Monthly Archives: December 2007

Add support for PDF indexing – and more about iFilters

Out of the box, SharePoint only index/crawl DOC, XLS, PPT, TXT and HTM files. Here are the steps to install Acrobat PDF IFilter 6.0 on a SharePoint 2007 server to allow PDF file content to be indexed by the Search … Continue reading

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Cannot rename file if you don’t have delete permission

In SharePoint, there are different “Permission Levels” you can define (Site Actions->Manage All Site Settings->Advanced Permissions->Settings->Permission Levels). One of the permission is delete.  Recently I just found out that in document library, SharePoint requires “delete” permission to rename a file, … Continue reading

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10 Things To Optimize your SharePoint Server Indexing

Good post from Joel Oleson’s blog – I found it (and the links inside) very useful. Quote below: 1) Put your Search db and on separate disks transaction logs, both the fastest most optimized disks with fast optimized spindles for … Continue reading

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Automatically checkin files after uploading

In a typical document library of SharePoint MOSS2007, when use “Upload Multiple Files”, or use drag & drop in Explorer View, you can upload multiple files or folder easily. However sometimes the files are kept in “Checked out” mode and … Continue reading

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Error event ID 6398 and 6482 – about security rights of OSearch service

I have huge number of following erros in the event log “Application folder”: Event ID 6398 The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.IndexingScheduleJobDefinition (ID b94e8106-b5f9-4c2d-ad98-2871bcc4c669) threw an exception. More information is included below. Retrieving the COM class factory for component … Continue reading

Posted in Search, Security | 14 Comments

Target Audiences – doesn’t work with domain groups

I have a webpart that I want to restrict the access (kind of) by specifying Target Audiences. I created a SharePoint security group (i.e. SP-Group1) which has domain users AND a domain group (say AD-group1) in it. The webpart works … Continue reading

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Load testing on indexing BDC data

The BDC source here are in a MS SQL database. In most of the test the SharePoint indexing server, SharePoint SQL and the BDC data source SQL are in same server (a very powerful one). Initially the speed was very … Continue reading

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Business Data Catalog Links

One authentication mode: This MSDN article has a good overview A bit more advanced discussion on a custom SSO service. Also check his excellent step-by-step intro post of BDC.

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