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. 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 environment. Hence […]

How to upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013?

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. […]

Tips to Upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

Here are some useful tips to help you carry out a successful SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 upgrade. 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 the database […]

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. Content authoring: Content authors can now copy content from Word documents and paste them directly in various content editors in SharePoint 2013. The pasted […]

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. 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 application’s […]

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. Now supports […]

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. Apply […]

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 […]

SharePoint Office 365 migration – Challenges in migrating contents to the cloud

Migrating documents & files in file shares to SharePoint Online in Office 365 or from an existing on premise SharePoint farm to SharePoint Online in Office 365 can be challenging task for several reasons. Here is a list of common SharePoint online migration challenges that one might encounter when migrating to the SharePoint cloud. A […]

DocKIT for SharePoint v8.1 enhancements

A new version of DocKIT for SharePoint has been released with certain feature enhancements: New functions and enhancements to the old functions in the Function Builder to build dynamic metadata Regular expressions support for pattern matching in the Function Builder tool User-friendly UI in the Function Builder Newly added functions in the Function Builder tool […]

New features in NTFS Security Manager v2.1

A new version of NTFS Security Manager, version 2.1 has been released recently with features like Grant permissions on sub folders and files that do not have inherited permissions from their parent object, Copy permissions to target folder’s sub folders and files that do not have inherited permissions from their parent object and Replace accounts […]

Admin Report Kit for Windows Enterprise (ARKWE) v8.0 features at a glance

ARK for Windows Enterprise (ARKWE) the Windows network reporting solution has been upgraded. Here is a list of new additions to this Windows network and configuration reporting solution. Supports MDB & SQL storage In addition to the local MDB data storage, ARKWE v8.0 facilitates creating a single centralized or separate SQL databases for its reporting. […]

XPlica for SharePoint – A comprehensive SharePoint migration solution

XPlica for SharePoint product has been expanded with several new features and a host of benefits to the users. SharePoint 2013 on-premise server and SharePoint Online support Maintain source SharePoint server hierarchy in the target SharePoint server Source and target server settings can be defined using flexible mapping templates, which can be re-used during content […]

Feature enhancements in SharePoint Farm Reporter v4.1

A new version of SharePoint Farm Reporter v4.1 has been released recently with the following features: Inventory Reports – new category of reports to prepare yourself for migration You can take a quick inventory of Site Collections, Sites, Lists and List Items in your SharePoint server using these newly added built-in reports. These reports will […]