I was recently working with a client who needed to send out an email from Office 365 that was built from various fields in a CSV file to recipients also held in the CSV. A good example would be a class list where you have the students’ details, along with their course name and grade … More How to send a custom email to a group of recipients using PowerShell and Office 365
In a couple of scenarios recently I have come across clients where they have TMG/UAG/ISA in front of their Exchange Hybrid deployment and cannot allow traffic through to their Exchange infrastructure that isn’t pre-authenticated at the reverse proxy. This became a stumbling block most notably for Free/Busy with Exchange Hybrid – which uses Autodiscover to … More Manually setting Free/Busy endpoint for Exchange Hybrid
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
I was recently faced with a problem at a customer where they needed to remove a lot of old inactive domains from Exchange users before migrating to Office 365, but the majority of users were not using Email Address Policies, and so it would have taken a long time to resolve, so I wrote a … More New Script – Remove Domains from Exchange
In a blog post published on 19th February the Exchange Team blog announced that an upcoming certificate renewal for Office 365 on 15th April 2016 will break Hybrid mail flow in certain circumstances. These are: If you are running Exchange 2013 CU8 or earlier. You have upgraded to Exchange 2013 CU9 or later, but have not re-run … More Warning – Update to Office 365 Certificate could break your Exchange 2013 Hybrid
The Exchange Team Blog announced yesterday that the latest update for the Hybrid Configuration Wizard for Exchange now supports Exchange 2010 SP3. This will be a massive boost to many businesses who are currently on 2010 and moving to O365, and will make setting up the Hybrid configuration in 2010 much easier, taking away one … More Update to Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard brings Exchange 2010 support!
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
We have run into an issue several times at customers when preparing for a Microsoft Exchange installation, and thought it would be good to share! When installing Exchange, whether that be an upgrade or a brand new install, the account you use for the installation needs to have Enterprise Admin and/or Schema Admin group membership. … More Quick Tip – Error Installing Exchange – “this user isn’t a member of the ‘Schema/Enterprise Admins’ groups.”