Export to PST from Office 365

January 12, 2017

Export to PST from Office 365 How to export to PST from Office 365 I ran into the odd situation today where a customer wanted to export away from Office 365 to PST. Using Office 365’s Search & investigation option it was actually really easy. First log into your Office 365 tenancy with an account Read More

Trouble going to external websites that match the internal domain name

July 8, 2016

Trouble going to external websites that match the internal domain name What: Customer has a Windows Server with a domain that matches their external website. Example: Domain = contoso.ca Public Website = contoso.ca Whenever users try to go to the public facing website they get directed to the servers internal resources such as RWW or IIS Read More

Turning off AADSync and Uploading PST files to Office 365

June 20, 2016

Turning off AADSync and Uploading PST files to Office 365 My goal today was to turn off AADSync for a client and I ran into some new Office 365 features I hadn’t noticed before and some missing ones from the new admin center. First off the option to turn off / Deactivate Directory Sync seems Read More

My Life in VR 6/10/2016

June 10, 2016

My Life in VR It’s been a while since I did one of these so I thought I would do a quick recap. It’s no longer my life In the Rift because I have the Rift and the Vive! I was lucky enough to snag both earlier on through massive F5ing during preorder times. I’m Read More

Cerber Ransomware Encounter! Nasty piece of work BEWARE.

May 5, 2016

I ran into the Cerber variant of Ransomware lately and it is nasty. This one is relatively new having surfaced in March 2016, but thankfully I have only seen it once in the wild…so far. This one is particularly nasty for the following reasons: Runs offline and doesn’t need to be online to fetch encryption Read More

New Useful Licensing Office 365 User Creation Prompt Page

April 28, 2016

I was creating a new user today in Office 365 and I bought a license during the creation and then went to log on to test it. Instead of the normal failed to logon/user doesn’t exist page I used to get I was now greeted by a page that was actually helpful that said exactly Read More

Stuck in Office 365&’s subscription & Reactivate account loop

February 19, 2016

I had a user who’s install of Office from Office 365 was complaining it had a problem and needed to be Reactivated. Every time an Office program was opened it would ask the user to go to their account. No matter how many times I logged into the users account or clicked Reactivate (which takes Read More

“View Contract Sheets” Gmail Phishing Scam

January 20, 2016

This nasty piece of work went live on Monday sending out a phishing scam with the subject “View Contract Sheets” asking you to enter your Gmail credentials. If you did it emailed itself to everyone on your contact list. Since then Google says they have fixed it and their recommend fix was to change your Read More

Ninite Alternative

January 13, 2016

I’m finally giving up on Ninite as there are now to many programs behind their paywall. I have been testing an alternative for awhile now and it seems to work good and its free! Patch My PC Same sort of deal it lets you download a portable utility (non install) that unlike Ninite checks your Read More

Adding an alias to an Office 365 Distribution Group

December 16, 2015

This one might be common knowledge, but it stumped me for bit so I thought I would make a post. Adding a group through the Office 365 admin center only give you one option for email addresses. As in you cant change if from your default tenancy address. To do it like you normally would Read More

Louis Warren

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