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Office 365: Fixing Directory Synchronization (Issue #2)

In the previous blog post, I walked through how we upgraded from the Preview Azure AD Connect to the release version of Azure AD Connect in the attempts of fixing the directory synchronization issue. I thought that we had solved … Continue reading

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Office 365: Fixing Directory Synchronization

I have multiple Office 365 environments and all of them having been giving me directory synchronization errors. I finally had time to research and troubleshoot these issues. So, if you are also getting the following e-mails, I’ll walk through the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces Public Trial of Voice Capabilities Coming in Office 365

Microsoft announced the public trial/beta of the new voice/telephony abilities coming in the Office 365.   See here for the announcement.   This preview allows people to try the new telephony capabilities that are coming in Office 365.  In this preview, you … Continue reading

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Surface Hub: Microsoft Large Screen Collaboration Tool

I was in Redmond last Thursday meeting with the Surface Hub Product team and getting hands-on with the device and Its pretty cool!   The Surface Hub is Microsoft next generation large screen collaboration tool.  It builds upon the Perceptive Pixel … Continue reading

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Skype For Business Installation (Part 2): Lets Start and Have DNS Fun

In the Part 1 blog post, we discussed planning and building a design for the new Skype For Business environment.  Now, let’s discuss installing the Skype For Business (SfB) Server.  Today, we’ll dive into the first steps of setting up … Continue reading

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Skype For Business: Supports In-Place Upgrades

One of the cool things about Skype For Business is that it supports in-place upgrades.  What this means in that if you have more than one Lync 2013 pool, then you can upgrade one pool to Skype For Business and … Continue reading

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Skype For Business: Releases!

Skype For Business, Microsoft’s communication software, released earlier this month.  Skype for Business is the enterprise version of the popular program, Skype, and is built specifically for companies with enterprise security, reliability, and scalability.  It provides instant messaging, audio conference … Continue reading

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Exchange Online Mail Migration Process

In this post, I document the process of migrating mailboxes from Exchange 2013 on-premise to Exchange Online when in the Hybrid Configuration.  This assumes that you have already performed the following steps: Office 365 tenant created Azure AD Sync setup … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Mail Migration Lessons Learned (Part 3)

For the last two blog posts, I have documented my troubleshooting of a mail migration issue from Exchange 2013 On-Premise to Exchange Online.  In this post, I wanted to summarize the lessons learned. Before migrating a user’s mailbox from Exchange … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Fixing an Perplexing Exchange Migration Issue (Part 2)

I spent the last couple days troubleshooting an Exchange On-Premises to Exchange Online mail migration issue.  See my prior post for part 1 of the troubleshooting.  After fixing the first part, we attempted to re-run the Exchange migration and ran … Continue reading

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