installation process. Most of these are now luckily documented in MS KB articles. This was not case a year or two ago.

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