Sunday, December 17, 2017

Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum Meetup – December 2017

I will be speaking at Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum Meetup – December 2017
Venue: Microsoft Sri Lanka
Date: 20th of December 2017
Time: 6pm
Title: Manage how people use your SharePoint Online

In this session, we will discuss some of the key features in SharePoint Online and Office 365 that leads to create a successive governance model and control how people use our site.
Event Url:
https://www.facebook.com/events/136164450403376/

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Updated On: 22nd of December 2017

Slides

Some Clicks from the event

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You can see all the photos from below url: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Suhail.Cloud/photos/?tab=album&album_id=595324667494068

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Make password expire and force users to change them - Office 365

Introduction

One of my clients want his users’ to change their password every 45 days as a part of their company policy.

Solution

In Office 365 admin center, under setting select “Security & privacy”.

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There under Password policy you can set the days by clicking on Edit.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Prevent users from creating Team, Communication Sites from SharePoint Online home page

Introduction

Users can create SharePoint Online Team site or Communication site by clicking the “Create Site” icon in the SharePoint Online Home page.

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Problem
Some of the organizations want to prevent users from creating sites from the home page.

Solution

  1. Go to SharePoint admin center
  2. Click on “Settings”
  3. Select “Hide the Create site command” under Site Creation

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Click OK button form the bottom

Conclusion

Create site Icon is in visible.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum Meetup - November 2017

I will be speaking at Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum Meetup - November 2017
Venue: Microsoft Sri Lanka

Date: 30th of November 2017
Time: 6pm

Title: Manage how people use your SharePoint Online
Organizations create governance model in order to address set of policies, processes, roles, and responsibilities.
In this session, we will discuss some of the key features in SharePoint Online and Office 365 that leads to create a successive governance model and control how people use our site.
Event Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/556881601320154/
Suhail Jamaldeen  Suhail Cloud
Updated On: 30th November 2017
Due to heavy rain this meetup has been postponed to December. I will let you know the date and time once it is scheduled.
Updated On: 17th December 2017
The meetup is scheduled to held on 20th December 2017. Please find  the details here.








Monday, November 27, 2017

Kalmunai IT Hub Monthly Meetup and Expert Talks – November, 2017

I did the session for Kalmunai IT Hub monthly meetup and Expert Talks for the month of November
Title: Automate your business processes with Microsoft Flow and SharePoint Online
Date: 26th of November 2017
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Venue: IDM Nations Campus, Addalaichenai
Event Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/837998646382348/


Kalmunai IT Hub, November

Slides


Some clicks during the event

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More Photos On: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Suhail.Cloud/photos/?tab=album&album_id=579101805783021

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Video - Export and Import Web Parts in SharePoint Online - Tamil

This video shows how we can export a web part then import into SharePoint Online Web Part Gallery and add to a SharePoint Online page.

This is a part my session in Tamil for my YouTube channel.

I would greatly appreciate it if you kindly give me some feedback and your feedback will definitely help me a lot in future.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Training – Introduction to SharePoint Online for Collaboration and Document Management

Conducted a full day training through Skype for Business on “Introduction to SharePoint Online for Collaboration and Document Management” for a organization. They have offices located in Canada and Portugal. They have implemented their intranet using Office 365 and they are going to use SharePoint Online for the document management.

The course was based on 55029BC, but customized and focused only for SharePoint Online.

Amazing audience, very friendly and interactive. Thanks everyone.



Monday, November 6, 2017

List all “Docs I'm following” in Office 365 | SharePoint Online | OneDrive for Business

Introduction
We can follow documents in a SharePoint online. So that all the documents we follow will be referenced in OneDrive for business; which leads to easy access.
Problem
Till today, there no navigation option available to see all the following document in Modern Experience.
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Solution
To over come it you have to switch to Classic OneDrive (See the above image and click on the text highlighted in yellow).
Now you can see a new navigation option added on the left as ‘Followed”.
Click it and you can see the documents you are following.
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Monday, October 30, 2017

Add web part in html file of custom page layout in SharePoint Online

Introduction

I followed this post to create custom page layout.

Problem Background

I wanted to add web parts to that custom page layout, so that if a user create any page selecting the specified custom layout those web parts will appear by default.

Solution

The solution I did was, to add HTML snippets in the page layout through SharePoint Designer 2013.

Steps

1. Go to Design Manager

Site Setting –> Design Manager

2. Go to Edit Page Layouts and Click on the custom page layout you created (In my case it’s “Intel”)

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3. Then click on the “Snippets” at the top. Once you click, a page will open in a new tab.

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4. Select the web part you want to add.

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5. Depending on the web part you selected, you will be allowed to select and set the properties. Change  the properties and click on update.

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6. Once you click on “Update” button the HTML snippet for the web part will be rendered under HTML Snippet section. 

7. Copy that HTML snippet.

8. Open the SharePoint designer and Edit the page layout. Paste the copied HTML inside the div of PlaceHolderMain or any other location as your wish.

9. Close it and publish the page layout as the major version.

Conclusion

Now your web part is added to the page layout.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

IDM Knowledge Share – Team Collaboration in Office 365

I will be conducting a workshop on “Team Collaboration in Office 365”, as a part of IDM Knowledge Share.

Date: 29th of October 2017

Time: 10 am to 12 noon

Venue: IDM Nations Campus, Kotahena

Event Post Url: https://www.facebook.com/idmnc/posts/1586187304737107

IDM Nations Campus - Suhail Jamaldeen - Suhail Cloud


Updated On: 29th of October 2017
Slide deck used for the event



Some clicks during the event
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Prevent users from creating Site Pages – SharePoint admin center in Office365

Introduction

Usually users who have permission level greater than Contribute (Contribute, Edit, Design, Full Control) level will be able to create Site Pages in a SharePoint site.

Creating site pages feature can be disabled from SharePoint admin center, so that any user will not have the option to create site pages.

Steps

  1. Go to SharePoint admin center in Office 365
  2. Go to settings

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  4. Under section “Site Pages”
  5. Select ”Prevent users from creating Site Pages”

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  7. Click OK at the bottom
  8. Now your users including the site collection administrators will not see create Site Pages option from the “New” dropdown action.

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What does “Prevent users from creating Site Pages” in SharePoint admin center option do?
  • It prevent users from only creating Site Pages (which are modern site pages), the users can create Wiki Pages and Web Part Pages

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Kalmunai IT Hub Monthly Meetup and Expert Talks – October, 2017

I will be speaking at Kalmunai IT Hub monthly meetup and Expert Talks for the month of October
Title: Host Your Web Sites in Microsoft Azure Web Apps

Date: 7th of October 2017
Time: 3.30 PM to 5.30 PM
Venue: BCAS Kalmunai Campus

Event Url:
https://www.facebook.com/events/106434413438852/

Kalmunai IT Hub - Suhail Jamaldeen - Suhail Cloud

Updated On: 09th of October 2017
Slides which used for the event.



Some clicks during the event


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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Get the visual view of the model in Entity Framework Code First

Introduction

In this post we will discuss how to generate visual view from the models in Entity Framework Code First.

I’m using Visual Studio  2017 as the tool and Entity Framework version 6.

Solution Structure

I have two projects in the solutions.

  1. BlogSample.BO
    In this project we will have all the Business Objects.
  2. BlogSample.DAL
    This is  the data access layer and we have installed Entity Framework 6 and created DbContex and the Dataset. Also the BlogSample.BO project has been referenced as well.

Step 1

Install Entity Framework 6 Power Tools Community Edition

In Visual Studio go to Tools –> Extensions and Updates.

Search for Entity Framework 6 Power Tools and install the extension.

See the image below. I have already installed.

Entity Framework 6 Power Tools Community Edition - Suhail.Cloud


Step 2

Make DAL project as Startup project. Right click on the Context.cs file and go to Entity Framework –> View Entity Data Model.

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Your .edmx visual diagram will be generated as below. 

Entity Framework 6 Power Tools Community Edition - Suhail.Cloud


Solution

The solution is available in the below url.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByEnOE8DAdvhYXhCTU5nVEdBR3M/view?usp=sharing