Jul 20

Helping your users achieve Seamless sign-on with Office 365 and ADFS

Understanding the terms A large number of my customers use ADFS to enable single sign-on for their users but I quite often get calls to help them understand why their users are seeing the California Highway screen to select a username rather than connecting straight in as a seamless sign-on. Some of this confusion comes …

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Jun 03

Keeping Office 365 Audit data beyond 90 days with the Microsoft Graph

In Office 365, audit is king (if you turn it on!). Nearly every action that you can take in the environment is recorded and stored for 90 days. For the compliance manager in your organisation, the new audit log search tool is going to make them a happy person! But what if you want to …

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Jun 02

European Collaboration Summit 2017 – Zagreb

Zagreb - St Marks Church

European Collaboration Summit – Zagreb – May 29th- 31st 2017. I’ve just returned home from what is possibly one of the greatest community conferences in the world in the wonderful city of Zagreb. Previously known as SPC Adriatics, the European Collaboration Summit brought together some of the best speakers from all over Europe and the …

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May 16

SharePoint Virtual Summit wrap-up

SharePoint Virtual Summit – May 16th 2017 Microsoft may have started a trend with last years May the Fourth SharePoint event where they released the SharePoint Framework, following it up with the SharePoint Virtual Summit today. Adding to some of the announcements that were made at Build last week SharePoint, OneDrive and yes even Yammer …

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Mar 14

Microsoft Teams – General Availability

Microsoft Teams reached General availability stage today, that’s the point at which Microsoft declare a product is ready for production consumption, despite the fact that a lot of us have been using the product in some form in production for some time. This is a great achievement by the Teams product group For me the …

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Mar 10

Azure AD Group Based Licensing – Remediation of Errors

In the previous blog post we took a look at Azure AD Group Based Licensing for Office 365 which went into Preview a couple of weeks ago. In this post, we’ll take a look at Remediation of Errors which occur when Azure tries to apply the licenses to users. This video shows the assignment of …

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Mar 09

Azure AD Group based licensing in Office 365

I decided to take a different approach to talking about Azure AD Group based licensing for Office 365 with this post and decided to pop up a quick 10 minute video demo of it in action. Azure AD Group based licensing came into preview in the new Azure Portal about 2 weeks ago now and …

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Feb 24

PowerShell access to the Graph API

If you’ve been living under a rock in the Office 365 world recently, you may not have heard about the Microsoft Graph. (“One Endpoint to rule them all“). But if you haven’t been under a rock then you’ll know that Microsoft is intending to surface all of the various REST endpoints that currently exist on …

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Feb 23

Don’t mess with the ListItemID managed property in SPO!

This post could also be known as the “Case of Microsoft and the HTTP/601 error” as it was certainly a mystery and took the combined efforts of myself and Microsoft to resolve the issue and trace it to the ListItemID managed metadata mapping! I’ve recently been working on a document management solution for a client …

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Jan 29

Office 2013 ProPlus no longer available via the Office 365 portal

We knew this was coming, although it was announced back in September 2015 so I would imagine a lot of people have forgotten all about it, but as from 1st March 2017 your users will no longer be able to download the Office 2013 Version of software from the Office 365 portal. This message has …

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