What antivirus products have you used in SharePoint 2007 (WSS v3 and MOSS 2007) implementations?
I've had quite a bit of experience with Forefront Security for SharePoint and its my default recommendation, but it looks like there's other vendors out there that are finally offering coverage for SharePoint 2007, instead of the prevision version of the platform.
Do you think its better to use the same vendor for SharePoint AV that is running for the OS? What I mean is if McAfee is protecting Windows Server is it better to use their solution for SharePoint to keep things consistent from an AV perspective, or is one product way better than another?
I'm aware of all the benefits Forefront is said to have (multiple AV engines, etc), but interested in everyone's real world experiences and thoughts.
A customer uses McAfee and we found that it didn't check for viruses, if the EICAR file was uploaded inside an InfoPath form into SharePoint via a webservice.
Forefront did check there and found the signature. So it seems that the McAfee product uses other hooks into SharePoint.
additional costs that Server brings with its licensing. Which services will most probably be used? I will most probably use Business Connectivity Service, but what about others like Managed Metadata Service... on the BCS level within Sharepoint then, but I'd still need my rich custom controls, that would display data in unusual ways. What about sandboxed solutions? Is this something I should use or not? Will it be too restrictive for actual use? I don't like inventing water so I'd like to ask you guys that've already done this kind of stuff and know which one is better/faster/easier/performant/etc.
I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I met with strange SharePoint internal error when click some links on a web site. I have tried to use SPTraceView (http://sptraceview.codeplex.com/) to dump related logs, I find the following error logs, any ideas what is wrong? I am not sure whether in my scenario, using SPTraceView is the best way to diagnose, any better ideas to diagnose? Application Server Job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administrator.SearchServiceInstance(xxxxxxxx-xxx GUID) Reason: access to file "C
A client is asking for a custom application to be created and deployed within the corporate intranet. Part of the requirements are to publish some of the content also available on the internet site. Both sites are built on SharePoint 2007 but they are on different farms and on different networks. Can the Content Deployment API (and associated tools) handle moving selected content across networks with no direct connectivity? Can we use web services? Has anybody done this sort of thing? If so what approaches have you taken? Thanks, James.
This is mainly a verification question as I have been fighting with an issue for a couple of days now. I have two lists derived from 2 custom content types. Both content types used the task base content type. Each of the derived content types have custom form rendering templates. I am using a custom usercontrol with codebehind added to the .ascx page as a control to redraw the forms differently. One of these forms renders without issue and the rendering template loads along with my control. The other list and its template will not load following the exact procedure as the first one. What I
We're planning to use SharePoint 2010 as a CMS for a website we're building. This site will also have login functionality; and my boss suggested we use SharePoint's user profile features to store user info (username, password, contact info, etc.) for the site. How is this better then say using a standard list or a database table somewhere? I'm looking into how this could possibly work; but has anyone here tried something similar? Any anecdotes about it you could share? Any constructive input is greatly appreciated.
because I think its a critical limitation that will cause me grief in future solutions too. Here is the scenario. I have an existing site and I want to be able to activate a feature... it to the default.aspx home page. I would be happy either way. Note: I want to be able to activate this on existing site, I dont want to create a new Site Definition. Here is what I have tried: Feature Receiver: No go. You cant use the SPLimitedWebPartManager class, and the SPWebPartManager class works only within the context of the page where its instantiated. So bascially, you cant do this in code. XML
I have a question regarding sharepoint 2007 custom top navigation. How can I create this kind of navigation? (dropdown with customizable <li> content.) I know that sharepoint uses table... images, etc ). im still thinking the list is better option. or maybe you have a better thought? share with us!! Will update this regularly ;) Cheers. Nick ... about static navigation. There's no problem if we use static navigation. UPDATE ----------------------------------- : Okay guys! you all are awesome. Thanks for the answers ( new answers are welcome
I have custom web.config functionality that uses Linq to merge elements into a web.config based on a template file. I would like to use this in a feature so I can get it to merge all web.configs in a load balancing environment. I know there is something called SPWebConfigModification, but the extent of the elements to add is large and I need it to be more dynamic like the template solution. I know I could run it on each front end server, but it would be better in a feature or solution. Is there a way to get access to the web.config in a feature in SharePoint 2007?
control that drives the navigation if needed. Does anyone have any pros/cons for using SharePoint in such a way? Any advice on implementation (e.g. use 2010, much easier to customize design than 2007...I work for a fortune 500 company in IT and we have developed many systems/applications to do a variety of things. We are in need of some commonality of these applications and a better portal... maybe just iframe in each application inside of this portal to keep brand and navigation consistency. We are trying to decide whether to use SharePoint 2007 or 2010 for this or develop a portal