Month: March 2013

SharePoint – Allow Office Mobile access to SharePoint sites published with ForeFront TMG

Even if Microsoft has announced to stop ForeFront TMG (Threat Management Gateway), this post is about to allow Office Mobile (from Windows Phone 7.x or Windows Phone 8) access to internal SharePoint sites published through ForeFront TMG. NOTE the recommendation (and due to the announcement) it’s recommended to use ForeFront UAG (Unified Access Gateway) to …

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SharePoint 2013 – PDF preview and PDF opened using Web Browser

UPDATED April 16th, after the April CU, it seems opening PDF in web browser is working whatever a PDF reader is installed or not With SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Applications 2013, Microsoft is now supporting PDF with Office Web Applications. However, there is few things to do in order to be able to preview …

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Exchange – Office 365 – Lot of synchronization logs

Recently I had an issue with my Exchange Online mailbox: there was almost every second a log generated within the Sync Issue folder, which contains synchronization error messages. The log generated were saying “Your server administrator has limited the number of items you can open simultaneously. Try closing messages you have opened or removing attachments …

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SharePoint – The first CU for SharePoint 2013 is mandatory

Few months after the RTM of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has released the first CU for SharePoint 2013 – March 2013 PU (public update). This update is MANDATORY for being able to install later SharePoint updates. The update size is very big (650 Mo for SharePoint Foundation 2013, 1.6 Gb for SharePoint Server). I highly recommend …

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Office 365 – Some changes/limitations with public website

With the new Office 365 running SharePoint Online 2013, Microsoft has made some changes: The first one, but not the more important, the default public URL has changed to http://<yourtenant>-public.sharepoint.com while with SharePoint Online 2010 it was http://<yourtenant>-web.sharepoint.com The second one is at the Site Settings level. You can only manage interface (look), search engine …

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Exchange – Office 365 – Do not allow to add Office Apps

With Exchange 2013, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Office Apps. Office Apps is providing a new way to develop for Exchange 2013 (as well as for SharePoint 2013) in order to provide additional functionality to end-users through Outlook 2013 client or Outlook Web Access (such as a map to locate a location when …

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Office 365 – You can not create a site collection which reuse URL

To avoid data lost, Microsoft has introduced earlier in SharePoint Online the site collection recycle bin. This feature allows SharePoint Online administrators to restore deleted site collection. This site collection recycle bin has also another impact which is blocking you when creating a new site collection which reuse an URL previously associated to a deleted …

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SharePoint – Updated post with Live Writer are republished

Today, I discovered a bug with SharePoint 2013 blog site.   In fact, it is not really today, but the first times I though I made a wrong operation. Here is the issue: Use a SharePoint 2013 blog site Use Live Writer to write a post on the blog Open your blog and check the …

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Office 365 – Use Right Management Services

With the new Office 365, Microsoft has introduced a new functionality to secure document sharing: Right Management Services. This service is (should be) well know as this is available since Windows Server 2003 as additional component for internal deployment. See http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771234(v=ws.10).aspx for more details about RMS. So, going back to Office 365 and Windows Azure …

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