Tag Archive: Document Management

Mar 31

How to: Enable the “Connect to Outlook” grayed out/disabled button on SharePoint 2013 to synchronize your content

How to: Enable the “Connect to Outlook” grayed out/disabled button on SharePoint 2013 to synchronize your content The short answer: just hit F5 (reload the page). I had been terribly confused as to why the “Connect to Outlook” button on the SharePoint 2013 ribbon would be grayed out most of the time. The first time …

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Mar 10

How to: Give SharePoint 2013 crawler sufficient rights/permissions to crawl file shares

How to: Give SharePoint 2013 crawler sufficient rights/permissions to crawl file shares Symptoms Consider the following scenario: You create file shares on a Windows Server 2012 server. You set up a Microsoft SharePoint 2013 crawler on the file shares, and you assign Read permissions to the crawler. You crawl the file shares by using SharePoint Server 2013. …

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