SharePoint Online: Bulk Create Dummy Files using PowerShell

Requirement: For a testing exercise, We had to bulk upload 5000+ documents to a document library in SharePoint Online. PnP PowerShell to Create Dummy Files in Bulk in SharePoint Online This PowerShell script bulk uploads the given file with unique names to the root folder of a specified SharePoint Online document library….

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How to create a survey in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Create a survey in SharePoint Online. Create a survey in SharePoint Online Have you ever needed to create a survey to collect data from users? Creating a survey in SharePoint Online is a quick and easy way to collect feedback from a large audience. If you’re looking for an efficient way…

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Office 365: Convert Distribution List to Microsoft 365 Group

Requirement: Convert a distribution list to an Office 365 group. How to convert a Distribution list to Office 365 Group? Before upgrading to Microsoft 365 group, please note: Distribution lists allow any E-mail as its member, whereas the Office 365 Groups only supports mailboxes. Furthermore, this change is permanent! Most people are…

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Fix “Sorry, we can’t sync this folder, You’re already syncing a shortcut to a folder from this shared library.” Error in OneDrive

Problem: When trying to sync a SharePoint Online folder by clicking on the “Sync” button in the library toolbar, I got this error message: Sorry, we can’t sync this folder, You’re already syncing a shortcut to a folder from this shared library. Solution: Root cause: Apparently, this error indicates the particular SharePoint…

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SharePoint Online: View Only Permission Level Missing – Fix

Problem: “View Only” Permission level is missing on SharePoint Online site. Solution: Activate “SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features” The “View Only” permission level allows users to view content and restrict Create/edit/download of documents from the site (documents can be opened in the browser, however). Have you ever needed to give someone…

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How to Enable or Disable Comments in SharePoint Online List?

The “Comment” feature introduced in SharePoint Online modern lists allows users to comment on SharePoint Online list items. Commenting is a great way to collect feedback and keep track of changes on essential documents. This article will show you how to enable or disable comments in your SharePoint list. Disable Comments in…

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How to Disable the App Bar in SharePoint Online?

The App Bar is a new navigation menu on the left-hand side of your SharePoint Online modern sites that brings a consistent navigation experience to every SharePoint Online site, featuring quick access to global navigation to quickly access sites, news, and files globally. App Bar is a handy and great new feature,…

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Enable-Disable Automatic News Digest in SharePoint Online

Requirement: Disable the automatic news digest in SharePoint Online. How to Disable the SharePoint Online Automatic News Digest Emails? The Auto News Digest Feature in SharePoint Online sends automated emails to users on the latest relevant News posts from SharePoint sites to which they have access but have not viewed yet, on…

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How to Connect to Azure AD using PowerShell?

Requirement: Connect to Azure AD with PowerShell. How to Connect to Azure Active Directory using PowerShell? Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft’s cloud-based identity and access management service. Azure AD allows you to manage user identities and access rights to your applications, whether on-premises or in the cloud. With the Power…

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How to Exclude a SharePoint Online Site from Retention Policy?

Requirement: Remove retention policy from SharePoint Online site. Exclude a SharePoint Online site from the Retention Policy When you create a retention policy in Microsoft 365 – SharePoint Online, it’s automatically applied to all sites within your organization. You can remove the policy if you don’t want the policy to apply to…

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