SharePoint 2016 New-SPConfigurationDatabase: The Missing Documentation

Ben Steginkpowershell, SharePoint 20161 Comment

Confused

If you’ve tried to configure SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell, you need to use the New-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet. If you look at the PowerShell cmdlet index here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678226.aspx You’ll find the cmdlet listed there, but it isn’t indicated as being to new to SharePoint 2016. Technically, this is correct as this same cmdlet was used to configure SharePoint 2013. If you click … Read More

I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando in December

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Presentation

I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando, December 5-9. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Live! 360 provides you with immediately usable training and education that will keep you relevant in the workforce. My Sessions I’ll be presenting the following sessions: Implementing and Managing Office 365 – This sessions will be high level overview of Office 365. We’ll talk about … Read More

Installing and Running PowerShell on macOS Sierra

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PowerShell Terminal

I’m sure you’ve seen it, PowerShell has been open sourced and is now available on OS X and Linux. Good news is, you can also run PowerShell on macOS Sierra beta in everything I’ve tested so far (I spent more of the day the other day just writing and running Powershell within macOS beta). Enough about the release, you can … Read More

Presentation Slide Decks on docs.com

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For any of you who have been in one of my past presentations or will be in a future presentation, I will be posting my presentation slide decks on Docs.com. You can access them by doing direction to the collection of presentations here – https://docs.com/benstegink/7977/presentations or via the presetations link in the site navgiation.

macOS Sierra and the status of the Apps I use

Ben Steginkmisc62 Comments

macOS Sierra

Scroll down or click below for the list of: apps not working requiring some sort of fix or specific version working Still some reported problems at least getting Duet Display installed as well as Fortinet Client Updated. For Duet Display the steps I took are outlined down near the bottom of the comments. For Forticlient 5.4.1 if you need the … Read More

My First Course: Implementing Office 365 – Requirements and Getting Started

Ben SteginkOffice, office365, Training4 Comments

Online Training

Woo Hoo!! My first course with Opsgility has been published. You guessed it, the course is Implementing Office 365 – Requirements and Getting Started. If you’re working towards your MCSA or MCSE by way of Microsoft’s 70-346 test, this is the course for you!! Or, if you just want to get a solid overview and understanding of Office 365, this … Read More

Backup your QNAP Device to Azure

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Today I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, the Microsoft Cloud Show (http://www.microsoftcloudshow.com/) and was reminded about Azure Cool Storage, something I read about when it was first announced a couple weeks ago, https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-azure-cool-storage/ but hadn’t a chance to try out yet. I’ve been running my QNAP backups to hot storage for a few months now, but just … Read More