Conference – Don’t forget the coming Quest IT Performance day as well as the next Club SharePoint meeting

Don’t forget to come to the Quest IT Performance day to discuss and meet IT expert and Quest representative This is always a good day. Go to http://www.performanceit2010.com/ for agenda and registration (it’s free) for June 1st. In the mean time, check out the coming Club SharePoint meeting hold at Microsoft Conference Center on June 7, during the afternoon.http://clubmoss2007.org/

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SharePoint – Office – Broadcast a PowerPoint presentation

Coming with SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Application, you have the ability to broadcast a PowerPoint presentation. To be able to use this broadcasting functionality, you have to use PowerPoint 2010. If you don’t have yet deployed and configured SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Application, you can use the Microsoft service. Broadcasting using Microsoft service Launch PowerPoint 2010 to create or reuse an existing presentation. Once you are ready to…

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Office – Office 2010 Mobile upgrade available on MarketPlace

Microsoft has released a free upgrade to Office Mobile after the release of the main product Go to https://marketplace.windowsphone.com/details.aspx?appId=3c5f7fc0-313e-4518-8786-e13ca4873815&retURL=/categories.aspx?categoryId=51523&wa=wsignin1.0 for the upgrade As part of this release, you will find SharePoint Workspace Mobile which will provide the same functionalities than the client version.

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SharePoint 2010 – Social networking with Outlook 2010 – Contacts automatically created based on colleagues information

As you know, one of the main feature of SharePoint 2010 with Office 2010 is the social network. I just discovered a new thing with this functionality: once you have created/updated your profile – especially adding colleagues, a new Contacts folder, called My Site, will be automatically created and filled with colleagues contact information on Outlook 2010. This is done without creating any ‘PST’ file as it does when linking…

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SharePoint – Information Worker virtual machine demo is now available in RTM

After the release of Office and SharePoint 2010, Microsoft has released the updated virtual machines for demo with the RTM version. Go to http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=751fa0d1-356c-4002-9c60-d539896c66ce&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29&utm_content=LocalHost#tm This includes Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, FAST, OCS, SQL 2008 R2. Enjoy

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SharePoint 2010 – Auto configure the Outlook Web Access webparts

As you know, SharePoint comes with webparts which allow to display the inbox, tasks, calendars and others folders from the Exchange mailbox. Unfortunately, users have to configure the webpart to display these folders, especially the server to use. SharePoint administrators may want to configure automatically. If you take a look at the user profile in SharePoint, you can see some fields related to Exchange (such as Outlook Web Access URL).…

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SharePoint 2010 – Backup your synchronization profile connection

If you implement a complex synchronization profile connection (specific OU, some exclusion…), you may to backup it in case of disaster recovery or need to reuse it. To do so, launch the FIM console (located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Synchronization Service\UIShell directory – the program is miisclient.exe). Click on the Meta Agents tab to view all agents created; you should have at least 3 agents: ILMMA MOSS-<guid> MOSSAD-<name of…

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SharePoint – Synchronization service with Windows 2000 domain controllers

As you already know, the user synchronization profile service in SharePoint 2010 is managed by ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM). This product (FIM) is still in beta – Release Candidate 1; so we may expect a SharePoint update to install the RTM version. As I’m currently involved on a SharePoint 2010 PoC, I had//have some issue with the synchronization service. This post is about the first issue I had to implement…

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SharePoint 2010 – Office Web Applications need additional configuration steps

As you already know, one of the new feature provided by SharePoint 2010 is the Office Web Applications (additional product to be installed) to allow users to display and edit Office document with a browser. However, if you configure manually – I mean without running the SharePoint wizard – the Office Web Applications you may have trouble when you try to open Office document in the browser. Indeed, if you…

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