Active Directory with PowerShell Links

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd378937(WS.10).aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee617195.aspx Import-module ActiveDirectory

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Quicknote: SharePoint / VS 2010 – Ensuring features activate in the correct order

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Just a quick one – when you have feature dependencies in SharePoint features, the order in which they are activated when F5ing in VS2010 is not controlled by feature dependencies, but the order the features appear in the…

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Quicknote: Visual Studio 2010 Power Tools Links

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http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/bb980963.aspx Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Power Tools (June 2010)  Team Foundation Server Power Tools (April 2010)  (includes process editor)

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Quicknote – Windows 7 Zoom Tool

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It’s been around since release, but I’ve only just started using the Windows 7 zoom tool (windows key and “+” or “-“ key). Pretty cool, although it would be even better if it worked with the mouse scroll…

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SharePoint 2010 Exams

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I’ve just passed the following exams: TS 70-667 Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring (score 800) PRO 70-668 Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator (score 815) TS 70-573 Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Application Development (score 815) PRO 70-576 Designing and Developing Microsoft SharePoint…

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SharePoint Patterns and Practices

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Some links for SharePoint development patterns and practices guidance… On MSDN: http://www.microsoft.com/spg On CodePlex: http://spg.codeplex.com/

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SharePoint 2010: Some notes on Execadmsvcjobs / Start-SPAdminService

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[Disclaimer: This article is a work in progress and may not be 100% accurate] Background When developing SharePoint solutions, it is common to script deployment of artefacts (i.e. wsps, features, content etc) so that frequent deployment and uninstallation…

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Quicknote: Run-as in Server 2008 / Win 7

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I have forgotten this before (d’oh). Hold down shift + right click a program etc

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SharePoint: PowerShell SPWebConfigModification

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Below is some PowerShell to add a web.config modification using the SPWebConfigModification class. Note that there are a couple of interesting things in this powershell Calling a generic method Using an enum Note that the example below denies…

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SharePoint 2010: Stsadm to PowerShell Mappings

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Just a quick note – here’s a comparison of stsadm commands to PowerShell commandlets in SharePoint 2010. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff621084(office.14).aspx

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