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How to Migrate Your TFVC Repository to Git

If you’re looking to migrate your TFVC repository to Git in Azure DevOps, then you’ve come to the right place. In the video below, I will be discussing: 2 options for migrating your TFVC source control repository to Git: (1) The Import Tool and (2) Git-TFS Command Line Tool Pros, cons, and limitations to each migration option Detailed demos and step-by-step walk-throughs of both migration options And as always, if you need help with your…

How to Parallelize Your Builds with Azure DevOps

Ready to make your Azure DevOps automated builds quicker? In this video below, I will describe how to setup multiple agents to parallelize your builds for even faster pipelines. And as always, if you need help with your automated builds in Azure DevOps, just know that Imaginet is here to help. Our Imaginet Certified DevOps and ALM experts have been working with the Microsoft ALM & DevOps tools since they originated in 2005 and can…

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Links Policies

Previously, in Part 2 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to create an ATP Safe Attachment policies and how to enable ATP protection to files in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. Now, in this final article in our series, we will explore ATP Safe Links, which can help protect your organization by providing verification of URLS in email messages and Office documents. With ATP Safe…

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Attachments Policies

Previously, in Part 1 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to take your first steps into making your mailboxes more secure by reducing the amount of phishing e-mails sent to your users with ATP Anti-Phishing policies. Now in Part 2, we will explore ATP Safe Attachments, which checks to see if email attachments or files are malicious and protects your organization according to the ATP Safe Attachments policy…

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Anti-Phishing Policies

Have you purchased or are you thinking of purchasing Office 365’s Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for your Office 365 tenant? In Part 1 of this article series, I’m going to show you how to take your first steps into making your mailboxes more secure by reducing the amount of phishing e-mails sent to your users with ATP anti-phishing policies. In this scenario, I’m assuming you have an Office 365 tenant with Exchange Online, and you’ve…

Power Query Function for Dense Ranking

Power Query Function for Dense Ranking Recently I was having issues writing a measure in DAX to rank items properly (not an issue with the DAX, but in my understanding of the DAX). I did some searching and came across Chris Webb’s article that had a nice implementation of ranking using Power Query. The technique he proposed uses Power Query to: sort a table by the column you want to rank by, add an index column…

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet?

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet? With the cloud gaining momentum, the future of the intranet is never far from our minds, or more specifically, the future of the traditional intranet portal. Modern business users want tools that make them more productive and engaged, and they want them in a single, easily accessible location. Microsoft’s SharePoint Server was once billed as an all-round company intranet portal, but it simply doesn’t have the capacity…

Power Query for Azure tables and Updating Column Names

Power Query for Azure Tables and Updating Column Names I recently did some PowerBI work using Azure Table Storage. In the query editor, it seemed that each table I pulled in from Azure Tables had a very similar process.: Get the list of tables available for the storage account. Select a table Select the Content of the table (excluding the RowKey, PartitionKey, and timestamp columns) Expand the columns in the Content Rename the columns Azure…

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint NOTE: THIS IS NOT SUPPORTED BY MICROSOFT, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. Perform the following steps on the Web Front End servers only. When working with websites it is imperative to the users, customers and possibly potential customers to be able to locate information when accessing them. Change is inevitable within life just as much as it is in the companies and organizations that employ us….

Scaling Azure SQL Databases Up and Down

Scaling Azure SQL databases up and down   I've recently been working on a project where we push data from an on-premise database to a set of Azure SQL databases daily, and use that Azure SQL database as the source for a Power BI dataset. The dataset gets refreshed once a day. Our Azure SQL data marts are pretty small - all but one of them are under 2 GB, and the largest one is...