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  • 4 ways to fix error AADSTS65001 (The user or administrator has not consented to use the application) (0) Fixing issues with Azure AD authentication for Enterprise applications can be tricky. This article contains multiple different fixes to an issue, where granting admin consent has somehow failed. Not all of the different solutions will work for all situations, though! That’s why I included a couple of different options to try… 🙂 Why do you even ...
  • How to use the Azure AD associated with your SharePoint Online (0) With the usual configuration of Office 365 and Azure, there might be multiple Azure AD 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 SharePoint. Or at least without further ...
  • New version of Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory (ADAL.NET) is out – good time to update! (2)  There’s now a new version of the assembly Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory available – plenty of reasons to update right away! Let me offer you one hot take on the matter. Why bother updating? In an earlier post I described an issue I had with Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.Platform not getting copied during the build in a referencing project. In 3.17.0, which came out ...
  • A quick but unknown hack to force referenced assembly to getting copied to a project (1) Referenced assembly not getting copied to a project in build might lead to surprising runtime errors. This post will explain one method of fixing these issues. Problem After build, you might get this kind of error: C# Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory.Platform, Version=3.13.1.846, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. ...
  • The effect of using Managed Navigation instead of Structural on SharePoint Online (0)  Have you ever noticed that your SharePoint site just gets slower and slower? That’s probably because the performance of Structural Navigation is absolutely horrible, especially vs. Managed Navigation. This blog post includes our findings about the issue, and I also include some explanation of the reasons behind the difference and a simple comparison to Search-based ...
  • Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden” (0) This post explains how to fix the “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden” error when trying to add guest users to Microsoft Teams channel. This issue might arise when a user is invited to a channel in your organization’s Microsoft Teams for the first time. Fixing it usually just requires a flip of a switch, but might also include some ...
  • SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tab (1) This post describes one possible scenario for SharePoint-Teams -integration, how to achieve that, and what kind of issues there might be. Teams? What’s that? At Blue Meteorite, we at the Valo team have been leveraging Teams since early 2017 as our main communications channel. For us, it complements Yammer, email and Skype for Business quite nicely, although ...
  • How to solve errors about missing PnP Cmdlets on PowerShell (0) This blog posts briefly describes how to solve some of the most typical errors about missing PnP Cmdlets when using Windows Powershell (or SharePoint Online Management Shell). Symptoms When trying to run some PnP-related cmdlet, you get an error similar to ones below: PowerShell Connect-PnPOnline : The term 'Connect-PnPOnline' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, ...
  • Fixing the “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document.” issue (0) This post describes a couple of ways to fix the issue “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document”. At least for me, it appeared when trying to access SharePoint Online using Powershell or a console program using OfficeDev.PnP (which in turn uses CSOM). Error When running any piece of code, whether in PowerShell, .exe console ...
  • Unorthodox configuration: How to use VLK and Click-to-run Office Apps side-by-side (Visio and Office 2016 as an example) (0) Ever had issues with different versions of Office programs not living in harmony together? Me too! This post describes how I was able to fix the issue and get Visio and Office 2016 of different installation types to play well together. Preface This blog post was inspired by my need to have Office 365 ProPlus (2016 versions) ...

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