Missing Pages library from Publishing site – Upgrade blocker

I wanted to describe an upgrade error I ran across the other day in a SharePoint 2016 site that needed to be cleared in order for the content database to be upgraded correctly. First, the error I received when trying to do Upgrade-SPContentDatabase: Feature upgrade action ‘CustomUpgradeAction.Activate404ErrorPage’ threw an exception upgrading Feature ‘Publishing’ (Id: 15/’22a9ef51-737b-4ff2-9346-694633fe4416′) […]

Passing the 70-339 exam and becoming an MCP

Back on October 20th, I received an email that I passed the exam 70-339! I am very excited and thankful that I passed the exam to begin with. This was a beta exam for SharePoint 2016 offered through the born to learn blog at Microsoft that I took advantage of back in late June of […]

MS Ignite 2016 Day 0

Today I had the pleasure of attending a pre-conference as part of the ignite conference here in Atlanta about SharePoint 2016 Upgrade and operations deep dive. It was an all-day look into the aspects of SharePoint 2016 and what you can do as a professional to prepare yourself for the new features and some best […]

SharePoint Survival Course

This past week I attended a SharePoint Admin survival course and it was a great training event to learn SharePoint and everything related to it. The main reason I wanted to attend this training was to get familiar with the new content for SharePoint 2016 and to get familiar with what it takes to implement […]

Thoughts after taking the 70-339

Recently I saw the following post online and thought I’d take a stab at trying my first MS cert exam: https://borntolearn.mslearn.net/b/weblog/posts/beta-exam-for-70-339-managing-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2016-now-available The overall test was difficult for me since I have had very limited exposure to the new 2016 SharePoint Server and Office 365. From that aspect, I think I didn’t do very well on […]