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 allows […]

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 […]

Export Your Office 365 mailboxes and Public Folders – Why?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Web part issue and resolution when migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013

One of our customers recently encountered an issue when upgrading from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013. I thought I will share this for the benefit of others in the SharePoint community who are planning to migrate from SharePoint 2007. Users in the customer’s organization encountered the error below when opening a custom webpart that used […]

Revamped NTFS Suite to satisfy unique and custom specific Windows permission management needs

Vyapin’s NTFS Security Management Suite has been improved further with changes and addition of new features to cater to the ever changing NTFS permissions reporting and management needs of system administrators. The changes and features are explained below. 1. NTFS Security Auditor Shares Folders and Files Report The Standard Reports from the previous version has […]

Challenges in Office 365 License Usage Management, Reporting and Analysis

When you migrate to Office 365, there in one critical element in managing your Office 365 environment and that is your Office 365 License usage, because this is what burns your dollars based on the Office 365 license plan you have subscribed to. You need to get insights on how your Office 365 licenses are […]

Vyapin’s exciting new solution for Office 365 Reporting and Management

We are very excited to announce the release of our much awaited product Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite. The suite addresses several important needs of Office 365 administrators and consultants. The product is very useful for both migration and management of Office 365. We will give you a quick preview of what’s there in the […]

Exporting SharePoint permissions with AD Groups and detailed AD attributes to file share

Exporting SharePoint permissions with AD Groups and detailed AD attributes to file share The latest version of SPListX for SharePoint offers administrators the option to export AD groups and their members while exporting SharePoint permissions. Apart from listing the Groups and their members, the XML file provides important AD attributes like Membership, UPN, SAM Account […]

The Critical Link in the Security Chain

“Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices and its money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain: the people who use, administer, operate and account for computer systems that contain protected information…”   – Kevin Mitnick, Computer Security Consultant, Author, Hacker   A security […]