Posted on:
Categories: SharePoint
Description: If you are using a version of Nintex Forms lower than V2.7, you may be in for a unexpected surprise when you update your licenses.
Last week, an Enterprise Demo of Nintex Forms/Workflow installed on our servers expired. This occurs every year for the demo licenses so it was expected to happen. So I went to https//partner.nintex.com, generated a new license file, and imported it into our server through "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing > Import". However, a weird error appeared in the "Central Administration > Nintex Forms Management > Licensing" page ​This feature is only available in Nintex Workflow Enterprise Edition I triple-checked that the licenses for both Forms and Workflow were Enterprise editions, and that they were both for SharePoint 2013. I even did an IISRESET and full reset with no avail. When trying to create or edit existing forms, the form designer interface was locked up and did not allow any changes. What was going on?? Before calling up Nintex tech support, I looked through their awesome community at https//community.nintex.com, and stumbled across this post that explains the issue and the fix https//community.nintex.com/community/build-your-own/blog/2015/10/30/this-feature-is-only-available-in-nintex-workflow-enterprise-edition-enterprise-forms-issue In summary, in rare scenarios new license keys for Nintex Forms Enterprise will not work on versions older than 2.7. So I followed the instructions to temporarily apply a Standard license, upgrade Nintex Forms, and finally apply the Enterprise license. Voila! Nintex Forms is alive again! And it is now rocking all the latest features and bug fixes. Time to get another glass of eggnog... Cheers and Happy Holidays!




Posted on:
Categories: Business
Description:
According to a recent Microsoft study, over 80% of employees admit to using non-approved Software As a Service (SaaS) applications. With the explosion in web based cloud services over the past few years, this statistic is likely not surprising to anyone following technology trends. This trend typically results in a situation where employees being frustrated with 10-20 different login names and passwords and the organization has no ability to centrally manage and secure these Identities. So, how can we align the needs of employees to have a single login to multiple SaaS applications along with an organizations need to secure & control access? The answer lies within Microsoft's Azure Active Directory Premium found within the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to enable an employee's Domain user name and password to have Single Sign on to over 2500 Software As a Service applications. Azure AD Premium provides a centralized portal for employees to access all of their Cloud SaaS applications in one place, along with a mobile application for Android & IOS. With one click to any SaaS application configured in the portal, the employee gets single sign on to the SaaS application without having to type in any passwords at all! From an IT management perspective, this is much more secure as there is only one on premises Active Directory account to disable instead of having to login to each SaaS application manually. Furthermore, IT does not have to worry about credentials to SaaS applications such as Twitter being shared amongst multiple people with the potential of those credentials being compromised. Please feel free to reach out for more information or a demonstration of this technology!