Recently published content for SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-07-20
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Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint (SharePoint 2013) Added a note explaining that, for security reasons, SharePoint Server runs in a different domain than where you host your apps. An effect of this situation is that IIS cannot connect the two domains. The note provides troubleshooting information.
Overview of site policies in SharePoint 2013 Removed the description of an obsolete option, "Run a workflow to close the site, and delete the site automatically."
Manage the Distributed Cache service in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about how to fine-tune the Distributed Cache Service by using a Windows PowerShell script.
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.