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Find all Private channels in a Team

Private channel in a team is an access controlled space available only for Owners and Members of the channel. Guests can be added to private channel as long as they are already member of the team. This should do for a quick intro about private channels. Well, the point of this post is it not […]

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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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Create alerts on views in SharePoint document library

This is one of the most frequently raised question or complaint by end users. Why can’t I create alerts on views in my SharePoint library? When you try to setup alerts on items in a library, sometimes you have the option to set ‘Someone changes an item that appears in the following view: Drop down […]

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ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint 2010 Claims site – Part II

This blog post is continuation of Part I which explains how to configure ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint. In this blog I will explain the remaining 2 steps: Step 2: Configure a Claims based Web Application The configuration of a claims-based SharePoint web application can be achieved using Windows PowerShell. The steps to be […]

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ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint 2010 Claims web site – Part I

I am going to explain how to set up ADFS as Identity provider for SharePoint 2010 Claims web site. I am splitting this topic into 2 blogs(part I & part II) considering the length. This this the first part which explains how to Configure ADFS 2.0 as Identify provider. Part II has the remaining 2 steps of […]

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Lock Site Collection or make a it read-only in SharePoint

If you are planning to migrate a site collection in SharePoint to a newer version or simply lock site collection for some maintenance, you can do it through Central Administration. Remember this is possible only at site collection level. Go to Central Admin -> Select Application Management -> Under Site Collections select Configure quotas and […]

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Upgrade Classic mode SharePoint 2010 web application to Claims mode SharePoint 2013 web application

In this post i will explain the steps we need to follow to upgrade classic mode SharePoint 2010 web application to claims mode 2013 web application. This is not the only available approach. There are many ways to do achieve that, but this is the one which worked without any hassles for me. Step 1: […]

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How to set ‘Log on as batch job access’

If you are trying to run a PowerShell Script through Windows Task scheduler in a Windows server using a service account like me, at the end of task scheduler a warning message was shown that the service account need ‘Log on as batch job access’ to run the job. Here is a blog which explains how […]

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Schedule Powershell Script to run on a windows server using Task Scheduler

Here are the steps to Schedule Powershell Script to run on a schedule in any windows Server. 1. Open Windows Task scheduler from Administrative tools. 2. Right click on Task Scheduler Library and Select Create a task. 3. Under General tab, Enter the name of the task and update Security options. 4. Click on Change User […]

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