SharePoint 2016 – Changes in Filenames Support

With the release of SharePoint 2016, Microsoft is planning on removing some filenames restrictions that have been in the product for multiple versions. In this article, I will be comparing SharePoint 2013, which is blocking filenames based on these restrictions, and 2016 which works fine. Special characters As part of the SharePoint 2016 IT Preview, […]

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What is New for Web Applications in SharePoint 2016

The main reason why I love PowerShell so much, is that it allows me to surface information that is kept deep into the application’s model and find interesting jewels that are kept in the background (or hidden).Today, I decided to dig deeper into the SharePoint 2016 Web Application. I went ahead and created two identical […]

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Change a Server’s MinRole in SharePoint 2016

So you went ahead and installed SharePoint 2016 for the first time, but now when running the PSConfig wizard, you are presented with a new screen you’ve never seen or heard of before? Yeah, that is called the MinRole, and it’s a shiny new feature in SharePoint 2016. Actually, without a single doubt, it is […]

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Installing the SharePoint 2016 Prerequisites Offline using PowerShell

Most of the virtual machines I build are not connected to the internet due to some corporate restrictions my company has enforced. Therefore, I always need to do offline installations of all of my software. Now, I do build a lot of SharePoint farms and by a lot I mean, A LOT. I probably spin […]

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