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’. When creating a folder with name ending with _files If you are trying to create a folder with name ending […]

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. NTFS Security Auditor Shares Folders and Files Report The Standard Reports from the previous version has been replaced with Shares, Folders and Files Report. […]

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

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 Name, Security ID, UPN, ID, Name, etc. Here is a sample screenshot of […]

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 professional […]

SPListX – New export options introduced in v7.6

New folder hierarchy in target location The latest version of the SharePoint export / archive solution – SPListX for SharePoint v7.6 offers an option to export List / Library contents to the file share in a new folder hierarchy completely different from the original folder hierarchy of source SharePoint. This feature has been introduced to […]

5 Ways to Strengthen your SharePoint Relationship

“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection” – Mark Twain With February on the calendar, thoughts turn to the hearts, flowers, and romance of Valentine’s Day and the promises it brings of finding lifelong happiness in a new relationship. Similar feelings arise when customers implement SharePoint solutions. This month, we take a closer look at […]

Import Exchange folders and mail using External Data Connector for SharePoint

A new version of Vyapin’s SharePoint data import tool External Data Connector for SharePoint (v2.0) has been released. This release has two new features to connect and bridge your SharePoint content with Exchange mail content. These features help users import MS Exchange mail items from Mailboxes and Public Folders into SharePoint Lists as Items. Mail […]

Auditing Hyper-V machines and resources for better planning and management

Hyper-V Management Suite is a documenting and auditing application used to audit Hyper-V servers & guests. Besides helping you find out virtual machines and their roles, it also helps you identify and detect changes to the Hyper-V configuration. It provides a birds eye view of the VM sprawl and can be scheduled to mail you […]

More user friendly features on demand in ARK for Exchange Server

The latest update to the Exchange Server reporting and analysis solution, namely ARK for Exchange Server incorporates common features demanded by a large section of its users. It provides various “counts” about messages and Exchange Server objects like – read, unread, deleted, items, folders, sub-folders, items etc. Presenting the “count” of various objects makes it […]