How to manually set OneDrive for Business to show in Windows Explorer

Whilst moving a client to OneDrive for Business recently we experienced occasions where individual machines would not show the shortcut to their OneDrive folder in Windows Explorer by default (See Below). The steps below are how to manually set the registry to show this shortcut. Press (“Windows Key” + r) to open “Run” dialog box. … More How to manually set OneDrive for Business to show in Windows Explorer

Quick Script: How to identify domains used that aren’t accepted domains in Office 365

This post follows on from my earlier post with a script to remove Domains from Exchange On-Premises. If you haven’t read that yet, you can find it here. After realising that I had users in my Exchange environment that were using domains that were not added as accepted domains in Office 365, I worked out … More Quick Script: How to identify domains used that aren’t accepted domains in Office 365

Quick Tip: Fix “Ping request could not find host” when NSLookup still works

Recently I have run across this issue in a couple of different virtual environments and have only found the fix today! I saw some strange behaviour where my virtual server was unable to ping another server in my virtual environment with the error: “Ping request could not find host server.domain.com”, but when I run an … More Quick Tip: Fix “Ping request could not find host” when NSLookup still works

AAD Sync Error: Deletion Threshold Reached

Ran in to a problem today with a customer running AAD Connect when trying to Export to the Azure Active Directory, the status of the Connector Operations showed “stopped-server-down” (See Below). At the same time, I was called by the technical contact at the customer who said he had received a strange email from MSOnlineServicesTeam … More AAD Sync Error: Deletion Threshold Reached

Opening Documents with a File Explorer window using PowerShell

Do you find yourself working in PowerShell or running scripts and needing to open/import a document (normally CSVs) a lot, and realising you have a long string of a file path to type in to get to the file? Wouldn’t it be useful if you could bring up the File Explorer window to get to … More Opening Documents with a File Explorer window using PowerShell

Quick Tip – Querying Licensed Users in Office 365

Hi all, we have been asked the question quite a lot recently about how to retrieve a list of users after a migration who have a mailbox but no license, something that needs to be remediated before the 30 Day grace period expires. This can be achieved with a single line of PowerShell once connected … More Quick Tip – Querying Licensed Users in Office 365