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Ownerless Microsoft 365 SharePoint Sites Q&A

Recently Microsoft announced a new feature – “Manage ownerless Microsoft 365 groups and teams“. Very nice. A long awaited functionality. Question: Why it is important? Answer: Because many other “governance” activities (e.g. retention policies) rely on site/team ownership. I.e., before we notify site owner that the site is going to be deleted due to inactivity …

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Enterprise Intranet Portal – Home Site and Search Scope and Relevance

Scenario Your organization use Microsoft 365. You are implementing or configuring an Intranet Portal. Search plays an important role here – you want search be relevant to the context – i.e. Official Results – if a user searches something on a company’s intranet portal – user expect “official” results, not a something from somebody’s OneDrive …

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Microsoft Office 365 Search Roadmap

Natural language search Based on Turing deep learning model – when search engine understands user’s intentions instead of blindly search with keywords – already in Outlook and Teams, tbd: everywhere (that’s why we do not have synonyms in Microsoft search) Image search tbd: before the end of year 2021 Search for chat messages Teams messages, …

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Azure App, ACS, SP-App only and Disable Custom App Authentication

Topics discussed in this article: ACS – Azure Access Control service on SharePoint; Azure AD app-only model vs SharePoint app-only authentication model ; set-spotenant -DisableCustomAppAuthentication $false; set-spotenant -DisableCustomAppAuthentication $true Certificate-based authentication vs Secret-based authentication Disable SharePoint-Apps only principal What if you disable SharePoint-Apps only principal (i.e. ‘set-spotenant -DisableCustomAppAuthentication $true’ )? Here are our test results …

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