WSS and SPS 2003 Support boundaries for ADFS

From MS KB: Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) enables web single sign-on, federated identity and access management by securely sharing digital identity and entitlement rights across security and enterprise boundaries. The ADFS functionality becomes available in Windows Server 2003 R2.SharePoint and ADFS integration is dependent on the ADFS ability to seamlessly convert the ADFS authentication … Read more

Medium Business Solution for Collaboration Services v1.0

Download This solution provides guidance that can be used to plan, build, deploy, and operate collaboration services in the medium IT environment. It provides guidance on deploying Windows® SharePoint™ Services-based intranet and extranet Web sites and publishing the Web sites to the Internet. This enables users to remotely access these Web sites over the Internet … Read more

WinOE workflow prepared for Whidbey, Longhorn and Office 12 in 2006

Via JOPX, I found this article about WinOE (Windows Orchestration). The Windows orchestration (WinOE) code, built from the ground up by Microsoft’s BizTalk team, is a set of high level XML schemas, .NET classes, application programming interfaces (APIs) and workflow components that will allow Visual Studio 2005 developers create business processes and human-to-human workflow processes. … Read more

Windows Messenger 5.1 RTM available for download

Download here Windows Messenger allows real-time communication with other contacts who are using instant messaging (IM) services including those provided by the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) as offered by Microsoft Office Live Communications Server. Windows Messenger also provides connectivity to the Microsoft .NET Messenger service and is the IM client of choice for businesses in … Read more

Sharepoint tip of the day: How to configure Internet Explorer to open Office documents in the appropriate Office program instead of in Internet Explorer

Many frustrations, hate and anti-Microsoft feelings when an Office document opens in Internet Explorer…again. You know it does, but you remember when you already clicked the document. Especially in Sharepoint, this happens all the time. Sounds familiar? The solution for this is quite simple: To configure Internet Explorer to open Office files in the appropriate … Read more