In this particular article, I’ll explain how to fix an issue where Microsoft Word (part of what used to be called “Microsoft Office”, but that’s now called “Microsoft 365”) decides to remove your name and everyone you tagged from any comments or conversations you might’ve had on the article. That’s…Continue reading How to “fix” Word removing tagged users from comments?
This article explains how to get rid of sudden and unexplainable 401 Access Denied errors when trying to authenticate against a fairly fresh Microsoft 365 / SharePoint Online tenant. This issue seems to be caused by a long-ish project to finally retire ACS – Azure Access Control service) on SharePoint…Continue reading App authentication woes on SharePoint (Token request failed. The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.)
With the usual configuration of Office 365 and Azure, there might be multiple Azure AD (AAD) instances associated with your subscription. When creating registrations to whatever SharePoint-related apps that you might be using, if you create the registration to the wrong Azure AD, it can’t access the data in your…Continue reading How to use the Azure AD associated with your SharePoint Online
Imagine being deeply focused on a very important and time-sensitive task and, all of a sudden, an incoming email throws you off by jumping into focus. I am sure you don’t need to imagine too hard as this has likely annoyed you in the recent past too, right? Here is…Continue reading How to prevent Outlook and other programs from stealing focus
If you’re working on SharePoint deployments, and aren’t familiar with the SharePoint Search Query Tool, you’re probably doing something wrong. Or you’ve got a really troublefree tenant and simple requirements.. :) At least for technical issues, it’s the #1 tool for debugging what’s in the index and what isn’t. This…Continue reading Using SharePoint Search Query Tool
Sometimes – pretty often in the good old on-premises world, actually – you’ll need to have a copy of all the packages that are deployed to a certain farm. So – how to download all of the deployed farm solutions (essentially, cabinet files renamed to .wsp) from a farm? Luckily,…Continue reading The quickest way to download all the wsp-packages in a SharePoint farm