SharePoint – Update status

As Microsoft has released the first updates for SharePoint 2010, I installed them. When you will launch the SharePoint Configuration Wizard, and if you have multiple server installed in your farm, the wizard is checking if ALL of your server has the update installed. If one is missing, the wizard will not be able to continue until all the server have all the update installed. Once the Configuration Wizard has…

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SharePoint 2010 – First cumulative update available…

Few months after releasing the RTM of SharePoint 2010, Microsoft provides the first cumulative update. As updates are available individually, we can ask ‘is it really a cumulative update?’; moreover, these first updates have been delayed as they should be delivered in June and no KB are available yet; please, Microsoft, you were in a good way of delivering updates with SharePoint 2007 (real CU and KB available) so continue…

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SharePoint – SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit

Microsoft has announced the availability of the first edition of SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit. As usual, you will find additional tools to help administering and configuring SharePoint; like User Profile (a classic ) or Content Management. Few details: · User Profile Replication Engine 2010 (UPRE2010): this tool got a complete overhaul and was converted to PowerShell. It now allows you to replicate Profile and Social data between SharePoint 2010’s User…

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TMG – FTP over HTTP not allowed and not available at the Enterprise level

You can have the following issue if you try to access to an FTP Server which use FTP over HTTP protocol. This is not unusual as many web server which provide download (such as manufacturers web site for downloading their updated drivers). I was surprised as I configured my TMG EMS to allow FTP protocol. Here is the error I have from IE, and then the log provided by TMG.…

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Windows 7 – Office 2010 – Deploy it quickly and simply

Microsoft has released on update of his MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) to help achieving Windows 7 and Office 2010 deployments. As part of this update, you will find: For System Center Configuration Manager 2007 customers: New “User Driven Installation” deployment method. An easy-to-use UDI Wizard allows users to initiate and customize operating system and application deployments to their PCs that are tailored to their individual needs. Support for Configuration Manager…

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SharePoint 2010 – Pattern and Practices – Developing for SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 introduces rich new areas of functionality that create more choices and fresh opportunities for developers and solution architects. Sandboxed solutions, new options for data modelling and data access, and new client programming models with Silverlight and Ajax integration offer a step change in what you can accomplish with SharePoint applications. This guidance provides a deep technical insight into the key concepts and issues for SharePoint 2010 solution developers.…

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Various – Twitter – Looking for information published on Twitter?

If you are using Twitter to communicate or be informed, the following may interesting you. As you may know, this is almost impossible to find old information published on Twitter (or very difficult). A friend of mine (old Microsoft colleague) has developed an application to help you to make search and make watch on Twitter. It’s in French. Go to for more details and demo (the search application is free)…

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SharePoint 2010 – Our new book will be available in 2 weeks

I’m very happy and proud to announce that our new book on SharePoint 2010 will be available in 2 weeks. This is, for now, the only on in French about SharePoint 2010. You can pre order it at Amazon (http://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/2746225255?ie=UTF8&tag=siteperson07b-21&linkCode=as2&camp=1642&creative=6746&creativeASIN=2746225255), or any other book store. Here is the information needed: Title: Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Publisher: Hermes ISBN 13: 978-2746225251 I hope you will enjoy reading.

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