Year: 2021

Disable feedback surveys in Power Platform

If you have worked in Microsoft 365 PowerApps or Power Automate, you might be familiar with feedback survey which pops up quite often. Microsoft wants your feedback on how likely are your to recommend Power Automate to a friend or colleague? Well, I ran into a conversation in twitter about this survey. Apparently I learnt […]

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Error handling in Azure PowerShell Runbooks

Error handling in Azure PowerShell Runbooks should be handled carefully if not the runbook with continue to Completed state even if there is an Error in the script. Unlike exception, Runbook execution will continue after  an Error  by default. Windows PowerShell has multiple streams of output. Runbooks in Azure work differently in each of these […]

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Missing a column in SharePoint list/library filter pane

Missing a column in SharePoint list/library filter pane? It is normal. Not all columns are available in the filter pane by default. What is filter pane? Filter pane is available in the top right hand corner in list or library page. It is available by clicking on the funnel icon. Filters available are based on […]

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Manage Dataverse for Teams environments in Power Platform

DLP policies setup in compliance center are not applicable for PowerApps, PowerAutomate and Power Virtual agents as of this writing. Data loss policies can be setup in Power Platform admin center to manage Power platform environments setup in your tenant. DLP policies in Power platform admin center can be setup at tenant level or environment […]

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Missing Office upload center

Couldn’t find annoying Microsoft upload center anymore in your Windows machine? Good news! It is gone forever. Microsoft replaced the upload center with ‘Files Needing Attention’ experience in Office applications. What is Microsoft upload center It is the application that deals with office file uploads to cloud services like SharePoint online, OneDrive for Business and […]

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Step by step guide to configure Viva Connections

Update 09/23/2021 – Viva Connections public preview is available now. Steps defined in this article to create an LOB Teams application using PowerShell is not necessary now. Viva Connections app is available in Teams admin center. This new app replaces Step#3 & Step#4 in this article. You still has to go through the home site […]

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Follow up on a Teams message – Automation

If you get a lot of Instant messages in Teams for help or to answer questions even when you are in a meeting or status set to Focusing, this automation is for you! Most of us IT workers get IM’ed a lot these days with everyone working from home and new changes to Office 365 […]

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Credentials provided for the Web source are invalid – PowerBI

Excel file in OneDrive as source for PowerBI report is a very common scenario. If you want to use an Excel file as a data source for your PowerBI report, what better place to store it rather than OneDrive or SharePoint. Here is an issue I ran into, cannot refresh the report after publishing it […]

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Not getting M365 group emails in your inbox?

Not getting M365 group emails in your inbox? Don’t worry. There is a quick fix, read on! When an M365 group is setup from Outlook, there is an option to sign up every Member to receive conversations and events in their inboxes. They can stop following this group later if they want to.During group creation […]

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Managing global navigation in SharePoint online

Options to manage global navigation in SharePoint online keeps getting better and better. We have come a long way from custom apps, using managed metadata navigation to hub navigation & the shiny SharePoint app bar. SharePoint app bar: SharePoint app bar brings together global navigation and user personalized resources (Sites, News & Files) to every […]

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