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SharePoint 2007

Max Melcher

7 minute read

Currently I am preparing a session for the next SharePoint Days “Hybrid Worlds” here in Munich. My first presentation topic is “Hybrid Search - everything you need to know!” with focus on the new Cloud Hybrid Search Service Application and here are some of the ideas I will present. Hybrid Options Currently I am aware of 6 feasible hybrid options: One-way Inbound Hybrid You combine SharePoint Online with SharePoint on-premises - when a user queries in the SharePoint Online Search Center, SPO connects to SharePoint on-premises and executes the same or a similar query there to get results.

Max Melcher

1 minute read

This will be just a short one - maybe it saves somebody some time and grey hairs. Situation I created a new result source that boosts some properties of people profiles in search results. During staging I forgot to check the very important radio button that the result source is of type “People”.

1 At first I did not notice that I forgot to check it - Search worked perfectly and returned people hits.

Max Melcher

3 minute read

I am currently preparing a test dataset for a SharePoint WebPart to see how it scales on a customer SharePoint 2010 environment. The problem I faced here was that the environment is protected by Citrix Netscaler and every CSOM call was ended with a lovely exception. Problem 1: SSL The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel.

The client uses https/SSL to secure the channel (good!