Organizing fresh content in SharePoint

Organizing content in SharePoint whether existing or new is a challenging task. Since SharePoint users upload and share data through this platform there is a need to classify content, right from the beginning. Hence administrators and content owners will do better if they follow content classification and management protocols which will help them accommodate their […]

Reducing Content Bloat and Improving Search Results in SharePoint

With usage SharePoint content database expands to a huge volume. The database expands as it has to accommodate documents (with multiple versions), the metadata, deleted content stored in the Site Collections Recycle Bin, various kinds of audit logs, transaction logs and reports, the Office Web Apps Cache used to store content for rendering and the […]

Re-Organizing Unorganized Content In SharePoint

Re-organizing unorganized content in SharePoint is always a painstaking task. If documents have been uploaded and dumped without planning in Lists, then they pose a challenge as the SharePoint administrators and content owners have to take great pains to re-organize content into respective Lists & Libraries under various Sub-Sites. Though creating a new Site by […]

Challenges in Migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013

Migrating from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013 is a challenging task as 2003 is an antiquated system compared to the new and vastly capable SharePoint 2013. Apart from having to adapt to the huge difference in technology, a lot of effort will also be required in cleansing the redundancy in the 2003 database. Besides this, […]

Challenges in migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013

Migrating content from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 can pose some challenges. Here is a list of challenges you may face when migrating from SharePoint 2007. 1. Switching from 32 bit to 64 bit environment   SharePoint 2007 was used in a 32 bit environment whereas the new SharePoint 2013 works in a 64 bit […]

How to upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 – A quick guide

SharePoint 2010 is upgraded to SharePoint 2013 in a long sequence of steps. Since databases are an important constituent for the successful running of SharePoint, the upgrade process is carried out using the database attach method. This involves creation of a Farm, copying content and SharePoint application databases, followed by attaching and upgrading the databases. […]

Upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 – Some important tips

Here are some useful tips to help you carry out a successful SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 upgrade. 1. Plan and prepare your SharePoint 2013 destination   Before you actually begin upgrading your Site Collections and databases to SharePoint 2013, you need to plan how you will setup the SharePoint 2013 Farm, create and connect […]

What’s new in SharePoint 2013?

SharePoint 2013 has several new and improved features that enrich user experience, improve content management and reinforce content security. These features and how they benefit SharePoint 2013 users are listed below.  1. Content authoring: Content authors can now copy content from Word documents and paste them directly in various content editors in SharePoint 2013. The […]

Features enhancements in AD Change Tracker v2.3

A new version of AD Change Tracker v2.3 has been released recently with features like Object Selection and Property Selection.  Given below are details on these features. 1. Object Selection: The new Object Selection feature helps the user to configure the change tracking by selecting a list of objects available in the AD Change Tracker […]

SharePoint Information Organizer – Feature enhancements in v2.0

A new version of the SharePoint Information Organizer has been released with substantial additions in its capabilities. These additions take this application to a higher level of SharePoint content management solution, making it much easier for the administrators and content owners to handle SharePoint content. The additions in this application are explained below. 1. SharePoint […]

New features in NTFS Security Manager v2.2

A new version of NTFS Security Manager 2.2 has been released recently with features like Apply Central Access Policy to shared folder(s) / file(s) and Revoke Central Access Policy from shared folder(s) / file(s). Apply and Revoke Central access policies features allow administrators to centrally manage shares across servers and workstations in a domain. 1. […]

Export feature strengthened further with export conditions for various levels of content classification in SharePoint

The export feature in SPListX has been enhanced by introducing a familiar interface to specify filter conditions (based on list / folder / document properties) to remove unwanted contents. Here are some details about these changes. SPListX can export Folders, Files and List Items (including file attachments) from a SharePoint List or Library based on […]