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O365 – How to add a mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address using PowerShell

So you are on-boarding user mailboxes to Exchange Online and your user does not have a <domain>.mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address. STOP. Your mailbox migration will fail without it. (Maybe you know this and this is why you are here 🙂 ) If you used the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard, by default, […]

Signing PowerShell Scripts for an SCCM App Detection Method

In this blog post we will look at signing the PowerShell scripts we use in the “App Detection Method” when distributing apps with ConfigMgr. The PowerShell Execution Policy can be modified in Client Settings to allow ConfigMgr to execute unsigned scripts. If your environment needs to be a bit tighter […]

Office 365 Migration – Adding Additional UPNs

In my previous post office-365-migration-user-attribute-discovery-export-powershell/ I described the importance of matching your user UPN with their primary SMTP Address. A scenario I recently came across was where the customer didnt have the correct UPN Suffix registered in their Active Directory Forest. For example, the root domain was contoso.com so all their […]

Intune IOS Device Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found with using Intune for Device Compliance is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Compliance Policies in Intune. he settings were accurate […]

Intune IOS Device Configuration Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found with using Intune for Device Configuration is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Configuration Profiles in Intune. This template is a […]

Office 365 Migration – User Attribute Discovery and Export using Powershell

Identity is key. I cannot emphasise this enough as you begin to move workloads into Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Skye for Business Online. One of the first pieces of advice you should have been given is the user UPN should match the primary SMTP address. Here is why:- The […]

Move-ActiveMailboxDatabase Error Content index catalog files in the following state Failed Exchange 2010

Move-ActiveMailboxDatabase Error: Content index catalog files in the following state: ‘Failed’ Exchange 2010

So we came across this when attempting a “Move-ActiveMailboxDatabase” powershell command to mount a mailbox database copy in our DAG. We have a powershell script that mounts all DBS on one exchange server so we can do maintenance on the other. 

Cannot send or receive mail on Blackberry Device for mailbox on newly created Exchange 2010 Database

Cannot send or receive mail on Blackberry Device for mailbox on newly created Exchange 2010 Database

So you created a new Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database but all mailbox users you move to or create in this database cannot send or receive mail on their Blackberry device?  Permissions, permissions, permissions…

AppSense Environment Manager - Using ICACLS / Print Preview Blank Page

AppSense Environment Manager – Using ICACLS / WIN7 IE Print Preview Blank Page

Hey, Ben here. I’m sitting at home today nursing a poorly baby with a fever so i thought i’d throw this quick article together out on how to use Microsoft ICACLS to set folder/file permissions using AppSense Environment Manager. ICACLS is a neat tool included in Windows 7/Server 2008 OS […]