PnP PowerShell – Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate stuck on initializing engine

Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate stuck Today I used PnP PowerShell to provision one of my sites. For some reason my Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate  CmdLet just didn’t want to run properly. Every time I ran Apply-PnPProvisioningTemplate … Read More

SharePoint – Install-SPUserSolution fails on slow or busy systems

Sometimes you run into an issue that is difficult to resolve. Recently I’ve been running a PowerShell script that needs to create 6000 site collections and even more sub sites … Read More

Install PnP PowerShell using InlineScript within a release definition in VSTS

Today I tried to install PnPPowerShell within an Azure PowerShell Environment. In the past I tried just to copy all files in a folder within my Azure environment and user … Read More

Office 365 / SharePoint 2013/2016 – Moving sites around

Have you ever tried to migrate a site from an on-premises SharePoint environment to Office 365? Or have you tried keeping development, test and production sites in sync? Within an … Read More

New-PnPWeb : Provisioning did not succeed

Today I tried to create a site  using New-PnPWeb and I received the following error message: New-PnPWeb : Provisioning did not succeed. Details: Failed to initialize some site properties for … Read More

Office 365 – SharePoint 2013/2016 – Replicating or migrating SharePoint sites.

Over the last year or so many of my posts have been related to the PnP Provisioning Engine. I’ve created multiple scripts to replicate my whole intranet from one tenant … Read More

The object is used in the context different from the one associated with the object

Get Field names from a list Today I tried to load the Fields from a list using PnP PowerShell and CSOM. $ctx = Get-PnPContext $list = Get-PnPList -Web $web -Identity … Read More

Office 365 – SharePoint – Create your own Contact list

SharePoint has it’s own Contact list with its own content type, Contact. But what if you want to customize this list. What should you do? A couple of common customization … Read More

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