Sharing Documents from a Private Team to non Team Members

I was asked today, “how can I share documents in a from a private team with other people in the team with out adding them to the Team?”

A quick web search didn’t seem promising, but with a little testing I found out you could.

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Internal 500 Server Error after trying to Manage who can create Office 365 Groups

I came across an unexpected error after trying to manage who could create Office 365 Groups by using a Security group called “SharePoint Admins”

I followed the instructions here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/manage-who-can-create-office-365-groups-4c46c8cb-17d0-44b5-9776-005fced8e618
and ran the PowerShell scripts needed:

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Speed of Technology podcast – SharePoint and OneDrive

Yesterday,   Jay Leask and I published our latest episode of the OnTheSPoT – The Speed of Technology podcast where we talk Microsoft collaboration systems, specifically SharePoint and OneDrive. To oversimplify, it’s our thoughts inspired by the recently released Document Circle…

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SharePoint Online Management Shell – Root Certificate is Not Trusted by the Trust Provider

Today I had a co-worker reach out with an error he was getting when trying to run a PowerShell script in the SharePoint Online Management Shell:  Certificate is Not Trusted by the Trust Provider… Researching the issue led…

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How to do a tenant-to-tenant OneDrive for Business batch migration using Sharegate and PowerShell

One of the challenges with OneDrive for Business migrations is that each user’s OneDrive is its own site collection.  That means each site source site has to be mapped to each destination site.  Using the user interface is rather tedious and time consuming.  Fortunately Sharegate has a PowerShell module attached to it that allows you to run a PowerShell script that references a .csv file with the mappings already paired up

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Why is Office 365 Group missing from Add a group in O365 Admin center?

s a consultant, when I request Global Admin rights to a tenant, often I am given an account with Global Admin rights, but as an Unlicensed user.  If I use that user to go into Office 365 Admin -> Groups -> New Groups I see the below

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Creating an Office 365 Group with Team Site when Create O365 Groups is Disabled

I was stuck for a bit, because I didn’t want to enable Office 365 Group creation in Azure and I when I went to the SharePoint admin center, it didn’t look like I could create one there, but it turns out you kind of can…  Not in the old admin center, but Microsoft has released the preview of the admin center.

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4 Reasons Companies Move to Office 365

I have worked with several clients who are moving their data that resides on-premises to Office 365.  This usually leads to the conversation around how they want to use and the platform, security settings, and how employees will be sharing the data.  I like to start the conversation covering the 4 main reasons I have found companies move to the Office 365…

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3 Hidden Costs of Going to the Cloud

It seems like everyone one is going to the Cloud these days.  It makes a lot of sense for a lot of reasons: Shifts the costs of running your own data center and having to maintain hardware More…

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Private Microsoft Teams in Office 365 to become NOT so Private

So this showed up in my inbox today… News flash I am one of the organizers of SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs, our next event is May 5th.  <— Shameless plug 🙂 Organization: SPS CHICAGO SUBURBS We’re making it…

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