How does XPlica help in migrating sites and lists that use deprecated templates in SharePoint 2007 / 2010?

We have discussed about the deprecated / discontinued templates in my previous blog Discontinued Site and List templates in SharePoint 2013 and above . In this article, We will show you how XPlica helps you to migrate the sites / lists that use the deprecated / discontinued templates from the legacy SharePoint servers (2003, 2007 and 2010) […]

Office 365 Security and Compliance – How to Use o365 Audit Logs to Protect Against Security Breaches?

Ever wondered about the activities mentioned below happened in your Office 365 environment? Who had deleted or checked out a document which belongs to you? Who had assigned the license to a user? Who had added or removed members from group? Who had downloaded some sensitive documents recently? Just view your Office 365 Audit logs available in the […]

How to Perform an Office 365 Security Audit Using Your o365 Portal?

Most of Office 365 security breaches happen due to internal violation of policies and guidelines of the organization and the inability of administrators to constantly monitor such threats. There are several different areas in Office 365 where internal threats are likely to surface and cause potential security vulnerabilities. Security issues in Office 365 may arise […]

How to Export Office 365 Mailbox to PST?

There are many reasons why to export your Office 365 mailbox to PST may be necessary, besides the obvious reason of backup and recovery. Following are the reasons to export mailboxes in Office 365 Exchange Online To ensure availability of mails offline for: Business continuity during breakdown / failures. For forensic analysis of selective mail […]

How to Retain List Item IDs across site collections or SharePoint farms?

SharePoint generates a unique ID for each item in a list. Here’s some additional information about list item IDs: IDs are auto-generated in each list and are not unique across the site. The item IDs are 1-based integer, which is one greater than the ID of the item that was previously added. If the item […]

How to Deprovision Users using Vyapin Office 365 Manager?

This topic discusses the steps you should take to secure your data after an employee leaves your organization. Screenshot given below will show you the list of options to Deprovision Users using Vyapin Office 365 Manager Reset user password When a user leaves, the first thing you want to do is reset the password on […]

How To Deprovision Users in Office 365?

With the evolution of cloud enabled corporate workplace, your business information is likely accessed by more people from different devices than ever before. However, this increased access also increases the vulnerability of your IT environment to security breaches and data thefts. There are multiple challenges in governing a cloud based environment like Office 365. Most […]

How To Migrate Contents To OneDrive For Business In Office 365?

What Is OneDrive for Business? OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server, and provides place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. OneDrive for Business is online storage intended for business purposes. Your OneDrive for Business is managed by your organization and lets you […]

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 […]

How To 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 […]

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 […]

How to keep your SharePoint documents synchronized with metadata from external systems

One of the major benefits of SharePoint is its ability to be used as a document repository. You can have documents from a variety of sources such as email attachments, shared folders, intranet sites and FTP sites that are brought into SharePoint Libraries for sharing and document storage. However, these documents that come from delivery […]

How to import External Data into SharePoint?

Importing external data into SharePoint to enable the right users to share and collaborate is a requirement for most companies that have business data sources that are external to their SharePoint. Such data is usually stored in Line of Business (LOB) applications or in excel spreadsheets or other databases secured by various layers of protection. […]