Monthly Archives: October 2010

SQL Management Studio – Supply specific windows credentials

I had an issue recently where I needed to connect to a SQL Server 2008 database using SQL Server Management Studio with a specific set of credentials via windows authentication. You will no doubt have noticed that by default when a user … Continue reading

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HttpWebRequest and SSL

I had a problem recently with a custom SharePoint page attempting to perform a HTTPWebRequest on an SSL enabled site.  When taking a look at the event log it became clear that this was due to SSL certificate errors. An … Continue reading

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Easily Configure SSL Using Self Signed Certificates on IIS 7.0

Have you ever needed to run an SSL server in a development environment?  Or test validation against an SSL URL?  I know I have and fortunately it is extremely easy when using IIS 7.0 due to Self-Signed Certificates. Configuring a development … Continue reading

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SharePoint Base Content Type Hierarchy

Every now and again I need to remind myself of the SharePoint Content Type hierarchy and I have to go and search for it so I figured I should probably add it here for reference. This is very useful information and … Continue reading

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SharePoint – When list column IDs match site column IDs

Within SharePoint it is possible to create two different types of column/field, these are site columns and list columns.  Site columns are rather like templates which are created on a site root and can then be added to any lists within … Continue reading

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SharePoint Internal Field Names – SharePoint 2010

I noticed today that Frode has recently added a new blog post with an updated list of internal column names for SharePoint 2010. I linked to Frode’s original blog post for MOSS 2007 a couple of years ago so it … Continue reading

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