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Patching and SharePoint Server 2016 Cumulative Updates

Keeping up with the cumulative updates (CU) and service packs for SharePoint has always been fun. There is always the question of what build are you on and what build should you be on. To help keep track of the build numbers Todd has always had a great resource available at his blog. http://www.toddklindt.com If […]

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Create a new Active Directory forest in Azure

Today I released another free video: Creating an Active Directory Forest in Azure. This video shows you how to do some newish things with Azure. The main one is setting static IPs and editing the DNS server for the virtual network using the Portal. All of the other guidance out there shows you only some […]

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Free SharePoint Training

So rumors of my demise were greatly exaggerated, even if I did start them. Turns out I just missed SharePoint too much. So Bold Zebras has been reborn as an all things Microsoft Cloud Consulting group. So anything SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure are fair game. The good news for you is in order to […]

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Probably NOT my last blog post

Catch-up on all of the crazy things Shane is doing these days since his departure from SharePoint911.

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View my install SharePoint 2013 Webinar

My Christmas gift to you! I don’t know why I didn’t do this years ago. I guess you can thank the fine folks at Rackspace for this. Today I did a 1.5 hour webinar on installing and configuring SharePoint 2013. And in a totally unexpected twist not only did everything work but I actually got […]

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SharePoint 2013 is coming, SharePoint 2013 is coming

Thankfully, unlike the night of Paul Revere’s fateful ride we are happy to see it coming. Side note: If you are bored go read this article talking about Israel Bissell who did the hard work. He managed to ride 345 miles to Paul’s 12. Unfortunately Bissell doesn’t rhyme as well as Revere. J Ok, enough […]

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A simple install of SQL Server 2012 for SharePoint Server 2013 or 2010

Edit: 9/2/2016 Check out my latest post that puts most of this work in video format. 🙂 One of the things that comes up in my SharePoint Administrator classes a lot is people who are looking for an easy guide to just get SQL Server up and running so they can deploy SharePoint. They aren’t […]

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Why haven’t you patched your SharePoint farm?

AHHH! It seems a week doesn’t go by that I don’t find some ancient SharePoint farm lying around. Just recently I found such an environment that one of our customers was using. I swear this last one was used by the ancient Egyptians and was using the Hieroglyphs language pack. As of May 29, 2012 […]

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Health Check – Happy New Year to you and your SharePoint servers!

Happy New Year. Hopefully you have recovered from all of the good times and/or you got some rest on the break. I figured many of us have SharePoint 2010 deployments at this point that are mature. Which is awesome. But one thing I know about mature SharePoint farms is we often take them for granted. […]

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SharePoint Admin class in Orlando

I sat down to write a blog post but then my VM client decided it wanted to install updates and all of that chaos so I got distracted. Now I am out of time to write a helpful blog post. So instead I will put a quick post here to remind you that I am […]

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