Category Archives: Microsoft Cloud

Managing accepted domains in Office365

When enabling EOP (Exchange Online Protection) the administrator is able to configure the mail flow to accept all messages from any given domain and then forward to the on-premises environment,…

How to activate synchronization in Office365

We are going over the process to enable synchronization in the new Office 365 Administration Center and also using PowerShell.  Solution In some scenario where the administrator is trying to…

Exporting Office 365 mailboxes to PSTs & Importing PSTs to Office 365

Being able to export Office 365 mailboxes to PSTs is a common requirement in the modern IT environment. Whether it’s creating an offline backup of mailboxes or copying them onto…

Managing Synchronization with AAD Connect

Using AAD Connect synchronization settings to validate, trigger synchronization and check the status. Solution For those administrators that are coming from previous versions the synchronization process was changed on this…

Using IDFix Dirsync Error Remediation Tool

Using IDFix to list accounts that require some changes before implementing the synchronization between on-premises and Office365. Solution The tool is available at Microsoft Download center, you can use the…

How to install Azure Active Directory Connect

Synchronization is evolving in a fast pace to keep it up with Microsoft Azure/Office 365 products. In the past we had/still have FIM, DirSync, AAD Sync, and nowadays AAD Connect…

Configuring Directory Synchronization in Office 365 Admin Center Preview

How to start the synchronization between on-premises and Office 365 using the Office365 Admin Center Preview. In this Tutorial, we are going to run the initial wizard which will validate…

Office365 Admin Preview

A brief sight seeing in the Office 365 Admin Preview, the admin center preview was informed by the Office365 team back in 2015 and it is being rolled out on…

Creating a DNS Zone in Microsoft Azure DNS

Microsoft Azure has Public DNS in beta at this time, and this service will facilitate the IT Pro a lot where besides of the regular infrastructure (IaaS, SaaS) the administrator…

AAD Sync – Modifying a filter rule

How to modify an existent filter rule and validating what changes in the Azure Active Directory using AAD Sync. Solution To demonstrate how a change in existent filter rules can…