Use the delist portal to remove yourself from the Office 365 blocked senders list

In case you are getting an error message when you try to send an email to a recipient whose email address is in Office 365? If you think you should not be receiving the error message, you can use the delist portal to remove yourself from the Office 365 blocked senders list. Exchange Online Protection…

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Changing the userPrincipalSuffix with Azure AD Connect

The userPrincipalName attribute in Active Directory is not always known by the users and might not be suitable as the sign-in ID. The Azure AD Connect sync installation wizard allows picking a different attribute, e.g. mail. But in some cases the attribute must be calculated. The company Contoso has two Azure AD directories, one for…

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How to Block Disabled user accounts from syncing with Azure AD Connect

Azure AD Connect tool that let’s you synchronize your on-premises AD accounts to Azure AD. So I thought: what happens when you have some disabled user accounts in your on-premises AD environment? Do you really need them to synchronize? Probably not. So we’ll see what you have to do in case you don’t want to…

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Guided walkthroughs for Exchange and Office 365

Guided walkthroughs for Exchange and Office 365 Here are some of the helpful guided walkthroughs for Microsoft Exchange Server, Office 365 and for Lync Server, SharePoint Server too… Exchange Server         Outlook Connectivity Guided Walkthrough – Troubleshooter https://aka.ms/outlookgwt     Troubleshoot ActiveSync with Exchange Server https://aka.ms/easgwt     Exchange Server 2010 Datacenter Switchover https://aka.ms/2010DatacenterSwitchovergwt    …

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Bulk import pictures in Office 365 users

Today, I came across a question – How to update photos in bulk in Office 365 In Cloud users When first trying to upload a high-res photo for user’s mailboxes, you’ll likely start with the manual for a user Set-UserPhoto and try to write some Powershell script like the below command: $user = ‘john.doe@contoso.com’ $userphoto…

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Playing with Remote Mailboxes

Remote Mailboxes are a way to create a mailbox directly in Exchange Online without having to create it first on-premise. The mailbox attributes are DirSync’ed to Exchange Online rather than having to do a remote mailbox move. Recently I was asked to create a number of remote mailboxes for users that were already present in…

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How to Update Certificates for AD FS 3.0

How to Update Certificates for AD FS 3.0 Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 3.0 is a server role included in Windows Server 2012 R2. Certificates play the most critical role in securing communications between federation servers, Web Application Proxies, federation server proxies, the cloud service, and web clients. The requirements for certificates vary, depending…

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Bulk update Office 365 User Details

Today, I came across a question – How to update a large batch of user attributes in Office 365. Example – the Company, Title, Department and Office of a selection of users using information in a CSV file. Here is an example CSV file template you could use for this. The UPN fields need to match the Office…

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Office 365 – the Internet Bandwidth Planning

There are many factors involved in migrating to or co-exist (Hybrid) with O365. Every organization has or can difference experience based on their current messaging setup. Your existing Exchange environment has to be at some standard or meet some criteria before you start moving to Office Email Cloud. For example if you an undamaged (no…

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Step-by-Step Guide for AAD Connect Custom installation + Federation with AD FS

When setting up an Office 365 environment and you want to use your own Active Directory domain you definitely need to setup synchronization services with Azure AD. Where we needed to setup DirSync in the past we now need to install and configure the successor Azure AD Sync or the Azure AD Connect synchronization service. You…

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