• Need help resizing your Hard drive?! AOMEI Partition Assistant to the rescue.
    I was asked to assist with a SSD replacement for a drive that was starting to degrade. I started off by using CloneZilla to backup the drive but de to the degradation of the 90 GB SSD I was not able to complete the backup to my drive. In order to get around this issue … Read more
  • Enable a Remote Mailbox in Office 365
    So I recently ran into an issue where I had a user who’s Local AD account had been deleted but their Office 365 Mailbox was still showing up. We tried to bring the user account back, however the AD recycle bin was not enabled. So we had to create a brand new account for the … Read more
  • Microsoft Active Directory Time Sync Settings
    So I was recently asked by a client: “Why is the time on my PC 5 minutes off from my phone?” Now this is a small environment, a very small environment (1 Server and 7 workstations). The first thing I thought about was what does the server clock look like? So I remoted into the … Read more
  • How to convert a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2016
    So I discovered that there is the right way and the wrong way to create a Shared Mailbox when using Office 365 Exchange Hosted and Exchange 2016 in a Hybrid configuration. So the way I would normally do it would be to migrate the mailbox to Office 365 and then click that pretty little button … Read more
  • Azure VPN Client not working on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
    I was working on an issue with a client who was not able to connect to an Azure VPN. He was getting the following error message: The connection was prevented because of a policy configured on your RAS/VPN server. Specifically, the authentication method used by the server to verify your username and password may not … Read more
  • How to connect to Exchange Online with PowerShell
    I realized that my previous post might have been confusing about how to connect to Exchange Online. So I wanted to do a post on how you can connect to Exchange Online Using PowerShell. First things first, because some of the scripts that you will need to run are not native to your machine, you … Read more
  • Office 365 Hybrid – Shared Mailboxes Created in Exchange Online do not appear to users whose mailboxes exist on local Exchange
    I have been working on an Hybrid Exchange Solution using Office 365. The Client has several shared mailboxes and I wanted to see if a Shared Mailbox created in Office 365 would appear for users who have not been migrated. Long Story short, the answer is no, they cannot. The reason for this is actually … Read more