We have a customer who is using Colligo Engage for Outlook, uploading emails to SharePoint Online and tagging them with some additional metadata for other departments to keep track of what is occurring.
All of that is well and good but the name column was just too long to display along with all the other columns in the library view. This is a pretty common problem with long file names and one you can usually solve with users who are uploading traditional files but with this process they didn’t modify the file name Colligo automatically generated.
Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Make the document icon in a document library work
This post covers creating custom reports from SharePoint lists in Excel by joining SharePoint lists together. It specifically addresses the issues with People Picker and Lookup columns returning the row ID rather than the value. Continue reading Creating reports from SharePoint lists
A customer recently reported that passwords changed on premise weren’t being reflected in Office 365. Running a full sync in the FIMs client was the solution.
Continue reading Manually running a full sync in DirSync for Office 365
We noted that DirSync wasn’t working for one of our customers, new users weren’t being provisioned in the cloud and there were errors in the event log about FIMS and DirSync.
Continue reading [SOLVED]Office 365 DirSync stops working
We’ve now invited about 30 external people into our SharePoint Online customer sites and have seen this enigmatic error pop up twice. Continue reading Sharing SharePoint online with external user error “Issue Type: Partner User Invalid”
This is a situation we resolved for a customer who was having issues when external people were trying to send to some of their distribution groups.
Continue reading Authentication Error sending to a distribution group on Exchange online
Installing DirSync is not fun, easy or short. Do not make any assumptions about how long it will take to setup. I say this because I spent several wasted hours trying to use the default install and let it install SQL Express automatically and it failed with a whole host of different errors each time I uninstalled, cleaned up and tried again.
Official documentation was either out-dated or used methods which didn’t work, blogs were a mixed bag as well. This post tries to tie the various pieces of correct information together. Continue reading Cut Over Migration and DirSync with Office 365