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Copy Files with metadata to SharePoint Online with PowerShell

I finally created something I felt worthy of blogging. 🙂 From talking to customers I know that a current challenge is migrating Files and File Shares to SharePoint Online. Sure uploading a bunch of content from the browser is doable but what if you want to keep the Created By, Created Date, and Modified Date […]

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My Articles on Petri.com

Howdy – So while I have neglected the blog for the last month I can say I have not neglected writing. Quite the opposite. I have been working with the fine folks at Petri.com to write some content for them. In no way does the mean I am abandoning this blog just that is my reason […]

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I am teaching again

I love teaching. I have often said that if everything in life paid the same, I would be a High School teacher and coach the volleyball team. But, since that isn’t how things work I have found a better outlet for my desires to teach. SharePoint classes. As many of you know, I have been […]

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Installing and configuring PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint Online and Office 365

I will admit it; I put this off for as long as I could. Why? Because I just wasn’t really sure what went into getting connected to my O365 subscription and I knew that there wasn’t a lot of cmdlets there. Good news I have solved both of these problems for you. The following will […]

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Using PowerShell with Azure

Seems like something reasonable anyone using Azure would want to do. After all, one of the draws of “the cloud” is automation. So I thought I would throw together a quick video and blog post on how to do it. If you don’t want to read the small book I wrote below or need deeper […]

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Installing SharePoint 2016 on Azure

Looking at my YouTube content it has been brought to my attention on Twitter that I don’t have a video that people expect. How to install SharePoint Server 2016 on Azure IaaS. Whoops. I realized that I have all of the pieces I just haven’t put the story together. So before I bust out the […]

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Things you need to know about the September 2016 updates for SharePoint 2016

As you probably know last week the September 2016 Cumulative Updates were released. Before you go installing them there are some things you need to know. If you are the type who reads all of the KBs associated with the updates and the warnings they contain then kudos to you but since most people just […]

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Installing SQL Server 2014 or 2016 for SharePoint on-prem

Do you have challenges with what is the correct way to install SQL Server for SharePoint? What features do you have to select? How should you configure the service accounts? Or maybe installing SharePoint is fine but you don’t understand things like Max degree of parallelisms or what holes to punch in the firewall? No […]

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Installing and Configuring SharePoint Server 2013 on premise for Microsoft Azure

In case you are wondering this is completely different than the Quick and Dirty install video. This video goes through all of the steps to build a production grade install of SharePoint. What? That seems really confusing. How do you do on-prem SharePoint 2013 on Azure? You use IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) of course. […]

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SharePoint 2013 – Quick and Dirty install on Microsoft Azure

A video on how to do a quick and dirty install of SharePoint 2013 using Microsoft Azure

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