Monthly Archives: May 2010

HOW TO: Change the port number of SharePoint 2010 Central Admin POST-INSTALL…

2010 05 26: You’re doing a SharePoint 2010 medium server farm install, and things are moving swimmingly along. You’re doing everything right settings-wise, and are relaxing as the SharePoint Technologies Configuration Wizard coasts along provisioning the Central Admin web app … Continue reading

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HOW TO: tweak SharePoint 2010 CSS just enough for minimal branding…

2010 05 24 MV: Made some decent gains this week on leveraging a custom CSS file to brand (as opposed to beating & twisting master pages, which I consider only when all other attempts at CSS-based branding to be insufficient) … Continue reading

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HOW TO: Modify SharePoint 2010's V4.master "just enough" to create fixed-width pages…

HOW-TO modify OOTB SP2010 master pages to achieve fixed-width pages with minimal mods… Continue reading

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DNS Primer: hostname vs subdomain…

Just a little much-needed clarification on a common point of confusion regarding hostnames and subdomains… Continue reading

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TIP: SQL ALIASES NOT necessary when your SharePoint farm has SQL CLUSTER…

This morning I had a great discussion with an esteemed colleague Bart,  whose outcome should be of interest & use to many SharePointers… TYPICALLY with SQL Server there is merit to “abstracting” the actual SQL Server and Instance from external … Continue reading

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