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Roanoke Valley SharePoint User Group (RVSPUG) - First Fall Event
The Roanoke Valley SharePoint User Group (RVSPUG) held it's first "event" last Friday (September 25). The group is hopes to grow and increase community awareness by hosting the event during the workday (as opposed to the weeknight monthly meetings). Special thanks to Susan Lennon, SharePoint guru, speaker extraordinaire from Virginia Beach. She delivered two informative presentations back-to-back and answered many questions from a very interactive audience (typical Roanoke!). Susan has posted the ......

Posted On Monday, September 28, 2009 11:29 PM

ASP.NET Membership Provider - Switching from Clear to Hashed
I'm using the ASP.NET membership provider. While testing, I overrode the machine.config and set my password to as follows passwordFormat="Clear" I removed the override (switching it back to the machine.config value of "Hashed"). New accounts are being added with a hashed password. Reseting a password for an account created while the value was set to "Clear" does not hash the password. The passwords for these users remains in clear text. TODO: To hash the accounts that were already added, I need to ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:09 AM

Mid-Atlantic MSDN & IT Pro RoadShow - Roanoke Edition
G. Andrew Duthie (and company) received a great welcome from the always passionate and involved Roanoke attendees at the Fall 2009 edition of the Mid-Atlantic MSDN & IT Pro RoadShow. I know I say it over and over, but presenters really enjoy the Roanoke crowds; their passion, their hospitality and their enthusiasm. So thanks to everyone that attended. If you missed it, start hanging out with the cool kids from RV.NUG and you'll be one of the first to know about the next event. Thanks goes to ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 22, 2009 5:39 AM

Windows Search does not return all results
As I continue to learn to work on servers, I am often reminded why I didn't want to be an IT Pro (and often avoided learning how). Working with a third-party vendor on a problem, I have been performing searches looking for all locations of certain files. Turns out, search does not always search everything. Why do I get some instances of a .dll returned (installed in the Windows\Microsoft.NET\Frame... folder) but not all instances of a .dll (installed in Windows\Assembly). Binging found this ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 15, 2009 9:45 AM

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