SharePoint Online: How to Configure Information Rights Management (IRM) to Protect Documents?

Requirement: Configure IRM in SharePoint Online. How to enable information rights management in SharePoint Online? Information Rights Management (IRM) Polices in SharePoint Online protect sensitive content from unauthorized users by preventing users from printing or saving copies of a file. Information Rights Management can be applied to Office documents such as Word,…

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Configure Resource Throttling Settings for Large Lists in SharePoint 2016

What is resource throttling in SharePoint? The biggest performance bottleneck in SharePoint sites is caused usually by large lists. If you have 50 simultaneous users on a site and two of them are contributing to large lists, all 50 users will experience very slow performance. Luckily starting from SharePoint 2010, There is…

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SharePoint Online: Configure Access Requests Settings using PowerShell

Access Request Settings in SharePoint Online Access Request feature in SharePoint online allows people to request access to content that they do not have permission to. It also allows members of the site to send invitations to users who have no permission. Once the invitations are sent, the Site owner should approve…

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Change Regional Settings – Time Zone, Locale in SharePoint with PowerShell

Regional settings in SharePoint 2013 controls how locale-specific information, such as Date, Time, Numbers, calendar, etc. are displayed on the site. Internally, SharePoint keeps date time values in UTC format in database and presents to the end-user based on the configured regional settings. SharePoint 2013 regional settings are configured in these levels:…

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Increase Maximum Size of Site Template, List Templates in SharePoint

In SharePoint 2007, You can’t save a list or site template (.stp ) file which is bigger than 10MB. MOSS 2007 gives an error message: “The list is too large to save as a template. The size of a template cannot exceed 10485760 bytes.” When you try to save a list or…

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Enable Barcodes in SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

Bar codes are part of SharePoint Information Management Policies (IMP) feature. If you need bar codes for your document, here are the steps to enable bar codes on SharePoint document library. Steps to enable bar code in SharePoint:In SharePoint 2013 (In SharePoint 2007 / SharePoint 2010 too!) enabling barcode is a simple…

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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade – FAQs

What is Visual Upgrade in SharePoint 2010? Lets understand visual upgrade in SharePoint 2010. In short: It’s a feature introduced in SharePoint 2010 to ease up transition from MOSS 2007 user interface to SharePoint 2010 UI. When sites migrated from MOSS 2007 using database attach method, They will be using the v3…

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SharePoint 2010 Rating Feature Configuration – How to Activate? Fix Ratings not Updating Issue

Rating feature was introduced in SharePoint 2010, It helps to rate Lists, Documents, Pages on a SharePoint site. How To Enable SharePoint 2010 Rating Setting? To setup SharePoint 2010 rating configuration, follow these steps: Navigate to your SharePoint site and then Target list or document library where you want Ratings to be…

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Set Outgoing E-Mail Settings for SharePoint Central Admin using PowerShell

It’s a common task that every SharePoint administrator will have to perform is enabling SharePoint to send E-mails. Outgoing email settings can be configured within the Central Administration site by navigating to: Central Administration >> System Settings  Click on “Configure outgoing e-mail settings” Provide Outbound SMTP Server, From and To Addresses, and…

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Configuring BLOB Cache in SharePoint

What is BLOB? BLOB means Binary Large Object and refers to any binary format file that is stored as a single entity and not converted to text. Usually, BLOB files are of type images, audio/video files. What is BLOB Cache? When BLOB types of files are uploaded to a SharePoint site (E.g….

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