Microsoft Search Server Startup Error

MSS(E) generates the following error on startup: [text] Event Type: Error Event Source: Office Server Search Event Category: Gatherer Event ID: 10036 Date: 2/12/2009 Time: 4:30:12 PM User: N/A Computer: SEARCH Description: A database error occurred. Source: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server Code: 2812 occurred 1 time(s) Description: Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Profile_GetAliasList’. [/text] This is a known issue and ca
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Using Microsoft Search Server (Express) to crawl an SSL Site

Microsoft Search Server suffers from the same issue as SharePoint Search of not being able to crawl SSL-forced sites, however, it is able to crawl non-Default Zones. In order to allow MSS(E) to crawl an SSL enabled site, extend the site to a new Zone in the SharePoint Central Administration.  You may enable SSL on the extended site, but you cannot force SSL on the site (which is done via IIS). Once you’ve done this, configure the SSP for MS
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SharePoint Search can only Search the Default Zone!

SharePoint Search has some pretty silly limitations, one of them being that it can only search the “Default” zone.  If you’ve already created your site, set it up to be anonymous or forced SSL, SharePoint will be unable to crawl the site. You may see events similar to this in the Application Event Log on the SharePoint server: [text] Log Name: Application Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3 Search Date: 2/11/2009 6:50:06 PM Event ID: 2436
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SharePoint Integrated Reporting Services “Jump to URL” Does Not Work

If you use the “Jump to URL” feature within a Report, you will note that it works within the Visual Studio designer just fine, but once you deploy your report to a SharePoint Integrated Reporting Services instance, it no longer has a hyperlink associated with that field.  To solve that, use: [text]=”javascript:void(window.open(‘” & “{URL Expression/Value}” & “‘))”[/text]
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.NET 3.5 SP1 and SharePoint Search Errors

There are a variety of reasons SharePoint Search fails, but this one is particularly exciting.  Here is the error: [text] Log Name: Security Source: Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing Date: 1/27/2009 8:30:04 PM Event ID: 4625 Task Category: Logon Level: Information Keywords: Audit Failure User: N/A Computer: SharePointServer Description: An account failed to log on. Subject: Security ID: NULL SID Account Name: – Account Domain: – Log
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SharePoint 2007 Supported Lookup Column Types

SharePoint only supports a couple Column Types for use with a Lookup: Column Type Supported? Calculated Yes Choice w/ Checkbox No Choice w/ Drop Down List No Choice w/ Radio buttons No Hyperlink No Hyperlink w/ Picture No Multiple Lines of Text No Number No Person or Group No Single Line of Text Yes Yes/No No
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