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 […]