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Posts Tagged ‘Directory Synchronization’

Posts Tagged ‘Directory Synchronization’

Office 365 – Unable to Activate Directory Synchronization

Between demos, trials and actual production environments, I’ve probably activated Directory Synchronization on a couple hundred tenants at this point. The process is pretty non-eventful, you add a domain, validate it and click the button that says “Activate”; then it’s on to the fun stuff. Just when you start to feel like you’ve seen just […]

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Office 365 – Script to Change UPN between Federated Domains

Nothing too fancy in this post, just a quick script that can help make a nuisance of a task easier… There’s been a long-standing issue with Office 365 where you cannot change a user’s userPrincipalName (UPN) from one federated domain to another. As an example, if you have federated the domains “company-a.com” and “company-b.com”, changing […]

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Office 365 – Allowing Users to Edit Exchange Groups They Manage

Exchange Hybrid and Directory Synchronization provide for the most full-featured integration experience with your on-premises messaging environment. Users, for the most part, are unaware of whether their mailbox is in the cloud or on-premises. There are, however, a few limitations with Exchange Hybrid and Directory Synchronization. One of these limitations is around distribution groups that […]

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Office 365 – Why You Need to Understand ImmutableID

As part of planning for your identity with Office 365, it’s important to understand the concept of the “ImmutableID”. By definition, “immutable” means “unable to be changed” which should be sufficient warning that this is something you need to take time to plan properly. In spite of your planning, your organization could become involved in […]

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Office 365 Exchange Online Implementation & Migration Book

Late last year Packt Publishing asked fellow MVP Loryan Strant and me if we were interested in writing a book on Office 365. I’ve certainly written a few technical blogs, but never a book with this much detail. Since the topic of this book is right in our wheelhouse, we couldn’t pass it up. Integrating […]

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