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Upgrading from SharePoint Services 3.0 to SharePoint Server 2007 & Event ID 5169

I have been for the last week working on an upgrade from SPS 3.0 to SharePoint Server 2007. Did the upgrade in my VMWare lab at home first to see if there were any major gotchas and the upgrade went very smooth, so I was ready to tackle the production environment at work. The upgrade went good, no major errors. We have a small farm, 2 physical boxes, one front end server and a SQL 2005 Server. Continue reading Upgrading from SharePoint Services 3.0 to SharePoint Server 2007 & Event ID 5169

How to configure a $80 file server

Here is a good article about building a cheap Linux file server. It took a little longer than the advertised 45 minutes for me, mostly because I was using the latest/greatest version of Ubuntu and on a AMD x64, so there was a php5-mcrypt problem. If you are really interested in it (I am sure you are probably not <grin>), take a look at the comments section where I posted my fix for the problem.

Firefox Bookmark Converter

I created this a few months ago. Have no idea if anybody is using it (if you are, please let me know). I use it about once a month. If you want to see what I have going on right now, here is a link to my personal bookmarks in Firefox: http://www.terpnet.com/home. BTW, this seems to work OK with version 2.0 of Firefox (what I am personally using). If you would like to get a copy of this, here is the link: http://redmutt.com/downloads/ffbkconvrt.zip