Category Archive: SharePoint

Jul 01

SPSNL wrap-up and my Fourth (Third) MVP award received.

For the first couple of years, January the 1st was always a nervous day despite generally nursing a hangover. There would be some frantic monitoring of the mail box (including the junk mail) until the notification popped up from the MVP Global Administrator congratulating you on being re-awarded for another year. Then in 2017, Microsoft …

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Mar 17

Examining the MoveTo functionality in OneDrive and SharePoint

In an earlier blog post, I took a closer look at the CopyTo function that has been available in the Modern OneDrive and SharePoint experience for some time now. Whilst this was a definite improvement on the previous CopyTo functionality available in SharePoint, it was still a few steps short of what would be needed …

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Jan 28

Examining the CopyTo function in SharePoint Online

In a recent blog post on the TechCommunity site (You can read it here), Chris McNulty highlighted the improvements coming to the CopyTo and MoveTo functionality that currently exists in Document libraries  SharePoint Online. This new functionality should start dropping into targeted release tenants around the date of this post so i decided to just …

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Sep 26

Microsoft Ignite – Day 2

Wow, suffice to say that Day 2 of Ignite did not disappoint the SharePoint crowd one bit, with a whole host of announcements coming out during Jeff Tepers much awaited session this morning. As usual, the session started with a few stats that outline just how popular SharePoint and Office 365 has become. More than …

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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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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 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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Oct 16

SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2016–Wrap-up

I’ve just got back from Belgium after attending one of my favourite SharePoint Saturdays. It’s not just because of the beer and chocolate either, the event is always well organised, well attended and always well managed from start to finish. So a big thank you to the organisers and my good friends Thomas Vochten, Elio Struyf …

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