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SharePoint Migration Tip: Use “untagged data” Views For Incremental Migration

In one or my very first blog posts, I described the overall process we followed to migrate a customer from SPS 2003 to MOSS.  A reader left a comment asking for more detail and here it is.
For that migration project, we had to find a good way to move …

SharePoint Wildcard Search: “Pro” Is Not a Stem of “Programming”

On the MSDN search forum, people often ask a question like this:

"I have a document named ‘Programming Guide’ but when I search for ‘Pro’ search does not find it."

It may not feel like it, but that amounts to a wildcar…

Logging Workflow Activity in SharePoint Designer

Last week, I was working out how to loop and implement a state machine using SharePoint Designer and mentioned, as an aside, that I would probably write a blog post about better workflow logging.
Well, Sanjeev Rajput beat me to it.  Have a look. 
Sa…

The Trouble With Tribbles … err .. KPIs

This past week I finished off a proof of concept project for a client in Manhattan.  While implementing the solution, I ran into another shortcoming of MOSS KPIs (see here for a previous KPI issue and my workaround).
Background: We used SharePoint Des…

How to Change the Background Color of WebPart Title

Hey Guys,
I got a requirement from the business to change the Background color of the webpart title for Out of Box webparts. Then i started looking on CSS I found the following CSS class which overrides the style of WebPart Title.
.ms-WPHeader TD
{
bor…

MOSS Small Farm Installation and Configuration War Story

This week, I’ve struggled a bit with my team to get MOSS installed in a simple two-server farm.  Having gone through it, I have a greater appreciation for the kinds of problems people report on the MSDN forums and elsewhere.
The final farm confi…

Mea Culpa — SharePoint Designer *CAN* Create State Machine Workflows

I’ve recently learned that it’s possible and even fairly easy to create a state machine workflow using SharePoint Designer.  Necessity is the mother of invention and all that good stuff and I had a need this week that looked for an inventi…

Learning the Hard Way — DMZ WFE Must be in a Domain

Although it’s not literally true, as a practical matter, an internet-facing web front end in a DMZ must be in a domain (i.e. not some standalone server in its own little workgroup).  It doesn’t need to be in the same domain as the internal…

If You Haven’t Tried Twitter …

Twitter is a very odd duck.  I’ve been using Twitter for a little over a month and in some indefinable way, it’s almost as important to me as email.  I find myself vaguely unsettled if I wait too long before looking over what others are t…

ADFS Error : The AD FS auditing subsystem could not register itself with the system. The auditing privilege is not held.

The issue will araise the account doesnt have audit permission to log audit events.
To Resolve
To grant a domain principal the Generate Security Audits privilege:
After you identify this account,
click Start, point to Administrative Tools, click
Local …