Category Archives: SharePoint Administration

Event ID: 8085 – Business Data Connectivity Service Application is not accessible

Hey all, it has been a while since I last blogged about something. I’ve been pretty busy lately. Most of us, SharePoint guys and gals, are I think. Fun stuff though. I visited my family in Lebanon this summer. It … Continue reading

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Prevent your Contributors from adding Scriptable Web Parts in SharePoint 2010

We all heard of the Content Editor Web Part and how SharePoint users can take advantage of it. You’ll find blog entries here and there talking about the God-given powers of the editor web part and how in few lines … Continue reading

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SharePoint can TXT while it drives – Configure SMS Text Messaging for SharePoint 2010

While for us, in some States, to TXT when driving is to break the law, SharePoint 2010 can do it while it drives and behind the scenes legally. See, in addition to sending Alerts via Outbound Email Servers using the … Continue reading

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Content Deployment in SharePoint 2010 – A Brief Report

Content deployment in SharePoint 2010 has improved a bit. Some of the new improvements include the following two items A. SQL Server Database Snapshots (only available in SQL Server 2008 Enterprise) – This is a cool feature. It allows us … Continue reading

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Installing Language Packs on Windows 7 for SharePoint Server 2010 RC

A quick note on language packs for SharePoint Server 2010 RC. Language Packs for SharePoint Server 2010 RC are installed the same way you would install SharePoint 2010 on Windows 7. See “Setting Up the Development Environment for SharePoint Server” … Continue reading

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