Paul Andrew

Technical Product Manager for Office 365 at Microsoft

GA - Partner Center SDK and REST API Live now

We just announced the general availability of the Partner Center SDK and REST API. The Partner...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 03/11/2016

Getting Started with the Cloud Solution Provider APIs

If you're a Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partner, you have many options for transacting your...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 08/26/2015

Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider program APIs - Onboarding Tutorial

I recently started working on the Microsoft CSP program looking at the APIs that partners use. I've...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 08/12/2015

Office 365 URLs and IP Address Ranges Email Change Notification

For Office 365 customers who have restrictive firewalls for their employees it is important to have...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 07/09/2014

Office 365 directory synchronization and avoiding accidental deletes

We have a new option those who use DirSync for directory synchronization with Office 365. It...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/30/2014

TechEd USA Talks on Office 365 Identity Management

The PowerPoint slides and recordings for TechEd US are all published now. Below are links to the...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/18/2014

Office 365 Switch Plans is okay now with a Custom Domain

Recently Office 365 added a new tool to allow customers to switch plans in the middle of a...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 03/04/2014

New Identity Federation Debug Tools for Office 365

The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer tool was updated today. It now includes tooling for testing an...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 09/05/2013

Office 365 Directory Sync Quota Automated Increase to 300,000 Users

From http://community.office365.com/en-us/wikis/office_365_service_updates/974.aspx#jul2013 New...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 08/04/2013

TechEd 2013 Office 365 Identity and Security talks

I'm just back from TechEd in New Orleans. You can view my talk on Office 365 Identity here....

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 06/07/2013

TechEd North America 2013

Hey, I'm presenting at TechEd North America 2013 for Office 365 on Security and Identity Management....

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/16/2013

My SharePoint Conference Talk on SharePoint Scalability

It's posted here: https://www.youtube.com/user/sharepointconference#p/search/0/w3bxy5UbCro

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 11/25/2011

Platformer Move Left Glitch Fix

I have been trying out code samples on Windows Phone. The platformer game sample moves a player left...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 10/25/2011

Video published of the Full Farm Failover demo in the SharePoint 2011 Conference Keynote

You can watch the demo that I worked on here:...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 10/06/2011

SharePoint Scalability Report and the SharePoint Conference 2011 Keynote Demo

We just published the Scale Test Report for Very Large Scale Document Repositories on Technet. This...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 10/03/2011

New SharePoint 2010 Implementers Courseware, Two Courses: Internet Sites Implementers and Enterprise Content Management Implementers

I am pleased to announce that TechNet have published two new Training Courses for Implementing...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 08/01/2011

New Demos of SharePoint 2010 web site capabilities

We have two new demos of SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites capability demos. The first one shows a...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 07/13/2011

Articles about Scaling SharePoint to Large Content Database Capacity

Today we announced new scalability limits for SharePoint content databases. SharePoint 2010...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 07/08/2011

Read the detail about SharePoint 2010 and Remote Blob Storage

What is Remote Blog Storage (RBS) and what can it do for me? View the second part of this SharePoint...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 07/08/2011

Announcing: New Larger Content Database Size Limits and RBS Clarifications

Today we are updating the SharePoint Boundaries and Limits document on TechNet with larger content...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 07/08/2011

My Favourite SharePoint 2010 Scalability Articles

The scalability test results for SharePoint large scale document management is here. The SharePoint...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 02/24/2011

New RBS whitepaper just published

RBS is an add-in technology for SharePoint that stores large binary data such as word documents...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 02/07/2011

Visual Studio 2008 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services (VSEWSS) v1.3 Released

The VSeWSS v1.3 is now released and is available for download here. You should uninstall the VSeWSS...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 12/20/2010

New SPDisposeCheck release available

I've been working on the SPDisposeCheck tool with a few other guys and we've just finished a new...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 12/13/2010

Live Chats to Learn more about SharePoint with the MVP Experts

The ever popular MVP chats are back. Cross posting from here. Do you have questions about...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 09/22/2010

VSeWSS Import Tool Released

We completed and published the SharePoint VSeWSS Import tool. This tool is an add-in to Visual...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 06/16/2010

Love my new Microsoft arc mouse

I just got a new Microsoft arc mouse and I really like it. I'm down in New Orleans this week for...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 06/09/2010

Benign OWSTimer unhandled exception popup – System.Security.Cryptographic.CryptographicException

Have you seen this popup exception message from the Visual Studio Just-In-Time (JIT) Debugger?...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/25/2010

VSeWSS cannot be used on a SharePoint farm installation

I saw a call stack today from an attempt to use VSeWSS 1.3 on a SharePoint 2007 farm installation....

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/25/2010

Getting Started with SharePoint 2010 Development

We just published an online course for developers to learn about SharePoint 2010. This is updated...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/12/2010

SharePoint 2010 Developer Virtual Labs Online

Three new MSDN Virtual Labs are live running SharePoint Server 2010 and Visual Studio 2010. You can...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/12/2010

Installing Scanner Drivers for my Networked Canon MP980

I really like my Canon MP980 scanner. It scans 35mm negatives nicely and I can go to it anytime and...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 05/01/2010

Error occurred in deployment step – moving a workflow project to a new SharePoint 2010 machine

If you get your first SharePoint 2010 workflow project from someone else, chances are you don’t have...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/27/2010

This product requires Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 or above

You can download SharePoint Foundation 2010 now. The download page says it works on Windows 7...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/26/2010

Using BCS from Visual Studio 2010 for deployment to SharePoint Foundation 2010

Business Connectivity Services is the new version of the SharePoint 2007 technology called Business...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/26/2010

SharePoint MVP Chats Coming Soon

Do you have questions about SharePoint 2007? Want to learn more about SharePoint 2010? By popular...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/23/2010

Deploying an External Content Type, Error: The default web application could not be determined

I had this error today creating an External Content Type for Business Connectivity Services (BCS) in...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/08/2010

Last night's SharePoint 2010 install troubleshooting - User cannot be found

Last night I was installing SharePoint Foundation 2010 on a Windows 7 x64 machine and I had an error...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 04/07/2010

SharePoint 2010 Developer Dashboard for Debugging Code

The developer dashboard is great for debugging web parts just by turning it on. There are also a few...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 03/26/2010

Chat with the SharePoint MVP Experts

Do you have tough technical questions regarding SharePoint for which you're seeking answers? Do you...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 03/10/2010

Training from Microsoft on SharePoint 2010

Microsoft Learning has published their portal for Training on SharePoint 2010 here:...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 03/08/2010

Business Connectivity Services Short Article

I wrote this short article on Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010. I think they are...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 02/12/2010

Series of 8 SharePoint 2010 Developer Web Casts

SharePoint 2010 for Developers webcasts. I presented one of the talks in this series, and there are...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 02/10/2010

I added a Web Part to my site home page which causes an exception

How do I remove it? Since you need to view the page to edit it and delete the web part it's tricky...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/25/2010

WebCast tomorrow on SharePoint 2010 for Developers

I'm giving a webcast tomorrow on SharePoint 2010 and you're invited to join. Here is the sign-up...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/18/2010

SharePoint 2010 List Schema Designer for Visual Studio 2010 published

Today we published a code sample that implements a List Schema Designer for Visual Studio 2010...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/13/2010

Just published the Beta for the VSeWSS to Visual Studio 2010 Upgrade Template

The VSeWSS project upgrade tools for Visual Studio 2010 beta is published here. It is planned to be...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/11/2010

Removing the Kernel Debugger and Editing the BOOT.INI on Windows 7

The VHD base that I use for building Virtual Machine images for Windows 7 comes with the Kernel...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/06/2010

SharePoint Visual Studio 2010 extensions on CodePlex SPVSX

Wes Hackett, Matt Smith, Martin Hatch, Glyn Clough and a few others have been working on some Visual...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/06/2010

SPDisposeCheck Automating from Stephen Vick

Stephen Vick has written a nice simple article on automating SPDisposeCheck in your Visual Studio...

Author: Paul Andrew Date: 01/06/2010

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