SharePoint Server Subscription Edition now supports Client Certificates for SMTP

Summary SharePoint Server Subscription Edition now supports client certificate authentication when interacting with SMTP servers to send e-mail. While this may be an uncommon scenario, this feature is vital for highly secure environments where password-based only security is not allowed.  To use this feature, you must install a SharePoint Certificate, using the new SSL Certificate […]

Configure SharePoint APPs from PowerShell

Summary This blogs details how to completely configure a SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Farm to use SharePoint Apps from PowerShell. When necessary, I will show the equivalent GUI steps. Note: Many of these steps apply to all version of SharePoint Server except for the certificate creation steps. Steps 1. Configure DNS with a zone and […]

SharePoint Population Script V2

Summary This is my 2nd version of SharePoint Population Script with a few minor changes. Removed the Hosts file and host header creation to simplify the process. The new script will only create a single DB. A new Web Application using the server host name over a different port is now allowed. A Modern Team […]

Install BGINFO on Multiple Servers

Summary This blog details how to install and configure BGINFO to start on multiple servers. What is BGINFO? BGINFO stands for “Background Information”. This program will allow users to display computer details on the desktop wallpaper. This is very handy when working with multiple virtual servers that all have the same default background. Example: Get […]