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About Matt Milsark

At Fpweb.net, Matt builds many of our clients' environments as well as supports and maintains them. These range from a simple dedicated single server to large multi-server SharePoint farms. Because of the sheer number of clients we have and the myriad of ways they use SharePoint, Matt has become intimately familiar with many aspects of SharePoint. Matt warns, "SharePoint is a beast. You may think you’re an expert at SharePoint, only to find out later you’re an expert at merely a small aspect of the beast's capabilities." Matt is also passionate about vinyl records. Check out his music site at lplives.com.

Versioning for SharePoint 2010 Document Management

[In Part 3 of his series on Document Management and Collaboration in Microsoft SharePoint, Matt Milsark introduces SharePoint Versioning. Missed the last post? Please read about SharePoint Document Check-In and Check-Out] Understanding SharePoint Versioning Version control is a critical feature … Continue reading

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Move SharePoint 2013 Search Components to New Server

In this post, I’ll detail how to move all SharePoint 2013 search components to a different server in the SharePoint farm. Unlike SharePoint 2010, there are no topology options in Central Administration so the entire operation must be performed in PowerShell. Although that … Continue reading

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How I Use SharePoint Lists to Sell Vinyl Records

or “How I Use SharePoint After Work Hours…” In the past, I’ve written blogs on using SharePoint to improve and streamline business processes. Being my first blog of the New Year, I’m going to take a different route. I’m going to illustrate … Continue reading

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Resolving SSRS Subscription Issues in SharePoint

How to Fix Two Errors with SQL Server Reporting Services Subscription Issues Recently, a client of ours had some specific issues with SharePoint and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). The solutions were, I felt, rather cryptic. So I’m posting them here in hopes that … Continue reading

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Power BI Features Missing in Office 365

Balance control with agility in Power BI We have been comparing features of SharePoint Office 365 Enterprise E4 plans with SharePoint Server Enterprise hosted environments at Fpweb.net. Earlier posts have examined the missing Developer features and the missing IT Pro features in Office … Continue reading

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SharePoint Headache: Change in ‘Wait for Field Change’

With every new version of SharePoint, there are expected changes. Some changes are minor, some are major; some you’ll never notice, and some are just frustratingly trivial. So, what do I mean by frustratingly trivial? These are changes that, at … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 IT Pro Features Missing in Office 365

This is a continuation of the ongoing blog series that explores the differences between a SharePoint farm hosted with Office 365 and one residing in a private cloud provided by Fpweb.net. In the previous post we took a look at … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Developer Features Missing in Office 365

In the first post of this series, we examined the primary differences between SharePoint farms in a multi-tenant environment like Microsoft’s Office 365 and in a private cloud provided by Fpweb.net. In this blog we’re going to take a closer look … Continue reading

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