Remove a SharePoint List from Outlook’s Default SharePoint Lists with Powershell

There’s a very useful Administrative Template for Outlook that allows you to install a set of Default SharePoint Lists with just Group Policy. Unfortunately–there’s no way to remove that set of lists with a GPO, such as you may want to do if the content was migrated to a new version of SharePoint or to […]

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Changes to Sharepoint Online break anonymous access to Document Libraries

If you use Sharepoint Online’s Public Sites, you may want to be able to share content such as document libraries that by default, aren’t available for anonymous users. Recent changes to Sharepoint Online broke a popular solution that worked for this in the past, but there’s a simple workaround. Early in our migration to Office […]

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Randomized Meal Planner

A few years ago I was home with my son several days a week, and I was in charge of most of our family’s meals. I had developed a library of recipes that I turned to again and again–nothing fancy, but meals that I could make and our family enjoyed. The only tedious part for […]

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User account creation script

I created a relatively complex Powershell script to manage creating new user accounts in our environment. It handles the following: Highly configurable with a separate config file to customize to your site Creating the user in AD from a .csv file with just a few simple fields User settings based on a template account–you can use […]

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Sharepoint 2013 shared task list: The form template failed to load: The attempted operation is prohibited because it exceeds the list view threshold enforced by the administrator.

When using a Sharepoint 2013 shared task list with the default resource throttling limits, after adding your 5001’th item, you may run into the following error when opening an item on the task list: The form template failed to load. (User: 0#.w|domainjuser, Form Name: Template, IP: , Request: https://sharepoint.domain.com/sitename/SitePages/Home.aspx, Form ID: urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:infopath:list:-AutoGen-2014-10-24T20:13:58:284Z, Type: DataAdapterException, Exception […]

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