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Shalini Pasupneti

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Create Remote Domains

One of my clients running Exchange 2003 was using over 400 email domains and was trying to setup coexistence with Office 365. One of the requirements for this is to create remote domains both on-premises and in office 365 for each primary SMTP domain and currently there is not a way to automate this (Exchange […]

Exchange and IE Proxy Server

Recently I had completed setup of Office 365 coexistence for a client using Exchange 2007 and verified mail flow to/from Office 365 and free busy lookups. Abruptly one day mail flow stopped to Office 365 and Exchange console was showing the message “The certificate status could not be determined because the revocation check failed.” After […]

Activate Office365 users via Powershell

With general availability of Office365 in the horizon, new features are being activated every day. One such long-awaited feature is activating users via Powershell instead of from the portal site. To do so follow these steps: Download the MSOL services module from here: Connect to office 365 with following commandlets $cred = get-credential (enter […]

Customize Office 365 Dirsync

To change the frequency of Dirsync: 1. In Windows Explorer, locate the Microsoft.Online.DirSync.Scheduler.exe.Config file in the following folder: C:Program FilesMicrosoft Online Directory Sync. This is the default installation location. 2. Start Notepad, and then open the Microsoft.Online.DirSync.Scheduler.exe.Config file. 3. Change Value=”3:0:0″ to the time period that you want. Use Hours:Minutes:Seconds format to specify the time […]

Office 365 non-migrated Notes users missing in GAL

In migrating from Notes to Office 365, the outlook shared address book or GAL only showed users who have active accounts in Office 365. As you can imagine this creates problems for users who have been migrated to Office365 as they are unable to find addresses of users whose mailboxes still reside in notes. All […]

Office365 domain hosted vs. shared

In setting up an Office365 pilot for a customer the other day I found it doesn’t give an option to choose external relay like in BPOS. If you are piloting Office365 with your domain, read-on how to avoid any service interruption to any existing office 365 users. After adding domain, you will be provided with […]