Posts for Office 365

Rule Microsoft Teams and OneDrive with SysKit Security Manager

Office 365, SharePoint - Toni Frankola - October 5, 2018

Backing the day when I started working with the SharePoint platform (SharePoint 2003) not everyone in your company could not easily obtain control or provision their site collection. When SharePoint Online was released as part of Office 365 you still had to negotiate with your Global Admin or SharePoint admin…

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Introducing NewsPoint – latest SharePoint and Office 365 news in one place!

Office 365, SharePoint - Toni Frankola - August 9, 2018

A couple of months ago we discussed internally in SysKit how we could help onboard new colleagues and get them up to speed with the latest news and developments about SharePoint, Office 365 and other topics related to Microsoft. There are many resources that come to mind like Microsoft Tech…

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GuideMeThrough SharePoint courseware is here!

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - November 19, 2014

We are very happy to announce the first version of GuideMeThrough SharePoint courseware – affordable courseware for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online! In this release we are focusing on document libraries, content types and SharePoint security. Each guide can be purchased separately, and each comes in 3 different flavors: Printable…

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How To Disable Sharing and Access Requests for SharePoint Users

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - November 17, 2014

You have created groups for a SharePoint site, defined their permission levels, and added users to those groups. And now you want to be the only one who grants access to any resource of this web site for new users. Well, that is going to be difficult, if not impossible, if…

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GuideMeThrough SharePoint – affordable courseware for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online!

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - July 3, 2014

Have you ever needed to organize a SharePoint training for a group of people within your company? Or been hired by another company to do a group training? You can’t even begin to think about it without having the right documentation for your trainees! Documenting basic end user tasks in…

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External Users in SharePoint Online, part II: External User Accepts Invitation

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 10, 2014

In the last post, I showed how to invite an external user to SharePoint. Let’s see what this experience looks like for a person you invited to join the SharePoint website. There are two different use cases here.   Use case 1 If an external user has Microsoft or Organizational account,…

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External Users in SharePoint Online, Part I: How to Invite an External User

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 6, 2014

To add external users to your SharePoint project or any other site, click the “Share” button at the top right of any page on your site. In the pop-up window, on the default tab “Invite people”, enter email address(es) of the person(s) you want to invite and make sure checkbox…

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SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

Misc, Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - May 4, 2014

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint (SPDocKit). Not all of these lists support the same features. We were checking versioning and security settings for each list type and comparing them. Here is the matrix…

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Getting Users to Appreciate Lookup Columns in SharePoint – Part III

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - April 3, 2014

Use case 3: Lookup list for reusable items (many-to-many) The last use case is the list of products which are stated on the invoice. Any invoice can contain more than one product. In this example, the products are software licenses. The name of the list is “Invoice Items” and looks…

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Getting Users to Appreciate Lookup Columns in SharePoint – Part II

Office 365, SharePoint, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - February 27, 2014

Use case 2: Lookup list with additional attributes The list I created for thsi use case is: “Clients”. You can see it bellow – it has a couple of attributes, it’s not as simple as “Payment Methods”. The purpose of this example is to show that some attributes of this…

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