Monthly Archives: June 2014

Features Mapping of Google Apps for Business & Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise Cloud Services

Note: Since both Google Apps for Business and Office 365 are ever changing cloud services, please note that article is last updated on June 24th, 2014 and recent changes may not have reflected. I have been recently tasked to analyze Google … Continue reading

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Step by Step – Complete Guide to Configure ADFS 2.0 Integration with SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2

This article outlines the high level steps for ADFS 2.0 integration with SharePoint 2013 farm on Windows Server 2008 R2 & detailed steps required to fine tune SharePoint platform for ADFS 2.0 including User Profile Sync and Search Service. Unfortunately this article doesn’t have any visual … Continue reading

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ADFS 2.0, SAML 2.0, and SharePoint 2013 – Limitations, Issues, and Workarounds

I have recently configured large SharePoint 2013 On-Premises farm with Windows Server 2008 R2 and ADFS 2.0. As we were configuring SharePoint 2013 and ADFS 2.0 integration, we came across various issues and limitations. This articles highlights list of all … Continue reading

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Limitations of Managed Navigation in SharePoint 2013

When SharePoint 2013 came out, one of the most promising features was the Managed Navigation. Sometimes it’s also incorrectly referred as Managed Metadata Navigation. In addition to many improvements in SharePoint 2013 WCM framework, Managed Navigation was promised to solve … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Configuring SharePoint Online Tenant Part II – Streamline SharePoint Administrative Access

I have recently presented “SharePoint Online ramp-up for SharePoint On-Premises professionals” session at the SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs and promised attendees an articles of detailed walk through of what are my best practices for initial Office 365 tenant signup process … Continue reading

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