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Month: Aug 2017

Finding Domain Controllers with Powershell

How to Find Domain Controllers with Windows Powershell.   Get-ADDomainController Gets one or more Active Directory domain controllers based on discoverable services criteria, search parameters or by providing a domain controller identifier, such as the NetBIOS name.   In this post I will showcase how to get all the below listed information using Windows PowerShell.…

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Exchange 2016: Insufficient access rights to perform the operation. Enabling Remote Mailbox.

Insufficient access rights to perform the operation, when executing cmdlet Enable-RemoteMailbox.   Use the Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet to create a mailbox in the cloud-based service for an existing user in the on-premises Active Directory.   During an installation and configuration of Exchange 2016 with Hybrid deployment, I come across the below Error message when running the cmdlet “Enable-RemoteMailbox“.…

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Encrypting Email Messages in Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Message Encryption   In this post, I will look at configuring message encryption in Office 365. What is message encryption? Microsoft Office 365 Message Encryption is an extra add-on online service build on Microsoft Azure Right Management (Azure RMS), By enabling Azure RMS administrators can configure message encryption by configuring exchange online…

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DELL Quest Active Directory Recovery Manager

Active Directory Recovery using DELL Active Directory Recovery Manager.   In this post I will go through the option of installing and configuring Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager.   What is Dell Active Directory Recovery Manager? Recovery Manager for Active Directory enables you to quickly restore your environment without taking AD offline but still maintain…

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Exchange Online Protection: What is Backscatter Messages

What is Backscatter messages in Exchange Online Protection?   It’s the automated bounce messages which is sent by mail servers usually due to incoming spam. Because Exchange Online Protection is a spam filtering service , messages sent to suspicious and non-existing recipients are rejected. When this process happens Exchange Online Protection generates a NDR (…

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