Troubleshooting Windows SharePoint Services

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UPDATE Livemeeting - 80-20 Retention Server live demo

Just in case who missed the webcast, there is a free recording available by clicking the following link:

For the free EDRM solution - 80-20 Retention Server for Microsoft SharePoint the 80-20 Software Team will be doing a one hour webcast on 2nd Feb 2006 at (updated) 5:00pm UK time (9:00am US West Coast), (4am 3 Feb Aus East Daylight Time).



  • Introduction to information records management.
  • Retention Server overview
  • Whats the catch ? Why is something this good free?
  • Demo
  • Futures / roadmap for O12 Server
  • Brief overview of 80-20’s wider enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance solutions Call to action (i) Customers (ii) Microsoft Partners


David Gillespie
80-20 Software

Be sure, that your system is compatible with MS Office Live Meeting!

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UPDATE: James Milne - SPStatus (BETA)


SPStatus v1.1 has been released and is available for download from

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James Milne.

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80-20 Retention Server for Microsoft SharePoint - FREE ADD-ON

A FREE add-on for Microsoft SharePoint - the Retention Server.

For organizations using Microsoft SharePoint that need to manage the retention lifecycle of electronic documents and email, 80-20 Retention Server is a free enterprise software solution that automates the retention process by applying information retention policies as part of everyday business processes.

80-20 Retention Server enables organizations to index, link, store, search, access and ultimately disposes of records stored in SharePoint over their complete lifecycle.

Solution Components:

Solution Components

  • Server - enforces retention business rules, installed on Sharepoint Server, stores documents and metadata in SQL Server.
  • Web Part – integrates with Team Spaces and allows direct application of retention schedules to Team documents
  • Records Administration Workbench - for records specialists to administer disposal schedules, file plans and archives.
  • SDK - allows users, partners, developers etc – to further extend if desired the utility of 80-20 Retention Server for Sharepoint in ways specific to corporate need.
  • File Plan – enterprise ready file plan for immediate use, can be extended or modified as needed.
  • Step by Step guide - to implementing retention compliance.


Shane - Tabbed Menus (11 in fact)

Shanegreat browsing: Here are 11 free ones you can use - just pop them into a content editor web part and you are all set.

SharePoint - CAMLEditor v1.0

Carlos Segura has published a new Version of CAML Editor

• New tabbed interface
Code completion and folding support in text editor
• CAML code generator completely rewritten
Many Bugs fixed
• New Validation error interface inside of the editor

for more information plz visit SharePoint - CAMLEditor v1.0 is here to stay

SharePoint Tools Galore v5

joris poelmans has published another update of the SharePoint and MCMS tools Galore list.

For more information plz visit SharePoint Tools Galore v5

DRM Project Management Suite available on Microsoft Sharepoint site

The Fraunhofer Institute For Applied Information Technology FIT developed a solution package, titeld ‘DRM Project Management Suite‘, extending Microsoft Windows Sharepoint.

The main functionalities of ‘DRM Project Management Suite‘ are:

  • Comfortable creation of project sites based on templates including integrated access rights management and automatic population with project related content.
  • Extraction of content out of relevant project sites allowing to sort and filter a projects list according to the extracted information.Navigation to specific views of a project site directly from the projects overview list.
  • Alernative method of displaying single list items within project sites.

A screenshot form one of three webparts - Web Part Subsite Creator:

Web Part Subsite Creator

The componet is available for download on the official Microsoft Sharepoint Web Components Directory.

For more information plz visit the official Fraunhofer FIT DRM or fitforsharepoint at

Carlos Segura - SharePoint - CAML Editor v0.00

Wow, another strike by Carlos Segura - The CAML Editor.

CAML Editor

for more information visit SharePoint - CAML Editor v0.00

Nigels Blog - Another Custom Search Result WebPart. Document Details page in WSS


NigelBridport published another custom search ResultWebPart - where you can select a document from the search results, instead of actually opening the document [read more …]

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