Category: SharePoint 2016

How to delete a “locked” SharePoint Library

Just came across this challenge and I thought I'll document this. Anyway the challenge is that some of the libraries and lists in SharePoint both online and on-premises might get "locked" for deletion, meaning you cannot delete them by any means, this is particullary through for "Record libraries". If you need to remove a "locked" … Continue reading How to delete a “locked” SharePoint Library

Orphaned SharePoint Online Site Collections after an O365 Group

O365 Groups or Unified Groups is a cool O365 feature, except when it don't work as expected. You just deleted the Group, but the hidden SharePoint Online Site Collection connected to the group didn't got deleted automatically with the group. Guess what it's now an orphaned site collection in locked state. To Remove these sites, … Continue reading Orphaned SharePoint Online Site Collections after an O365 Group

SharePoint 101 Limited-Access User Permission Feature – PAIN!

Everybody ever working with SharePoint Permission know for a fact that is a real PAIN!! I recently experienced how pain-full it can be sometimes. Background: We have a solution with some nice SharePoint sites | some of the sites have broken inheritance down in the hierarki, and everything has been working great. Last week i received a … Continue reading SharePoint 101 Limited-Access User Permission Feature – PAIN!

SharePoint 101 Auto Create Documents based on SharePoint Designer Workflow

It's been a while since I've built something with SharePoint Designer Workflow, I kinda missed it. 🙂 An opportunity showed up, when i received a business request to automatically create documents based on a SharePoint list item. This post will describe the steps needed to make this work without custom development. Business requirements: A list … Continue reading SharePoint 101 Auto Create Documents based on SharePoint Designer Workflow

Goodby to Class Notebook and hello to Microsoft Classroom

In the last 6 months I've had the pleasure to work with many organizations on their migration to O365 and their use of OneNote Classroom for Faculty and Students. I'll share some of my experiences and a sneak peek about what's ahead. One of the biggest challenges I've seen is the storage of the "Class … Continue reading Goodby to Class Notebook and hello to Microsoft Classroom