Understanding ImmutableID

If you use Directory Synchronization with Office 365 and are looking at a future Active Directory migration project, it’s critical that you understand ImmutableID. Below are some important concepts to understand around ImmutableID and potential ways to address it as part of Active Directory changes. Background If you install DirSync or AADSync with the defaults, […]

How to configure email to use SMTP relay from your server to Office 365

Office365 relay: Option 1 (recommended): Authenticate your device or application directly with an Office 365 mailbox, and send mail using SMTP client submission If your device or application can authenticate and send email using an Office 365 mailbox account, this is the recommended method. The device or application sends mail using SMTP client submission. In […]

Can I add custom subdomains or multiple domains to Office 365?

Most Office365 plans include the same features for domains. For example, you can add multiple custom domains, add subdomains, and decide whether you want to manage DNS for a custom domain yourself or have Office365 manage DNS for the domain. Review the information below to understand how you can use Office365 in your organization. The […]

Office365 Mailbox Migration Issues

For many Consultant or IT admin, there will be a time when migrating mailboxes to Office 365 that you will see this error: “This user’s on-premises mailbox has not been migrated to Exchange Online. The Exchange Online mailbox will be available once migration is completed.” The reason this occurs is because of this AD Attribute: […]

Directory Synchronization to Office365 or Azure

As Microsoft cloud services expand into the mainstream, new administration problems have risen to the forefront of IT admin job roles. We are now experiencing the issue on deciding how we are going to manage our on-premise domain and active directory with respect to our chosen cloud service. With directory synchronization, you can manage your users and their accounts […]

Adding Users in Bulk to Office365

Working with Office365 and tons of users, it can be time consuming to add users and assign them their license. So, I decided to write a PowerShell script to automate the process. With this script one can add users to Office365 tenant in bulk as well as assign licenses too. download the script