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Understanding External Users in SharePoint Online
The ability to share your SharePoint sites and documents with people outside your organization is a very compelling capability in SharePoint Online. You are allowed up to 500 unique external users per month on the P-plans, and 10,000 for the M and E plans at no cost. The people outside your organization...
14 Apr 2013
Preparing for the Next SharePoint Online Service Update
Microsoft is preparing to roll out the new SharePoint Online as a part of Office 365. As a result of this initial phase of the SharePoint Online service update, you may be affected by some of the design changes. Below is a consolidated list of items with pointers to documented fixes and posted workarounds...
21 Jan 2013
SkyDrive Pro Gets Even Better
SkyDrive Pro is cloud storage for business. It's the place where employees can store, sync, and share their files across multiple devices with ease and security. With SkyDrive Pro you can collaborate with others in real time and edit documents from virtually anywhere via a web browser using Office...
28 Aug 2013
SharePoint Online Post-Transition Guide: BPOS to Office 365 (Must Read)
Existing Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS) customers are being transitioned by the our transition team to Microsoft Office 365. During this transition the Microsoft Transition team will move all existing BPOS SharePoint Online site collections to Office 365 per tenant. For...
2 Jan 2012
Navigate the Sandbox
The SharePoint Developer Team has just released a work in progress - a large-scale static diagram of a subset of the classes in the SharePoint object model hierarchy available in sandbox solutions. At this time the diagram does not reflect the relationship between the classes, but it does provide a useful...
6 Feb 2012
A bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service
The product group just shared a bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service Improved file upload experience: increased file upload limit from 250MB to 2 GB increased site collection limit from 3,000 to 10,000 Improved self-restoration: increasing recycle bin retention duration...
5 Sep 2013
Comparing features in SharePoint Online across Office 365 Service Plans
In my meetings with customers and partners I'm often asked which SharePoint Online features are found in which Office 365 Service Plans. Its possible to find a high-level comparison here (see screen shot below), but to provide a more granular view I've compiled six tables corresponding to each of...
10 May 2012
BCS in Office 365 - read and write connections to External Data
The long awaited Business Connectivity Services has entered our Office 365 E3 (and E4) tenants. Business Connectivity Services bridges the gap between SharePoint sites and other web services, databases, and external business applications. It enables SharePoint to create read and write connections...
11 Nov 2011
How to back-up a Office 365 SharePoint Online site and data
If you are considering moving you data and documents to Office 365, you might wonder how you can perform the reverse operation - move data from Microsoft Online Services to file shares or to a local computer (called off-boarding). In this version of Microsoft Online Services, this is a manual process...
10 Oct 2011
Office 365 for Project Collaboration Success
Are you tired of relying on email to facilitate project collaboration? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a more efficient project collaboration solution out there? Office 365 can take your project collaboration practices to the next level. The folks from the Microsoft Project Team compiled a...
21 Mar 2012
Public Folders in Office 365
If you are currently on Exchange Server, you most likely are using Public Folders in some sort or shape. Maybe you are considering Exhange Online in Office 365, and heard somewhere that Exchange Online does not support public folders? Well, thats true. The good thing is, many of the usage scenarios...
6 Mar 2012
Hybrid SharePoint Environments with Office 365 - new whitepaper
Are you evaluating how Office 365 fits into your overall communication and collaboration strategy plan, both today and into the future? Specific to SharePoint, are you planning for full cloud adoption within your firewall, or will you begin your move to the cloud with a mixed deployment across SharePoint...
5 Oct 2011
Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Command Builder
The new SharePoint Online has an all-new Windows PowerShell module for admins to manage their sites and users. Windows PowerShell unlocks a lot of new scenarios, including bulk site creation and upgrade, and better quota management and reporting. To make it easier to build out a variety of Windows...
22 Dec 2012
How to add extra storage to SharePoint Online
A lot of Office 365 customers are asking how to purchase additional SharePoint Online storage. This is done through the Office 365 Administration portal if you are an administrator who has purchasing priveleges: Navigate to the Manage subscriptions page - https://portal.microsoftonline.com/Commerce...
11 Jul 2012
Get the most out of SharePoint Online in Office 365
As part of Office 365, SharePoint Online lets you create sites to share your documents and information, making it easy to work together with colleagues and customers. Team Sites give you and your team a place to work together on documents, critical tasks, and events - you can keep your teams in sync...
17 Feb 2012
New features and fixes now availiable in SharePoint Online
Today we released the first major service update to Office 365. Amongst other things this is our first update to SharePoint Online (SPO) since the launch of Office 365 and we thought it would be a good time to share information about the new features and fixes available as part of this service...
29 Nov 2011
The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released
The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released! The standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local...
21 May 2013
What happens if I empty the Recycle Bin?
SharePoint Online users have a Recycle Bin where deleted content is stored. You can access the Recycle Bin to recover deleted documents and lists if you need to. This is sometimes called the first stage Recycle Bin. If you delete a file from your Recycle Bin the file is taken to a second stage Recycle...
28 Mar 2012
Understanding the Administrator Role in SharePoint Online
When you sign up for an Office 365 account, you automatically become an Office 365 global administrator and a SharePoint Online Administrator. This global administrator is added to the team site that is automatically created for you during your Office 365 account setup (for example, https:// yourcompany...
14 Jun 2012
What’s new in Microsoft SharePoint Online
The new SharePoint Online, available with Office 365, includes a wide variety of improvements and new features. Discover how SharePoint Online can help you share your work and work with others, organize your projects and teams and discover people and information. Share Social features ...
14 Mar 2013
Understanding the "Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed" error in Excel Web App
The Office Web App Service Description lists a max file size of 10 MB for Excel Web App. If you ever tried to upload an Excel workbook to SharePoint Online, even if the file size is smaller than 10 MB you might have encountered the error “Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed“...
5 Jun 2012
Say goodbye to the File System and Hello to Document Libraries on SharePoint Online
If you require more document management features than the file system offers, take a look at some of the built-in and easy to use features of document libraries in SharePoint Online. In this article I'll show you how to import a folder structure from your file system into SharePoint Online, apply...
28 Sep 2012
Business Contact Manager in SharePoint Online
The SharePoint Store is new to SharePoint Online - it will be available in the coming version of Office 365, currently referred to as Office 365 Preview . In the SharePoint Store you can find apps from SharePoint developers across the globe. You can filter the apps on several categories as well as on...
11 Sep 2012
SharePoint Online Extra Storage price drop
Since the beginning of March customers are no longer capped at 5TB for SharePoint Online storage and they may consume up to 25TBs. Default SharePoint Online storage for customers is available based on the following equation : 10GB + (500MB * no of users) and customers can buy extra storage up to 25TB...
30 Mar 2012
Differences Between Using File Attachments and SharePoint Online Integration in CRM Online
If your organisation have more complex document management needs than merely being able to attach a document to a CRM Online record, the integration between CRM Online and SharePoint Online offers great additional features and benefits. The following table compares the differences between using file...
25 Nov 2012
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