IT Pros Need to Get on the Software Development Lifecycle Right Now!

I just finished presenting a session at SPTechCon Boston which I entitled “VSTS, ARM and DSC for SharePoint 2019 – A match made in heaven“. The session had a very small number of attendees, which made me wonder if the audience I was trying to target with the session even existed in modern enterprises. Off […]

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Install SharePoint 2019 Prerequisites Offline

SharePoint 2019 introduces several new prerequisites, and dropped some compared to its predecessor. For example, it now requires .NET 4.7.2 to be installed on the servers. This article will provide you several ways of installing the SharePoint 2019 prerequisites in an offline environment. List of prerequisites: The following table shows the complete list of all […]

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Use SharePointDSC to Install Language Packs

This article covers a demo I presented at the 2018 SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas. In the real world, clients will want to automate the process of installing new Language Packs onto their SharePoint Farms, especially if those farms contain a large number of servers. The present article presents you with a fully automated process […]

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Why Use SharePointDSC

SharePointDSC is a community driven PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) module, managed on GitHub at https://GitHub.com/PowerShell/SharePointDSC and which lets you define the configuration of your SharePoint 2013, 2016 and 2019 farms using a declarative approach. Let us start by looking at a side-by-side example of how you would go about creating a new SharePoint Web […]

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