[January 2017 – updated title to reference current SharePoint and to include PowerShell command that sets user permissions in SharePoint] Applications, like migration tools, designed to use the SharePoint APIs exposed on servers in the SharePoint Farm need to be run with elevated security permissions. With PowerShell Run the following script in the SharePoint Management Shell as…

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Something you find out early on about SharePoint, though sometimes not until after you’ve got it going, is that with versioning enabled it creates a lot of extra versions of your documents – one for every editing session. This can lead to an explosion in your storage needs. [See this article on how versioning works,…

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Recently my colleagues at Cognitum were asked to help a company give their users access to the company standard AutoCorrect list, and of course an easy way to update it from time to time. Their first stop was Google, where they were surprised to find a lot of frustrated people but no good solutions. Now,…

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