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Month: December, 2007

SharePoint External Storage API (KB937901) Documentation

19 December, 2007 (14:52) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

A few months ago Microsoft released a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix (see KB937901 for more information) which added External Storage API (Obviously this hotfix was rolled up into SP1). When the hotfix dropped there was no documentation and many people were curious about how it works and how they could start using it. Unfortunately, […]

Getting SharePoint Calendar Reminders in Outlook

11 December, 2007 (06:28) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

I frequently get asked the same question when demonstrating the ability to connect SharePoint calendars to Outlook,  “Will it pop up reminders like normal Outlook calendar items do?” And I always have to answer with, “Unfortunately… no.” I also get the phone call from people saying they are getting the “The reminder for event name […]

SharePoint Security / Permission Levels

6 December, 2007 (18:27) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

Paul Galvin recently posted an article on SharePoint Security Fundamentals and Avoiding Pitfalls. It’s a well written post and the information is very informative for those who want to understand some key points about the security model in SharePoint. I would like to point out some other issues I have come across specifically around the […]

WSSWiki Project

2 December, 2007 (00:04) | SharePoint | By: Liebrand

A few months ago I started a web site called called WSSWiki (  The idea was to create a wiki community dedicated to SharePoint technologies. Over the past few months I have slowly added content to it and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Please feel free to check it out and […]