SharePoint 2016 – Site collection disappears during content database upgrade

While upgrading my SharePoint environment from 2013 to 2016, I ran into an interesting issue with content database upgrade. I have deployed a fresh new SharePoint 2016 running on Windows Server 2016 and then perform the classic detach/attach upgrade process to migrate the content from the SharePoint 2013 environment. One of this content DB is hosting only one site collection, but this site collection is NOT a root site collection.…

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Office 365 – Microsoft Teams is now user based licensed

When Microsoft has introduced Microsoft Team, this was only manageable at the organization level. Now, Microsoft Teams is now user based licensed; meaning you can now enabled/disable it on a per user basis   And if use a PowerShell script to automate (or bulk update) licensing options, the service plan is TEAMS1

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Office 365 – OneDrive for Business administration console is coming

This has been a gap in Office 365 and SharePoint Online for quite some time: there was very few way and options to manage OneDrive for Business. Good news, this gap is going to be filled, maybe not yet with everything you may be looking for but at least an administration console for OneDrive for Business. If you want to start to take a look, go to https://admin.onedrive.com/ (yes, there…

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SCCM – Cloud Distribution Point

Following my previous post regarding the Cloud Management Point gateway feature introduced with the fast channel current branch update (see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=838), another new “cloud” feature has been introduced called Cloud Distribution Point. As with the Cloud Management Gateway, this will help managing internet based client with SCCM. This new feature will make your internal distribution point(s) available to the internet client based using Azure. Enable the Cloud Distribution Point NOTE…

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SCCM – Cloud Management Gateway

The fast channel of the current branch 1610 of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) got an interesting update which deliver the Cloud Management Gateway. This new feature will help to reduce the infrastructure complexity to manage internet based client. NOTE if the update is not displayed in the Update and Servicing section, you may not have enabled the fast channel. To do this, download the script available here https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ConfigMgr-1610-Enable-046cc0e9 Install…

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Azure – Microsoft Azure AD PowerShell v2.0 is now GA

After a little bit more than a month in preview, Microsoft has announced the general availability for Azure AD PowerShell v2.0 This new version does not provide (yet) full functional parity with the older Microsoft Online module. The current Microsoft Online PowerShell module will not be updated anymore. You can get more details about what is included in this version 2.0 here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/azuread/v2/azureactivedirectory while you can install it from https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/AzureAD/2.0.0.33

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