Office 365 Dashboard Reports

When IT Administrators access Office 365 to create or edit users, assign admin roles to other users, reset user passwords, manage user licenses, manage different types of groups and manage domains and so on among other things, they are constantly looking for reports that will allow them to carry out their routine and critical tasks […]

Office 365 Security Audit – Users, Mailboxes and One Drive

Whether it is on-premises or the cloud, the most important question of  who has access to what has to be always answered by Admins and IT managers, especially during Compliance and Security Audit. When it comes to Office 365 this question is even more significant as end users share their mailboxes and data for various […]

How to manage mailbox and folder permissions in Office 365

Assigning & Removing Mailbox Permissions for your users:  Mailbox permissions helps you to assign or remove permissions for the selected users on your user Mailboxes. Mailbox Permissions include Full Access permissions, Send As permissions and Send on Behalf permissions. Here is a brief explanation of what these permissions mean in Office 365. Full Access permission […]

New Version of Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite v2.0 released!

A new version of Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite (v2.0) was recently released with significant enhancements to the features and a completely revamped GUI. Given below is a brief on some of the important changes in version 2.0. 1. Incremental Export of office 365 mails – Incremental export option available under ‘Office 365 Export’ module […]

Document set metadata update and other addition in the latest DocKIT for SharePoint

The latest version of file shares to SharePoint migration tool – DocKIT for SharePoint offers users a provision to capture the Document set version and update the description metadata for the URL column. Document Set Version Capture Whenever DocKIT creates a new document set or updates the already available document set’s metadata, it can capture […]

Why is the ‘Page Visits’ report empty even though IIS Log Settings is configured correctly in SharePoint Farm Reporter?

In our SharePoint Reporting tool SharePoint Farm Reporter (SPFR), we have this report called Page Visits. One of our customers is a frequent user of this SharePoint report for the past several years. Recently, while running the SharePoint Page Visits report, he sent in a support query saying the report was turning up empty. Upon […]

Exporting your Office 365 mailboxes and Public Folders – Some tips and a useful tool

There are many reasons why exporting your mailbox content out of Office 365 may be necessary. Besides the obvious reason of backup and recovery, mails in Office 365 Exchange Online may need to be exported for the following reasons: To prevent mailbox bloat and cut down costs of storing unwanted mails online. To ensure availability […]

Office 365 Management: The importance of Auditing and Reporting your Office 365 Environment – Part 2

In part 1, we covered the importance of auditing and documenting your Office 365 environment as well as what and how to audit your Office 365 environment after your migration. Taking a full inventory about how your office 365 is configured and organized should give you a good starting point to move forward with your […]

Office 365 Management: The importance of Auditing and Reporting your Office 365 Environment – Part 1

Ok so you have successfully migrated to Office 365. Phew! Your migration went well and you are slowly settling down into the routine of managing your “cloudified” environment. It’s time to start stringing together the right set of tasks to effectively administer your Office 365 tenant. You need to first understand what’s there in your office […]

SharePoint does not permit folders with the name ‘Forms’ and folder names ending with ‘_files’

One of our customers recently encountered a couple of issues when creating new folders in the following syntax using one of our SharePoint migration products: Folder names ending with ‘_files’. Folder with the name ‘Forms’. 1. When creating a folder with name ending with _files If you are trying to create a folder with name […]

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