Microsoft Lync Basic 2013

Microsoft recently released Lync Basic 2013, a slimmer version of the Lync client that provides all the basic functionality available in the full version of Lync 2013. Some of the notable missing features in the basic client are advanced call features such as team ring, call forwarding, simultaneous ring, voice mail, call park, call delegation, […]

Exchange Hybrid Multi-namespace Autodiscover Configuration

I came across an interesting issue when using the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard in a multi-namespace environment recently. Autodiscover was configured and working correctly for Outlook and EAS clients but the wizard would not complete successfully and would generate the following error: “Federation information could not be received from the external organization…” as seen below: […]

Tech-Ed Australia To Go: Moving Email from On Premise Into the Cloud

Toby and I talking about our “Microsoft Office 365: From Simple Migration to a Hybrid Environment” session at At Tech-Ed Australia 2011. Toby and I talking about our session at At Tech-Ed Australia 2011   If you missed it, the recorded session and slides are available for download here:

Exchange 2010 remote mailbox move to Office 365 “Microsoft Exchange Critical Error”

I’ve been having a problem with remote mailbox moves to Office 365. The move completes successfully and everything works ok, but it always generates the following error: “Could not load type ‘Microsoft.Exchange.MailboxReplicationService.RequestPriority’…” I’ve seen this mentioned a few times on the Office 365 community forums and some of my colleagues are also seeing this. The […]