The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

The Power of a SharePoint Result Source

September 30, 2017

​We all know that the SharePoint search engine is very powerful and Search has been a key feature for many years. SharePoint Search provides a fast and user-friendly way to retrieve information or documents. You just enter a keyword into the search box and click 'Search' – it's as easy as that. Almost instantly the results are displayed and can be improved by simply clicking on provided refiners. That provides a very convenient way to search your SharePoint content.

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SharePoint 2016: Exploring How the ‘Durable Links’ Feature Works Internally

SharePoint 2016: Exploring How the ‘Durable Links’ Feature Works Internally

September 29, 2017

​I have been promoting Document Management with SharePoint for many years now and I’m still convinced that enterprises will benefit a lot if they move their files from a file-share to SharePoint. Although managing files in SharePoint libraries usually solves a lot of problems enterprises encounter with saving their corporate files to file-shares, there are some issues that impact the user experience negatively. One of these issues has been the way employees access files if the files are moved to different locations. To understand this issue, we need to have a look at the Document Lifecycle first.

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Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

Purge SharePoint Workflow History List

September 29, 2017

Scenario You receive the following error when opening the Workflow History List: This view cannot be displayed because it exceeds the list view threshold (5000 items) enforced by the administrator.

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Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

Nintex Forms - New Enterprise License Keys Will Not Work With Versions Lower Than 2.7

September 29, 2017

Last week, an Enterprise Demo of Nintex Forms/Workflow installed on our servers expired. This occurs every year for the demo licenses so it was expected to happen. So I went to https://partner.nintex.com, generated a new license file, and imported it into our server through "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing > Import". However, a weird error appeared in the "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing" page: ​This feature is only available in Nintex Workflow Enterprise Edition

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Latent security issue with Delve

Latent security issue with Delve

September 29, 2017

While the Microsoft SharePoint search engine is a very powerful tool, my attention is currently drawn towards Delve and Office Graph. Delve and Office Graph go hand-in-hand as Delve is the user-focus front end platform that visualizes data retrieved and sorted by Office Graph. Office Graph is the new and exciting search and index engine that uses artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic to create relations between data and persons while crawling data.

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How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

September 29, 2017

Introduction: First of all I would like to start by thanking Brian Lalancette and many others for their great work on the AutoSPInstaller Project. AutoSPInstaller is a PowerShell based tool which automates the deployment of SharePoint 2010 and 2013. It has the ability to granularly configure most aspects of the farm and includes some interesting features such as: centralized farm deployment, granular database naming, XML configuration and more.

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