O365 – Create Managed Metadata Terms from a CSV file using CSOM in PowerShell

This is the first in a series of blog posts I am going to publish that walk through the process of performing configuration tasks against the Managed Metadata Term Store in O365 using CSOM in PowerShell. These posts will explain how to use a CSV file to provide the input values for the scripts however…

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Forecast Content Database Growth

One of client requested PowerShell script to forecast content database growth with following requirements: Need to run on SharePoint 2007 Output to a CSV file Highlight when a content DB has reached 80GB storage limits Highlight when a content DB has reached 90GB storage limits In order to complete this script following information was required:…

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Automating deployment of complex search service application topology

Recently my client expressed a desire to automate deployment of search service application with not so ordinary topology 😉 The script needed to be flexible and reusable for other environments (DR, Test). So here is the PowerShell script which uses input from XML configuration file to implement any desired search service topology.   It also includes process…

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SharePoint Roles and Responsibilities (SharePoint Online)

Further to my blog regarding SharePoint Roles and Responsibilities (On-Premises and Azure IaaS) this is a follow up on how roles and responsibilities differs when moving to Software as a Service (SaaS).   Network Admin Network administration is a crucial component for using SharePoint Online. The network needs to be configured optimally to ensure good performance…

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SharePoint Roles and Responsibilities (On-Premises and Azure IaaS)

SharePoint is a platform that I have found to be surrounded by a lot of misconception. Many people assume as it is a web site therefore should be managed by the web team. Others see it consuming database storage and thus to be managed by the SQL team. Others see that is platform to be…

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