Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

The SLD Azure AD case Some time ago I was at this customer where I needed to setup Azure AD from 2 forests and 7 domains. Essentially this customer wanted to move to Office 365 Exchange Online. When I was making an inventory of these domains I came across a Single Label Domain (SLD). And … Continue reading Single Label Domain (SLD) and Azure AD Connect

How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

Why disable groups/ teams creation Some companies want to permit access to group and our teams creation. There can be many reasons for this. For instance you want to disable the creation of groups and teams to be more in control over these features. To do this the right way it is recommended that only … Continue reading How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

What to do with public folders when moving to Exchange Online

Moving to Exchange online Sometimes a migration to office 365 can be difficult when it comes to Public folders. When the plan is to migrate from for instance Exchange 2010 to office 365 Exchange Online a discussion must be made. What to do with the public folders? In my opinion there are 3 scenario's that … Continue reading What to do with public folders when moving to Exchange Online

Export all mailboxes with their sizes to TXT or CSV with Powershell

Export mailboxes Most of the time when you are into a Mailbox migration project you have this phase that you need to inventory the amount of user mailboxes. With their size. Do you want to perform such action you need to use Exchange Powershell to be able to get these kind of data out of … Continue reading Export all mailboxes with their sizes to TXT or CSV with Powershell

Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Skype 2015 Onpremise environment

Skype For Business Ports As in my previous post i will share a cheat sheet with you. This time the cheat sheet refers to a Skype For Business Onpremise implementation. To make things easier for myself, I created an overview of all ports and ip adresses that hits firewalls and network of customers. TThe document … Continue reading Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Skype 2015 Onpremise environment

Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Exchange Hybrid Ports Cheat Sheet When working with Exchange I sometimes come to clients who already have a hybrid exchange configured environment. In many cases this is when the hybrid configuration does not work. To make things easier for myself, I created an overview that eliminates the pain of firewalls and networks. To help you … Continue reading Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Monitor Windows AD and Azure AD Health with Microsoft OMS

What is Microsoft Operation Management Suite (OMS) Oms (Microsoft Operations Management Suite) is Microsoft's cloud-based IT management solution that helps you manage and protect your on-premises and cloud infrastructure. In this case we will use OMS to monitor and sort of "manage" Azure AD connect and Azure AD identities. Before we start with OMS Bore … Continue reading Monitor Windows AD and Azure AD Health with Microsoft OMS

Co-management with Intune and System Center (SCCM)

What is Co-management Since a couple of weeks Microsoft has introduced Co-management with Intune and System Center Configuration manager. So what does co management means?¬† Co-management enables the device to be managed by both ConfigMgr agent and Intune MDM. This allows organizations to move parts or workloads to the cloud. Where they first used sccm. … Continue reading Co-management with Intune and System Center (SCCM)

Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Migrate Exchange Hybrid server If you just want to manage the users in Exchange Online and you want to keep Exchange Hybrid, it is recommended to keep one hybrid server connected to your Office 365. You have to make sure that you migrate the rest of the mailboxes¬† to Office 365. When all users are … Continue reading Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Migrating Azure AD connect to new Active directory domain

Migrate Azure AD connect When you want to migrate Azure AD Connect to another domain, so things can become pretty complicated. These kind of migrations can also create a lot of issues and unknown errors. The best thing to do before you start such a migration is to prepare this scenario in a testlab. Disable … Continue reading Migrating Azure AD connect to new Active directory domain