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Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration in Office 365

Microsoft recently released a new feature in Office 365 which allows a mandatory expiration length to be set at the tenant level. This will affect sharing documents through SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.  This post will provide the steps to configure this setting.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

My Microsoft Collaboration Predictions for 2016

Well 2015 is nearly completed and it was what I would call a GREAT year for Microsoft and their collaboration platforms. Jeff Teper is back in charge and things really picked up speed. Before we talk 2016, let’s talk about 2015.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Exporting SharePoint Group Members to Excel Without PowerShell

I was at a client recently and was not allowed to run any powershell commands but needed a list of accounts that existed in a SharePoint Group in a table format.  I also was not allowed site collection administration permission.  I tried a few different options in which trying to manipulate the list view of the group and using Excel data connections to get back to SharePoint but no option worked very cleanly.  

What I ended up using was a REST call to get the users and then downloading the XML response and opening it with Excel.  Use this link to learn about the available REST api’s for users & groups

Here are the steps….

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung