Welcome to the Official Site for Toby McGrail. I am a SharePoint Guru, Fitness Freak and definitely an IT Geekazoid!
If you are interested in
SharePoint Administration and Architecture this is the place for you. If you are a developer fee free to read on but I am not concentrated on
SharePoint Development. Enjoy and feel free to contact me if you have any questions and/or comments.
If you need a SharePoint Senior Admin Speaker or certain topics in the Administrative side of SharePoint please feel free to contact me.
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SPTOBY Blog Posts
Security Plus Certification and Exam Prep
Security Plus Certification is one of the hardest certifications to get and understand for many reasons. The questions and scenerios in the exam are really hard to study for but I have my Top Ten hints and things to master this exam. In this day and age this certification is vital in the IT Job Market and this is a must have.
SPSDC - Correlation Or Bust Revamped
Some of the things we will be talking about is as follows: Log Levels Tools for Troubleshooting PowerShell Commands Diagnostic Logging Developer Dashboard - Not really a developer tool Warm Up Script
Warm it Up and Not?
So why is it important to warm up all web applications and site collections in SharePoint OnPrem? Its pretty cut and dry here. It makes the site faster and helps users do the actions that SharePoi
End of an Era?
So many of us at HPE feel like its an end of an era today and a said journey is coming to an end. Most of our team came over from a small company called MicroLink in 2015 who specialized in SharePoint
5 Years and Counting – Go With Your Gutt!
So a little over 5 years ago I had a big decision to make in my career. I had multiple offers on the table. A few of them had different things to offer. Some had more money but less benefits. One was a good opportunity but my gut told me it wasn't the place where I needed to be. I knew I needed to make a change in my career because it didn't have much to offer. It was a big company but I didn't see any career focus within the company at all. The management was lacking direction, functionality and more. There were more questions to ask.
So its getting to that time of year again for the annual Microsoft Ignite Conference. This is a conference that use to be called the Microsoft SharePoint Conference but in my opinion they need to bring back. Microsoft Ignite is the One All conference where they bring all the Products together in one conference. This year Microsoft is bring SharePoint to the front of all the Products. It is pricey and is more of a training than a business impact in my opininon. In the coming weeks I will do my write up of what to expect things to do and much much more.
SharePoint 2016 Certificate Errors and Config
While working with a SharePoint 2013 environment I experienced slow page load times and poor search performance. After initial page loads performance was fine for several minutes before the performance issue returned.
SharePoint 2016 Beta 2
SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 will be released before the end of November, and should be out before US Thanksgiving (November 26). It will be 99 percent feature complete, so we should get a better view of what SharePoint 2016 RTM will actually look like. Once it has been released expect to see an overview and demo from me once again.