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Phew – a Microsoft recommendation, not a hard limit

November 29, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

I was talking the other day about routes to splitting a large SharePoint content database in to multiple chunks. I was aghast to find that my route – to restore a content DB, clear out unneeded stuff, then backup-SPSite the site collection and then restore-SPsite it to the target location […]

Quick tip: chaining powershell commands

November 28, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Let’s say, for example, that you’re doing something that takes a freaking age. You need a long-running process and want to fire and forget, but for analysis purposes, want to know how long it took (without sitting there for hours watching and waiting for it to complete.) The answer is […]

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Yes, more! Timer jobs not running!

November 24, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

OK, so I’ve posted 5 times in the last 2 days on various SharePoint related things. Any regular readers of this blog will know that is entirely out of the ordinary and does not take a genius to determine that I’ve been doing something with SharePoint and, as with most […]

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Setting content organiser settings programmatically

November 24, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

The content organiser is a powerful feature in SharePoint that allows users to upload files to a single central area and then use rules to route the documents to the correct place. Creating new rules programmatically is simple but what if you want to change the actual settings of the […]

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SharePoint site locked (read only)

November 22, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Recently I was trying to figure out a way to restore a copy of a site collection to a different location. (Well that’s the short version, anyway, there was a much bigger issue I was trying to resolve.) One solution was to backup the site collection and restore it to […]