SharePoint has an alternative method for accessing it's files, and that is via a web standard called Web DAV. This connection type has been around a long time, and is supported by the web server. This connection type allows other applications, in my case GoodReader, to connect to SharePoint and access folders and files directly.... Continue Reading →
This post was originally posted on SharePoint 365, which has since been retired. SharePoint 2007 had this great little link when you were viewing permissions and groups called All People. This would give you a full list of all people who have logged into your site collection, including any sub sites. This was a fast... Continue Reading →
I had the opportunity to assist a customer in their decision making process as they looked for a SharePoint security management tool.
In this post I am going to dive into some of the basics of accessing your SharePoint sites using PowerShell. This is a pretty basic concept, but something that I think is worth knowing. Understanding the basics allows us to dive deeper into the more complex stuff. So let's start! On one of the SharePoint... Continue Reading →
This post was originally posted on SharePoint 365, but that site has since been retired. Should I configure my intranet using a single site collection and multiple sub sites or a use multiple site collections? There are huge pros and cons for each scenario, all of which should be seriously considered as you plan out... Continue Reading →
I've discovered that most complaints about SharePoint are from the self-imposed or top-down-imposed SharePoint administrators who are stuck with managing SharePoint sites. I do feel sorry for you guys, you didn't ask for it, or even if you did you probably thought it was suppose to be easier. In most cases, SharePoint was slapped together... Continue Reading →
One of the biggest headaches I've heard from SharePoint users and administrators is the ability to manage users, or rather the lack thereof. It is a large task to fully understand it all, and I hope to clarify some of it now. Quality user management is by far the most lacking area within SharePoint. There... Continue Reading →