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May 2007 Blog Posts

Deleting Large Sites and Recovering from the Failed Deletion of a Site

Apparently you cannot delete a site containing a large amount of content in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. Last week I deleted -- or rather, attempted to delete – a Document Center site in our Test environment in order to recreate it...

No Error Displayed When Database Update Fails

Here’s a nasty bug that I ran into about three weeks ago... If you attempt to modify a view on a list in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, but SharePoint is unable to save your changes to the database, no error is displayed in the UI...

Creating Document Center Sites on a Publishing Portal

Here is another issue I discovered long ago, but haven't blogged about yet. Shame on me. When kicking off my current project back in December, I was convinced that a Document Center site in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 was the best...

Master Page Not Inherited by Document Center Sites

This isn't a recent discovery -- I first encountered this in late Februrary -- but I realized that I had not yet covered this issue in my blog. If you happen to be using the Document Center template in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007...

Always Specify Element with Custom Content Types

I came across a nasty bug earlier this week in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 -- especially nasty because troubleshooting it primarily involved trial and error since there were no error messages displayed on the page, in the SharePoint...

The Case of the Disappearing Hosts File

Hmmm...how should I phrase this? It has been a very educational couple of weeks on my current SharePoint project. During the rebuild of our Test environment, the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard failed when it was unable...