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

SharePoint 2016 – Office Online – Why are we passing a null request when creating a response?

Yesterday I was working with one of my SharePoint 2016 clients and I hit a bit of a weird issue. There is one user who when he opened multiple documents in Office Online (e.g. OneNote Online, Excel Online, Word Online) and keeps these documents open for a while  he will find Office Online locking him … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – Office Online – Why are we passing a null request when creating a response?

SharePoint Online/2016 – Document Properties vs DocProperty

It is Friday and it is very sunny and rather than enjoying the sun I'm struggling behind my laptop with document properties. As some of you may know there are 2 different places where Word will store your metadata. Within Word you can add these Quick Parts   The other option is DocProperty: The Document … Continue reading SharePoint Online/2016 – Document Properties vs DocProperty

SharePoint 2016 – Contribute permissions, if you think this is right then let me know!

Today, I was working on a SharePoint 2016 environment and I noticed that my user with Contribute permissions were able to edit pages. Then when I searched for this issue I found quite a few people with the same issue. As far back as SharePoint 2010. Of course the work around of applying unique permissions … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – Contribute permissions, if you think this is right then let me know!