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SharePoint 2013 Materials

I can't really take credit for the following great collection of SharePoint 2013 resources - it was compiled by Shannon Bray . All I can do - is rebroadcast it to the world. Enjoy! Training Materials SharePoint 2013 training for IT pros SharePoint 2013: presentation: IT pro training SharePoint 2013 Developer Training MSDN & TechNet Articles Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 Preview SharePoint 2013 Technical Library in Compiled Help   Test lab guides for SharePoint Server 2013   Start building apps for Office and SharePoint   What's new in authentication for SharePoint 2013 Preview   What's new for Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2013 Preview   What's new in eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013 Preview   What's new for mobile devices in SharePoint 2013 Preview   What's new in records management and compliance in SharePoint 2013 Preview   What's new in business intelligence in SharePoint Server 2013 Previ

User attributes in Office 365

Much like some of the group settings can only be applied via PowerShell (see my previous post ), so are some of the user attributes. For example, the value of Assistant attribute can not be set via management portal, but using Powershell will do the trick. Here's sample statement: set-user -identity [User's email address] -AssistantName "[Assistant's Name]" To view object properties before and after, use the following: get-user -identity  [User's email address]   | format-list

Mail-enabled security groups in Office 365

Another update (11/19/2013):  further evolution of Office 365 services makes creation of distribution and security groups even easier, plus there's now an option of creating a dynamic distribution group (click here for more information):    Update (08/06/2012): a clear sign of Office 365 evolving along the same lines as other agile cloud services - small incremental features and minor new functionality are being delivered almost continuously and, unlike important major service updates,  without much fanfare. For example, there's no need to resort to using PowerShell to setup mail-enabled security groups anymore, it can now be done at creation using management portal:       Those managing Office 365 ( O365 ) tenant via the Microsoft Online Services Portal  ( MOS Portal ) interface would notice that there are two distinct group entities: Security Groups: can be created via MOS Portal (main portal page>Management>Security Groups) and used for assigning