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PowerApps – Microsoft’s new Beast.

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Date : March 29, 2016

Late last year, Microsoft introduced PowerApps, a new enterprise service that empowers users to connect, create and share business apps with team members on any device in minutes. I had a chance to review it and in this article, I describe the features of PowerApps and answer some common questions about it. Continue Reading…

Updating Azure dirsync tool to Azure Active Directory Sync Service (WAAD Sync)

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Date : March 24, 2016

Microsoft had released the initial dirsync tool to synchronize on premise AD user to office 365 and till recently, they updated the tool to support password synchronization. However in Feb 2015, Microsoft has released a completely different service – Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync Services (AADSync). Azure Active Directory Sync allows you to onboard to Azure Active Directory and Office 365 with a single forest or multi forest on-prem Active Directory.

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SharePoint 2016 – What all we can do in Hybrid Approach

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Date : December 30, 2015

In SharePoint 2016, Microsoft introduced the concept of hybrid approach, which acts like as a bridge between SharePoint online (SPO) and On-Premises SharePoint. Most of the talks are on Search Hybrid , but we can do much more than that. Below are some of the hybrid scenarios that is introduced in SharePoint 2016. Continue Reading…

SMTP RELAY for OFFICE 365/EXCHANGE ONLINE

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Date : December 24, 2015

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is used when you set up an on-premises multi-function printer, scanner, fax, or line of business (LOB) application that needs to send email. If some or all of your mailboxes are in Office 365, there are a few options available: SMTP relay, client SMTP submission, or Direct Send. Continue Reading…

Update Office 365 technical contact for error reporting

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Date : December 13, 2015

By default, Office 365 sends all service related mail alerts to all global administrators associated for that tenant except the Directory Sync error reporting which is sent to only the technical contact for that tenant.

In most scenarios, a person who sets up the tenant and performs the initial migration/synchronisation is usually configured to the tenant Technical Contact. However, once the Tenant is configured and migrations are completed, it is desirable that someone from the company administrator needs to receive these mail alerts and thus the need to assign technical contact for the tenant. Hence to configure the technical contact for your tenant, follow these steps.

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Move OneDrive folder to a different location without having all files re-synced

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Date : November 2, 2015

OneDrive, formerly SkyDrive gives us the ability to sync any SharePoint document library into local computer. For whatever reasons, if you have thousands of documents already synced into your local computer and realise that you have run out of space in your present synced drive, what would you do? Create a new folder and re-sync? Possibly you would not like to waste hours behind re-syncing and downloading all documents. Here is a smart way to move OneDrive folder to a different location without having all files re-synced. Continue Reading…

Moving from On-Premise to Office 365/Windows Azure – PART 5

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Date : May 8, 2015

Exchange Cut-Over Migration to Office 365

Overview: 

An organization can migrate a maximum of 1,000 Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, or Exchange 2010 mailboxes to the cloud using a cutover Exchange migration. To migrate more than 1,000 Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 mailboxes, you can perform a staged Exchange migration. You can’t migrate Exchange 2010 mailboxes using a staged Exchange migration. Therefore, to migrate more than 1,000 Exchange 2010 mailboxes, you must implement a hybrid deployment. For more information, see Exchange Hybrid Deployment and Migration with Office 365. Continue Reading…

Deploying Custom Apps in SharePoint Online (Office 365 Tenant)

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Date : April 28, 2015

Overview

You can upload your app for SharePoint to either the public SharePoint app store or to an organization’s private app catalog. A private app catalog is a dedicated site collection in a SharePoint 2013 web application (or a SharePoint Online tenancy) that hosts document libraries for apps for SharePoint and apps for Office. Putting the catalog into its own site collection makes it easier for the web application administrator or tenant administrator to limit permissions to the catalog. Continue Reading…

Move SkyDrive folder to a different location without having all files resynced

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Date : March 10, 2015

Overview

OneDrive, formerly Skydrive gives us the ability to sync any Sharepoint document library into local computer. For whatever reasons, if you have thousands of documents already synced into your local computer and realize that you have run out of space in your present synced drive, what would you do? Create a new folder and re-sync? Possibly you would not like to waste hours behind re-synching and downloading all documents. Here is a smart way to handle such situation.

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