The Role Of Office 365 License Usage Reporting And Analytics When Managing O365 User Licenses

Introduction When you migrate to Office 365, there in one critical element in managing your Office 365 environment and that is analyzing your Office 365 License usage reports, because if you don’t you will burn your dollars in the Office 365 license plans you have purchased. You need to get insightful Office 365 License reports […]

Understanding NTFS Permissions – How to report Effective Permissions on Files and folders?

What is NTFS Permissions? NTFS permissions play a vital role in securing Operating system objects (Folders, Files, and Services etc). NTFS permissions works on the basis of what is called an Access Control Model which contains the following: • Access token • Security Descriptors Access token: Contains information about the logged on user and their […]

The What, Why And How Of Office 365 Reporting

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 […]

NTFS Permissions – A primer

This primer is intended to introduce the reader to NTFS file system in Windows. Even though the NTFS file system is more than 2 decades old, it is still one of the less understood. This article gives a quick introduction to NTFS, covering the most essential elements which may be further explored using various articles […]

Why Migrate To SharePoint 2016?

Are you still running older versions of SharePoint? Confused or hesitating to take a decision whether to move to SharePoint 2016 or not!  Here we have provided you the reasons for moving to SharePoint 2016. Enhanced Features A new HTML5 rendering engine that targets modern web “full” standards mode and modern browsers. With new, modern […]

Top 5 Reasons For Moving to Office 365

Cloud is the most discussed topic in both Business and Technology worlds and rightly so due to the relentless push given to it by all major IT vendors. With Microsoft trying to spearhead this massively disruptive movement due to the strangle hold it has on the corporate IT environment, its offering Office 365 is running […]

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. Incremental Export of office 365 mails Incremental export option available under ‘Office 365 Export’ module allows you […]

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 to PST- 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]