Federation Services for AD

December 8th, 2008 | Posted by Marijn in sharepoint - (0 Comments)

A collegue of mine was playing and blogging about this: Federation Services with Microsoft Server 2008. No, this is not the Search solution, but a identity management solution. The best definition online I could find is: Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is a feature introduced with Windows Server 2003 R2 that provides an identity …
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In the previous company I worked (which was also my first) they had this thing called project sites: a specific site created for a specific project. On that site, all shareholders had a login ID. They could collaborate there, read/write documents, form complaints, they had a forum, calendar etc etc… I really found this way …
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Workflow in SharePoint is one of the strong points of the 2007 platform. Every project I did had workflow items on it, and there are 4 ways to do workflow: – use out-of-the-box functionalities: this is basically based on: change your workflow to match the sharepoint one. Great if you have a small budget and …
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In response to this article by Jeremy Thake I replied some thoughts of my own..(well, not really my own, just some things I picked up during work last few years) I think Jeremy’s conclusion says it all. I ‘ve had a couple of customers who chose SharePoint “because all features they want are available out-of-the-box …
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Microsoft’s partner-based model for platforms such as SharePoint is a great way to work..everyone can build functionality and applications to use in that platform.. A result of this way, is that there are A LOT of different applications and features out there. Most of them are listed on the codeplex website, and the others are …
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At the “A matter of degree” blog they have an easy to read but important post with tips to make your SharePoint project more user-friendly: 1. Make the banner logo link to the Home page. 2. Remove unused web parts from the Web Parts gallery. 3. Use the Table of Contents web part on empty …
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Chris Poteet shares some great tips on the EndUserSharePoint.com site: *Expose the global navigation from the parent site(s) in your subsites. It will help to orient users in the application. *When naming lists and libraries, use descriptive names that make sense to your audience. For instance, “Documents” isn’t a great name for a document library, …
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Just saw this while clicking around in MOSS..Just installed Visio 2007 last week and this is what I got to see in my actions menu on a list: It just adds a new link “Create Visio Diagram”. It only works in lists ( task list and issue list, not the custom list) So, off to …
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Imagine this case, like a customer of mine had: You have all kinds of project sites for all the projects in your company. Of course you have a site on top that links to all these sites, shows you some additional info etc.. Now, my client wanted to manage all issues on the top level …
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That was a question I got in 2 training sessions, and I had to admit that I didn’t really knew the answer. I was sure you could edit the time, but I didn’t encountered it yet throughout my sharepoint-browsing. So I asked some of my collegues, and one (Tom Verhelst) came up with this one: …
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