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Enabling Office 365 Hybrid Search with BIG-IP

Recently MTC Irvine team had the pleasure of collaborating with Steve Peschka and F5 engineers to validate leveraging F5 appliance as a reverse proxy for O365 Hybrid Search scenarios.  I am super glad to announce that the technical article is now available publicly for anyone planning to implement this scenario using F5 solutions here.  … Read more

Configuring SQL Server AlwaysOn on Azure IaaS for SharePoint 2013

  With recent announcement of support for SQL Server AlwaysOn on Azure IaaS, in this post I am going over the steps to configure a Listener for automatic failover of a SharePoint 2013 content database from a primary replica to a secondary. The environment I used to complete the steps is running on Azure IaaS… Read more

Troubleshooting e-Discovery with SharePoint and Exchange 2013

Working on implementing a POC to demonstrate the new e-Discovery capabilities in SharePoint and Exchange 2013 I hit an interesting issue which I could not find any resources online to troubleshoot. To setup the e-Discovery I successfully:   Installed the EWS components on   SP2013 servers Established S2S auth between Exchange and SharePoint 2013 by following… Read more

Building a SharePoint 2013 App to embed Yammer feed on an Office 365 SharePoint site using Yammer Connect

Here is quick step by step post on how to build a sample App to embed a Yammer feed on an O365 SharePoint site by leveraging Yammer Connect API. In Visual Studio 2012 create a new project using SharePoint 2013 App template: Open the App.js file an add the following JavaScript snippet: Network, FeedType and… Read more