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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Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

September 29, 2017

After discovering that migrating OneNote notebooks from one SharePoint location to another is difficult to do while maintaining the integrity of the notebooks (http://help.share-gate.com/article/907-onenote-migration), I needed to retrieve an inventory of all OneNote notebooks that reside on a collection of Office365 personal sites.

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Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

September 29, 2017

Issue: When creating Managed Properties in SharePoint Search it is difficult to find the exact name of the crawled property. This proves to be impossible in a very large environment as there can be hundreds of similarly named crawled properties.

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Bug in latest version of System Center Endpoint Protection causes Operational Insights to report incorrect Malware status information

Bug in latest version of System Center Endpoint Protection causes Operational Insights to report incorrect Malware status information

September 29, 2017

The latest version of System Center Endpoint protection (4.9.218.0 - March 8, 2016) has a bug in the included PowerShell Module MpProvider.psd1 located in the default directory of C:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\MpProvider.

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Activate hidden features in SharePoint Online

Activate hidden features in SharePoint Online

September 29, 2017

Recently I was faced with an error message in our SharePoint online tenant when trying to activate the Community Site feature.

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The discrepancy in configuring Search Refiners in SharePoint Online

The discrepancy in configuring Search Refiners in SharePoint Online

September 29, 2017

​Although SharePoint Online (which is an integral part of Office 365) and SharePoint on-premises (SharePoint 2013) provide a very similar -almost identical- user interface, there are key differences that one should be aware of when executing configuration tasks. Most of these differences exist because SharePoint Online resides in a hosted environment beside other SharePoint online tenants and each of these tenants need to be protected against any kind of interference from other tenants.

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