How To: Set up domains in bulk in Office 365 Tenant

When preparing clients for moving to Office 365 you often run across a scenario where they have many domains to add and verify in the tenant. The process for verifying ownership can be long and annoying for lots of domains if you are getting the detail manually, however, the following two PowerShell commands can help … More How To: Set up domains in bulk in Office 365 Tenant

How To: Enable O365 Options on Exchange 2013 Server Without Running Hybrid Configuration Wizard

Here are the steps to enable the Office 365 admin options on your OnPrem Exchange 2013 server, without the need to run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard or need for external CA signed certificate. Load Exchange Management Shell on the Exchange 2013 server and run the following commands… $TenantDomain = “tenant.onmicrosoft.com” New-RemoteDomain -Name “Hybrid Domain – … More How To: Enable O365 Options on Exchange 2013 Server Without Running Hybrid Configuration Wizard

How To: Manage Autodiscover for users individually using the Registry

If you are rolling out a migration for a company which is already using Autodiscover, or AutoDiscover aware clients, in their environments, but want this to also work for the migrated users without breaking current behaviour this can offer a challenge. That is, until you know how to release this simple registry change to update … More How To: Manage Autodiscover for users individually using the Registry

How To: Set up AAD Connect multi-forest sync with untrusted forests – Part 1, DNS

I ran in to a problem with AAD Connect this week where I had a customer with two completely separate forests – the main forest had ~400 users and was based in the UK and one with ~50 users in Australia. Before we started there was not even network connectivity between the networks so we … More How To: Set up AAD Connect multi-forest sync with untrusted forests – Part 1, DNS

How To: Resolve TooManyBadItemsPermanentException in Office 365 PST Import

Whilst testing out the new PST Import functionality in Office 365 recently I ran across an issue where my test data (dating back to 2001… rookie mistake in itself) included too many bad items, and the import failed before it really got started. The import wizard returned the following error “TooManyBadItemsPermanentException”. As I was just … More How To: Resolve TooManyBadItemsPermanentException in Office 365 PST Import

How To: Connect PowerShell to Exchange Online/Skype for Business Online

To start out the new year I thought I would return to something a little more basic but I always need to refer back to when building a new machine for myself or if I lose my PowerShell Profile (read more about those here). Connecting to Exchange Online and/or Skype for Business Online PowerShell. I … More How To: Connect PowerShell to Exchange Online/Skype for Business Online