SharePoint ToolBox 107 The SharePoint 2016 VM Setup Guide

The SharePoint 2016 VM Setup Guide

The SharePoint Virtual Machine Setup Guides created by Critical Path Training for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 have become the de facto standards in our industry for developers that have been required to build out SharePoint environments for testing and development.

The newly-released version of the SharePoint 2016 VM Setup Guide on GITHUB shows you how to create a SharePoint 2016 farm using the Release Candidate version of SharePoint Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016. It supplies you with a set of essential Power Shell scripts and step-by-step instructions to build a SharePoint 2016 development environment with support for the Managed Metadata Service, the User Profile Service and the SharePoint Search service.

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SharePointPnP SharePoint 2013/2016 Responsive UI

This solution provides you the capability to enable Responsive UI for a Site Collection in Microsoft SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises. The solution leverages some JavaScript embedding and CSS overriding, in order to make responsive the out of the box UI of a classic Team Site (STS#0). If you simply want to have an overview of this solution, you can read the following section.

This is an Open Source project, and any contribution from the community is more than welcome. Thus, feel free to review the code and submit any Issues or Pull Requests, using GitHub.

Office-IT-Pro-Deployment-Scripts

A collection of useful PowerShell scripts to make deploying Office 2016 and Office 365 ProPlus easier for IT Pros and administrators. If you have any feature requests or ideas for future scripts please add the idea to the issues list in this repository http://officedev.github.io/Office-IT-Pro-Deployment-Scripts

AutoSPInstaller

Automated SharePoint 2010/2013/2016 PowerShell-based installation script. AutoSPInstaller works with SharePoint 2016 (public/IT preview), SharePoint 2013 (including SP1) and SharePoint 2010 with Service Pack 1 & 2. It takes advantage of some of the cmdlet updates in the newer SharePoint releases, while remaining largely backward-compatible older versions.

 

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SharePoint – Easy User Manager

This app allows you to manage your SharePoint User/Group easily from within a single web form. OOTB SharePoint interface requires many clicking and redirecting in order for you do your task. With this apps, you can easily access to not all but most of the important functions for you to manage your users.

SharePoint Feature Administration and Clean Up Tool

FeatureAdmin is a tool for SharePoint administrators and developers to manage SP features. It finds and cleans faulty FeatureDefinitions and orphaned reminders.  The Feature Admin Tool finds faulty FeatureDefinitions and cleanly uninstalls them. It finds feature remainders in sites, SiteCollections, WebApps and in the Farm, caused e.g. by forcefully uninstalled Features from a farm without deactivating them before. These faulty features, never visible, cause errors. The Feature Admin Tool is able to identify them and remove them.
Very useful for major version upgrades e.g. to 2010 or 2013, or for downgrades from Enterprise to Standard.

SharePoint Taxonomy Tools Online

Your one stop shop for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online term set management and migrations. Runs on any computer (client or server) with .NET 4.0 or later. Connects remotely to SharePoint using Client Object Model.
Features exporting termsets into Text and Excel file formats optimized for future importing or Database/Excel usage. Also Importing termsets supporting labels/synonyms, descriptions, preserving term IDs, term reuse, nested terms (hierarchy). You can import from flat file (TEXT and EXCEL) and also from Microsoft SQL Server. Also supports Updating terms in termsets, updating term names, description, and syncing labels (both Add and Delete), and deleting individual terms. And also a utility for clearing termsets (deleting all terms in a termset). Navigate your Taxonomy to find the termset or enter the term store, term group, and term set names/IDs yourself to save time. Remembers current settings and connection information, saving it in registry.

 

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Taxonomy Toolkit 2.1.0

For use with Microsoft SharePoint, Taxonomy Toolkit provides PowerShell cmdlets and a C# API for importing, exporting, and bulk editing of taxonomy objects from the Managed Metadata Service. The data is stored using TAXML, an XML-based file format. All operations are performed using the SharePoint Client OM. Taxonomy Toolkit does not require administrator permissions and is compatible with both on-prem and Office 365 cloud-hosted sites.

Taxonomy Toolkit was created by a Microsoft employee as part of the Garage spirit of developing interesting project ideas on the side without official sponsorship. The tool gained popularity internally, and after many requests to share it with customers, the author eventually obtained permission to publish the code under an open source license.

SharePoint Feature Administration and Clean Up Tool

The Feature Admin Tool finds faulty FeatureDefinitions and cleanly uninstalls them. It finds feature remainders in sites, SiteCollections, WebApps and in the Farm, caused e.g. by forcefully uninstalled Features from a farm without deactivating them before. These faulty features, never visible, cause errors.

SPSWakeUp – Wake Up Your SharePoint !

SPSWakeUp is a PowerShell script tool to warm up all site collection in your SharePoint environment. It’s compatible with all supported versions for SharePoint (2007, 2010 and 2013).

 

SharePointToolBox 101 – AvePoint Apps

AvePoint hat drei Apps für Office 365 und SharePoint Online vorgestellt, mit denen tägliche Arbeitsabläufe und der Einsatz neuester Microsoft Technologien optimiert werden können. Die Apps setzen auf bekannte Tools wie PDFs und die Integration mit Microsofts innovativem Office Graph, um vertrauliche Inhalte besser zu schützen und relevante Informationen schnell verfügbar zu machen. Tägliche Arbeitsprozesse werden so vereinfacht. Die Apps beinhalten:

AvePoint Watermark

Dokumente können mit AvePoint Watermark ohne Sicherheitseinschränkung geteilt werden. SharePoint Online-Dokumente werden automatisch in mit Wasserzeichen versehene PDFs konvertiert und über sichere Container internen und externen Nutzern zur Ansicht bereitgestellt. Unautorisierte Änderungen und Screenshots werden so vermieden. Durch starke Sicherheitseinstellungen – Wasserzeichen mit Benutzername, IP-Adresse, Datum- und Uhrzeitstempel – und Auditing können IT-Administratoren und Sicherheitsprofis schädliche Aktivitäten verhindern und verantwortliche User im Falle einer Sicherheitsverletzung identifizieren.

AvePoint MyWorld

AvePoint MyWorld baut auf die Fähigkeiten des Office Graph auf, um relevante Office 365-Inhalte auf mobilen Endgeräten anzuzeigen, basierend darauf, an was und mit wem ein Endanwender gerade arbeitet. Mit einem personalisierten Themencluster haben Nutzer auch verwandte Themen und empfohlene Dokumente im Blick, wissen, welche Inhalte bei Kollegen beliebt sind und mit wem sie sich in ihrer Organisation vernetzen sollten. Hierfür genügt ein einziges, umfassendes Interface mit integrierter Cortana-Sprachsteuerung. AvePoint MyWorld ist aktuell für Windows Phone erhältlich.

AvePoint PDF Aggregator

Mit dem AvePoint PDF Aggregator können PDFs aus einer oder mehreren Dateien direkt in SharePoint Online erstellt werden. Mit nur einem Klick können Dateien in einer Dokumenten-Library in PDFs konvertiert werden, ohne einzelne Dateien öffnen, Inhalte manuell zusammenfügen und exportieren zu müssen. Anwender können in einem Zug mehrere PDFs aus mehreren Dateien generieren, mehrere Dateien zu einem PDF zusammenführen und PDFs aus unterschiedlichen Dateitypen wie Microsoft Office-, Apache OpenOffice-, HTML/XML-basierte-, und Bilddateien erstellen.

Verfügbarkeit

AvePoint Watermark, AvePoint MyWorld, und AvePoint PDF Aggregator sind ab dem 30. Juni 2015 allgemein verfügbar. Weitere Informationen und Download der AvePoint-Apps.

SharePointToolBox 100 – Insider Threat Index + Governance ebooks

Metalogix Insider Threat Index

Use Metalogix’s free Insider Threat Index to assess SharePoint security against nine key best practice metrics to obtain your Threat Index and get unprecedented visibility into the exposure risk of your sensitive business content.

Use the Insider Threat Index to identify gaps in SharePoint security that expose critical business content. Corrective guidance for each best practice is provided so that you can take steps to improve your SharePoint security and reduce your risk of a data leak.

The Insider Threat Index can be quickly downloaded and easily installed on your desktop with no server side components needed. Use our guided setup process to rapidly start analyzing your SharePoint security. Results are displayed on an easy to understand color-coded dashboard. Easily share results with your security or management team via a PDF download.

E-Book: SharePoint Governance Best Practices

This useful e-book by SharePoint MVP, Christian Buckley, helps readers avoid common SharePoint governance pitfalls and provides advice on the proper approach to developing a governance strategy. Readers will learn:

  • Operational Fundamentals for Good Governance
  • Ideas to Jump Start Your Governance Strategy
  • Governance for On Premises, Cloud, and Hybrid

SharePoint Pre-Migration Checklist

No migration to SharePoint 2013 should be taken lightly. After helping hundreds of clients migrate to SharePoint 2013, we offer a simple message: “Cleaning up your SharePoint environment before migrating will save you time, money and headaches.” Readers will learn important steps related to:

  • Pre-migration of users and groups
  • Scrubbing SharePoint content
  • Migrating SharePoint design elements

 

 

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SPFileZilla = FileZilla for SharePoint!

Inspired by FileZilla, the fantastic free FTP client, SPFileZilla allows you to navigate and manage SharePoint as if it were an FTP Server. Browse site lists, document libraries, folders, and files. Download and upload files and folders, including support for nested folders hierarchies. Create new folders, rename existing files and folders, and delete files and folders. Also, you can copy paths to files and folders to your clipboard. Drag and drop folders/files into the application to upload to SharePoint.

Latest release for 2013 supports uploading large files (over 2 MB) to SPOnline.

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ContosoSales For PowerBI

This download includes the Contoso Sales for Power BI Designer.pbix sample Power BI Designer file. This file includes over two million rows of sales data for the fictitious company, Contoso Inc.. You will not be able to access the actual data source. All data is stored within the file’s model and can only be viewed in Power BI Designer.

Free ebook: Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Machine Learning

This book focuses on providing essential information about the theory and application of data science principles and techniques and their applications within the context of Azure Machine Learning Studio. The book is targeted towards both data science hobbyists and veterans, along with developers and IT professionals who are new to machine learning and cloud computing.

 

 

 

SharePointToolBox 89 – SharePoint Solution Packs

SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online solution packs

The SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online solution packs contain code samples and documentation that demonstrate how to use site branding and site provisioning techniques, create and use UX components, and address search customization scenarios for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online.

SharePoint 2013 Search Query Tool

Tool to test and debug the Search REST API in SharePoint 2013. Issue GET and POST search and suggestions queries. Use also against SharePoint Online.

SharePoint Client Browser for SharePoint 2010 and 2013

The SharePoint Client Browser uses the CSOM to connect to a remote SharePointSite Collection and shows the site structure with related properties and values.

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ITaCS Password Changer 3.0

itacspwThis web part enables users to change their local or Active Directory password from within a SharePoint Site Collection.

It is designed for SharePoint Foundation (2010/2013) and the SharePoint Server (2010/2013).

Features

  • Change your password on the local machine or in an Active Directory environment (2003, 2003 R2, 2008, 2008 R2)
  • Multilingual version: English, German and Custom (using Custom as language setting enables you to define your own label and button text values)
  • Get notifications about Active Directory password requirements (like minimum password length, minimum password age, password history length, etc.)
  • Define the detail level of warnings and error messages
  • Improved installation and performance
  • AJAX 3.5 integration – ASP.NET AJAX Extensions 1.0 not needed anymore. Instead .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or above is a requirement for using AJAX rendering of this web part (see installation instructions)
  • Dynamic AJAX rendering activation via tool part
  • Configurable password expiration notification (optional)
  • Extended customization options for custom text labels
  • Improved error handling if password change attempt fails
  • Supports Claims-Environment with Windows Auth

New Features in Version 3.0

  • Easy Installation
  • SharePoint 2010 and 2013 (Foundation and Server)
  • Password strength indicator
  • Plugin support to extend functionality by custom code1
  • Warning if an unsecured connection is used
  • Copyright hint can be removed1
  • Auditing of password changes (and attempts)
  • Logging into the SharePoint logs

1 valid licence required

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Office Web Widgets – Experimental 0.1.0

UI Widgets to build apps for Office and SharePoint. This experimental release contains the PeoplePicker and the ListView widgets. Consult the project web page for documentation.

New Open Source Office 365 SDK for Android

With the Office 365 SDK for Android Preview, it’s now possible to use data stored in Microsoft Office 365 from your Android Apps. This means, you can access SharePoint lists, folders or Exchange calendar, contacts and emails from within your Android-based applications.

OFFICE APP MODEL SAMPLES

Office App Model Samples (AMS) are code examples and scenarions developed by the community for the community.

SHAREPOINT 2013 WEB ANALYTICS DATA EXPORT TO CSV USING POWERSHELL

The analytics engine in SharePoint 2013 has been completely re-built. This provides new capability and analytics in the form of Popularity Trends.