Office 365 Room Booking System Using Power Apps
Nov20

Office 365 Room Booking System Using Power Apps

Office 365 now gives you the ability to create a dedicated room booking app from one of its PowerApp templates. Its very easy to setup and makes it easier for employees to book rooms for new and existing meetings. Since its a PowerApp it’s highly customisable, think Access database programs and you get the idea. With a little bit of time you can add new features to suite your needs. Lets take a look at setting up the Room...

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PowerShell Games Power Bomber
Nov19

PowerShell Games Power Bomber

I love messing around with code and recently I’ve been learning a few new PowerShell techniques and writing little games. I’m no expert by any stretch of the imagination but find messing about and not taking it too seriously helps me code better and most importantly write scripts faster for use in our business and with our clients. This game is called Power Bomber and is very loosely based on the classic Bomber Man. This...

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Remote Desktop Windows 10 Virtual Applications AKA XP Mode
Nov19

Remote Desktop Windows 10 Virtual Applications AKA XP Mode

I recently had the task of getting an ancient application working for a client on brand new Windows 10 PC’s. Unfortunately this application is well over 15 years old, is unsupported and is mission critical to the client… oh no another one of those! The software is due to be updated but its a project which will take a couple of years to complete. Its been getting more and more difficult to run XP on old hardware especially...

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Office 365 How to Prevent Access to Web Mail
Nov17

Office 365 How to Prevent Access to Web Mail

Want to disable a single user or group of users from access email via the web portal? Its really easy so lets take a look: 1. Sign into the Exchange admin center https://outlook.office365.com/epc Select the user or users you want to disable web email access for.     2. Press yes and confirm you want to disable web based email.     Now when the user or users log into the web portal they will have access to all other...

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Setup Sub Domain Email on 123reg
Nov16

Setup Sub Domain Email on 123reg

Setting up a sub domain on 123reg is technically not supported as I was told by their support team. However I did find out you can setup a full subdomain and even configure its own MX records as needed. So lets say you have a domain and in our case its at2kf.co.uk and we have email setup on this domain info@at2kf.co.uk etc. Lets say you now want to setup a subdomain for some reason, uksupport.at2fk.co.uk and you wanted to use email...

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How To Perform a Data Subject Access Request in Office 365
Oct20

How To Perform a Data Subject Access Request in Office 365

GDPR Real enough for you now? Get one of these great books to get you up to speed for those management and board meetings.                  GDPR has had us business owners and managers busy for a quite a while and now we have to put into practice everything we’ve been prepping for. One of the biggest worries for many is how are they going to actually assemble all of the files and emails which relate to a specific person....

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How to Disable SIP ALG on Unifi USG
Oct12

How to Disable SIP ALG on Unifi USG

Need to disable SIP ALG so that your VOIP telephones in the office work properly? In your Unifi Controller or Cloud Key browse to ‘Routing & Firewall’ -> ‘Firewall’ -> ‘Settings’. Switch off the H.232 and SIP Conntrack modules and Save the Settings.     If you don’t have these options on your controller please backup your configuration and upgrade to the latest version. Get...

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Unifi Guest Wifi Unable To Obtain IP Address
Oct12

Unifi Guest Wifi Unable To Obtain IP Address

Having trouble getting your guest WiFi portal working using UniFi? I did too and its most likely caused by you using a separate DHCP server on the network rather than using your USG for DHCP. Here is the fix! Go into ‘Wireless Networks’ and Edit the guest WiFi network.   Scroll down to ‘Advanced Options’ and you will see an are to enter Excepted Devices. These devices are allowed to receive broadcast...

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How to Activate OneDrive AutoSave
Sep24

How to Activate OneDrive AutoSave

OneDrive’s new Autosave feature is a great step forward for those of us using Office 365 with Azure AD Joined devices. We can now safely backup our desktop and document files as well as allow for roaming desktops. Save any document on your desktop or in your documents folder and OneDrive will sync those files to the cloud. From the cloud you can then enable a 3rd party backup system to keep everything safe. Lets enable it now...

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How To Upgrade Azure AD Connect Software
Sep04

How To Upgrade Azure AD Connect Software

  Upgrading to the latest version of Azure AD Connect is a fairly painless process and solves a recent issue with high CPU usage. Here’s how you do it. First download the latest version of Azure AD Connect onto the server which currently runs it from here       Although the upgrade process keeps your current settings I always find it useful to view the current configuration to better undstand whats being used...

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