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Manage your SharePoint default settings with PowerShell

This post is part of my PowerShell PowerUp project.

The only way to deploy SharePoint default settings for site collections and sites manually is using predefined site templates or an ugly third party tool.
And in case you’ll do that with site templates it’ll cost a lot of the time to update settings which were already set.

However with PowerShell it’s possible to deploy SharePoint default settings automatically and it’s a lot easier than you might think.
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Update Obsolete User Principal Names in Office 365 Windows Azure Directory

It could happen that the directory sync service (DirSync) doesn’t sync the users UserPrincipalName correctly.

I had an issue where the UserPrincipalName from a user in the Office 365 windows azure directory has been made based on the user’s sAMAccountname. This wouldn’t be problem if as long the sAMAccountname is the as same as the UserPrincipalName, but as you can guess this is not everywhere the case.

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