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Upgrading and Fixing Email Enabled Lists in SharePoint 2010

Kelly Gibson, our engineer was working on Upgrade this last weekend and found that email enabled lists stopped working. He had already updated SMTP and the MX record and so forth to ensure it was pointing to the correct box. What he was noticing…

Track SharePoint 2010 Installations Across the Enterprise

Did you know that built right into SharePoint 2010 during installation there’s a little check to look for a container in AD and if it exists then add the server? In fact you could create an AD Group Policy to block SharePoint installs! By…

URL Shortener – These SharePoint URLs are LONG!

A few years ago when I was in IT, I got a lot of requests from HR, Marketing, and so forth for “Vanity URLs.”  So much demand that we ended up creating a .NET app on one web app so we could simply redirect…

Deciding Between NLB vs. Hardware Load Balancing

Got this question from a reader… Q. Is Windows NLB always an option? Or when does it become wise to look into a hardware solution? Deciding to use NLB or Not… A. I find NLB very scalable and a simple solution on intranets.  I…

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