As you would probably imagine, I run several lab environments to test, play, break different things throughout my day-to-day work, and to keep these working smoothly I use Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates to provide reliable, and most importantly FREE, SSL certificates for my environment. These only last for 3 months so I am updating my … More Exchange Server 2016 unable to load ECP or PowerShell after updating certificate
It has always been the case that the only supported patch level for Exchange on-premises – whether Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016 or soon 2019 – is n-1. Meaning that although your Exchange organisation doesn’t need to be bang up-to-date to be supported in a hybrid relationship with Exchange Online, you have to remain effectively within … More Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard no longer runs with unsupported versions of Exchange
Short and sweet update to Microsoft Teams this week, but interestingly something I hadn’t realised was missing! There are now missed call and voicemail notifications within the Calls app in Teams. You can read the full release note below: Get notifications for missed calls and voicemail If you’ve got a Calls app on the left … More 21st March Updates to Microsoft Teams – Missed Call Notifications!
Over the last few weeks I have carried out my first couple of implementations of AAD Connect’s February Update – version 1.1. In addition to getting the first chance to look at the published updates, I have also discovered an unpublished update which stumped me for a little while! 1. Integrated Sync Scheduler The new … More New Finds in Azure AD Connect 1.1
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!
When using AAD Connect with Office 365 the general accepted best practice is to use a publicly routable UserPrincipalName attribute in your on-premises Active Directory rather than using AlternateLoginID. I run across the this at lots of customers and have written a script that can be used at any customer to reset UPNs for all … More Script to update users’ UPN to their email address