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Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden”

Reading Time: 2 minutes. 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 waiting. Symptoms You get an error screen like this, when trying to join a Teams channel as a guest user. No fear, though – likely an easy fix! Posts Related to “Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden””:SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tabGetting Connect-MsolService (and other Azure […]

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SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tab

Reading Time: 8 minutes. 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 to be fair, it’s not always 100% clear which channel would be optimal for a certain piece of communication… 🙂 The Redmond Magazine calls Teams Microsoft’s response to Slack, and for someone who has used both, the source of inspiration is rather obvious. […]

"For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document. To enable DTD processing set the ProhibitDtd property on XmlReaderSettings to false and pass the settings into XmlReader.Create method."

Fixing the “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document.” issue

Reading Time: 3 minutes. 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 or anything else than in the code behind relies on .NET Framework, you get an error like this: For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document. To enable DTD processing set the ProhibitDtd property on XmlReaderSettings to false and pass the […]

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How to log in to SharePoint as a different user?

Reading Time: 2 minutes. SharePoint 2013 and 2016 don’t have that old and familiar “sign in as a different user” -option in the site menu, and for the time being, nor does SharePoint Online. However, sometimes it’s very useful functionality to have, so it’s a bit weird Microsoft chose to get rid of the option. This post outlines a method that I’ve found to work quite well for making SharePoint ask for credentials, so that you can use another account to then log in! Solution for logging in as a different user There’s a URL you can use to automatically log the current user […]

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Identifying IE11 compatibility mode in SharePoint

Reading Time: 4 minutes. In this post, I describe how you can figure out if IE11 has jumped in the compatibility mode. This is quite important because in compatibility mode IE does its best to screw up your CSS. Compatibility view now and before Microsoft has been pretty keen on introducing new ways to handle browser compatibility and make IE behave in even stranger ways that it usually does by switching it to compatibility mode. There are a few reasons this could happen. In SharePoint’s case, perhaps the most usual one is that IE identifies the SharePoint site to be located in intranet zone… Or […]