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Export All Azure Resources Tags

While playing the our customers Azure, I figured out that there is no way to identify the resource types apart from the naming convention. When you need generate a report to understand your resources, tags comes handy. We always end up creating VMs in Azure using a script or through UI and forget to add… Read more

Picture Sync from Office 365 to AD (PowerShell way)

Well, this came up when I was dealing with a Photo policy where the customer have Office365 and On Premise applications such as SharePoint.  We all know that Pictures stored in Office365 cloud could be of resolution 648×648 (High Resolution pictures). If your organization has all the workloads in cloud, you are good because, Skype Online and… Read more

SharePoint – Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF/XSRF) attacks

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is an attack that forces an end user to execute unwanted actions on a web application in which they’re currently authenticated. CSRF attacks specifically target state-changing requests, not theft of data, since the attacker has no way to see the response to the forged request. With a little help of social… Read more

SPO/ODB Reference

  OneDrive for Business and OneDrive (NGSC)   What is OneDrive for Business? Manage storage limits for OneDrive for Business libraries Restrictions and limitations related to syncing SharePoint libraries to your computer with OneDrive for Business One Drive for Business- Sync Issues Guide File and Folder Considerations with OneDrive for Business OneDrive for Business comes… Read more

InfoPath -SharePoint 2007/2010/2013/SPO Configuration and troubleshooting

Update on SharePoint Online – InfoPath forms would work perfectly fine for the following web services without going through any of the following steps: (We are experiencing some issues withe FEW SharePoint Online Tenants. If you are one of them, please hold, we are working on this and expected to have a fix soon). Support… Read more

Creating Connected Web parts in SharePoint

  Recently I have come across a situation where we need a page which should be divided into 2 parts where one half should have items and based on the item selection, you should get the details (Just like a HTML frame). Most of us will come across this situation and this will be handy and simple… Read more

Configuring User Profile Service and BCS

Recently I have come across a situation where we need to configure SharePoint user profile synchronization to pull the Information from the BCS (Business Continuity Service) (External Data).   The challenge was to pull the Information based on a custom attribute that was created in UPA service application which pulls the information from AD.  … Read more

Unable to load workflow actions from the server. Please contact your server administrator

When you try to open the workflows in the SharePoint Designer, you receive the below error:   Symptoms: You can access the workflow from the SharePoint UI. Other workflows in different web applications are editable.   Cause: Cannot be same in all the scenarios but should be specific to the features   Capture a fiddler trace… Read more