Retaining Document IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms

SharePoint Document ID service is useful to maintain static links to documents regardless of where they get moved within the same site collection, or if their name gets changed. In short, with the SharePoint Document ID service activated, you can preserve the Document ID within the site collection. There are a few limitations in SharePoint […]

Exporting SharePoint libraries and lists along with metadata / file attachments for archiving purposes just got easier

Exporting metadata for each list item / library document in a separate metadata file Our earlier versions of SPListX for SharePoint create a single consolidated metadata file per SharePoint library / list in the file system. Many of our SPListX customers have requested a separate metadata file for each list item / document in a […]

New version of XPlica for SharePoint version 6.7 has been released

A new version of XPlica for SharePoint (v6.7) has been released with the following enhancements: Wildcard inclusion to migrate only the site structure (excluding contents) In SharePoint migration scenarios, quite a few customers would be interested in migrating site structure alone to see if the pages, look and feel, permissions are intact, before migrating contents. […]

Office 365 Dashboard Reports

When IT Administrators access Office 365 to create or edit users, assign admin roles to other users, reset user passwords, manage user licenses, manage different types of groups and manage domains and so on among other things, they are constantly looking for reports that will allow them to carry out their routine and critical tasks […]

Office 365 Security Audit – Users, Mailboxes and One Drive

Whether it is on-premises or the cloud, the most important question of  who has access to what has to be always answered by Admins and IT managers, especially during Compliance and Security Audit. When it comes to Office 365, this question is even more significant as end users share their mailboxes and data for various […]

Manage Mailbox permissions in Office 365

Assigning & Removing Mailbox Permissions for your users: Mailbox permissions helps you to assign or remove permissions for the selected users on your user Mailboxes. Mailbox Permissions include Full Access permissions, Send As permissions and Send on Behalf permissions. Here is a brief explanation of what these permissions mean in Office 365. Full Access permission […]

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 […]