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

Web/Site Templates in SharePoint Online Modern Pages? No problem.

Let’s imagine that we want to have a site template with a predefined design, sections, web parts on it, lists with additional fields, custom page settings etc. etc.

If you are familiar with SharePoint On-Prem versions, you probably know that we have Site Definitions and Web Templates for stuff like this. Read the rest

No DKIM Keys Saved for This Domain

DKIM will be more and more important in the future for authenticating legitimate e-mails. For this reason, I like to enable DKIM for all my domains in Office 365 tenants where DKIM is really easy to enable.

In Exchange Online console we can find DKIM under Protection -DKIM where we can usually see the option “Enable”. Read the rest

SharePoint 2019 – Part 1

On the 22nd of October a new version of SharePoint Server was released, called SharePoint 2019. Since this version has roots in SharePoint Online, it’s new features are similar to the ones we already know from the cloud.

What’s New in SharePoint 2019

As we already mentioned, SharePoint 2019 is a section of the code used in SharePoint Online. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 4)

In the previous articles about connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (part 1, part 2 and part 3) we mostly discussed the procedure for configuring the servers in order to successfully authenticate with them. In this article, I would like to highlight 2 problems that can arise when turning on the trusted identity provider authentication. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 3)

Previously, I described what needs to be done on the ADFS Server to successfully authenticate SharePoint Server. In this article, I will describe the process of configuring SharePoint Server.

Establishing Trust

To successfully establish a trust between our ADFS Server and SharePoint Server, we must import the certificate that ADFS uses to sign authentication tokens to our SharePoint Server. Read the rest

Office 365 PowerShell – Part 5

In my previous articles I described how to use PowerShell to manage various Office 365 services. But we sometimes also need to plan our scripts to run on a schedule. In this scenario, a problem is encountered – how can we safely store passwords for administrative accounts and run scripts with the help of Task Scheduler. Read the rest