CRM Exchange Sync Trial Version now available

by Levin, Aric

Development  Dynamics CRM  Messaging  Servers 


Posted on 9/16/2012 2:42:00 PM


On Friday, September 14, we have released our latest version of the CRM to Exchange Synchronization application. The latest release, now also available for a 30-day trial, includes additional new features as well as easier configuration, multi-culture support logging capabilities and more. 

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Fixing the tp_Title field reverting to Membership Provider username

by Levin, Aric

Servers  SharePoint  SQL 


Posted on 8/20/2010 11:17:00 PM


If you are using Forms Based Authentication for you SharePoint site you might encounter the site displaying a user name such as "i:0#.f|sql-membershipprovider|username" instead of just "username".

You can modify the tp_Title field in your SQL Server UserInfo table directly, but at times the seems to be reverted back to its original value. There is a solution to this problem, however it is unsupported of course, as you are modifying a stored procedure in the SharePoint database directly.

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Hide the SharePoint Ribbon

by Levin, Aric

Servers  SharePoint 


Posted on 8/5/2010 9:14:00 PM


The ribbon in SharePoint 2010 is visible to users regardless of the user's permission. Even for anonymous users it will show up (just with the Navigate Up button). In order to hide the SharePoint ribbon from users, we will need to modify the master page or pages that are available to users without permissions.

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FBA and Friendly Display Name with SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007

by Levin, Aric

Servers  SharePoint  SQL 


Posted on 7/8/2010 7:12:00 PM


When implementing Forms Based Authentication (FBA), SharePoint retrieves the tp_title field from the UserInfo table in the WSS_Content* database to display the name of logged in user.
Depending on the method of adding the users to the SharePoint site, this login might appear with the membership provider details as part of the display name.

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