How To: Complete individual move request from a migration batch

Season’s Greetings to you all! This is likely to be my last post of any substance of 2016, so let’s hope it’s a useful one! I have recently been in the position of needing to complete individual move requests from within a migration batch created using PowerShell and the New-MigrationBatch command. In the past I … More How To: Complete individual move request from a migration batch

How to fix being unable to add Exchange Hybrid features to AAD Connect configuration

If you are in the situation where you are migrating from a non-Microsoft mail system (e.g. Domino Lotus Notes, Google) or a hosted Exchange platform you may be in the situation where you have set up AAD Connect before extending your Active Directory Schema to include the Microsoft Exchange attributes. This can cause problems when … More How to fix being unable to add Exchange Hybrid features to AAD Connect configuration

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

How to install prerequisites for Lync Server 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2

  There are lots of articles on the internet explaining how to do this task, but almost for my own ease of access I have decided to write one of my own so I have it to hand! So below I have written an handy guide on how to install all of the prerequisites for … More How to install prerequisites for Lync Server 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2

How To: Set up domains in bulk in Office 365 Tenant

When preparing clients for moving to Office 365 you often run across a scenario where they have many domains to add and verify in the tenant. The process for verifying ownership can be long and annoying for lots of domains if you are getting the detail manually, however, the following two PowerShell commands can help … More How To: Set up domains in bulk in Office 365 Tenant

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