How to Obtain Your Microsoft 365 Administration Certification

Microsoft recently announced an update to the Microsoft 365 administration certification. Let’s begin with the fact that Microsoft has renamed the certification from “Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert” to “Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert”. They dropped enterprise from the name. Previously in order to obtain the Microsoft 365 administration certification, you had to pass both the MS-100 and the MS-101 exams. There is a new exam that has replaced the MS-100 and MS-101 and it is called the Microsoft 365 Administrator, MS-102 exam, which you’ll need to pass to obtain the new Microsoft 365 Certified: Administrator Expert certification, along with a prerequisite exam. For additional information about this exam and the… Read More

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Using Microsoft Migration Manager to Migrate Content to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

Microsoft SharePoint Online includes a free and simple migration GUI, Migration Manager, to assist you in your migration from SharePoint on-premises sites, file shares, and cloud-based document storage centers to Microsoft 365. The Migration Manager, which is located in the SharePoint Online Admin Center, can perform migrations to SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams. For additional information on Migration Manager including the types of migrations that it can perform, the hardware and software requirements, migration prerequisites, deployment considerations, and the steps used to complete a migration please visit my detailed article: Using Microsoft Migration Manager to Migrate Content to SharePoint Online and OneDrive available at TekkiGurus.com.

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Using the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) to Migrate SharePoint Sites to Microsoft 365

Microsoft provides a free and simple migration tool, the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT), to assist in the migration process from SharePoint sites to Microsoft 365. SPMT can perform SharePoint-related migrations to SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams, Before using SPMT it is important to prepare for and understand SPMT, including supported authentication methods, migrated content permission behavior, migration assessment, and prerequisites. For additional information on SPMT, it’s prerequisites, hardware and software requirements, planning considerations, and deployment steps,view my TekkiGurus article: Using the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) to Migrate SharePoint Sites to Microsoft 365.

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Using SMAT to assess migration from SharePoint Server to SharePoint Online

The SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT) is a free Microsoft out-of-box (OOB) command-line utility designed to help organizations evaluate their current on-premises SharePoint and My Sites environments used to assess, anticipate, and mitigate issues with their organizations migration to SharePoint Online. To learn more about SMAT including where to get it, its prerequisites, the tasks it performs, and the expected outcome after running it, view my “Using SMAT to Assess your SharePoint Server Migration to SharePoint Online” article available at TekkiGurus.com.  

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TekkiGurus Announces Website Launch for the Microsoft Community

Community site for experts, users and solution providers using Microsoft technology Las Vegas, NV — March 15, 2023 — TekkiGurus.com, the online platform for Microsoft technology enthusiasts, has launched today to over 300,000 members of the Microsoft community. The website aims to provide a comprehensive resource for tech enthusiasts of all levels, from beginners to advanced users, with information, insights and the latest news on all things Microsoft tech. TekkiGurus.com will feature an extensive library of technology-related articles, tutorials, product reviews and how-to guides contributed from an extensive network of Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Certified Trainers and other industry experts and thought leaders who make their living helping companies understand and… Read More

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Managing SharePoint Online using PowerShell

Microsoft’s PowerShell for SharePoint Online (SPO) provides administrators the capability to automate routine tasks using a command-line shell that’s associated with a powerful scripting language. This command line utility is structured, intuitive, provides consistency, and is available across all Microsoft products, making it easier for an administrator to transition their PowerShell knowledge and experience from one product to another. Managing SharePoint Online using PowerShell is an efficient way for your M365 and SPO administrators to manage SharePoint sites, site members, site groups, and many other SPO components in bulk. As an example, using PowerShell, you can easily add hundreds of users to a site or modify properties of a site,… Read More

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