Monthly archive for April 2012

Removing the Name ActiveX on 2010 the 2007 way

I got a new laptop for work last week and noticed that was asking readers to install that silly Name ActiveX control. Actually, I noticed was showing it first and after Mark fixed his so quickly, I figured I better do the same. Aside You may be more familiar with my other new coworkers like Shane, Todd, John, Randy, Laura, Jennifer and Raymond. However, fanatical SharePoint Engineer Mark Watts, on the Rackspace Managed SharePoint team, has an excellent

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More SharePoint at Rackspace

More for me. More for them. More for you. I’m joining the incredibly talented, infamously humorous, infinitely engaging SharePoint team at Rackspace. Jeff Deverter and company have hosted the San Antonio SharePoint User Group monthly meetings at Rackspace for a couple years now and I’ve gotten to know a lot of their smart admins. With the recent addition of the SharePoint911 crew the level of SharePoint talent at Rackspace exploded overnight. If you attend conferences that include SharePoint content, it’s

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Service Application Reading

Healthy service applications are very important to a SharePoint 2010 Farm. When SharePoint 2010 was new, there was a lot of attention paid to them. The shift from the Shared Service Providers of SharePoint 2007 and earlier to the new model for 2010 was significant, both understanding the underlying concepts and the effects the shift had on the platform. Whether you are just creating your first SharePoint 2010 Farm, maintaining an existing Farm or refreshing your server application chops, I

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