Set SkyDrive Pro storage limits

A new feature that’s recently popped up in the SharePoint admin center allows you to manage storage limits for individual user’s Personal Site, now called SkyDrive Pro. SkyDrive Pro is an awesome utility that gives you greater storage and sharing capabilities, while allowing you to sync a SharePoint library on your computer. Like it’s free … Read moreSet SkyDrive Pro storage limits

Turn on External sharing in Office 365

External Sharing must be enabled or configured in two places before people can start sharing sites, documents, lists or libraries. The first place is under settings in the SharePoint admin center: Under External sharing, choose the level of access you’d like to enable, and whether or not you want to have anonymous access: Now select … Read moreTurn on External sharing in Office 365

Share a document library with external users

External user sharing Office 365 allows you to share your content with external users either at the site level, or the folder/document level, and this process is documented nicely here. Where things get tricky is if you need to share a document library or a list with external users, but not give them access to … Read moreShare a document library with external users

Office 365 Password Reset (self-service options)

Option 1: “I know my password, but want to change it” The 2010 version (wave 14) of Office 365 didn’t have a self service option for end users to change their passwords, and required them to send an email to their administrators if they wanted to make a change. Thankfully, the 2013 update of Office … Read moreOffice 365 Password Reset (self-service options)

Exclaimer Outlook Photos

Outlook Photos by Exclaimer is a great (free!) utility for adding photos to your Exchange users and distribution groups, allowing you to put faces to names and greatly improving the social aspects that Outlook 2010 has built in (It’s also a great way of super-imposing mustaches on all your users in preparation for Movember :D). … Read moreExclaimer Outlook Photos

How to Map a Drive Letter to a SharePoint Library

Sean wrote an interesting how-to that sparked a bit of discussion between him and I on SharePoint best practices – primarily because I love being able to map a drive letter to a network resource in order to make finding what I want easier, and wanted to know why it wasn’t best practice. Here’s the … Read moreHow to Map a Drive Letter to a SharePoint Library