Kevin Laahs

Kevin
Laahs

Kevin Laahs is a technology strategist with HP Enterprise Services. He's coauthor of four books on SharePoint; the latest is Microsoft SharePoint 2010 All-in-One For Dummies (Wiley).

Articles
Using Windows PowerShell to Manage SharePoint 2010
SharePoint 2010 and PowerShell can help save time and hassle in managing your farms—here’s how.
Publishing Microsoft Office Links from SharePoint

Both Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 have many integration points with Microsoft Office 2007. For example, Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 can synchronize lists for read/write access and Microsoft Office Word 2007 can edit offline documents. As SharePoint use grows, end users find themselves with many sites, libraries, and lists, and keeping tabs on all of them becomes a chore.

Emailing SharePoint 2007 Lists and Libraries
Find out how to email-enable SharePoint 2007 and set up your environment to deliver items to SharePoint lists and libraries. You can include SharePoint items in the GAL, but you need to watch out for several things.
Getting Started with SharePoint
If you’re looking for a starting point for a better understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0, this book is for you. Whether you have some knowledge of SharePoint or are just starting your exploration, you’ll come away with a better understanding of SharePoint’s features and functionality.
Controlling SharePoint Access
Identify users and control their access to SharePoint content with an understanding of SharePoint's security architecture.
Stsadm: Taking Control of SharePoint Administration 2
Stsadm helps IT pros perform SharePoint operations that can't be done or done as efficiently through SharePoint's Central Administration Web interface.
Introducing the Business Data Catalog 1
Use MOSS 2007's BDC to discover and use data held in back-end Line Of Business (LOB) applications.
Making Sense of SharePoint Search 1
Learning about Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server search architectures will help you determine which product is right for your users' collaboration needs.
Types of SharePoint Sites
Check out this quick primer on SharePoint site types.
Want to Tick Off Spammers? Try Sender ID
Exchange 2003 SP2 introduces Sender ID, another brick in the wall to block spam.
How ACLs Magically Affect Your GAL
Denying a user access to an object means that the user can't access the object from any application, right? Not necessarily! Learn why ACLs can have different effects on searching and browsing from Outlook, OWA, OMA, and Outlook Express.
Inside MAPI Profiles 2
Understanding the MAPI profile structure can help in troubleshooting situations and can lead to innovative solutions to migration problems that might at first seem difficult to solve.
SharePoint Offers a Different Outlook
WSS raises the bar for Outlook 2003 from an application for personal use to an application for personal use and team collaboration.
Office 2003 and SharePoint: Better Together
By integrating Office 2003 and the SharePoint platform, you can make collaboration a far more productive and enjoyable experience for users.
Building on to SharePoint Products and Technologies
Discover add-on products that can enhance the collaboration and knowledge-sharing capabilities of WSS and SPS.
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