Manually running an Azure AD Connect Sync (Delta’s)

Do the following on a the Azure AD Connect Server to Sync Delta Changes   Check status of any outstanding sync's processes to see if any are currently running: Get-ADSyncConnectorRunStatus Note: if you get an error that the command is not available, import the module w the following command: Import the AD Sync Module: Import-Module ADSync Kickoff a manual directory sync: Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Delta Additional helpful commands View current sync schedule: Get-ADSyncScheduler Resources: Initial Read more [...]

Keeping your phone or mobile device safe when traveling abroad

I recent reviewed an article about US Customs requiring a NASA employee to unlock their phone and taking a data dump of the device. This was of great concern to a law firm client of mine.  I drafted the following guidance: I reviewed the article, that is concerning that they force individuals to unlock the phone, as that's always been the best defense in the past and is the means in which the device is encrypted. The only way around this I see is to delete your mail accounts (under settings) Read more [...]

The target mailbox doesn‎’t have an SMTP proxy matching ‎*.mail.onmicrosoft.com‎

Issue: migration of mailbox from on premise exchange to exchange online fails with the following error: Error: MigrationPermanentException: The target mailbox doesn‎'t have an SMTP proxy matching ‎'westernpartitions.mail.onmicrosoft.com‎'. --> The target mailbox doesn‎'t have an SMTP proxy matching ‎YOURPRIMARYEMAILDOMAIN.mail.onmicrosoft.com‎'.   Diagnosis: review the email addresses of the account you're trying to move to see if its stamped with a *.mail.onmicrosoft.com Read more [...]

move mailboxes from on-premise Exchange to Office 365 Exchange Online in Hybrid Configuration

Move on-premises Exchange Mailboxes mailboxes to Exchange Online (Office 365) Open the Exchange Admin Center, and then navigate to Office 365 > Recipients > Migration. Click Add , and then select Migrate to Exchange Online. On the Select a migration type page, select Remote move migration and then click Next. On the Select the users page, click Add   and select the on-premises users to move to Office 365 and click Add and then click OK. Click Next. Read more [...]

Error during Exchange CU update: “System.Management.Automation.RemoteException”

Issue: During Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update at step 12 of 13 the following error occurs: error was generated when "$error.Clear(); $dependentAssemblyGeneratorExePath = [System.IO.Path]::Combine($RoleInstallPath, "bin", "DependentAssemblyGenerator.exe");..." was run: "System.Management.Automation.RemoteException". Note: The full error messages is contained below in the resources section. Cause: We believe this issue is caused by the relatively short timeout value of 120 that is specified Read more [...]