Tag Archive: Powershell

Nov 05

Microsoft Teams PowerShell Cmdlets – Serendipitous arrival!

Microsoft Teams PowerShell cmdlets I’m working with a client currently that wants to be able to control the creation of groups, using their existing provisioning system to trigger a PowerShell script for the creation after an internal approval workflow is executed. Whilst this worked fine for the creation of Office 365 groups, what it didn’t …

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May 04

Useful Technique – Gooey SharePoint Scripting

Automating the SharePoint GUI using Scripting. My colleague Alex and I have been working on the same client project during the last 6 months and we recently hit an issue that required us to republish 150 content types in the content type hub. Due to an issue with the PowerShell publish commands not working previously, …

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Aug 03

Nickname search in SharePoint 2013

NOTE: This info applies to the SharePoint Standard 2013 BETA and as such is subject to change between now and RTM! Do not rely on this information as being gospel until confirmed at release! After posting my Nickname post this morning, I wondered what was happening with this in SharePoint 2013. As I just so …

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Aug 03

“I am known by many names, Mr Quatermain” – Nickname Search

When SharePoint 2010 first released, there was a lot of excitement about the ability to perform Phonetic and Nickname searches. One of the most common English names in the UK is Michael, which obviously has many variants and nicknames associated with it. Luckily with People search in SharePoint, searching by variant isn’t an issue… or …

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May 16

Shell access to SharePoint.

One of the things that has always annoyed me in SharePoint 2010 is the security in PowerShell when trying to work with SharePoint objects. There I am, logged into my freshly created development box, drop into PowerShell and can’t access anything, despite running as administrator. The missing ingredients, yes Database permissions, so duly into SQL, …

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Nov 02

SUGUK East Anglia, Cambridge 2nd Nov

I went to my second East Anglian chapter event of the SUGUK this evening over in Cambridge. As usual, very capably organised by Peter and Randy with some great food and drink sponsored by Peter’s company ISC Software Solutions. Microsoft User Group Services sponsored the cost of the room, and Wrox publishing provided two SharePoint …

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