Trials and Tribulations of the SharePoint Server 2010 User Profile Service Application

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For us, identity is such a big piece of work so we wanted to centralise the whole import and transform process with a publishing and consuming farm topology. We import users from Active Directory here and also supplement the profiles with additional data from third party databases and LOB systems such as Oracle databases, JD […]

SharePoint Server 2010 Supplementing User Profile Imports Using BCS

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The User Profile Service Application is used to synchronise data from Active Directory to the profile database maintained by SharePoint. The profile database contains rich information about end users that can be displayed in sites. The User Profile service application maps Active Directory fields to fields in the user ’s profile. On a scheduled basis, this information is […]

SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise Service Application Publishing and Consuming Farms

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As I’ve been getting to grips with SharePoint Server 2010 I’m really starting to appreciate how modular and how WAN friendly the product is. Our organisation is a large multinational with major regional sites around the world, unfortunately not every regional site has SharePoint Administrators available for their disposal. With that in mind we wanted […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express 5.0 plus VeriSign Certificates plus Microsoft ISA Server 2006

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So I’ve been tasked to get the above baby up and running. We’re running a quick pilot to our users to see if the BlackBerry devices and services will be something of use to us. Currently on our internal Marketplace we already have Apple iPhones and Microsoft WinMo (Windows Mobile) devices available, so you might […]

Cannot sign in because your computer clock is not set correctly or your account is invalid. (Error code: 0-1-492)

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Back again after bit of a long hiatus. We’re in the midst of finally upgrading our LCS 2005 SP1 infrastructure to Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Yeppp… tell me about it. All good things come to those who wait right? Anyway, in my test lab I’ve been getting the following error when access Communicator Web […]

LookSee 2.6 Out… and final for now…

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Hi All, LookSee 2.6 came out at the end of November and for the foreseeable future this will be final release. The project will be on hold indefinitely, a bit like Tiger Woods’ golf career! 🙂   .. I need to focus all my time and energy on the new Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2010 release […]

LookSee 2.1 is out in the App Store

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Yay! This update was relatively quick, for Apple’s standards. Just under two weeks from upload to approval, so looks like things are improving. It’s no where near the one week approval it used to be back in the day, but at least it’s not the three months I waited before. This 2.1 release addresses the […]