PnP PowerShell – Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate stuck on initializing engine

Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate stuck Today I used PnP PowerShell to provision one of my sites. For some reason my Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate  CmdLet just didn't want to run properly. Every time I ran Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate it would just hang on Initializing engine.  I enabled the debugging for my PnP Powershell, but still I didn't have much luck finding out what was happening. … Continue reading PnP PowerShell – Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate stuck on initializing engine

SharePoint – Install-SPUserSolution fails on slow or busy systems

Sometimes you run into an issue that is difficult to resolve. Recently I've been running a PowerShell script that needs to create 6000 site collections and even more sub sites within each site collection. Each of these site collections and sites have small adjustments made to them as a few custom lists and libraries are … Continue reading SharePoint – Install-SPUserSolution fails on slow or busy systems

Azure Powershell – Install PnP PowerShell using InlineScript within a release definition in VSTS

Today I tried to install PnPPowerShell within an Azure PowerShell Environment. In the past I tried just to copy all files in a folder within my Azure environment and user $env:PSModulePath to include the PowerShell Module. But now that it is possible to use Install-Module within a normal PowerShell session you would hope that this … Continue reading Azure Powershell – Install PnP PowerShell using InlineScript within a release definition in VSTS

Office 365 / SharePoint 2013/2016 – Moving sites around

Have you ever tried to migrate a site from an on-premises SharePoint environment to Office 365? Or have you tried keeping development, test and production sites in sync? Within an on-premises environment you would have been likely to hit issues with custom solution? Or you might have hit issues with recreating sites exactly the same … Continue reading Office 365 / SharePoint 2013/2016 – Moving sites around

Office 365 – SharePoint – New-PnPWeb : Provisioning did not succeed. Details: Failed to initialize some site properties for Web at Url: ” OriginalException: The request uses too many resources.

Today I tried to create a site  using New-PnPWeb and I received the following erro message: New-PnPWeb : Provisioning did not succeed. Details: Failed to initialize some site properties for Web at Url: 'https:/ /mytenant.sharepoint.com/clients/client1' OriginalException: The request uses too many resources. I then tried it again and I got the same message Then I … Continue reading Office 365 – SharePoint – New-PnPWeb : Provisioning did not succeed. Details: Failed to initialize some site properties for Web at Url: ” OriginalException: The request uses too many resources.