As communicated via your tenant admin center in message MC278815 (August '21) Microsoft 365 apps and services ended providing support for Internet Explorer 11 in August, 2021. Beginning mid-January, 2023, access to SharePoint Online and OneDrive from Internet Explorer 11 will be hard blocked for all users. Users should access these services through a modern … Continue reading IE11 Hard block for Sharepoint and OneDrive in January 2023
Want to learn more about Microsoft Lists?
Microsoft is delivering five free public virtual workshops (May 10-14, 2021). Each delivery is three hours long, offered across multiple time zones (AMER, LATAM, India, EMEA, and APAC). Registration is open: https://aka.ms/MSLists/workshop #AddToCalendar "Go further with Microsoft Lists" See how Lists evolve from SharePoint lists to empower individuals and teams to create, share and track … Continue reading Want to learn more about Microsoft Lists?
Reminder: SharePoint 2010 Workflows retirement
As posted in my earlier post "SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement", this is a reminder! As communicated in MC217999 (July '20), with the continued investment in Power Automate as the universal solution to workflow, Microsoft is retiring SharePoint 2010 workflows. NEW:A retirement announcement banner has been introduced on multiple workflow pages: "Starting November 1, 2020 6:00:00 … Continue reading Reminder: SharePoint 2010 Workflows retirement
Migrate your content into Microsoft 365
A few days ago, Mark Kashman - Microsoft published a great post here about the various migration tools and services from Micrsofot and 3rd party migration partners along with a infographic poster This is collectively the broadest set of offerings to assist your migration into Microsoft 365 – from assessment, to planning and onboarding. Migration Manager – … Continue reading Migrate your content into Microsoft 365
SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement, August 1st – 2020
SharePoint 2010 workflows will be retired starting August 2020. To mitigate the impact for customers using SharePoint 2010 workflows, we recommend migrating to Power Automate or other supported solutions. SharePoint 2013 workflows will be retired in the future as well. We currently do not have a timeline when this will occur.
Updating classic SharePoint team site home pages to the modern template
classic SharePoint team site home pages that have not been customized will be automatically updated to a modern home page template.
COVID-19 crisis and how Microsoft helps customers mastering the journey
Microsoft's commitment to customers during COVID-19
SharePoint classic blogs are being retired
In mid december 2019, a message center Notification turned up in the tenant admin portal, telling you the "Retirement of SharePoint classic and Delve blogs".See Message Center ID: MC197403 The SharePoint classic blogs and Delve blogs are being retired. Existing SharePoint classic blogs will continue to work as expected, including the ability to create new … Continue reading SharePoint classic blogs are being retired
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
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February 2017 Patch Day delayed
This month, it was discovered a last minute issue that could impact some customers and was not resolved in time for the planned updates as usual. After considering all options, it was made the decision to delay this month’s updates. The next update cadence is the planned March Update Tuesday, March 14, 2017. as … Continue reading February 2017 Patch Day delayed
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
It’s been a while ago…
Hello all, first of all: SORRY! Aside of changing my role on July 2016 within Microsoft, I was heavy loaded the last few month with loads of stuff, became father again with a cute tiny daughter just recently and hence weren't able to maintain my blog properly the passed weeks. So please apologize for my … Continue reading It’s been a while ago…
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
Random News Flash March 2014
A random summary of news, Announcements and other interesting stuff Good bye, Windows XP! As already many times posted and announced, the Support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014! If you still haven't migrated yet to windows 7 or higher, then you are really in trouble So what does that mean? … Continue reading Random News Flash March 2014
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
Random News Flash August 2013
Here is a random summary of some news, Announcements and other interesting stuff. I'll try to send out "randomly" some more News flashes as they come up Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Product Guide (PDF Download) Microsoft has started releasing Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 to hardware partners. Approx. with October 18th, 2013, Windows 8.1 … Continue reading Random News Flash August 2013
Free Microsoft eBooks
[Update 2013-07-01] New eBooks for SharePoint 2013: Downloadable eBook: Explore SharePoint 2013 Downloadable eBook: Deployment guide for SharePoint 2013 Test Lab Guide: eBook for SharePoint Server 2013 Intranet and Team Sites An awesome collection of a Large collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: SharePoint, Visual Studio, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Office 365, … Continue reading Free Microsoft eBooks
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
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