SharePoint Tidbit – SiteMaster and provisioning MySites in SP2016

Hello All, Recently working with a customer as we build out the SharePoint 2016 farm we hit an issue creating My Sites and I had a hard time finding the answers, so thought i should put the resolution out here in case anybody else hits it. Errors in ULS logs: SharePoint Server My Site Provisioning 8100 Critical Mysite provisioning…

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SharePoint Tidbit – Changing farm default document behavior for the farm

Hello All, These days I am working with one of my customers to deploy/migrate to SharePoint 2016.  And last week we installed Office Online Servers, and connected them using ‘New-SPWOPIBinding’ command.  At that point he discovered that default value was to Open Online and he wanted the farm to default to the Client on the…

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SharePoint Tidbit – Customizing SPO Sites

Hello All, It took some digging and discussion but here is some general info/rules I’ve put together for you (Some maybe obvious but bare with me) Develop Corporate Guide lines with the proper business groups and have it published somewhere accessible (Maybe create an SPO Site 😊)  this should include components of page, colors, Logos,…

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Teams tidbits – Creating team sites programmatically

Hello All, I love automation so I thought this might interest you. First of all the Product group is currently working on the PowerShell to configure and manage teams as you can see from this Road map entry (Currently in Development) but if your feeling impatient and you need to get something started there are…

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Working with SharePoint DSC – Part Deux

**UPDATE: I have modified the script and provided better how to steps, follow these links How to… and Script download please keep reading on to understand how the script DSC_Pullserver_Config.ps1 works Hello All, In my last post which you can find here https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/christwe/2017/08/31/working-with-dsc-and-sharepoint I walked you thru the Config and Config data files that I created,…

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