SharePoint Migration Tool – Part 2

Migration with PowerShell

Introduction

In the previous article I made a brief description of this Microsoft tool that can be used to migrate on-premises data to SharePoint Online. Since the last article, there have been a couple of updates. For example, migration from SharePoint Server 2010 is now also supported. Read the rest

PowerShell Tips – NULL

This time we will take a look at how PowerShell can handle a nonexistent variable, the so called NULL value. Developers know this concept well, so here we will look at PowerShell’s approach to it. In a best case scenario, not handling or wrongly handling NULL values will cause the script to stop unexpectedly. Read the rest

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and Office 365

SPF in Office 365 is checked using default policies, but messages are not blocked by default. If we want to block delivery of messages, that do not meet the SPF criteria, we can do this by changing the default settings.

When we change the SPF monitoring settings, Office 365 will deliver all e-mail, that does not meet the criteria, to quarantene. Read the rest

Office UI Fabric Persona with Skype for Business Status Integration

Today I want to show you a simple SPFx Web Part solution to connect the new Office UI Fabric React component named Persona with the status from Skype for Business (Lync).

Persona is used for rendering an individual’s avatar, user information and presence. Read the rest

Close SharePoint Dialog Box with the Esc Key

When we want to check or edit a SharePoint list element without navigating around different pages, we can use a dialog box. The dialog box has been available since SharePoint 2010 and is very useful as the user can quickly return to the list from which he started by closing the dialog box, eliminating the need to navigate different pages. Read the rest

Microsoft Teams – How to Connect to Google Analytics

Microsoft Teams is an application that is slowly replacing Skype for Business. It is an application that allows users to make audio and video calls, conference calls, organize meetings and is very well integrated with Outlook. Besides the functionalities that were already available in Skype for Business, it is also a great application for teamwork – people can create teams, which are usually based on a group of people working towards the same goal (a department, project team etc.) and further break down those teams into channels (usually by specific topics). Read the rest

SharePoint Migration Tool – Part 1

Lately there has been more and more demand for migrations from SharePoint on-premises to Microsoft cloud solutions, specifically SharePoint Online. In the past we relied primarily on third-party products but now I think the time has come to describe how to use Microsoft’s content migration tool. Read the rest