All the articles you might ever want to read about SharePoint Online, the document management service of Microsoft 365.
A key aspect of a well-managed Microsoft 365 environment is to ensure that SharePoint sites are removed when they are no longer needed. In this blog, Sean McAvinue explores how to combine relatively basic PowerShell and Azure Automation skills with Power Automate to create a clean, robust way to manage the lifecycle of SharePoint sites in your Microsoft 365 tenant.
A Graph API is available to extract details of the sensitivity labels assigned to SharePoint Online documents. This article explores how to extract the information from files in a document library and use it to create a report. The nice thing is that once you have the data, you can slice and dice it any way you wish in Excel, Power BI, or whatever tool you prefer.
Microsoft 365 Wiper malware is a category of threat where attackers penetrate a tenant and remove data. In this article, we discuss if Microsoft 365 Wiper malware could remove all the files from SharePoint Online sites and what actions tenant administrators can take to defend against the apps that might wreak such havoc.
Microsoft plans to launch a Pay As You Go backup and restore service for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online as part of its Syntex content management suite. This is new ground for Microsoft as they've never offered a backup service for Microsoft 365 before. How will Syntex compare to ISV backup services? Time will tell!
Microsoft 365 tenants can assign colors to the sensitivity labels used to mark files and messages. However, the set of colors chosen by Microsoft is frankly a bit weird. You can use PowerShell to assign different colors to labels and in this article, we show you how to use a traffic light color scheme.
This article explores how to use PowerShell and Microsoft Graph API requests to create a report about the files in a SharePoint Online site.
Proofpoint says that it's possible to attack SharePoint Online by creating so many encrypted file versions in document libraries that it's impossible to restore good copies. The technique is viable, but multi-factor authentication is a good way to block account compromise and stop attackers getting in and encrypting files.
The OneDrive Sync Client is key to providing users with a reliable way to store files in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. Therefore, it’s important that tenant administrators deploy OneDrive in a way that meets their organization’s requirements. This article explores the administrative options available for deploying and controlling OneDrive Sync Client.
It's great to be able to run PowerShell scripts using Azure Automation. It's even better when you can create output files in SharePoint Online. In this article, we explain how to create a report of Microsoft 365 Groups subject to the Group expiration policy and generate an HTML report in SharePoint Online using an Azure Automation runbook. Running this kind of job in the background is a great way of processing intensive jobs while you get on with more important tasks.
OneDrive for Business has come a long way since its SkyDrive days, and the modern sync client is better than ever with improved features and a more efficient user experience. This article explains how the OneDrive Sync Client works and some of the ways it does more than just make personal files available across devices, such as how it supports connecting to Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Online.