Microsoft acquires Mover to simplify and speed file migration to Microsoft 365

On Oct 21, 2019 , Jeff Teper - CVP Office, SharePoint and OneDrive announced the acquisition of Mover.io, a leading cloud migration provider with admin-led and self-service offerings.  See more here: Microsoft acquires Mover to simplify and speed file migration to Microsoft 365 With the addition of Mover.io to the Microsoft 365 family, Microsoft will complement the work … Continue reading Microsoft acquires Mover to simplify and speed file migration to Microsoft 365

Google Chrome Beta version 78 causes users being unable to sign-in

Summary The upcoming Beta release of the Google Chrome browser (build 78 released on 9/19/2019) will feature a breaking change in how cookies are handled that will severely impact many open standards based applications and services, including Microsoft cloud services, resulting in users being unable to sign-in to services and user sessions being left active … Continue reading Google Chrome Beta version 78 causes users being unable to sign-in

Basic Authentication Retirement for legacy protocols in Exchange Online

  NEW Message Center Announcement on your Tennant Admin pages!!MC191153, Plan For Change, Published date: Sep 20, 2019View this message in the Office 365 message center   Beginning October 13, 2020, we will retire Basic Authentication for EWS, EAS, IMAP, POP and RPS to access Exchange Online. Note: this change does not impact SMTP AUTH. … Continue reading Basic Authentication Retirement for legacy protocols in Exchange Online

Page Diagnostics tool for SharePoint Online Version 2

You may probably remember the earlier version of the Page Diagnostics tool for SharePoint Online. it was about  how you can use the Page Diagnostic tool to analyze your classic publishing pages and pages on classic team sites, against a subset of recommended practices in SharePoint Online. There is now a fresh release of the … Continue reading Page Diagnostics tool for SharePoint Online Version 2

Random News Flash December 2016

Here is a summary of some news, Announcements and other interesting stuff, send out "randomly"  December 2016 flash Supportability Office 2007 End of Support remainder:Starting October 10th 2017 "Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007" (aka MOSS 2007) will enter final end of support!That means, after this date there is no more support for this product and … Continue reading Random News Flash December 2016

To all my Fans and subscribers…

UPDATE [2015-12-12] The BLOG migration has finished and I'm now on the new platform! Notice: A redirection should automatically bring you to the new location but just in case: OLD URL:  http://blogs.technet.com/b/steve_chen NEW URL: http://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/steve_chen   --- hello all, due to an upcoming change in the TechNet Blog systems, my blog and posts will be soon … Continue reading To all my Fans and subscribers…

SharePoint 2016 news!

Bill Baer (Microsoft) disclosed at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago the initial investments made in installation and deployment of SharePoint Server 2016.  Some of the key points are: System Requirements Deployments Operating System Requirements .NET Framework versions SharePoint Prerequisites to be installed Database Server Requirements  MinRoles (v1) Overview …and many more… - please find the full … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 news!

Random News Flash April 2015

Here is a summary of some news, Announcements and other interesting stuff. send out "randomly"    Supportability Support for SharePoint 2013 RTM has endedStarting April 14th only SharePoint 2013 farms with SP1 are supported. SharePoint 2013 servers/farms without SP1 are no longer supported and hotfixes released beginning with April 2015 cannot be installed on SharePoint … Continue reading Random News Flash April 2015

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 impacts SharePoint

Yesterday, the “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001” has been published. It contains among others also security updates for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 (KB2837625) 64-Bit Edition Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2837577) Please note, that if these updates are deployed via WSUS to your SharePoint Servers, … Continue reading Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 impacts SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Preview is out!

  Related posts:        - This Post - almost RTM - Search Service Issue - Sharepoint RTM - Setup and Install                                 Today, I’m proud to let you know some of the great news! This year, Microsoft is going to launch a lot of amazing products! So the first previews of some of … Continue reading Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Preview is out!

SharePoint Supportability flash July 2012

This is just a short summary of some supportability news, notes and remainders related to SharePoint. Support Lifecycle Reminder for SharePoint 2010 RTM Starting July 10, 2012, mainstream support will end for SharePoint 2010 RTM. This means that customers should attempt to be at least at SP1 if they wish to receive mainstream support from … Continue reading SharePoint Supportability flash July 2012

SharePoint Supportability flash May 2012

This is just a summary of some supportability news and flashes related to SharePoint, as recent as per May 2012.   Updated Browser Support Matrix Until this month, the Plan Browser Support matrix document on TechNet was a common edit point for TechNet writers because of the constantly changing browser versions. With many browsers moving … Continue reading SharePoint Supportability flash May 2012

Current service pack announcements Oct. 2011

Hello, This is for your comfort, to inform and notify about the latest service pack announcements. Office 2007 and MOSS 2007 (Office SharePoint Server 2007): Now available!  Office 2007 and MOSS 2007 Service Pack 3 (likely the final last)    NOTE!  -Although the SP3 will be deployed by automatic updates and WSUS servers, it is … Continue reading Current service pack announcements Oct. 2011

SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Command Builder

just wanna’ make you aware of a new “feature”,   the  Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Command Builder  ,-) It’s a nice, comfort tool to help you to interact directly with SharePoint-based web applications, site collections, sites, lists, and much more. Here is a "screenshot:   The Windows PowerShell Command Builder for SharePoint 2010 Products and Office … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Command Builder

ARCast.TV – Building an Integrated Office Solution Using Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010

ARCast.TV - Building an Integrated Office Solution Using Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010 At TechEd 2010, Jawa Buddhavarapu and Murali Bala shared with Zhiming Xue “Dr. Z” their experience of building an integrated Office solution at Westat using Microsoft Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010. Check out this interview to find out: Why they choose Office … Continue reading ARCast.TV – Building an Integrated Office Solution Using Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010