Microsoft Ignite 2018 announcements

Last week I had the privilege to visit Microsoft Ignite on behalf of my employer Interchange UC. During this event in Orlando, Microsoft announced a lot of new features of their products. Below you will find a summary of those announcements which I think are pretty interesting and shortcuts to the corresponding articles with more …


Improved sharing UI for OneDrive and SharePoint [UPDATED]

Issues syncing SharePoint Online libraries with OneDrive for Mac

We mostly support companies using Windows desktops and laptops, but sometimes we have customers using Mac clients. A couple of times I have seen issues with the OneDrive for Mac client when trying to sync a SharePoint Online library to local device. As you do on a Windows device, start a browser (in this case Safari), browse …


OneDrive for Business SharePoint Library link missing from File Explorer

Recently one of our Office 365 customers reported an issue with the synced SharePoint libraries after changing their passwords. A couple of the users where missing their link to the synced SharePoint library in the file explorer after they changed their password. Below is an example of how the link should look like, with the …


Backup your Synology NAS to Azure Storage

Today a blog about making a backup of your local Synology NAS data to Azure Storage. With this setup you can create backups of your NAS data outside your office without the need of a second NAS in a second data center or Office. When running a Synology NAS with DSM 6.0 or later, you …


Skype for Business PSTN Calling in The Netherlands and Ireland

Finally Skype for Business PSTN calling is available (in Preview) in The Netherlands and Ireland! PSTN calling is an add-on telephone service that, when combined with Skype for Business Cloud PBX, can become your phone system. PSTN calling provides the people in your business with primary phone number, and lets them make and receive phone …


Exchange federated calendar sharing issue

Last week I started the setup of an Exchange 2010 Hybrid configuration at a customer, to start a pilot with Office 365/ Exchange Online. The Office 365 Hybrid configuration run without any issues. We did some tests like the mail flow, by validating the outbound connector, performed a successful migration of a test mailbox etc. …


Exchange Server 2007 end of life on April 11th

Today just a reminder for all companies still running Exchange Server 2007, on April 11th 2017 Exchange Server 2007 reaches end of life! So if you haven`t already begun planning a migration to Office 365 or Exchange Server 2016, it is time to start right now. End of life means that Microsoft will no longer provide …


Exchange Error: 550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.ExRecipNotFound

Sometimes you have a reason to restore a mailbox from back-up, because it was deleted by mistake or a former employee is hired again. But after restoring the mailbox, several (internal) users are not able to send email to the restored mailbox and receive an error message like: Delivery has failed to these recipients or …


Conditional Access in the new Azure portal

Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on

Last week Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication (PTA) and Seamless Single Sign-on. These two features are great news for organizations who do not want to use the Azure cloud for handling authentication, but want to use the on-premises Active Directory infrastructure. Microsoft already provides a solution for that with …