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Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-04-27
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Use custom metadata fields in OneDrive for Business Define custom properties for your files when you are using OneDrive for Business in Office 365 and ensure that the metadata remains in sync between the file and your document library.
Configure properties of the Search Box Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about not using a custom search results page that uses a friendly URL.
Configure properties of the Search Navigation Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about not using a custom search results page that uses a friendly URL
Plan document versioning, content approval, and check-out controls in SharePoint 2013 Added information about how, when you create a new version of a document, the incremental changes are stored in SQL Server, rather than a complete new copy of the document. This provides the most efficient storage and helps reduce overall storage requirements.
Plan content types and workflows in SharePoint 2013 Added a note to say that PDF files are not supported as a core content type.
Install a software update (SharePoint 2013) Updated with details about installing updates on servers that host Search components.
Use custom metadata fields in OneDrive for Business In OneDrive for Business, learn how to define custom properties for your files.
Plan browser support in SharePoint 2013 Updated the information regarding Internet Explorer 11.
How to enable My Site secondary administrator for OneDrive for Business Describes how to enable a My Site secondary site collection administrator by default for OneDrive for Business. In previous versions, to add a secondary site collection administrator to a My Site was a manual process that needed to be individually performed for each My Site.
Set up SharePoint services for hybrid environments Describes the easy path to getting three services (My Sites, User Profiles, and Managed Metadata) running on your farm for use in a hybrid configuration. You can do more extensive configuration of these services later if you want to use more of the available features.
How to enumerate a domain GUID in an Active Directory forest Learn how an administrator can gather a list of domain GUIDs by using Windows PowerShell.
How to determine the version of OneDrive for Business Sync client Learn how to determine the version of a OneDrive for Business Sync client.
Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to enable OneDrive sync for domains that are on the safe recipients list Learn about the Windows PowerShell cmdlets that let you enable the OneDrive for Business sync client only from the domains present in the safe recipients list.
Configure profile synchronization by using SharePoint Active Directory Import in SharePoint Server 2013 Revised the "import photos" information.
Implement OneDrive for Business in a SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises environment OneDrive for Business can be implemented in a SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises environment, providing your business users with the sync and storage features provided by OneDrive for Business, but keeping all of your data within your on-premises environment.
Use Group Policy in Windows 2012 R2 to disable OneDrive functionality in Windows 8.1 clients Learn how to use Windows Server 2012 R2 Group Policy to change how your Windows 8.1 users work with OneDrive in your network.
How to display a list of OneDrive for Business site collections Learn how an administrator can gather a list of site collections for every OneDrive for Business site in your organization by using Windows PowerShell.
Configure profile synchronization by using SharePoint Active Directory Import in SharePoint Server 2013 Added steps about importing photos.
Databases used by SharePoint have outdated index statistics (SharePoint 2013) Clarified that, by default, the rule is enabled daily.
What's new for Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2013 Updated the ODATA section of the article by pointing out that a user's identity is not a supported authentication type in SharePoint Online when used in combination with the Secure Store Service.
Schedule profile synchronization in SharePoint Server 2013 Added an explanation of how to use Windows PowerShell to check status of user profile synchronization timer jobs.
Manage blocked file types in SharePoint 2013 Added several file-name extensions, with definitions, to the list.
Data Encryption in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online Learn how encryption of data security works in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online.
Overview of SQL Server in a SharePoint environment (SharePoint 2013) Updated with information about SQL Server 2014 and the new SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in requirement for SharePoint Integrated Mode.
Supported and unsupported Documentum object types and properties in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn which object types and properties the SharePoint Server 2013 Indexing Connector for Documentum supports or does not support.
Deploy people search in SharePoint Server 2013 Added some information about UPRE.
Understanding multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated a Windows PowerShell script for the Search service.
Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the table about the worksheets that are related to this article.
Plan user profiles in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the information about default privacy settings.
Plan hybrid search for SharePoint Server 2013 Plan to configure a SharePoint hybrid environment so that user searches from a Search Center display hybrid results.
Migrate OneDrive for Business document library files from on-premises SharePoint 2013 to Office 365 Learn how to help people in your organization move their OneDrive for Business files from their SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises environment to Office 365.
Explore enterprise social scenarios with Yammer and other Microsoft products Understand common scenarios for enterprise social that can be built with Microsoft products, including Yammer, Office 365, SharePoint Server, Lync, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Top operations and management issues for SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Discusses major maintenance areas for a SharePoint hybrid environment, such as SSL certificate renewal, directory synchronization maintenance, search health smoke-testing, and upkeep of user profile applications.
Configure client certificate authentication for SharePoint 2013 Added information about how full sync is required after filter changes.
Plan enterprise search architecture in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the hardware tables and the guidance for mix of virtual/physical.
SharePoint hybrid training videos These videos help you learn how to implement hybrid scenarios that use SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365.
Plan for caching and performance in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the max load file size.
Plan for administrative and service accounts in SharePoint 2013 Added Distributed Cache to the service application table.
Configure a one-way inbound hybrid topology Added some information about the May, 2014, cumulative update for SharePoint 2013.
Configure a two-way hybrid topology Added some information about the May, 2014, cumulative update for SharePoint 2013.
Import a list or document library in SharePoint 2013 Revised a parameter in an example.
May 2014 cumulative update (CU) changes to SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid The May 2014 cumulative update (CU) for SharePoint Server 2013 includes a code change to the SharePoint authentication service that gives farm administrators greater control over OAuth request validation behavior.
New-OfficeWebAppsFarm Updated to fix default MaxCacheLimit to 75 MB.
New-SPVisioServiceApplication Updated with correct parameters.
Register-SPWorkflowService Added missing port information.
Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Updated the FAST search crawler table to say that there is no migration for two options, and removed the redundant Migration Path solution.
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Replaced "7000 MB" with 7168 MB".
Configure Search Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about results-source switching when changing from Basic to Advanced Mode.
Configure properties of the Search Results Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about results-source switching when changing from Basic to Advanced Mode.
Manage a paused Search service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn why the Search service application is paused and what you can do to resume it in SharePoint 2013.
Configure log shipping in SharePoint 2013 Learn how to implement log shipping for SharePoint 2013 in a disaster-recovery scenario.
Implications of Claims Mode Authentication on service applications Learn how to migrate Windows claims authentication to SAML-based authentication on service applications in SharePoint 2013.
Language packs in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the language list, and added links to download pages.
Configure a reverse proxy device for SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Updated a picture.
Plan for feeds and the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about service account names that begin with $.
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a note about service account names that begin with $.
Manage the index component in SharePoint Server 2013 Explained how to find out if the SSA has been paused and why that has happened, as well as how to resume the SSA from that state.
Restore Search service applications in SharePoint 2013 Explained how to find out if the SSA has been paused and why that has happened, as well as how to resume the SSA from that state.
SharePoint Server 2013 Disaster Recovery in Microsoft Azure Added a note about limits to log shipping support.
Migration of Windows claims authentication to SAML-based claims authentication in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to migrate from Windows claims authentication to SAML-based authentication in SharePoint 2013.
Configure People Picker in SharePoint 2013 Clarified some text per customer feedback.
Review supported editions and products for upgrading to SharePoint 2013 Clarified what "full product" means, per customer feedback.
Manage the App Catalog in SharePoint 2013 Removed an incorrect section which stated that a site could use an app catalog in a web application different from its own.
Configure a one-way inbound hybrid topology Added validation step for CNAME records.
Configure a two-way hybrid topology Added a verification step to the "Create a CNAME record" section.
Configure SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups for SharePoint 2013 Added information about support for readable secondary replicas.
Set-SPOTenant Added three new parameter descriptions.
Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended (SharePoint 2013) Replaced an errant procedure.
Install SharePoint 2013 across multiple servers for a three-tier farm Updated some wording about DBA databases.
Create, edit, or delete User Profile service applications in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated the Windows PowerShell example that had a missing variable declaration.
Create a Visio Graphics Service service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated a parameter.