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…

How to run Best Practices Analyzer in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to run the BPA (Best Practices Analyzer) on Windows Server 2012 R2. The Best Practices Analyzer concept has been out there…

Performing Backup on your DHCP Server

In this Tutorial we will be checking the process to protect the DHCP Server database using the automatic configuration, Graphical User Interface and PowerShell.  Solution By default the backup database…

How to update the DNS root hints

Updating the root servers on the DNS servers, by default when DNS server is installed a list of root servers comes with the server. In this Tutorial we are going…

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…

Administrator initiated remove wipe in Exchange Server 2010

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to remote wipe a mobile phone using Exchange Server 2010 console. Solution A customer of mine is still using Exchange Server…

VMs not available in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)

In this Tutorial we are going to cover Introduction Solution The issue was that all VMs running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server was showing like the image below….

The mysterious case of Lync certificates not showing up on Certificate Wizard

In some circumstances a certificate that is installed on a Lync Server may now show up on the Certificate Wizard, we are going to troubleshoot and find the root cause…

Configuring ReFS volumes in Exchange Server 2016

How to configure ReFS volumes to be used by Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox Databases. Introduced in Exchange Server 2016, we should use ReFS volumes for Exchange Databases, index and log…