Another day another Codeplex Project

I have been using the Useful Sharepoint Designer Custom Workflow Activities project on CodePlex to augment the capabilities of SharePoint Designer to add such features as “Start another workflow” which […]

Major deadline

 Well the faeces hit the fan at work today…let me explain… We have a completely unmanaged Sharepoint Portal server at work. It was installed in early 2004 and has been […]

Waffling on SharePoint…

Documentation, documentation and more documentation.. The life blood of IT. The only problem being that it is very difficult for a technically minded individual such as myself to write documentation […]

Setting up SharePoint for the Enterprise

I currently have the task of setting up SharePoint Portal for my company. But here is the kicker, they have users in almost every country in the world, so how […]

Installing MOSS 2007 from scratch

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I am having occasion to rebuild my Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) development server. In fact, I killed it by adding a Business Data Catalog (BDC) that pointed to a […]

Kerberos and SharePoint 2007

If you want to use Kerberos authentication and not NTLM with SharePoint then there are some extra tasks that you need to get someone with Domain Admin privileges to perform. […]

Connecting to SQL Server using DNS update

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OK, I now have the additional SPN’s added to AD that I mentioned in my post and a listing returns: C:>setspn [servername]Registered ServicePrincipalNames for CN=[servername],OU=Member Servers,DC=[domain],DC=biz:    MSSQLSvc/spdata.ep-dev.[domain].biz:1422    MSSQLSvc/spdata.ep-dev.[domain].biz:1433    MSSQLSvc/[servername].[domain].biz:1422    MSSQLSvc/[servername].[domain].biz:1433    […]

Connecting to SQL Server using DNS

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If you want to connect to a SQL server using DNS you will need to have both the “SQL Server Browser” service and an SPN setup in your domain to […]