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Retrieve SharePoint Version Number Remotely with End User permissions and PowerShell

Retrieve SharePoint Version Number Remotely with End User permissions and PowerShell

Sometimes I blog so I do not forget what I have learned and this would be one of those occasions. I recently ran into the issue that I had to get the version number of an environment to which I had no administrative access for support purposes. Normally I would pop over to site settings to get the farm version number and as such, I did not even have Administrative permissions on any site. Luckily, I knew that SharePoint broadcasts its…

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Cloud Migration Woes: Validating Office 365 Users and Licenses (Part-2)

Cloud Migration Woes: Validating Office 365 Users and Licenses (Part-2)

Previous Post: http://www.sharepointevolved.com/2014/03/17/cloud-migration-woes-validating-office-365-users-licenses-part-1/ In the first part of this article I talked about the steps necessary using PowerShell to find information about users on Office 365 and validate their license status. We were able to connect to Office 365 with PowerShell and search for users via several parameters. This search mechanism helps us resolve the users that have been synchronized or created in the cloud. It is rather easy as well to include additional search fields if users are somehow addressed by a…

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Cloud Migration Woes: Validating Office 365 Users and Licenses (Part-1)

Cloud Migration Woes: Validating Office 365 Users and Licenses (Part-1)

Last we began like every great week begins, with coffee. The good times as it is said, didn’t last. No sooner had the warmth of the coffee left me, I started running into issues when I started migrating. Diving Down the Rabbit Hole The Scenario: Moving a simple and small SharePoint 2010 team site to SharePoint Online using a third party tool The How: Most migration tools provide the capability to map users from old accounts to new accounts whether…

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