Microsoft SharePoint: studying, certification

Submitted by Vladilen on Sun, 09/17/2017 - 22:11

Here are some resources to study, learn, improve your skills on Microsoft SharePoint, SQL, Office 365, Azure:

Officially free:

Parse IIS logs for SharePoint with powershell

Submitted by Vladilen on Wed, 03/01/2017 - 01:50

I found pretty useless IIS Log Parser (with Studio) for SharePoint. 
The reasons are - blank spaces and "%20" symbols in Url in SharePoint IIS logs which confuses IIS Log Parser and  prevents you from search through logs using IIS Log Parser 

i.e., if your SharePoint users want to investigate their file "/sites/Very%20Important%20site/much%20more%20important%20unique%20file.docx" - you will stuck.

finally, I found plain Powershell commands the most useful to parse IIS logs, like this:

OneNote properties in SharePoint

Submitted by Vladilen on Fri, 12/16/2016 - 16:15

OneNote document is not a one file, but a number of files in a folder. You can save OneNote document in SharePoint and it would looks like a file, but internal implementation of OneNote in SharePoint is actually a folder content type.

And if you try to assign properties to OneNote document - you just can't.

I haven't seen any clear instructions from Microsoft on the subject. And here we have an “unsupported” workarounds. Actually, there are two: “Change Content Type” way and “Quick Edit View” way.