By Rick Berryman
When a user attempts to log into their SharePoint site and gets a “Not found in SharePoint Directory” error, this usually means that the user received the External User invite at one email address, but used a different email address to accept the invite. When this occurs, the only fix is to remove all occurrences of both the user’s accounts (invite and acceptance) on the SharePoint site, explain the error to the user and how to properly accept the invite, then re-send the invite.
NOTE: In order to remove the email accounts of the external user, the person performing this task must have Site Collection Administration rights.
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What is Flow?
Microsoft Flow is tool that allows one to create and automate workflows across multiple applications. To create a flow, the user specifies what action should take place when a specific event occurs. The most common use of flow is to trigger notifications. For example, flow can be used to send someone a notification when an item is added to a list.
Flows can also be used to collect data. For instance, if the user wants to see what people are saying about a particular brand, they can create a trigger that will capture new tweets that mention the brand and put a copy of each tweet into a database for further analysis. Once a flow is built, it can be managed on the desktop or through an app on a mobile device. Additionally, Flow can be integrated with other various Microsoft services. The Microsoft Flow Admin Center allows an administrator to manage users, permissions and roles and ensure that employee-created flows comply with data loss prevention policies. Continue reading “Microsoft Flow”
What’s this Blog about?
This blog lists some helpful tips and tricks about using the http GET and http POST. We’ll walk through creating a SharePoint Designer Site Workflow that loops through an existing orders list to find pending orders which are added to a Historical Pending Orders List.
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One of the big announcements from the SharePoint conference in May was Microsoft planning to allow the connection of existing Team Sites to Office 365 Groups. This was also championed at Ignite a few weeks ago and Microsoft even put out some more specific guidance on this in the Work better together with SharePoint Team Sites Office 365 App Integrations post by Mark Kashman. Roughly 1/3 of the way down the page there is a heading titled Connect an existing SharePoint team site to a new Office 365 group that details out exactly what we will need to do. This is awesome, we can take advantage of all the benefits of Office 365 groups for our existing team sites…not so fast. Continue reading “Connecting Existing Sites to Office 365 Groups…Kind of”
This project takes a lot from this and makes changes for the new API (you must register your SharePoint application with Azure AD). This document sets up Azure AD for Sharepoint Online.
When using the ADAL package on the Xamarin iPhone emulator, it requires quite a process to get up and running. Installing ADAL requires the NuGet Package “Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory”. Once that’s installed, you must create an authenticator service to assist with authenticating.
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A user at one of my clients had two active accounts being synced in the User Profile Service with the same Display Name. This was causing problems when using the People Picker option as there was no way for a user to distinguish between the two accounts. If the wrong account was selected the 3rd party solution that is deployed in their SharePoint 2013 environment (not ours) fails to execute all processes but does so “silently”.
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In this Collab365 live show, host Nick Brattoli was joined by SharePoint experts Sam Marshall, Paul Gallagher, and Matthew Bailey to discuss building your own intranet solution versus buying an “intranet-in-a-box” solution.
Sam defined “intranet-in-a-box” as a set of code libraries that can be installed quickly and are immediately ready-to-go. These solutions have standardized requirements and the vendor takes care of implementation and maintenance.
Here are some highlights from the webcast:
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