Branding SharePoint: The New Normal

Modern SharePoint is catching on, and sites are looking better than ever right out of the box. With mobile-ready pages and easier editing, customers and partners are starting to ask for it. And as SharePoint 2019 brings the modern experience on premises, the demand is likely to grow even more. Yet even as sites look…


How correlate Perfmon logs to ULS logs

Have you ever had the situation where all of a sudden, you’re seeing high CPU on your SharePoint environment and you don’t have know how to read a memory dump? I’m going to show in this article that you can get surface information on how extract details out of the logging system that is already…


Building SharePoint Site Designs with Themes and Azure Functions

This article is the sequel to Swooping into SharePoint Site Designs, in which I related my experience working behind the scenes on the world’s first SharePoint reality show! This time I’ll explain the code so you can build similar solutions if you so desire. The sample shows how to build a site design and script for a simple…


Swooping into SharePoint Site Designs

A few months ago a group of SharePoint MVPs gathered to film a new kind of reality TV show and remake a company’s Intranet. You may have seen it – SharePoint Swoop! This is a story from behind the scenes,in which I got to make their work reusable with SharePoint Site Designs and Scripts. It was…


Welcome Sharepoint 2019 Preview

As announced in Techcommunity by Bill Baer we have a new baby:) https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Announcing-Availability-of-SharePoint-Server-2019-Preview/ba-p/214427 Let’s summarize some of the new features that I love in Sharepoint 2019 Preview;   SMTP authentication when sending emails It was a great problem between Sharepoint and Exchange administrators to allow Sharepoint to relay email through Exchange:) SharePoint Server 2019 now…


SharePoint 2019 Preview available for public download

Microsoft released a public preview of SharePoint 2019 today on the 24th Junly 2018. The preview can be downloaded from Microsoft Download Center at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=57169 SharePoint 2019 brings a load of new features and modern capabilities to On premise SharePoint version. https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Welcome-to-SharePoint-Server-2019-a-modern-platform-for-choice/ba-p/194162 Key Features Modern Sites, Pages, Lists, and Libraries Team News SharePoint Home Communication…


Migrating SharePoint to a new domain–do it the right way

I recently worked a case where the customer was having issues with getting the Distributed Cache running. When attempting to run a Register-CacheHost commandlet, they would get the following error: “The requested name is valid but no data of the requested type was found.” To investigate further, we ultimately queried the Config database to check settings for…


Join Me for Modern Workplace Fire Away Friday 08-03-2018

You are invited to join: Modern Workplace Fire Away Friday 08-03-2018 Join me, Michael Gannotti, at 12 noon this month for “Fire Away Friday,” an open forum session online focusing on the Modern Workplace. Each month I cover the latest in Microsoft 365 as well as demonstrate tips to increase productivity and collaboration. This is…


Archived Webcast – Modern Workplace Fire Away Friday 07-13-2018

A big thanks to all those who were able to join this weeks live webcast for Modern Workplace Fire Away Friday. Covered this week were: Introductions Modern Workplace Top 3 – Coverage of the top three announcements in Microsoft Modern Workplace over the last 2 weeks. Modern Workplace Tips – Each broadcast I deliver real…