Happy Birthday to my oldest son, Wade Simpkins!! Sorry about the brevity of this post.  I didnt want to exceed the max path. ​When a file path exceeds 256 characters in SharePoint, things start to breakdown, avoid using special characters. and … Read More

O365 Comparison and more

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Based on data gleaned from: on July 4th, 2014 at 9:43 am < – – that’s important because MSFT updates it’s sites with new features, and this blog just gets new posts. Note: if cell is empty, it is … Read More

Office 365 Migration Gotcha’s

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Cant load One-Drive Sync tool to Windows Server for Small Business – read system requirements There are far fewer blocked file types – way less blocked types than On-premises Upload can handle numerous files, and a corpus way bigger than … Read More

Creating Host Named Site Collections

The following is based on the Exam Ref 70-331: Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 by Troy Lanphier. Check out Kirk Evan’s blog for more background behind HNSC –


Creating the config db and central admin

To avoid the ugly/yucky GUID tails off the end of your Central Administration database, use this line of powershell and these steps:

    (The above oneliner is taken from page 63 of “Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration“, by Shane … Read More

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