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FREE Tech Tool – Dynamic DL Functionality with AD Groups

With Office 365 if you want to take advantage of Dynamic Distribution Groups, those groups have to be created in Office 365.  While that works great in a lot of scenarios, there are cases where organizations want to create and manage all groups in their local AD and then utilize the Microsoft Directory Synchronization utility [...]

By | September 6th, 2013|Office 365 Technical Tips, Tech Tip of the Week|0 Comments

Tech Data Partners with MessageOps to Offer 365 Command

Enables Turnkey Subscription Management Solutions and Data Collection for Microsoft Office 365 CLEARWATER, Fla. (September 3, 2013) – Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD) and MessageOps have entered into a partnership to offer 365 Command, a hosted service enablement tool used for managing Microsoft Office 365 subscription. Offered through the TDCloud business unit in the company’s Solution Store, 365 Command provides a [...]

Tech Tip of the Week – Connecting Windows Azure AD PowerShell to Office 365 / Exchange Online

In this week's Tech Tip, we are going to address a question one of our customers asked recently: "Where do I download the Windows Azure AD PowerShell module and how do I connect it to Office 365/Exchange Online?" Below are the resources and steps we walked through that provided our customer with the answers that [...]

Tech Tip of the Week – Public Folders in Office 365

Here is a new issue we ran into recently relating to Public Folders.  They are new to Wav15 / Office 365: We've outlined the scenario below and the resolution. Scenario: One of our customers was having problems setting the primary SMTP on a public folder. It was stating that another public folder was assigned the [...]

By | August 26th, 2013|Tech Tip of the Week|0 Comments

Microsoft Bulletin Update on ADFS

Earlier in the week we shared some information we had regarding an Important Microsoft Update on ADFS Vulnerability.  We have a Microsoft Bulletin Update on ADFS  to share based on this source. Why was this bulletin rereleased on August 19, 2013? Microsoft rereleased this bulletin to announce the reoffering of the 2843638 update for Active Directory Federation Services [...]

Quick Tip – ADFS service accounts

Here's a quick tip to help you with ADFS service accounts.  The ADFS service accounts used by the application for authentication requires both “Log on as service” and “Log on as batch” access rights. When does this become an issue? When GPOs lock down access rights, this can potentially remove the “log on as batch” [...]

By | August 22nd, 2013|Recommended Articles, Tech Tip of the Week|0 Comments

365 Command Partner Tip of the Week – Building a Robust Service Offering Around 365 Command

Hi Partners! One of the major hurtles we have when building our Office 365 business is developing our service offering around 365 Command. I’ve touched on this before and I think with our upcoming webinar August 28 at 2:00 PM EST focusing on "How to Create A Simple and Affordable Mailbox Management Service with 365 Command,” [...]

Tell us your Office 365 Uptime Statistics

Take this quick Office 365 Uptime Statistics Survey - Once completed you will see the survey results page.   Microsoft recently announced their uptime statistics for Office 365 in an effort to be more transparent with customers and partners.   The way Microsoft measures Office 365 availability is by using the number of minutes that the Office 365 service [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Office 365 News and Updates, Recommended Articles|0 Comments

Important Microsoft Update – ADFS Vulnerability

Recently, Microsoft uncovered a vulnerability that could reveal information pertaining to the service account used by ADFS.  According to Microsoft, this vulnerability could allow an attacker to attempt logons outside the corporate network which could result in account lockout of the service account by ADFS if an account lockout policy has been configured. Microsoft released [...]

The Top 7 Office 365 Troubleshooting Tools

As an Office 365 administrator, it’s nice to have a collection of tools to turn to when troubleshooting issues with Office 365. Below I’ve shared a few of my favorites by Microsoft. 1. Office 365 Outlook Connectivity Guided Walkthrough One of the most common problems is troubleshooting Outlook connectivity to Exchange Online. This guided walkthrough [...]

By | August 16th, 2013|Recommended Articles|0 Comments