SharePoint 2010 – Convert your Standard licence to Enterprise licence

As you may already know, you can install SharePoint Server 2010 (not Foundation) with a Standard licence, which enables some features. Then, when you discover that you need more or want to enable ​the Enterprise Features (such as Form Server), you can go to the Central Administration and then enter the new product key to enable Enterprise features. The following is really interesting. If you want to enter a new product…

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Exchange / ForeFront UAG – Publishing Exchange 2010 with UAG

to continue my series about publishing internal resources with ForeFront UAG, here is a post about publishing Exchange 2010 – more specifically publishing Exchange Autodiscover and Exchange Web Services. This has been already covered by Microsoft through TechNet and a White Paper BUT details provided are not true or not complete. Indeed, if you follow the steps detailed on the White Paper Autodiscover and EWS will not work correctly. If…

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ForeFront – FEP 2010 manual installation and settings

ForeFront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now easier to install manually and provide some additional settings to manage performance and quarantine. Manual installation To install FEP, locate on the client directory for your processor (x86 or x64). Execute the installation program FEPInstall.exe and follow the wizard. After accepting the EULA, you have to choose if you want to join the Customer Improvement Program or not; this program is sending usage data…

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ForeFront Endpoint Protection 2010 is available

After a long wait, the next version of Microsoft ForeFront Client Security, now called ForeFront Endpoint Protection 2010, is finally available.   You can download it from your TechNet/MSDN subscription or try with the evaluation version available here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/ff182914.aspx A first improvement, you can install it with an executable, no more need to run a command line as it was required with FCS .   The server part is now…

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Office 365 – SharePoint Online Administration Guide in Office 365 Beta for enterprises

As Office 365, the next Microsoft Online Services version, is currently in beta, you can already have some documentation about the management of this online solution. The following link is providing administrator guidance for SharePoint 2010 Online. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg132908.aspx Enjoy

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SharePoint – Consume Service Application from other farm

One of the feature updated in SharePoint 2010 is the way how to implement and consume shared service (SAA) from other SharePoint farm. The first thing is to have one SharePoint farm installed and configured, with at least one SAA provisioned. Be careful, all SAA are not eligible for remote use. Next, you have to create a second SharePoint farm. Allow SAA to be consume from other farm First thing…

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SharePoint – August cumulative update and search results from anonymous web site (follow up)

Following my previous post about this issue (http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=162), the script provided by the Microsoft Support has been updated and works fine.   [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.SharePoint") $siteUrl = "<site collection URL>";$site = New-Object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite($siteurl);$web = $site.OpenWeb(); $enumPerms = [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPBasePermissions]; Write-Host $web.AnonymousPermMask64;$web.AnonymousPermMask64 = $enumPerms::ViewListItems -bor $enumPerms::ViewVersions -bor $enumPerms::ViewFormPages -bor $enumPerms::Open -bor $enumPerms::ViewPages -bor $enumPerms::UseClientIntegration -bor $enumPerms::OpenItems$web.Update();Write-Host $web.AnonymousPermMask64; $web.Dispose();$site.Dispose(); ​​ You have to run this script for each site collection which has anonymous access enabled

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Conference – Microsoft Techdays 2011 – One session confirmed

Today, I had a confirmation: one of my proposed session for the next Microsoft TechDays – from 8th to 10th Februay 2011, has been confirmed More details about this conference and my session(s ?) soon. Hope to see you at the TechDays 2011

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SharePoint – Allow RSS feed through UAG

I already explained in earlier post how to publish SharePoint sites through UAG (from 2007 to 2010 and Extranet/Internet site). However, there was still an issue with SharePoint blog published through UAG (but this can be applied to any SharePoint site which have RSS Feeds enabled). Indeed, RSS feeds were not successfully managed by UAG and so were not published. To allow RSS Feeds to pass through UAG (as other…

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Lync – Office integration

The Lync client is fully integrated with Office client; at least with Office 2010, like in my case. If you are working on a document, or reviewing it, in a collaborative mode, you may want to share quickly the update you’re doing. To do this using Lync, go to the Revision tab and click on one of the Lync icon Share now to start an application sharing Send by IM…

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SharePoint – August cumulative update and search results from anonymous web site

UPDATE – 05/12/2010 Executing this script is granting permission to anonymous user to collaborate – ie adding content on SharePoint sites. Be careful with it   As explained on my previous post, the SharePoint August Cumulative update is disturbing search results from anonymous SharePoint sites. Here is an update, while Microsoft Support is still investigating: the issue is coming from the SPWeb.AnonymousPermMask64 attribut which defines anonymous permissions. The support engineer…

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SharePoint – Search results not complete with August CU

Following a previous post regarding issue with SharePoint synchronization profile (the case is still in progress ), there is another trouble with the August CU. When you have public web site indexed with the SharePoint search engine (or also with Fast for SharePoint), some content are not returned as result; it seems this apply only on Office document. When you log on to the Search web site, the missing content…

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Exchange – Publish POP/IMAP settings on OWA

With Exchange 2010, users are able to get POP and IMAP settings from OWA.   But to provide these information, you have to publish it. To publish POP/IMAP settings on OWA, you have to run the following Exchange CMDLets: get-receiveconnector set-popsettings –ExternalConnectionSettings “<POP address>:110:TLS” set-receiveconnector –identity “<SMTP client settings>” -AdvertiseClientSettings:$true Where <POP address> has to be replaced by your public POP settings (such as pop.microsoft.com) and <SMTP client settings> has…

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SharePoint 2010 – User profile – event id 1004 and 1001

The following is a known issue with SharePoint 2010, since it has been released as RTM. However, there is no ‘real’ solution neither explanation on why this is happening. Here is solution, but not an explanation . First, the issue: The following events are logged on the application event log: Log Name:      Application Source:        MsiInstaller Date:          26/11/2010 14:41:43 Event ID:      1004 Task Category: None Level:         Warning Keywords:      Classic User:          NETWORK…

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Office 365 – IM federation

The next version of Microsoft Online, called Office 365, is offering mail, IM and collaboration services based on Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Lync. If you want to use IM federation, with partners and/or public IM services, you had to enable it. By default IM federation is disabled on Office 365. To enable IM Federation, log on to the Office 365 portal with an administrator account and go the administration…

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