office365

A 2-post collection

How To Enable External Sharing for Office 365 Group Site Collections

;tl;dr A recent attempt to share a site collection provisioned by the new "Create Site" link in SharePoint Online revealed that in order to share the site collection with external users you must change the sites "SharingPolicy" property from the default ExistingExternalUserSharingOnly to ExternalUserSharingOnly to enable new external user invitations. This must be done with the Set-SPOSite PowerShell Cmdlet The Back Story I recently had a project that required providing External User access to a newly provisioned Office 365 Group's site collection in SharePoint Online. Simple, right... Just click the Share icon on the home page, and invite the external user. Wrong! In the past, when working with clients we (ThreeWill) have provisioned a SharePoint site collection per client...


Thoughts From Microsoft Ignite 2016

Thoughts After Microsoft Ignite 2016 Last week I attended Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta (Sept. 26-30, 2016). Aside from making my normal commute even worse (I am from Atlanta), this conference was incredible. It's been a while since I attended a Microsoft conference and I forgot just how much there is to absorb and attend at a conference this size. Since the conference covers more than just development topics (taking the place of TechEd, the SharePoint conference and others, this conference packed more than 138 pages of keynotes, sessions and breakouts. It was impossible to attend them all and try to network, but I wanted to capture some of my thoughts about the conference in general. SharePoint is Back! SharePoint is...