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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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 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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Azure AD Connect Microsoft Online Reporting MonitoringAgent Startup High CPU
Sep04

Azure AD Connect Microsoft Online Reporting MonitoringAgent Startup High CPU

A recent update to Windows Server has caused Azure AD Connect to hog CPU time on some servers. To fix this download the latest version of Azure AD Connect and upgrade your installation. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=47594 The upgrade requires no reboots or down time the only issue is that the sync process will be stopped until the upgrade is complete. Upgrading the software typically takes 10-20 minutes...

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Azure Intune Compliance policy Not evaluated Error 65001 (Not applicable)
Jul10

Azure Intune Compliance policy Not evaluated Error 65001 (Not applicable)

Recently I’ve been trying to move fully over to InTune for device management and compliance but ran into an issue getting devices to show as compliant in the portal. Some devices report in fine but others show compliance policies as ‘Not evaluated’ or they show the Default Device Compliance Policy in an error state showing the error state 65001 (Not applicable). I opened a case with Microsoft support who have...

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How to Set Out of Office for a Shared Mailbox in Office365
Jun10

How to Set Out of Office for a Shared Mailbox in Office365

Can you setup an auto responder or out of office message on Shared mailboxes? Yes you can! First log into the admin portal https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal You have probably noticed that under the users menu it lists shared mailboxes but you cant set any email features so where do we configure an out of office? Navigate to Groups then Shared mailboxes, select the account you wish to edit. Now you get access to the auto...

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How to Disable Pin Requirements When Joining Windows 10 PC to Azure AD and Using Office365 Business Premium
Jun05

How to Disable Pin Requirements When Joining Windows 10 PC to Azure AD and Using Office365 Business Premium

  Office365 Business Premium is great subscription for smaller businesses but if you want to join your Windows 10 PC’s to Azure AD it has one big disadvantage over the Enterprise subscriptions, mainly access to InTune. Because of this if you join a Windows 10 PC to Azure AD all users will be required to setup a Pin before being able to log in. If your users hot desk they will have to do it on every PC they login to! Your...

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