Azure Storage and SharePoint Migration Tool errors

I’ve used the SharePoint Migration Tool successfully on numerous occasions but this week I had a very unusual issue. In the SharePoint Migration Tool log file from a failed migration we found this error: Scan File Failure: The parent folder was not migrated 0x0111000F Failed to Read the file: Could not retrieve file’s metadata 0x01310007 For some reason the files could not be read, it … Continue reading Azure Storage and SharePoint Migration Tool errors

Microsoft Flow, linking email to SharePoint List items

Using SharePoint and Microsoft Flow, I built a system for sending emails to external people and then processing the replies, including extracting attachments and linking back to the original SharePoint List Item. Here’s the process: User creates a new List Item with the email address of an external person (can be internal also) Using Flow, send an email to the external person’s email address: Subject … Continue reading Microsoft Flow, linking email to SharePoint List items

Upload files to SharePoint Library Subfolders with PowerShell

There are a number of ways to upload files to SharePoint, but every now and then I get asked to do something a bit different. In this case it was to migrate files from a database into SharePoint. The database had a file path reference with documents stored in a file structure on Windows file share. Success would see over 80,000 documents transferred into just … Continue reading Upload files to SharePoint Library Subfolders with PowerShell

SharePoint Error 401 Listdata.svc

I recently had an interesting issue with an OData connection to SharePoint 2013. The connection that had been working perfectly stopped due to authentication failure (error 401). If I navigated to the URL in the web browser I was prompted for authentication but the credentials weren’t accepted, any other parts of the site worked perfectly OK. To troubleshoot the problem I tried connecting to the … Continue reading SharePoint Error 401 Listdata.svc

Inside Microsoft Flow Approvals

  Microsoft Flow is a workflow solution that works across Office 365 and beyond. In the Modern SharePoint Online world, Flow replaces SharePoint Designer Workflows (for most things, you can still use SPD Workflows for the moment if you really must). Flow Approvals allow a user to submit an item for approval and then carry out an action once approved. It includes actionable email notifications … Continue reading Inside Microsoft Flow Approvals

Live Events in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Live Events is now Generally Available. Live Events are a way of creating an online broadcast using Microsoft Stream directly or from within Microsoft Teams or Yammer. Live Events can be watched in Microsoft Teams, in Yammer or using the Stream Web or Mobile App. In this blog I will focus on Teams. Live Events is available in Office 365 E1, E3 and E5 as … Continue reading Live Events in Microsoft Teams