When removing your Office 365 domain isn’t as easy as it looks

There are many reason why you want to remove your domain from Office 365. You are going through a merger and acquisition and you need to add your domain to a new Office 365 tenant. You are dealing with a legacy domain and you want to clean up your tenant, etc. Whatever you reason ism, […]

OneDrive for Business is really stepping up its game

Wow what a day for OneDrive for Business. New features, new cool stuff being pushed into Office 365 that will make it even a more productive that it already was. But even more the Office 365 team and more specific the OneDrive for Business team has really taken the feedback of end users and Microsoft […]

Office 2016 and Exchange 2007: the break up

Office 2016 or the new version of Office Pro Plus has been released. After several months/week to be in public preview most of the early adopters already tested it, worked with it or at least heard of it. But what is really interesting and unfortunately nicely hidden in the system requirements that nobody reads, is […]

How I migrated 7000 GoogleDrives to OneDrive in 72 hours.

Migration from Google Apps to Office 365, a lot of people have tried, some have succeeded but a lot crashed and burned. Migrations from Google Apps into Office 365 are hard. In my humble opinion, the main reason is that Google Apps and Office 365 are so similar that people forget that the differences that […]

Ignite: Join me for a theater session of Migration from Google Apps to Office 365

Ignite: the largest conference for people involved in IT that Microsoft organizes this year. It is the consolidation of multiple conferences into one, like MEC, SharePoint Conference, TechEd, etc. The ideal time to catch up with tech friends and get up to date on new features, new announcements, … so a lot to look forward too. […]

5 Gotchas when migrating from Google Apps into Office 365

Microsoft is pushing a lot on Google Apps Winbacks, unfortunately migrating from Google Apps to Office 365 is not as easy as it looks. When you migrate from Google Apps into Office 365, there are some gotchas you have deal with. 1. Labels vs folders Google Mail uses Labels instead of Folders. Office 365 has […]

Remote Mailbox Move Failures

When moving mailboxes from Exchange On-premise to Exchange Online , A very common error is ‘You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization’ as per the image below. The reason this happens is because there are proxy addresses in the mailbox that you are trying to move have domain […]

Office 365 Tech Tip of the Week: Search for Large Items In Users Mailbox

Description: Get-MailboxFolderStatistics CMDLET is used to provide folder information, including the size and number of messages within the folder. Additional Source: Get-MailboxFolderStatistics http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996762%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx Exchange Online Limits http://technet.microsoft.com/library/exchange-online-limits%28EXCHG.150%29.aspx Scenario: When attempting to migrate a user’s mailbox it keeps failing due to large items. Sometimes users that have an On-Premise mailbox tend to have messages larger than […]

Tracing messages back into history!

Recently the functionality of Message Trace in Exchange Online was improved so that you could go back into the mists of time, well… 90 days; and retrieve message information. Any request for message traces that are over 7 days require a custom search in the Exchange Online Admin Center. Once you specify the date beyond […]