Category: Blogs

SharePoint 2010 Upgrade Reality plus SP 1

Date: 18th August 2011 – 12 noon EST I’m doing a free webcast for lightning tools. I hope you can attend. I recently worked with our collaboration team on a big upgrade and I’m interested to share the lessons learned. You can get more…

Managing Large Lists in SharePoint for Users and Site Admins

You heard that SharePoint now supports super mega sized lists and massive 4TB databases and even higher. Make sure you read this before you start creating really large lists. You need to know what you’re walking into before creating one massive document library. If…

My Experience Upgrading SharePoint with FAB 40

So, I had been wrestling with error after error from templates that were missing, features, event receivers, and web templates and web parts. Seems like most of our upgrade was time spent wrestling with these things. I had really no idea how they were…

Managing Visual Upgrade in SharePoint 2010

If you have a custom Master Page, you won’t see visual upgrade in the drop down. There are two ways of getting there otherwise… Site Actions | Site Settings, then click Title, description, and icon under Look and Feel. Another option is to simply…

How Do Get Solutions Files From Existing SharePoint Farm?

When upgrading I found that we were missing copies of one or more solution. As well, sometimes you bring up a new dev box, and you’re like well how do we get all the solutions to mirror what’s in the new dev environment. Well,…