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Month: Apr 2017

See why more and more businesses are reporting success with the cloud

See why more and more businesses are reporting success with the cloud Based on a Survey done by MMicrosoft Nearly 80 per cent of IT pros surveyed said that they could save money and gain more productivity as a result of using a cloud approach. Learn how your small business can use the cloud to:…

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Peer behind the curtain – how Microsoft runs Exchange Online

Peer behind the curtain – how Microsoft runs Exchange Online Speakers: Eddie Fong (Microsoft), Karim Battish (Microsoft) For full session details, click here. ABSTRACT: For 75 minutes, you’ll give you a virtual Microsoft blue badge and enter the world of Microsoft Exchange Online operations. See how it’s done with a rare look behind the scenes…

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End of support for DirSync and Azure AD Sync . Time to upgrade to Azure AD Connect!

On April 13 of last year, Microsoft announced the deprecation of “Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync)” and “Azure Active Directory Sync (Azure AD Sync)” and that it was time to start planning to upgrade to Azure AD Connect. They have also announced that end of Support for DirSync & AzureAD Sync will be on…

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User Account has been Disabled :Exchange 2010 OWA

Exchange 2010 OWA : User Account has been Disabled. After a users account has been disabled for some time and re-enabled , they might be faced with the below error in Outlook and OWA. Outlook Error OWA Error To resolved this issue you can open ‘Exchange PowerShell’ and the the following #OneLiner


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A speedtest tool for Azure

Test network latencies and speed to Azure data centers from different countries. is developed and maintained by Blair Chen (@blrchen), open source on GitHub, built on top of following open source projects Great tool by @blrchen, surely one of the tools to keep in your toolbox. AZURE Latency Test  

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Bulk Enable ActiveSync Exchange PowerShell

Bulk Enable ActiveSync using Exchange PowerShell Lets Start by search for all Mailboxes with ActiveSync Disabled. Open Exchange Powershell and Type the following.

Now that we have a list of Users with ‘ActiveSyncEnabled’ set to ‘false’ , lets change this and Enable ActiveSync for these Users.

Once done all users will have ‘ActiveSyncEnabled’…

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PowerShell – Execution of Scripts is Disabled on this System

Execution of Scripts is Disabled on this System When you try and run a #PowerShell Script and you are faced with the Error “Execution of Scripts is Disabled” The quick work around for this is to change the current Execution Policy using the following. Lets Change the Execution Policy by running a #OneLiner


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KEMP – Free Load Balancer

Free Load Balancer from KEMP Since the introduction of #Exchange 2010 Microsoft no longer recommend the use of “Windows Load balancer” for #Exchange. KEMP Provide an excellent alternative with great additional features. The Free version of #KEMP Load Balancer come with the following features. KEMP Technologies free LoadMaster Application Load Balancer is a fully featured…

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The-Term ‘Clean-Mailboxdatabase’ is not a recognized cmdlet,function, script Exchange 2013

Clean MailboxDatabase Command no longer Valid on #Exchange 2013

Command has  been decommissioned for Exchange 2013 and replaced with Update-StoreMailboxState Update-StoreMailboxState require the GUID of a mailbox to execute so it usually easier to run in combination with Get-MailboxStatistics like the example below Get-MailboxStatistics -Database MDB02 | ForEach { Update-StoreMailboxState -Database $_.Database -Identity $_.MailboxGuid…

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