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  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Best Practices - Choosing Between AD Groups or SharePoint Groups

    Which way should you go when coming up with a security infrastructure for SharePoint: use Active Directory (AD) or SharePoint groups? Table of Contents Pro AD groups Pro SharePoint groups Best practices Related topics Best Practices Overview Pro AD groups Company rules may dictate the...
  • Wiki Page: IE 7 Home Page Not Reflecting Group Policy (dsforum2wiki)

    If you are operating in a Windows Server 2003 environment and recently deployed Internet Exlporer 7, you may have run into issues updating the home page via Group Policy. To solve this problem, perfrom the following steps: Download the latest GPO adm file for Internet Explorer 7.0 from: ...
  • Wiki Page: Active Directory: Cannot Join Domain with Error: "The format of the specified network name is invalid" (dsforum2wiki)

    When attempting to join a client machine to a domain, you may receive the following error message, The format of the specified network name is invalid . A leading cause for this error message is the DNS configuration on the client machine. The first step you should perform is to ensure that the...
  • Wiki Page: How to Disable SSLv2 on a Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller (dsforum2wiki)

    For security reasons, you may need to disable SSLv2 on a domain controller to force secure LDAP communication using SSLv3 or TLSv1. The following article, What is the Point of Encryption if you Don't Know Who For? offers a description and comparison between SSLv2, SSLv3, and TLSv1 encryption methods...
  • Wiki Page: Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Support Tools (dsforum2wiki)

    Unlike previous operating systems, in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the resource kit tools are installed as part of the server role installation. In the past, you had to download the resource kit tools separately. For example, if you install the Active Directory Domain Services...
  • Wiki Page: Cannot Run Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) Due to C++ Runtime Error (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents Problem Resolution Problem When you try to open Active Directory Users and Computers tool you see the following error: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library error; "The Application has requested the runtime to terminate it in a unusual way. Please contact...
  • Wiki Page: MSDN and TechNet Forum Support

    Table of Contents Forum Issues Forum Ideas and Suggestions Announcements Live ID / Microsoft Account Issues Product Questions Forum Issue Support See Also Forum Issues Forum Click here for the Forums Issues forum . The Forum Issues forum is for submitting bugs and discussing current Forum...
  • Wiki Page: Where to Ask Questions about Microsoft Speech SDK / SAPI

    Places to ask questions about Microsoft Speech (depending on your context)... http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/windowssdk/threads/ http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsgeneraldevelopmentissues/threads http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/kinectsdkaudioapi...
  • Wiki Page: KDC Event ID 26 (dsforum2wiki)

    If you have a domain that consists of a mixed environment of Windows Server 2003 and 2008 domain controllers and if the client computers are Windows Vista or later, you will see the following error message reported in the Windows Server 2003 domain controller Event Log (a similar error, Event 27 is...
  • Wiki Page: How to Get Hyperlinks in Your Microsoft Forum Signature

    This article is part of the Wiki series: MSDN/TechNet Forums . Table of Contents Hyperlinks Horizontal Rules Font Style Credits Other Languages Hyperlinks Try this: <a href= http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-get-hyperlinks-in-your-microsoft-forum...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint: Listing and Deleting SPListItemVersions Using PowerShell

    Table of Contents Introduction Download The Script Example 1: Listing the versions of all list items in the http://corporate/pages library Example 2: Delete all versions in excess of 5 (ignoring minor versions) Example 3: A more advanced example, listing the versions of all list items in the http:...
  • Wiki Page: SSAS Error: Error loading Metadata: No cubes were found

    Applies to: SQL Server Analysis Services (all supported versions) This error can occur if you deliberately or accidentally set a cube's Visible property to False . When developing a cube, you might have occasion to hide a dimension. If the dimension is not selected, you can inadvertently hide...
  • Wiki Page: Fixing Missing Data Based on Prior Row Information

    One of the commonly asked problems in the Transact-SQL forum is how to provide missing information based on the information in the first prior row that has data (or alternatively in the next row (by date)). One of the examples where this problem was discussed is this thread . In this thread...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Freeze Header Row of SharePoint List View

    When a SharePoint list contains lots of data then it becomes hard to understand the data when you scroll down and header row is not visible , every time you have to scroll up to see what data in this particular cell is, you tend to check the column in the header. It will be easy to understand the data...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Fixer l'entête de la première ligne d'une vue de liste SharePoint (fr-FR)

    Note : Cet article est une traduction de l'article SharePoint 2010: Freeze Header Row of SharePoint List View . Lorsqu'une liste SharePoint contient beaucoup de données il devient alors difficile de traiter les données lorsque vous défilez vers le bas, la ligne d'entête n'étant...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint 2010: Viewing, Sorting, and Filtering SharePoint User Profiles Using PowerShell

    A question was asked in the MSDN forums about listing out all of the user profiles that don't have the PictureURL property set. The answer supplied was a slightly modified version of a script from the blog of Matthew Yarlett , which lists out all of the user profiles without the PictureURL. This...
  • Wiki Page: Small Basic: Shapes Editor

    Table of Contents Overview Output Usage Import Pen and Brush Shapes Cut, Copy and Paste Save and Open History Known Issues See Also Overview This article introduces a Small Basic program called "Shapes". This is a program for editing picture with Small Basic Shapes objects. Output...
  • Wiki Page: Windows 98 Cannot Join a Windows Server 2008 Domain (dsforum2wiki)

    Table of Contents To Join a Domain Important Notes Related References To Join a Domain To join a Windows 98 workstation to a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 domain, follow these steps: Install the DSCLIENT utility for Windows 98. See Microsoft Knowledge Base article...
  • Wiki Page: T-SQL: Applying APPLY Operator

    This article originates from the following MSDN Transact SQL Forum's question: Complex logic to be implemented in SQL - Please help! and I hope I made a pun with its title. In my solution to the problem presented by the thread's originator I am going to show how to use OUTER APPLY...
  • Wiki Page: SharePoint: Querying Active Directory from a Farm Based Solution using C#.Net

    Table of Contents Introduction Simple Example Webpart Example One Webpart Example Two Other Examples Get the PrincipalContext Get a Group Get a User Check if a User is a Member of a Group Get a List of all the Users in a Group Add or Remove a User from a Group Introduction If you are developing...
  • Wiki Page: Serializing WCF Contract with Object Property

    Table of Contents Introduction WCF Service The issue stems with how to handle contracts with object type properties: WCF Client Initial observations Adding a new class ​ Introduction This sample project is posted in reply to the forum post: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/554a7c1c...
  • Wiki Page: T-SQL: How to Find Rows with Bad Characters

    One of the commonly asked questions in Transact SQL Forum on MSDN is how to filter rows containing bad characters. Also, often times these bad characters are not known, say, in one of the recent posts the question was to filter all the rows where characters were greater than ASCII 127. The...
  • Wiki Page: SSRS: How to set Column Visibility Property for Many Columns Based on Parameter's Value

    This article is about setting Column Visibility property for many columns based on Parameter value. We can set Column Visibility property for Tablix/Matrix columns by selecting the column and then right-click - > Column Visibility - > Show or hide based on expression and then enter our custom...
  • Wiki Page: How SQL Server Determines Type of the Constant

    Table of Contents Problem Definition Explanation Conclusion See Also Problem Definition There was an interesting question asked recently in Transact-SQL forum "Basic doubt in Round function" . The problem was stated as following: SELECT ROUND(744, -3) produced...
  • Wiki Page: Windows Server: Location of Share$ Folder on the Server

    Applies to: Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2 Context: There was a question on the forum wherein OP wanted to know about the actual folder path of a hidden share. To know more about the actual context, please refer the forum thread Where is the profile$ folder? Info:...
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