MOSS SP1 Install Notes

I thought I should create this blog as I am going along because I usually forget some critical item that gubs my server if I try it again Jeff Holliday has posted on what has changes with a plethora of links to relevant content. make sure you read the pre-requisites for the SharePoint updates from […]

Proxy server settings for SharePoint 2007

Well this was fun… All the examples of how to connect through a proxy from SharePoint are missing a crucial piece of information! <> <defaultProxy> <proxy usesystemdefault = “false” proxyaddress=”http://proxyservername” bypassonlocal=”true” /> </defaultProxy> </>   This is the accepted route, with an exception to e added to the proxy to use anonymous authentication… But is […]

Team Foundation Server Error TF30177: Team Project Creation Failed – Part 2

If you are trying to get team server to talk to another Sharepoint farm this is something to watch out for. I fell into this one myself, and now my American colleagues have hot the same problem (I have changed things like server, account and company names to protect the, erm, servers?). The key things […]


I have just been made aware of a new (‘ish) service. It allows you to verify the identity of those users you interact with online. This is a very usefully service for any online site or community where users are under 18, but is there any value for those of us that are not? Would […]

SharePoint 3.0 TFS Sub-Site creation error.

As you will know from my previous post I have been trying to get TFS to create sub sites in SharePoint 3.0. I now have the hotfix specified by Brian Keller for my Team Explorer client that allows me to communicate with WSS3.0, but I am still having a problem with my sub site attempts! Hey […]