Events: Metalogix – SharePoint and Office 365 Road Map to the Cloud

On March 18, 2015 Metalogix organized and conducted a Road Show at Microsoft – Amsterdam. Title: SharePoint and Office 365 Road Map to the Cloud with the partnership of K2 , Wipro and Wortell.

Contents

  • How to drive adoption for Office 365
  • 5 Things you need to know before migrating to SharePoint 2013, Onedrive for Business and Office365
  • Large Office365 Migration and its best practices
  • Driving innovation with Office365 and Azure
  • Building Hybrid Business Apps in SharePoint
  • Designing a SharePoint Online Intranet

 Location

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands – Event Date March 18, 2015
  • Reading, UK – Event Date April 1, 2015
  • Cologne, Germany – April 17, 2015
  • Copenhagen, Denmark – Event Date May 21, 2015
  • Dublin, Ireland – Event Date June, 2015 [Date is not confirmed]

This event provided a great insight about Cloud Migrations. Most of the speakers delivered the challenges and best practices. K2 delivered a short demo about building interactive workflow in SharePoint platform which impressed many audience.

Team Metalogix spoke about 5 things you need to know before migrating to SharePoint 2013 – Which made audience to think a lot!

If you are planning to attend in any one of the mentioned location register and make use of it!

Registration

http://www.metalogix.com/Events/road-show

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Validate SharePoint 2010 List Fields Using PowerShell

One of my client requested for validating the list fields. The list is deployed as part of custom solutions. There is no big challenge doing it by inserting validation formula. However I took a quick look of PowerShell property to achieve the same.

List Available in SharePoint 2010

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Where Title is set to 255 and Age is a Number Data Type accepts range between 18 and 30. We can do this in GUI as well. Let’s see the code in PowerShell

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Avoid Accidental Deletion of SharePoint List

One of my client requested a settings in SharePoint 2010 to avoid accidental deletion of Lists.
Indeed we can recover it from Recycle Bin within 30 days, but they need to avoid deletion. Alternatively we can make a permission settings to avoid deletion.

Let’s see how to do this using PowerShell.

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AllowDeletion is a Property which will allow us to set and get.

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Reference Class
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.splist.aspx

SharePoint 2010 : Query SharePoint List Items missing required fields.

In most of the organizations Content Managers decides the fields and its property for the List or Library. They are Power Users and have certain limitations to fetch reports.

We started discussing about Power Query and ended up in PowerShell.

Requirement:
Need to fetch Document Library Items which miss some required fields.

Scenario:
We all know that SharePoint will not allow us to submit the item if we miss the required fields. However in some cases content managers might have changed the settings and revert. During this interval we may have few items created with no required fields.

Code