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Automate Site Collection Creation – NO CODE

There have been many clients that have asked for ways to automate processes in SharePoint Online without the need to get developers involved. Some of the requests were; create site collections, create sub-sites, apply permissions to a specific list or… Continue Reading →

PowerShell script for getting ODFB shared files

I had a couple of requests to write a PowerShell script to be run against ODFB. The requirements are that it should find all the files that are shared and show the filename, who it was shared with, the path… Continue Reading →

Security Group sync for AD and SharePoint

The Ask Since there are no dynamic groups in AD I was tasked with creating a PowerShell script to sync the contents of an OU with a Security group. In this script, it will remove users from the group that… Continue Reading →

Sandbox code issue

Note: Sandbox solutions are deprecated in on-premise installations but the service can be turned on. It is not a Microsoft best practice however, some clients still elect to do so. Because they can this post may still have some relevance…. Continue Reading →

Implement Site Classifications

Microsoft has recently started to officially state that the best practice for O365 tenants is to have a flat hierarchy by sticking to site collections rather than a single site collection with sub sites. If you have administered SharePoint for… Continue Reading →

Microsoft releases PowerShell cmdlets for Teams.

Microsoft released new cmdlets for management of Teams back in November 2017, this can be found here: https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/0.9.0 .  Then released another build in December 2017 found here https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/0.9.1  .  Based on the Office 365 roadmap, as of February 2018, Microsoft reports… Continue Reading →

Interactive PoSH Scripts, against best practice on purpose

As I read it, the best practice for PowerShell is NOT to use write-host in your scripts and I acknowledge that statement. That being said, PowerShell is used for many purposes and sometimes there is a valid reason to utilize… Continue Reading →

SharePoint PoSH PNP hits the high notes

SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) for PowerShell are a set of modules and commands that help to automate certain processes that are regularly part of most consulting engagements such as turning off features or creating new site collections. The Patterns… Continue Reading →

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