Document previews using Cloud Hybrid Search

Summary: This blog post describes how to get document previews for SharePoint Online and SharePoint on-premises results after configuring Cloud Hybrid Search. After setting up Cloud Hybrid Search, you might find that document previews are working for your SharePoint Online content, but not for your on-premises content. Microsoft uses Office Online Server (OOS) in Office Read more about Document previews using Cloud Hybrid Search[…]

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Hybrid features in SharePoint 2013 and 2016

Summary: This post provides an overview of all hybrid SharePoint features that were released by Microsoft for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016. During Ignite 2016 in Atlanta, Microsoft released some really cool hybrid features, that I would like to share some information about. The really cool thing about this is that they are not only Read more about Hybrid features in SharePoint 2013 and 2016[…]

Fixing apps after configuring SharePoint Hybrid

Update: Microsoft included the fix in the hybrid picker experience. This means you no longer have to perform the steps outlined in this blog post. You can find the updated article by Microsoft here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/beyondsharepoint/2016/09/15/considerations-when-deploying-sharepoint-office365-hybrid-workloads-in-a-farm-utilizing-provider-hosted-add-ins-or-workflow-manager/ For hybrid search (outbound/inbound query federation or Cloud Hybrid Search Service Application) a manual approach is needed to remediate this Read more about Fixing apps after configuring SharePoint Hybrid[…]

Download content from a site collection

I’ve been working on a script that will allow you to download all files that are stored in SharePoint in a given site collection. If the path does not exist, the script will prompt you to create it for you. Before the script runs, it also checks if the site collection exists. Run the script Read more about Download content from a site collection[…]

Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell shortcut

Are you tired of typing Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell every time you open your PowerShell console? You can do this by Adding/Editing profile.ps1 (I don’t do this because I have too many machines where I should change this) If you find you do not want to change the profile.ps1 on every server you are working on, you can Read more about Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell shortcut[…]

Restore deleted site collections SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 it is possible to restore a deleted site collection. For more information, read this article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh272537.aspx You can use the Restore-SPDeletedSite cmdlet to restore a site collection. However, if you removed the site collection using the Remove-SPSite cmdlet using PowerShell, the site collection will not be stored in a SPDeletedSite object. This Read more about Restore deleted site collections SharePoint 2013[…]

Get all subsites of a subsite using PowerShell

Getting a list of all subsites of a particular site (not a site collection) was a little more work than I expected, so here is how I did it. Let’s say we have the following situation site structure: What if we want an overview of all sites under “Https://portal.sharepointrelated.com/Projects”? My first thought was to use Read more about Get all subsites of a subsite using PowerShell[…]