Project Online: Provisioning a new PWA with PowerShell

PWA Provisioning using PowerShell and SharePoint Online Management Shell
PWA Provisioning using PowerShell and SharePoint Online Management Shell

This post comes from my “You learn something new every day” collection – and after responding to e-mail saying the only way to provision a PWA site in Project Online is through the UI I thought I’d better double check.  I’d also seen a Twitter posting about a new update to the SharePoint Online Management…


Office 365 Message Center to Planner: PowerShell walk-through–Part 2

The code I am walking through here is that which drives the sample I blogged about in the posting https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/brismith/2017/10/23/microsoft-planner-a-change-management-solution-for-office-365/ In Part 1 I walked through the PowerShell that was reading the messages, filtering out the ones I was interested in by product and then adding the required metadata to get them to the right…


Microsoft Planner: A Change Management Solution for Office 365

MessageCenterToPlannerCodeSamplesV2 TL;DR version – Create a plan with buckets for you products, get an AppId for a Native App that can read SHD and read/write all groups – then update the various variables in Application Settings for the Function or directly in the PowerShell – and create your custom products.json.  If you need more pointers…


Project Online: Setting Permissions in sites beyond PWA

Thanks goes to Paul Mather for most of the technical content of this particular post – as I’m taking a couple of his ideas and bringing them together.  I’m using PowerShell to set permissions in project sites and using Flow and Azure Functions to automate running that PowerShell.  I’ve also included a video that walks…


SharePoint Server 2010: Accidentally stopped your Central Administration service? Start it again with PowerShell!

OK, I had one of those days yesterday.  I was working on my various servers and Hyper-V images to get them all patched and also wanted to update my SQL Server, but rather than shut down my Project Server 2010 application server I thought I’d just stop all the service in Central Administration.  Including Central…