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: Filter out msExchMailboxGuid from AAD Connect Sync

When migrating from Exchange on-premises to Office 365 with a Third-Party tool such as Migration Wiz from BitTitan you need to remove the msExchMailboxGuid from the synchronised attributes otherwise you will get the following error: This is because Exchange Online recognises that the msExchMailboxGUID attached to the user is an Exchange on-premises mailbox, and so … More How To: Filter out msExchMailboxGuid from AAD Connect Sync

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

Mailbox Retention Options in Office 365 with AAD Sync

One of the most commonly asked questions I receive from customers when the are thinking of, or already moving to Exchange Online is how to manage the off-boarding of users and the retention of their mailboxes. It may seem obvious to say, but there is no perfect answer to this question, there are many options … More Mailbox Retention Options in Office 365 with AAD Sync

Quick Tip – Find List of Users Created in Last Week – Exchange Online

Just a quick post today, had a requirement to get a list of users created in the last day and the last week for a customer in Exchange Online. This can be done via simple one liner as follows: get-mailbox -Filter {whencreated -gt “6/30/2015”} NOTE: Even if you look at an individual’s mailbox and it … More Quick Tip – Find List of Users Created in Last Week – Exchange Online