By default DirSync runs every three hours; which for some environments or during testing may not be frequent enough…
Per default the calendars of shared mailboxes in Office 364 have “FreeBusyTimeOnly” permissions applied.
You could create a new sharing policy and change the applied policy on those accounts.
I however chose to just change the sharing permissions on the shared calendar.
To help detect and prevent malicious behavior I usually implement different scripts or other monitoring features in my customers environments.
One of the snippets I frequently use is one that detects newly created accounts.
There are several reasons to change the default organizational unit of computers that join the domain.
The default OU (domain.local\Computers) cannot be linked with GPOs, and should be avoided since its builtin.
First of all, the way http.sys works on newer Windows versions is a very useful feature.
The reason behind http.sys is to have a single system service that listens on the all-important port 80 and be a mediator to different applications and services…
I ran into a situation where I needed to force the address book to refresh on a computer that had the Lync client installed. The process to do so isn’t well documented, so I decided to create this post in case anyone else has a similar requirement. Here’s how you force the address book to refresh on a Lync Client.
Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 introduced a new method for exporting mailboxes called Mailbox Export Requests. This new method replaces the previous Export-Mailbox command.
Before we look at how to create a new mailbox export request in Exchange 2010 SP1 there are a few things that you should understand.
Some administrators prefer to do everything manually, other automated. I have always preferred to have as much as possible automated or at least set up with a script so the action can easily be repeated without varying end results.
I have written a script which verifies that all users that should have a home folder has one, and that it has the appropriate permissions.
I set up a small script which adds the username supplied during OSD to the local administrative group instead, which you could run from a TS.
This way only the Primary User gets elevated privileges over their own PC.
Security is very important, especially when it comes to IT.
We’ve created a password generating script to assist in making sure we all use high security passwords.