Random Thoughts on SharePoint, BI, and .NET

Installing Office 2010 and SharePoint 2007 on the same box will ruin your day

if you are seeing this error "SPUpgradeException: One or more types failed to load" exception when...

Author: shawnfel Date: 05/27/2010

Access Denied due to .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

I was doing an install recently and a client happened to have installed the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1...

Author: shawnfel Date: 05/06/2009

Restore error: "There are no more files" + COM error 0x80070012

I was recently doing an stsadm –o restore to restore a backup and was able to successfully move my...

Author: shawnfel Date: 01/14/2009

Error encountered during install of December 2008 Cumulative updates

UPDATE: This has been resolved by the product team with an updated build.  Problem: I installed...

Author: shawnfel Date: 12/18/2008

Access Denied during Backup

Was recently working with a client working on backup and came across this error Shared Search Index...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/20/2008

Access Denied with Windows Server 2008 and MOSS when Crawling

So i created a new vm using Windows Server 2008, SharePoint Server 2007 + SP1 + Infrastructure...

Author: shawnfel Date: 09/18/2008

Another Internet Facing MOSS Site Goes Live: XcelEnergy.com

Another live MOSS site is out there. http://www.XcelEnergy.com.

Author: shawnfel Date: 09/16/2008

So we setup Kerberos on SharePoint using one of the many guides out there.  Everything worked...

Author: shawnfel Date: 06/27/2008

Programmatically retrieve a list of the file extensions from the SSP Search Service

I recently had to expose the file extensions that we allow search to index outside of SharePoint....

Author: shawnfel Date: 06/23/2008

Automating Report Deployment in Reporting Services in SharePoint Integration Mode Revisited

I had made a previous post with a small code sample on how to upload report deployment. Now I'm...

Author: shawnfel Date: 06/17/2008

Hoping this might be a good topic for some people because i guarantee there are very few people who...

Author: shawnfel Date: 05/14/2008

Writing to the SharePoint Trace Log in your code

Updated: You should not register the trace provider on every request. Use a singleton to check for...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/19/2007

SharePoint, DOCTYPE, and Master Pages

SharePoint by default does not support taking IE out of quirks mode. This is discussed in a great...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Reporting Services Support for Forms Authentication in SharePoint Integration Mode

Better late than never - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939942

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Quick Guide on how to install Reporting Services on its own server/cluster in SharePoint Integration Mode without using Kerberos

Install SQL Server 2005 - Reporting Services Only Install SQL Server Service Pack 2 Install...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Transparent Images in Reporting Services

If you've been trying to put a transparent image into reporting services and have not been able to...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Automating Analysis Services Deployments from the Command Line

The following blog has a great step by step on how to install Analysis Services Cubes from the...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Automating Report Deployment with Reporting Services in SharePoint Integration Mode

Automating Report Deployment in Reporting Services can be challenging. SharePoint offers many modes...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

How to connect Filter Web Parts

There an excellent post on this blog...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Search Issues: No-index Attribute

I ran into a pretty unique situation with crawl rules and search. Here's what happened... I...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

Configuring SSO

Had some install issues turning on SSO, here's what i found... The install instructions on Technet...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007

SharePoint Install Issues

Here's what i encountered in the latest install, hope this benefits the community Error Encountered:...

Author: shawnfel Date: 11/18/2007