How to Migrate from a Server or NAS to Office365 Teams
Feb09

How to Migrate from a Server or NAS to Office365 Teams

Finally ditching that old file server or NAS? Wahoo! Moving to Office 365 Teams is actually quite straightforward even if you have terabytes of data to transfer. The more data you have to migrate the more time it will take to manage and sync but this method has worked for me every time so far from small NAS migrations to large file servers with multiple file shares. The breakdown of steps is as follows: Organise your existing share...

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Office 365 Using Multiple Signatures Which Switch Automatically
Jan22

Office 365 Using Multiple Signatures Which Switch Automatically

It’s common to require multiple signatures in outlook especially is someone has a second mailbox attached. They may be responsible for managing a customerservice@ or accounts@ mailbox along with their own. Setting up Outlook to automatically select the correct signature when replying to an email in your primary mailbox or a secondary mailbox is a great time saver and ensures the correct signatures are always in place when...

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Export Office 365 to The Email Laundry
Jan19

Export Office 365 to The Email Laundry

If you use The Email Laundry for advanced email and threat protection and your an MSP you will know how time consuming it is to setup. Adding all the email accounts into The Email Laundry manually, even exporting users from Office 365 to CSV and formatting the import file can be a real pain. Well I had enough of all the manual work and wrote a little PowerShell script to speed up the process. Before attempting to run this script...

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Add Office 365 Azure AD Account To LogMeIn Control Panel To Enable Remote Access
Dec28

Add Office 365 Azure AD Account To LogMeIn Control Panel To Enable Remote Access

If you have a device which is joined to Office 365 Azure AD and you use LogMeIn to remotely connect to it. You have probably found that the user account is missing from the list of available users in the LogMeIn control panel. To fix this fire up command prompt by right clicking CMD and selecting ‘Run as Administrator’. 1. Enter the following commands, pressing enter after each: net localgroup LMIUsers /add net localgroup...

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Add Office 365 Azure AD Account To Local Administrators Group
Dec28

Add Office 365 Azure AD Account To Local Administrators Group

If you join your devices to Azure AD in Office 365 you will at some point try to add a user to a local group on the PC and maybe need to temporarily add a user to the local administrators group. Well as you have found out the Office 365 Azure AD user is not listed as a local user in computer management. The local administrators group will likely only contain the local administrator account and possibly the Azure AD account used to...

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Office 365 Mileage Tracking App
Dec28

Office 365 Mileage Tracking App

If you claim millage for car travel then the new MileIQ service could be just what you are looking for. MileIQ was purchased by Microsoft and now their premium service is included in their Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions adding even more fantastic value! can you tell i’m a fan? 😉 If you have an Office 365 Business Premium you can sign up now here: https://www.mileiq.com/office365 On the page choose to Create an...

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Prevent Users From Installing Office Applications Themselves Office 365
Dec15

Prevent Users From Installing Office Applications Themselves Office 365

Preventing employees from installing Office applications themselves especially on their home computers may be an essential part of your data loss prevention strategy. Employees which can install OneDrive or Outlook onto unsecured devices may put your company and clients data at risk. It’s simply not worth the risk so preventing employees from being able to install Office applications direct from the web portal is an easy way to...

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How To Setup an Office 365 Holiday and Time Off Request App Using Power Apps
Dec12

How To Setup an Office 365 Holiday and Time Off Request App Using Power Apps

Office 365 just keeps adding value every time I go exploring for new features and this time I’ve started using the Holiday and Time off requests app template found in PowerApps. PowerApps are programs you can build and modify yourself to create awesome workflows which can be published to other users within Office 365. As with anything customisable and based on a template there is a little bit of work to get it operational but...

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How to Setup Office 365 Invoicing and Quick Overview
Dec11

How to Setup Office 365 Invoicing and Quick Overview

Microsoft Office 365 Invoicing has been out for a while now but is still under utilised and surprisingly so. Its a very capable invoicing system for small businesses has many of the features of well established accounting packages such as Quickbooks and Zero. Best of all its included in the Office 365 Business Premium license subscription so you no longer have to purchase another service to do basic estimates and invoicing! Lets take...

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Office 365 Invoicing Something Went Wrong
Dec11

Office 365 Invoicing Something Went Wrong

I’ve recently started using Office 365 Invoicing and I have to say I’ve been impressed. Microsoft are adding so much value to their Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions its amazing. Thank you Microsoft! So you have logged into Office 365 clicked on Invoicing then receive the message “Something went wrong. Please try again later. Technical details an unknown error occurred. If you continue to see this error,...

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