How to Create OneDrive for Business Site Collections using PowerShell?

Requirement: Pre-Create OneDrive for Business Sites using PowerShell. OneDrive for Business is Microsoft’s cloud-based storage solution that lets users store and work on files that are personal to them. It’s similar to a SharePoint Online document library with full control granted to users so that they can add, update, and delete files…

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How to Set Secondary Admin for All OneDrive for Business Sites?

When SharePoint My Site or OneDrive for Business site collection is created by the user, SharePoint assigns primary site collection administrator rights to the user. At times, you may have to gain Admin access in situations such as User left the organization, troubleshooting, etc. In SharePoint on-premises environments, we have the “User…

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Create My Site for All Users in SharePoint using PowerShell

SharePoint My Sites are automatically created when the first time users click on the My Content link in the welcome menu. However, To promote the usage of SharePoint social, we deiced to pre-create SharePoint My sites for all users. Create My site for All Users in SharePoint using PowerShell SharePoint: Create My…

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Manage My Site Promoted Sites in SharePoint 2013

As the name indicates, SharePoint 2013 promoted sites provides a way to list important sites to the user community. These promoted sites appear under “Sites” section of user’s My site. For promoted sites to work, we need user profile service application up and running(Obviously, we need SharePoint server at least, as UPA…

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“There has been an error creating the personal site. Contact your site administrator for more information” – SharePoint My Site Creation Error

When end-user tries to create My sites by clicking the “My Content” link for the first time, They encountered this error message: “There has been an error creating the personal site. Contact your site administrator for more information” Troubleshooting: 1. Make sure User Profile Service Application & My Sites configuration is proper….

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