How to set remind message to a user 7 days before his birthday every year

In sharepoint 2010 or sharepoint 2013, Alert Reminder Boost allows us to send a remind message on a specific date, by different time intervals, by different conditions, and if you like, you can even set the if else condition to realize that.. How to send email message days before a specific date, which might be […]

Cascading and Cross site in one go

Cascading and Cross site in one go

Cascading function has been required by many customers so far, and it’s a common requirement in the SharePoint market as SharePoint itself doesn’t support this. Why we need cascading and cross site function: 1. Avoid selecting redundant data 2. Improve efficiency 3. Look up records from different sites under one site collection 4. Locate desired […]

How to check the email of SP user when you trigger email for Alert Reminder Boost or Password Change

How to check the email of SP user when you trigger email for Alert Reminder Boost or Password Change

  For quite a bunch of products from Boostsolutions, like Alert Reminder Boost, Password Change, email will be triggered to be sent to users of Sharepoint. And sometimes the truth is The right user accounts did not receive emails. Why it happened? The answer is the email of user account is not the one as […]

Maintain AD user information in SharePoint without Admin interfering

Maintain AD user information in SharePoint without Admin interfering

I introduced how to manage users in a SharePoint list by Ad Information Sync previously, without setting up any permissions for employee to prevent them checking other’s information in the list. With Ad Self Service, admins don’t need to worry about the privacy part. The OOTB SharePoint doesn’t support to access to AD, not to […]

Access Active Directory(AD) directly from SharePoint

Access Active Directory(AD) directly from SharePoint

We talked about reducing workload of IT guy with our product Ad Information sync to sync information from AD to a SharePoint list in another article. We also use another product Ad Administration to help us: Manage AD information in SharePoint Delegate control to other people, like department manager, to reduce the workload of the […]

We can manage AD users in SharePoint instead of in AD!

BoostSolutions develops SharePoint software, also we use SharePoint in our daily life, so we do have our own business requirement and we know what SharePoint does or what it cannot do, such as management of employee information. One situation is that our IT guy has been always busy in managing employee information in AD, updating, […]

How to hide a column in a Request form in SharePoint

There are so many cases about how to use Column/View Permission in the real world. And this is one story from my customer. One of our customer has a “Requests” link in our Help Desk system. The “Status” field should be set default in help desk requests list and read-only when users create new entry […]