SharePoint 2007 is a collaboration platform by Microsoft.

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Really clear introduction to Sharepoint architecture

I think I understand Sharepoint, but to be honest I don't know what I don't know. A link to some clear documentation would be helpful, or short of that, descriptions of what the following are: A ...
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What are some cool things you can do with SharePoint 2007?

I have never worked with SharePoint before and my company is looking to move all the customer information from their password protected Excel sheet :shutters: to a SharePoint site where we can manage ...
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How to find which template is used for a site or a page in SharePoint

How/where can I find the template used for a SharePoint site or page. I have a page I want to resemble, but I don't know where to find the template for that page and site?
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Outlook unable to synchronize SharePoint library - error 0x80004005

We have one large library (~10 GB) on SharePoint that cannot be synchronized with Outlook, even if you only attempt to synch one of the smaller sub folders in the library. Other libraries (or other ...
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Hide documents from site collection administrators

Does anyone know if a site admin can programmatically set permissions on documents in a SharePoint Library so that site collection administrators would have to take ownership before accessing the ...
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change SharePoint logo?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008. I want to change SharePoint logo to my deportment logo, and also change some layout styles (like colors). I want to find an easy to follow ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2

we are using in our lab a clean installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 which is running as Hyper-V instance. Today we wanted to install a clean installation of Sharepoint 2007 with SP1 on this machine ...
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Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default?

Why is Session State disabled in SharePoint by default? Does it not make use of session in any feature of SharePoint at all? If so then which features require session?
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Change the Created and Last Modified dates in SharePoint/MOSS 2007

We are migrating a large directory structure of documentation into SharePoint 2007. In our tests, SharePoint obviously sets the created and modified date to the upload time. Is there anyway to ...
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How can I index content within a Content Editor web part?

I'm using MOSS 2007 v12.0.0.6529, and the the Shared Services crawler is ignoring content inside Content Editor Web Parts. The page itself is a Publishing page, and content within the Page Content ...
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How to analyze Sharepoint dataset size?

I have a Sharepoint 2007(wss 3) instance that is growing about 600 Mb a day. Is there a report or tool that will show me where this space is being used?
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Correct settings for tempdb to avoid significant changes in free space

Every two to three days we are getting the following SCOM error: The database tempdb in SQL instance MSSQLSERVER on computer sqlserver has experienced a significant change in free space ...
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Sharepoint 2007: Two entire site collections went read-only overnight, the other 5 are fine

Myself and a coworker are both Site Admins for every site collection we've got. Well, until Friday night. Most admin privileges were disabled for two entire site collections. There is no custom ...
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Sharepoint: authenticating users via forms authentication

My problem is the following(sharepoint Newbie) , i want to change the default zone from being a Windows Authenticated Zone to a Forms Authenticated Zone ,thereby forcing the site collection ...
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IISRESET Error

I received the following error while running IISRESET on our MOSS 2007 Index Server: Restart attempt failed. The data is invalid. (2147942413, 8007000d) It appears that the IIS Admin Service is ...
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Why do I get this error (Cannot read from the source file or disk) when trying to move a folder and its files from a document library on one My Site to another My Site?

I am trying to do the transfer in Windows Explorer and have full control on both My Sites. Thanks very much for your help. I also asked the question on an: MSDN Sharepoint forum
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Sharepoint forms-based to integrated authentication

We have an existing Office SharePoint 2007 server farm doing out of the box NTLM integrated authentication. Our web developer would like a landing page for external users using forms based ...
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Sharepoint db issue after DB move to SQL 08

Recently we have moved our sharepoint 2007 db from sql 2000 server to 2008 x64 SQL server. All seems well, however there is a problem where the sql server stops running and the service has to be ...
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What are the differences between Site Administrators configured in the two locations of SharePoint?

In SharePoint it is possible to configure the Primary and Secondary site collection administrators from SharePoint Central Administration. It is also possible to configure them from the Site ...
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A sharepoint solution cannot be removed when a job is scheduled or running

I've been trying to remove my solution from Sharepoint 2007 but getting an error on the Central Admin page and when I do stsadm -o deletesolution -name MySolution.wsp -override from command line ...
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MOSS2007 Giving Error: Access Denied to all users

Over night our installation of MOSS seemed to have stopped working. For ever user it is asking for credentials. You log in with the credentials and then you get the Access Denied error. This is ...
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Sharepoint installation in windows7

Is it possible to install MOSS 2007 in Windows 7. If possible, What are the requirements? Please help me
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Disaster Recovery for SQL 2008 with only the log file

When you read this, you just might cry... We wrote a SharePoint intranet app for the one of our clients that keeps track of files and manages them through various levels of approval. Several files ...
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How to configure Sharepoint site for intranet?

I have Designed a small site in sharepoint on my virtual PC environment. I want to access it from out side of virtual PC environment such as other local LAN machines [like intranet]. How do i ...
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What are the biggest selling points of MOSS 2007 over WSS 3.0

I have to give a presentation to a client who is interested in SharePoint. My experience is primarily with MOSS 2007. I have customized and developed sites on MOSS 2007 but haven't had much time to ...
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Windows Phone 7 and Sharepoint

Do I need to install/configuge the (entire and expensive) Windows Sharepoint Server (is the 2007 version sufficient?) or am I fine with Sharepoint Services 3.0 in order to work with the sharepoint ...
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Deploying Sharepoint Features in a Load Balanced Environment

Last night we deployed a new set of Sharepoint features to a load balanced environment. For some reason the new features are on 1 box but are not showing in the sharepoint sites on the others. We ...
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Help Desk Issue Tracking/Ticketing System for MOSS 2007 [closed]

We are looking for a MOSS 2007 webpart for help desk issue tracking and ticketing. Any recommendations? It doesn't have to be too fancy, but would like something a little more comprehensive then the ...
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Creating multiple tags for a document in SharePoint 2007

I'm creating a document library and was hoping to add a Tags column to the main view. I'm having trouble figuring out how to make it actually work like a normal Keyword or Tag should. A document ...
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SharePoint Profile Lookup

Question is not on StackOverflow because I am not a developer and hope there is a way to do this without code :) In SharePoint 2007, is it possible to have a list column do a lookup against a ...
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How do you list all sites/pages on a SharePoint 2007 Web Application that a particular solution (WSP) is referenced?

Is there an stsadm() command (or some other method) that will show everywhere that a Solution is being used. I would like to get the results in a list using either the solution GUID or the fully ...
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Managing SharePoint permissions via Active Directory?

My company has thousands of employees organized thoroughly via Active Directory. I have confidence in the accuracy of the Department and Title information displayed in the user profiles. I'm helping ...
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In SharePoint, why can I “multiple document upload” a 47,297 byte file, but not a 47,298 byte file?

It's strange. I can upload a document named 47k.txt that is 47,297 bytes using the "Multiple Document Upload" feature. If I do any of the following to the file, the upload fails: Add a single ...
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What should I look for before deleting a SharePoint site

As we are writing our governance plan, I am not find many examples of SOPs for deleting a site. We are a small operation and will want to review each delete manually, so what are the gotchas to ...
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Sharepoint: Hide port number in a sharepoint site url?

I've just gotten started with sharepoint( moss 2007 ) and created my first sharepoint site. My team is using the site and when I set it up the url was something like ( ...
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SharePoint user/group role concept issue

I am working with SharePoint Service 3.0/SharePoint Server 2007. SharePoint has some built-in roles like contributor, visitor, designer, administrator. I am wondering if I use Forms Authentication, ...
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User Profile Import Failing

I have a SharePoint 2007 farm (SP2, June Cumulative Update) where the User Profile Import job is now failing. The last log entry on the User Profile and Properties page shows the error message "The ...
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Search Keywords in MOSS

I'm setting up a new Search Center for our Intranet using MOSS and want to make heavy use of of Keywords and Best Bets. However two questions about this have me perplexed and I would appreciate any ...
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Cannot set up audiences containing members of a AD Group on SharePoint 2007

I am having a problem where in SharePoint 2007 after verifying the profile import was successful and the AD group is there, I go to audiences and try to create a rule where the user must be a member ...
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Sharing documents across document libraries

I am looking for a solution that will allow users to share the same document across multiple document libraries. No matter the location of the document, if the user edits the document or its metadata, ...
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can't add sharepoint users from trusted domain

I have a very strange problem with our Sharepoint 2007 implementation. I went in today to grant access to a user and was greeted with "The user does not exist or is not unique." Let me start off by ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Event ID 6482

Our two server SharePoint 2007 SP2 farm has an issue. Event ID 6482 appears in the Application log of the Web front end many times a day. Often many time a minute. The full error is from Office ...
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Random problem with incorrect URL in emails from SharePoint list

I have a MOSS 2007 standard farm comprised of a WFE, an indexing server, and a SQL 2005 database server. The web app is being served on port 80 (http) to an ISA server where it is SSL'd. I have AAMs ...
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Upgrading Sharepoint Database from SQL Server 2000 to 2005

We are preparing to upgrade our database server from SQL Server 2000 to 2005. I'm planning on doing an in-place upgrade to maintain accounts, privileges, etc., and I'm hoping it will be pretty ...
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How to integrate SharePoint with Active Directory

I'm in the process of setting up a MOSS 2007 (with IIS7 and Server 2008) intranet and am looking to find a way to prevent people from having to log in when they want to view the site. Ideally, I ...
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Has Sharepoint replaced your file servers?

I wanted to know how many people have gone the route of nearly or completing replacing your standard file server which we have all come to become so comfortable with by using Sharepoint. What kinda of ...
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VMWare ESX Snapshots of SharePoint Small Farm

I'm not an admin, so bear with me! I am in the process of figuring out how to use CommVault for backup/restore of a SharePoint MOSS 2007 small farm - one Web server and one DB server. We also have ...
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Disable Export to Spreadsheet in SharePoint Custom List

Is it possible to disable (or remove) the option in a custom list to export to Excel? We have a sensitive list on a team site with a large number of items and views whereby the business sponsor would ...
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Need to move all MOSS DBs to named instance

I've been asked to move all of our SP related DBs to a new named instance on the same SQL 2005 server. I've done a content DB move before by disconnecting the content db then reconentcing to it with ...
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SharePoint Permission on Document Library

MOSS 2007 standard (no forms services) I want to submit a form to a Form Library so that after the form is submitted, only the owner of the site and library can edit the form. Anybody can add or ...