Is it possible to create a ‘link to a folder’ in a SharePoint document library?

To place a shortcut to a document library: 1.Upload it as *.url file. However, by default, this file type is not allowed. 2.Go to you Document Library settings > Advanced Settings > Allow management of content types. Add the “Link to document” content type to a document library and paste the link

5 Very Important Gmail Security Tips

It’s important to take every preventive measure possible to avoid any compromise of your Gmail account. Here are a few tips for Gmail users that are concerned about security. Note that most of these tips are recommended by Google itself and hence are extremely important. Always Use HTTPS this is a very important security featureContinue reading “5 Very Important Gmail Security Tips”

PhotoRec – Digital Picture and File Recovery

PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s file system hasContinue reading “PhotoRec – Digital Picture and File Recovery”

How SharePoint Site Use Confirm and Deletion works

Recently, It was asked exactly how the Site Confirmation and Deletion feature works in SharePoint? Does the timer restart when a user visits the site? Does the feature look at the some field and then reset the value in a service? It was a simple question that made me think about how the process workedContinue reading “How SharePoint Site Use Confirm and Deletion works”

How to find incoming/outgoing email settings in SharePoint 2007

Log onto front end server and go to Central Administration Then click into Application Management in left hand pane. Under the heading “SharePoint Web Application Management” Choose “Web Application Outgoing Email Settings” Ensure you change Web Application to the correct web application you use. Here you will see your incoming and outgoing mail settings.

What is a Shared Service Provider?

For those of you who don’t know what I am talking about a bit of overview. In MOSS 2007 there is this new concept of Shared Services Providers(SSP). The idea being that there are certain services that really make sense to centrally manage and share. A good example being profiles. With a SSP we canContinue reading “What is a Shared Service Provider?”

Moving Libraries in SharePoint 2007

Question: We have recently merged two departments here in Giddidy Business and as a result need to merge two SharePoint sites. Is it possible to move a library from one location to another retaining all metadata, ownership and version history? Answer: This can be achieved using Site Actions/ Site Settings/ Site Administration/ Content and Structure.Continue reading “Moving Libraries in SharePoint 2007”