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  Asked By: Keaton    Date: Nov 05    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 717

I am looking to implement a webpart that allows me to display the current weather (and maybe others for sports or news). I found a part for MSNBC that will do that, but apparently only good for SP2001. I am running PS2003.

Anyone know of other opportunities short of custom building something?

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8 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Victoria Bell     Answered On: Nov 05

These same web  parts are available on SP2003. They should be available in your online gallery.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Cassidy Sharpe     Answered On: Nov 05

Goto weather.com, click on the weather  Tools then scroll down to

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Linda Mason     Answered On: Nov 05

If you've never tried the web  Capture Web Part, you might give it a try. If I recall, it comes with the Office 2003 Web Components. I set up a capture to pull in stocks. It's different from the page viewer web part  in that you can select a portion of the page rather than the entire thing.

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Hans Weiss     Answered On: Nov 05

I thought that it should be there. I actually have 0 Online Gallery items. Any thoughts on what is wrong that I can fix?

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Alison West     Answered On: Nov 05

Do you have a proxy server on your network? If so, you will need to configure SharePoint to recognize that server.

 
Answer #6    Answered By: Freddy Heath     Answered On: Nov 05

Yes, you are correct. I am running  ISA 2004. I will look in the SP site config and see if I can find the setting.

 
Answer #7    Answered By: Joanna Dixon     Answered On: Nov 05

There is a weather web  part from the online gallery for SPS03.

 
Answer #8    Answered By: Damon Garner     Answered On: Nov 05

I figured out my problem. I am behind an ISA 2004 server and a little tweak (not well documented or at least obscure – ya think!) needed to occur to allow the ‘on-line’ web  parts to be accessible. Took a bit to figure out and here is the answer for anyone else stricken with the same problem:

Just after the </system.web> (almost at the end of the file) entry in the wwwroot (or whatever the primary virtual directory is) web.config file place the following:

<system.net>

<defaultProxy>

<proxy proxyaddress=”http://<ProxyServerNameorIPAddressHere>:<PortAddressToUseGoesHere>” bypassonlocal = “true”/>

</defaultProxy>

</system.net>

Example:

<system.net>

<defaultProxy>

<proxy proxyaddress=”http://10.1.0.9:8080” bypassonlocal = “true”/>

</defaultProxy>

</system.net>

Some folks had suggested a rule allowing traffic via port 80, but that kind of defeats the whole purpose of the firewall so this ends up much better and it works.

 
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