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MySite Provisioning Methods

Published on March 29, 2010 By Mike Oryszak

A number of times over the past few years I have stumbled into discussions (in person or online) about how to automate the creation of MySites for all users in the organization.  Creating the sites programmatically is actually pretty simple, but the real question is “Why do you want to do that?”  There are advantages […]

My Sites in the Enterprise: Today and Tomorrow

Published on December 14, 2009 By Mike Oryszak

As we inch closer to SharePoint 2010 and the vast improvements made to the My Sites feature set I thought it might be time to revisit some key concepts when looking to leverage My Sites in an organization.  In many organizations I see My Sites as still under deployed and under utilized.  In some cases […]

Using jQuery to Customize the User Profile Display

Published on November 23, 2009 By Mike Oryszak

The User Profile engine in MOSS Enterprise is pretty powerful.  Out of the box it has some great capabilities and is very easy to setup.  There is support for wide range of field level attributes along with global and personal privacy policies.  The main profile block rendered on the page is very dynamic. The one […]

Resolving the MySite File Exists Error

Published on April 24, 2009 By Mike Oryszak

I have seen this error come up a few times, and reported frequently on the MSDN/TechNet Forums. Once the problem is understood, it is fairly easy to correct. There are a few different pieces that come into play when a user clicks on the My Site link at the top of a MOSS page. The […]

SharePoint MyLinks Listing

Published on February 9, 2009 By Mike Oryszak

MyLinks is an important MOSS feature that is well used in many organizations. Unfortuantely many administrators incorrectly believe that the data is stored in the MySite collections when its actually stored in the Shared Service Provider as part of the user’s shared profile. That is what allows the data to be shared between the different […]