Powershell Tips – How to save time connecting to Office 365 ?

Powershell Profiles Make Life Easier ! The five commands that connect you into the cloud are indeed a big block of text. Import-Module MSOnline $O365Cred = Get-Credential $O365Session = New-PSSession –ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell -Credential $O365Cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $O365Session Connect-MsolService –Credential $O365Cred There purpose is broken down as follows… 1. Import your newly…

Adding Additional Default Doc Types to a Document Library

This is a quick blog post on document library behavior for SharePoint 2010. By default, when you create a new document library you are asked which document type you want to make “Default” for your list. However, what if you want all four Office document types to show up? Here’s what we’re going to walk…

Useful sites for SharePoint – Office365

SharePoint Online Administration Guide in Office 365 for enterprises :- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg132908.aspx Learn More About SharePoint Online for Office 365 :- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/gg144571 Synchronize SharePoint content with SharePoint Workspace:- http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-online-enterprise-help/synchronize-sharepoint-content-with-sharepoint-workspace-HA101967275.aspx Workflow:- http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-foundation-help/about-the-workflows-included-with-sharepoint-HA102420739.aspx SharePoint online Extranet Invites:- http://blogs.technet.com/b/nitinsha/archive/2011/04/05/office-365-sharepoint-online-extranet-invites.aspx Suggestion:- http://mymfe.microsoft.com/Microsoft%20%20Online%20%20Services/Feedback.aspx?formID=210 That’s Why I Use SharePoint:- http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/iusesharepoint/landing.aspx

Freeing up space for downloading documents to SharePoint workspaces

In this article About SharePoint Workspace download limits Freeing up space by deleting SharePoint workspaces Freeing up space by disconnecting from document libraries Freeing up space by discarding documents in document libraries About SharePoint Workspace download limits You can store approximately 10,000 documents in SharePoint Workspace. Once you reach the limit, only document properties such…

Share a Sharepoint O365 site with external users

People who need to see or work with your site content but who don’t have user accounts for your SharePoint Online environment are considered “external users.” External users might be vendors or customers, for example. With SharePoint Online, after you activate the feature, you can invite an external user to your site just by sending…

To enable external users in Sharepoint Online

Go to Team Site ->Site Settings ->Site Collection Administration ->Site collection features ->External user invitations ->Activate (Allow external users to be invited to the site). Then when I back to Site Actions ->Share Site   If the pop-out windows still shows  “Invitations to users outside your organization are currently disabled” follow below advice.   Resolving this issue…

Bulk-create external contacts in Exchange Online

Do you have lots of existing business contacts that you want to include in the shared address book in Exchange Online? Or add your contacts as members of distribution groups, just like you can with users inside your company? If so, you can use Windows PowerShell and a CSV (Comma Separated Value) file to bulk…

Export All Mailboxes from Exchange2007 without the Fuss…

OK, so you have managed to get yourself through the nice issue of being able to export email from exchange2007 via Power-shell http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb266964(v=exchg.80).aspx , Where you needed a whole list of things (32 bit machine,Powershell,.net framework,Exchange Management Tools (2007),Outlook,IIS components enabled etc… but you still have the problem of needing to export ALL mailboxes at once (seperating…

PowerShell Script to set all passwords to be the same in Office365

Create a CSV file with the following format: UPN,Password mary@mycompany.ie,Ireland1002* save it as resetuserpassword.csv $LiveCred = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Connect-Msolservice Import-CSV “c:\users\pgilbride\desktop\resetuserpassword.csv” | foreach {Set-MsolUserPassword -userPrincipalName $_.UPN -NewPassword $_.Password -ForceChangePassword $false1} Obviously change the location above (in bold) to be that of your…