Understanding AZURE AD Connect Sync Scheduler

Hi All, we prepared a document to discuss the concept of Azure AD Connect Sync Scheduler, we tried to demonstrate the concept and let you have a good knowledge on it in addition to how modify the schedule using windows Azure PowerShell based on your requirements, we assumed you have a basic knowledge of Azure AD Connect …

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Office 365 [Solved] – Migration Permanent Exception: You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization

Hello folks, In one of our Migration projects from on-premises exchange to Exchange online (Office 365), we enabled Directory Synchronization using AD Connect tool, All on-premises users was synchronized to Azure AD successfully. After enabling Hybrid Configuration wizard, we migrated a lot of mailboxes without any issues, few number of mailboxes failed to be migrated …

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Understanding the Importance of MRS Proxy in Hybrid deployment Model – Office 365

Hello office 365 Admins, In one of the projects we worked on, we had an exchange 2013 servers and we tried to set up the hybrid configuration wizard (HCW) in order to migrate mailboxes to office 365, as usual we installed AD Connect and synced users to Azure active directory. All HCW prerequisites was met …

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AD Connect objects deletion threshold – office 365

Hello Office 365 Admins, while we are working in one project to Migrate exchange 2013 to office 365 (Exchange online), we started to sync the users to azure active directory using AD Connect tool, for some reasons unfortunately we synced around 3000 users to azure active directory by Mistake, so we tried to exclude the …

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451 5.7.3 STARTTLS is required to send mail Error – office 365

Hello Office365 Admins, while I am working in one of my customer site to migrate mailboxes to office 365 (Exchange online), I faced an issue in the mail flow from local on premise exchange to migrated mailboxes in the cloud, when I checked the queue I noticed that the emails stuck in the queue with …

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Exchange 2013 Hybrid Configuration wizard – subtask checkprereqs execution failed

Hello All, I worked with one of the customer to deploy Hybrid setup between exchange 2013 and office 365. The customer have two Exchange 2013 servers multi-roles, and after we synchronized local Active directory with azure AD using AD Connect we tried to enable hybrid configuration wizard. once we enabled hybrid configuration wizard we faced the …

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Azure Active Directory Part 2 – Directory Sync Tools

Hello Everyone, In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the concept of Azure active directory and how you can as an IT admin or IT decision maker to offer a single sign on feature for around 2400+ cloud services (SAAS), also we discussed many great features that we can take advantage of it if …

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Troubleshooting Exchange certificate Issues with Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW)

Hell Everyone, sometimes when you try to setup you Exchange 2010/2013 to be in coexistence mode with office 365 – Exchange online, you faced an issue with Hybrid configuration wizard which cannot get your 3rd part exchange certificate even if it’s installed on the CAS servers. Also, simply HCW will not give you the chance to …

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Hybrid Configuration Wizard – Stuck at Configuring MRS setting Issue

Hello everyone, Recently i am working in a project to Migrate Exchange 2013 to office 365, The environment include exchange 2013 coexistence with exchange 2007. There is around 20 sites distributed around the world with around 40 exchange servers. when i tried to configure the Hybrid configuration wizard in exchange 2013 it stuck in the …

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Microsoft Office 365 – Operational Guide for beginners

Small businesses can save a good chunk of both time and money by using hosted software tools and harnessing the power of cloud computing. Software as a Service (SaaS) makes great sense for small businesses — you only pay for what you need and someone else does the work of data backup, security and updates. Microsoft recently …

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