Month: December 2007

The evaluation version of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for this server has expired

Had this happen to me a couple of times when trying to set up farms with least privileges so it’s nice and secure.  Turns out I locked it down a bit too much, rather than giving local admin to the Farm Account, here’s what you do: Grant WSS_WPG read permissions to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Office Server\12.0 Grant WSS_ADMIN_WPG Full permissions to the registry key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Office Server\12.0 Reboot...

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Resolutions for the New Year

As 2008 approaches, it’s time to brush off those new year’s resolutions. Mine are pretty standard Exercise the Body Exercise the Mind Keep the financial house in order Be the family guy Towards that end, I’m doing several things in 2008. Body: The first is that I’m Tivo’ing the show “Biggest Loser”, and will be joining their Million Pound Match-up. I’m hoping to stay inspired as I strive to get rid of those 25 pounds that have crept up since my college days. Mind: SharpBrains is a good place to start. So is reading a book, playing word games and filling out crossword puzzles. My daughter got a microscope for Christmas (yes, geek-in-training!) and I’m sure I’ll enjoy showing her how to use it and exploring the back yard with her. Finances: Well, I’m pretty good on this front, although things have been a bit touch and go the last 3 months or so. This year was tough with the paying off of the kitchen appliances, paying the midwife for the birth of my son, and all the other various sundries that go with welcoming a new addition to the family. I’m planning on tightening the belt (figuratively and literally) as I will be bringing low-cost and healthy meals to work more often instead of going out for high-calorie/high-fat fast food. I’m also going to work on not being...

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