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##Update## Since writing the post, I have been able to obtain a copy of the hotfix described in KB2926055 and I can confirm that it does fix this issue. I recently came across an interesting issue when attempting to log into Lync Online using Lync for Mac 2011. This was a newly installed an...
Yesterday I wrote a post noting the lack of any warning on the Exchange 2013 SP1 download or description page about the bug that affects environments that make use of third-party or custom-developed transport agents. Tony Redmond also published a similar post on windowsitpro.com. I noticed earlier today that Microsoft have updated the relevant...
The Exchange Team announced the release of Exchange 2013 SP1 in late Feb and while SP1 introduced some great new features and functionality like Windows Server 2012 R2 support, it didn’t take long for customers to start reporting transport issues after the update. To their credit, Microsoft responded quickly to address these issues and...
Every now and then I have a need to contact Office 365 support in order to help a customer resolve a particular issue. Logging a support request is easily done via the “Support” menu in the Office 365 admin portal, however it usually takes me a while to find a a contact telephone number...
Only a couple of months to go before the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 (MEC) in Austin (March 31 – April 2). I’ll be attending and I am really looking forward to catching up with everyone in the community. This event truly is worth getting to – I’ll prove it, I’m travelling from Australia! The...
I recently completed a small migration for a customer using the MigrationWiz online migration tools. This wasn’t the first time I’ve used these tools, but it was the first time I’ve actually provisioned new destination mailboxes myself. I used PowerShell with a .csv file as input to automate the process of creating each mailbox,...
Back in 2011 I posted about the Microsoft Online Services Internet Connection Performance Test which was a tool that helped measure response times, bandwidth, and overall connection quality in preparation for consuming Microsoft Online services. The tool disappeared without warning after a while and was never replaced. A few months ago now it seems...
In part 1 we briefly looked at the architectural changes made to modern public folders in Exchange 2013 as well as some of the things to you may want to consider as you prepare to migrate you public folders to Exchange Online. In this post we will step through the actual migration process in...
I’ve been meaning to get this series published for some time now. I can’t believe it is almost 2 months since TechEd Australia 2013! During my session, I briefly covered modern public folders and how to migrate them to Exchange Online. My aim is to build on that session with a couple of posts...
In case you missed my session at TechEd Australia last week the session recording and slide deck is available on Channel 9 or by clicking here: http://cgoo.se/18TNT8Y I’m currently working a series of posts about Public Folder migration to Exchange Online. I touched on it during the session, but will be publishing more details...