European SharePoint Conference

  I’m honored to be Speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2013. I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2013 and I’m delighted to be a part of this fantastic gathering of the SharePoint Community, Feb 4-7 2013, in Copenhagen, Denmark. I will be conducting two sessions – “SharePoint & ADFS – Federation Made Easy”…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins–The REAL Primer–Series #6

This is the sixth entry of my PowerShell for SharePoint Admins series. In this session, we will configure Service Applications with corresponding databases.  I am basing this series on what SharePoint Administrators have said are the most important tasks to accomplish in PowerShell. Here is the list:   Create/Delete Sites, Webs and Web Applications Backup…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins–The REAL Primer–Series #5

This is the fifth entry of my PowerShell for SharePoint Admins series.  In this session we will learn some PowerShell cmdlets that will give us some flexibility in being able to accomplish the Top Ten things for which SharePoint Admins use PowerShell .  I am basing this series on what SharePoint Administrators have said are…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins–The REAL Primer–Series #4

This is the fourth entry of my PowerShell for SharePoint Admins series.  I am basing this series on what SharePoint Administrators have said are the most important tasks to accomplish in PowerShell.  Here is the list: Create/Delete Sites, Webs and Web Applications Backup and Restore Sites, Webs and Web Applications Deploy Solutions and Features Add/Delete…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins–The REAL Primer–Part 3

I gave a talk last weekend at SharePoint Saturday NYC and took a poll. I asked the audience what were the 10 most common things SharePoint Administrators did in their jobs. Here is the list: Create/Delete Sites, Webs and Web Applications Backup and Restore Sites, Webs and Web Applications Deploy Solutions and Features Add/Delete Users…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins – The REAL primer PART 2

  OK, so why haven’t I posted the second part in so long?  LIFE.  No other reason.  So—on to the next part: In Part I I told you that aliases were important and we wanted to make sure we didn’t have to remember what they were and to make them specific. OK, so that means…

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People still sending you MEGA attachments?

I had a friend come to me and ask how to automatically send attachments to a certain folder as she was tired of downloading the attachments and saving them to her hard drive only to *re* upload them to a file share for consumption. I’m not much of a VBScript guy, but I knew this…

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PowerShell for SharePoint Admins – The REAL primer PART I

I’m not a developer.  I am a straight up ITPro/Admin/Infrastructure guy.  Oh, I can code.  I just don’t like it and only do it when I absolutely HAVE TO.  I find no pleasure in creating “cool apps” that do “cool stuff”.  Opening up Visual Studio doesn’t make me want to vomit or even make my…

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Read the Prescan log…CARFEFULLY!

I thought I would start putting my experiences from the field here when I encounter either a strange occurrence or when I pull my hair out trying to figure out something and it reveals something extraordinary. I had one of “those” sessions—you know, the ones where you call Microsoft Premier Support and it lasts for…

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BPOS – What is it?

A lot of people are asking about Business Productivity Online Services these days.  Microsoft is betting the farm on S+S/SaaS/Cloud Computing. Software as a Service has long been a buzz word coming out of Redmond as well as the term “Cloud Computing”. SharePoint Online launched last year and now boasts one of the most robust…

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