What’s new in SharePoint admin center preview

For SharePoint online’s administrator, the quickest way to open SPO admin site is by typing directly the url in following format https://{tenant-name}-admin.sharepoint.com example, my tenant name is Libinuko, then the admin site is https://libinuko-admin.sharepoint.com. If you login to SPO admin today, you will see a link to “Try the new SharePoint admin center preview” on… Read More »

PSGallery – SharePoint.Password.Manager

SharePoint Server farm relies on may services account, especially if you deployed the farm using recommended services account for least privileges settings. Some of the deployment may exclude the service accounts from periodical password change, however many organization do not allow such exclusion. The service accounts must change the password every certain period of time… Read More »

“Upgrade Available” status in Central Administration of new SharePoint farm

This month I build an entirely new large SharePoint 2016 farm. In order to streamline the installation and receive last patches, I slipstreamed the SharePoint installer with the latest KB4011680 (February 13,2018 CU) (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4011680) . If you are not aware about slipstreaming SharePoint installation, basically you are extracting all SharePoint’s patches to Updates folder of… Read More »

Improvement for Project Server 2016 in SharePoint update February 2018

This months, Microsoft release KB4011680 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4011680).  This updates bring some improvement for Project Server 2016 that has been long waiting for me.  Previously, in my Project Server 2016 instance I can not export Capacity Planning view to excel, this update fixes the issue. Issue (before this update) Login to Project Web App site instance Click… Read More »

January 2018 SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 Update

There are to 2 KB released in January 2018: SharePoint Server 2016 KB 4011642 SharePoint Server 2016 MUI/language patch KB 4011645 KB 4011642: Security updates to resolve vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office that could allow remote code execution if user open a specially crafted Office file. Improvement and fixes for nonsecurity issue in SharePoint Server 2016… Read More »

Serving Images from Cloudinary CDN free plan

I am quite happy with the performance improvement to my WordPress hosting in Azure. After I put all the measure for performance improvement Change default application settings Create .user.ini to override php.ini settings Use AutoOptimize plugin (and web cache) Use CDN as reverse proxy cache Read my previous blog here – blog.libinuko.com/2017/11/23/troubleshooting-wordpress-multisite-hosting-in-azure/. I analyse from… Read More »

Cost Optimization for On-Demand Private Build Server for SharePoint (part-5)

This is 5 part blog series, on how to “Cost Optimization for On-demand Private Build Server for SharePoint”. Although I specifically write this for SharePoint’s build server, however the concept and ideas is also applicable for anyone looking for optimizing their cost running private CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) in Visual Studio online. The series in… Read More »

Troubleshooting WordPress Multisite Hosting in Azure

Hosting single site WordPress in Azure is straight forward. With few clicks in Azure portal, your blog will be up and running easily. While moving my blog to Azure I face issues but managed to resolve it. So let see the issues: The issues Slowness This is one of the most nightmare that every blogger… Read More »