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

New Zealand Microsoft User Groups

I’ve collated a list of active Microsoft focused user groups in New Zealand. User Groups are a great way to meet people in the community, learn new things and start a career as a public speaker.┬áThese groups are free to attend! (let me know if I’ve missed your group and I’ll update this list) Auckland .NET User Group https://www.meetup.com/AKL-NET/ Auckland Azure User Group https://www.meetup.com/Auckland-Azure-Usergroup/ Auckland … Continue reading New Zealand Microsoft User Groups

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

SharePoint Migration File Share to Cloud

Moving from file server based document storage to SharePoint Online opens a world of capability for users. Lower barriers to working remotely, better collaboration internally and externally, document management functionality, better compliance and many would argue better security. Before you begin Before you start the migration it is important to develop a plan. Is your infrastructure up to scratch? Do you have the licensing you … Continue reading SharePoint Migration File Share to Cloud

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