SharePoint 2016 New-SPConfigurationDatabase: The Missing Documentation

Ben Steginkpowershell, SharePoint 20160 Comments

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

Ben Steginkpowershell, SharePoint 2016, Speaking0 Comments

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

Ben Steginkpowershell0 Comments

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

I’m Speaking at JaxFISG on the Basics of PowerShell for SharePoint

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Basics of PowerShell for SharePoint

This coming Tuesday, November 3, I’ll be giving a presentation at the Jacksonville Florida IT Server Group (JaxFISG) on the Basics of PowerShell for SharePoint. We’ll go over some of the basics of getting started with PowerShell for SharePoint and time permitting look at a few more advanced topics around various task you can automate. I would love for you … Read More

I’m Speaking at JaxSPUG on PowerShell and Office 365

Ben Steginkoffice365, powershell, Speaking1 Comment

This coming Thursday, October 22, I’ll be giving a presentation at the Jacksonville SharePoint Users Group (JaxSPUG) on PowerShell and Office 365. The title of the session is “Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365” with the primary focus being SharePoint Online. We would love for you to join us! Head on over to http://www.jaxspug.org/getting-started-with-powershell-for-office-365/ to view more details about … Read More

Join me in Orlando for Live360 and Win!!

Ben Steginkpowershell, Speaking2 Comments

Here is your chance to join me for a session or two on PowerShell and and SharePoint AND win an awesome prize! I’ll be presenting two sessions at the Live!360 Conference in Orlando November 16 – 20. The two sessions are: Automating SharePoint On-Premises Tasks with PowerShell Getting Started with PowerShell for Office 365 Both of these sessions will be jam … Read More

Add InfoPath CSS to all Forms, Farm Wide

Ben Steginkpowershell, SharePoint 20130 Comments

I know…InfoPath is Dead, and then alive again, probably soon to die again, but there are still a lot of people that use it. This comes out of a fundamental problem with InfoPath forms in SharePoint and IE11. Multiline test boxes will wrap words right in the middle of the word rather than rolling words down to the next line. … Read More