powershell

A 3-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...


Deploy an Azure Function App using Azure ARM Templates

The code for this post is part of the Azure Functions for SharePoint Github project. Background About a month ago, Doug Ware introduced the Azure Functions for SharePoint (AFSP) open source project. The project's goal is to provide a set of common plumbing functions for scenarios shared by most SharePoint provider hosted add-ins implemented as Azure Functions. As past posts of mine have indicated, I see Azure Functions as a compelling service from Azure. In addition, I think the Azure Functions pattern Doug is promoting is an equally compelling use of Functions in the Office and SharePoint space and I wanted to get involved with the project. One of the goals of the project is to enable people to make...


Office PnP Cmdlet Updates and Azure Functions

Office PnP Cmdlets Now Use *-PnP* Prefix tl;dr; If you have not been paying attention, the (awesome) PowerShell PnP Cmdlets are undergoing a big change. How do I know this you might ask? Well, I could have found this out the easy way by reviewing the 2nd November PnP recording information from Vesa Juvonen. However, as I often do, I learned the hard way. To see the announcement and a demo, view the video below. What follows is is how I came to learn of the change while I was working with the Office PnP PowerShell cmdlets and some Azure Functions goodness. Test Driving Azure Functions With the recent introduction of Azure Functions I have been kicking the tires...