SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 Service Account Requirements


What service accounts do you need for a SharePoint / MOSS Farm installation, or a simple single-server installation on your dev box? The answers are many and varied, and the documentation from Microsoft tends to be hard to read and convoluted to say the least – you really really really have to want to trawl … Continue reading SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 Service Account Requirements

SharePoint Feature for .NET 3.5 Web.config Changes


Leading on from this post, and this post, I created a SharePoint Solution/Feature combo to update Web Application web.config files with the changes neccesary to support; .NET 3.5 SP1 Ajax Control Toolkit Microsoft Data Vizualization Chart Controls The Web.config changes don’t require that you have Ajax and MSChart installed on your WFE’s so you can … Continue reading SharePoint Feature for .NET 3.5 Web.config Changes

Delete a Folder from a Sharepoint Document Library


This is an update to a post I wrote on deleting list items from document libraries, prompted by a comment made on that post asking how to delete Folder(s) from within a document library. Initially I replied by suggesting the use of the SharePoint object mode, as shown below; SPWeb web = new SPSite(“your site’s … Continue reading Delete a Folder from a Sharepoint Document Library

SharePoint / MOSS and (ASP.NET) Server Side Code


It’s well documented that ASP.NET pages when hosted in SharePoint / MOSS should not include server-side / inline code scripts such as shown below, for various security related reasons. More importantly, SharePoint does not allow such pages to be shown. If you try to run such a page you’ll get shown a “helpful” error messages … Continue reading SharePoint / MOSS and (ASP.NET) Server Side Code

Using the MSChart Controls in SharePoint / MOSS 2007


The project I’m working on right now involves prototyping data mining and analysis tools and integrating them into the SharePoint / MOSS environment. These applications have code behind of course and relatively complex visual features involving AJAX, AJAX Control Toolkit, Javascript, jQuery and the MSChart controls. Getting the chart controls to work in SharePoint is no different to getting … Continue reading Using the MSChart Controls in SharePoint / MOSS 2007