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Clone SharePoint 2010 VM

Cloning the VM Copy existing SharePoint VM. In this case I have VS2010 SharePoint Foundation dev VM. I wanted to clone it and upgrade it to Enterprise, to have both VMs in my kit. This was a standalone farm installation with a full SQL 2k8 install. Rename the SharePoint server. Rename-SPServer -Identity “wfb1” -Name “WFE1” […]

[ More ] September 25th, 2014 | No Comments | Posted in software |

Ajax Control Toolkit with SharePoint 2010

If you have gotten this error before: AjaxControlToolkit requires ASP.NET Ajax 4.0 scripts. Ensure the correct version of the scripts are referenced. If you are using an ASP.NET ScriptManager, switch to the ToolkitScriptManager in AjaxControlToolkit.dll. This dude is the MAN! Go follow him on twitter. Follow the steps after the jump and you will have […]

[ More ] September 8th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in software, web |

Custom categories in sharepoint 2010 web part

Go to the elements.xml of the web part and change the “Group” property’s value. Now your web part will show up in “MyCategory” instead of “Custom”. custom categories in sharepoint 2010 web part. photo credit: Scarygami

[ More ] September 8th, 2011 | No Comments | Posted in software, web |

SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine

Task: Configure a Windows 2008 R2 server to host 64-bit SharePoint web part calling Oracle database on another machine. aka, “Overcome the ‘ODP.NET: The provider is not compatible with the version of Oracle client’ error.” Host: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS Desktop Edition VirtualBox 3.2.12 r68302 Oracle 10g Express By default, the web interface for Oracle XE […]

[ More ] February 21st, 2011 | 1 Comment | Posted in gnu/linux, software, ubuntu, web |