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SharePoint site tagging

I'm looking for a solution that can label the sites besides the Sensitivity labels. I need to categorize all SharePoint sites and Teams Groups with a department "label" so it is just only ...
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Retention policy for Communication Sites

I am looking for a way to create a retention policy for a Communication Site. Most of the blogs have references for applying retention policy at the document level in the SharePoint site but was not ...
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SharePoint Online Governance

What should the SharePoint Online Governance document address? I'm aware about a similar SO question, but the answer is not satsifactory. Also, I found by googling a template suggested by a ...
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What does ExternalServicesEnabled tenant property do?

ExternalServicesEnabled tenant setting is set to $true defailt. It means that "External Services" are enabled. What would happen exactly if set ExternalServicesEnabled to $false to disable "Extrnal ...
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What does CommentsOnFilesDisabled tenant property do?

There is a tenant property CommentsOnFilesDisabled that has no documentation describing what it does exactly. Does anyone know any additional information? After changing this property at a tenant, I ...
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Email Attestation in SharePoint Online. How does it work?

Does anyone know how exactly email attestation works in SharePoint Online? I have found two settings, but there is no documentation describing what these do: EmailAttestationRequired ...
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What does FilePickerExternalImageSearchEnabled tenant property do?

Does anyone know what FilePickerExternalImageSearchEnabled tenant property is? Connect-SPOService -Url https://contoso-admin.sharepoint.com/ $tenant = Get-SPOTenant $tenant....
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Not able to see the Label against which Auto Policy has been created

I have followed below steps in order to create label and policy. Create a new Retention labels Publish Policy with "Auto-apply a label" Now when I go back and see the published policy don't see ...
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Not able to apply SharePoint Retention Policy

I am new to SharePoint Online Data Governance and followed below steps Created a new site Created a new Retention Policy with Specific SharePoint site When I was at step #2 got below error No ...
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InfoPath Forms and Site Architecture

We are currently making some plans to migrate to a new version of SharePoint (either 2016 On-Prem or Online). We'll be aiming towards a more flat design and are wondering if its better to store all ...
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How to prepare plan for Governance for SharePoint Online

I am trying to find Governance plan or Governance template for SharePoint online. I know governance is not a standard concept to dealt with. At least can i get some good documentation or template ...
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Monitoring SharePoint Online [closed]

This one isn't something that's not working per se, just looking for some ideas/feedback from my SharePoint comrades. When I was still mostly supporting on-prem farms (oh the days!) I bashed together ...
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OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online team site?

We are preparing to deploy OneDrive for Business to several groups of users. There are a couple of issues we need to work out before doing so.  I thought getting some ideas from individuals with ...
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How to Block End Users from running Scripts against my Farm

We have been experiencing issue where users are running Powershell Scripts against our production Farm using Web services, provided site owners access provileges they have. we want to set some sort of ...
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Unused MySites in SP2013 - how to identify them?

I want to regularly remove MySites which have been created and remain unused (i.e. never accessed). Ideally the criteria for this would be: Created more than 7 days ago (Which I can get using ...
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Who updated the List/Library Columns

This is about governance of SharePoint site.. The owners of the SharePoint site are playing with the site and create tickets when they mess it up.. Worst they are playing with the Production sites.. ...
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Approaches to managing PowerShell for every day menial tasks

PowerShell is a very powerful tool to handle many aspects of a SharePoint farm. On the one hand there is the set of commands typically used by the administrators of the infrastructure. These people ...
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What should a Site Administrator/Owner understand before being being designated as such?

I was building a collection of requirements a Site Collection Administrator/Site Owner in SharePoint should have before being "turned loose" on their Site Collection. So Far I've come up with: Have ...
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Sharepoint Application and seperate site collection

We have one site collection with several departmental sites within. The DB is approx 60G at the moment. Using SP2010 sp1. I'm now adding an application which consists of several tasks and several ...
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SharePoint As Network Shared Drive: How To Get Users To Use SharePoint as SharePoint

We're facing a problem where users aren't using SharePoint as SharePoint - they get a site, then they use explorer view to drag a bunch of folders/ files into "Shared Documents", they add a few people ...
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Removing System Content Types

I have deployed a Content Type Hub which has my organization's "Primitive" Content Types. These types are obviously inherited from the System Content Types (Document, Item, Announcement, etc..). Now, ...
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Access Reports to Documents

Is it possible to find out who has accessed a document? Ideally I would like to run a report to show who have access.
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Creating a list with dynamic name based on site name

I am planning to create a site template where-in I will have lists and document libraries. However I was thinking to make the names of the lists and libraries as dynamic which will pick the name from ...
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What level of permissions to give per site

What is best practice for departmental sites' permissions? Should certain users within each department have permission to create objects (pages, lists, etc.) or should the permissions only allow them ...
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How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used?

I need to find out on which (sub)sites a certain webpart is used. In a data sharing environment with many subsites and pages, I want to check if and where certain (third party) webparts are used. Is ...
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SharePoint Cumulative Updates - When do you Install?

Through my SharePoint career I've set it my policy to install: Service Packs: Install as soon as they've come out. After evaluating on a test box, install to production Cumulative Updates, Hot Fixes,...
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SharePoint Governance Strategies

Governance is something that companies tend to think about on their second implementation of SharePoint. Sometimes you have to go through the pain of difficult navigation (without a defined ...
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Audience counts in your deployments

How many audiences does your implementation of SharePoint have? I'm trying to communicate to my management that audiences are powerful tools for content filtering, but collectively we're getting hung ...
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Governance Key Points

What are the key points for consideration when starting to write a SharePoint governance plan? This is obviously a big topic and a place to start would be very helpful!
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