Scenario I’m designing a page that should provide the user with search results showing all SharePoint sites they can access; it uses the Search Results Web Part. In other words, if they have the permission to view a site it should show up in the search results. Dead simple. SharePoint security trimming will prevent any […]
The examples that follow in this post show how PowerShell can be used with the SharePoint 2013 .NET Framework Client Object Model (CSOM). They are for demonstration purposes only and lack error handling and other items you would want to include in production level scripts. The three examples are focused on adding different types of […]
I’ve recently started doing more work with SharePoint in Office 365 (SharePoint Online), and discovered that there are also a suite of Powershell commands for SharePoint Online: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp161388.aspx. However, they are currently limited to administrative functions like adding a new site, new users, etc. And, of course you cannot use the native SharePoint API to interact with SharePoint Online.
Overview I’m working on a project that will require the provisioning of a SharePoint site collection for each customer that subscribes to my service. Each newly provisioned customer site must have a vanity URL. With SharePoint, the only way to scale to hundreds or thousands of customers with vanity URLs is to use Host Named […]
Straight Talk I’ll start by saying it straight up: SharePoint 2010 Document IDs are not guaranteed to be unique. If you route a document from one site collection to another, where the target site collection uses the same document ID prefix, then you could end up with duplicate document IDs. And worse is that if […]
Ok, I’m still learning about Windows Rights Management Services (RMS) and SharePoint Information Rights Management (IRM) and the configuration black art that it is … so … precision and accuracy of the solution below is not guaranteed. Problem A document library configured with information rights management protection will not display the contents of Office documents […]
A large number of organizations still live in shared folder hell, plagued by the following issues: Documents are scattered deep and wide in a vast hierarchy of folders across many shared folder locations. Duplicate content is everywhere. Organizational records become buried amongst the shared folders and are overlooked by information management policies that govern things […]