A couple of tips for setting up Shared Mailboxes (updated)

A shared mailbox is a great way to implement department mailboxes, shared calendars and lots of other things. On the web you’ll find several detailed step-by-steps for setting up shared mailboxes: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_cloud/archive/2011/11/18/set-up-shared-mailboxes-in-office-365.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/ptsblog/archive/2011/12/07/set-up-a-shared-mailbox-in-office-365.aspx http://help.outlook.com/en-us/beta/ee441202.aspx?sl=1 Update March 26th 2012 – new GUI based tool for creating Shared Mailbox – link Before you go through those steps you should…


Applying Windows Updates to a base WIM using DISM and Powershell

Manual installation Firstly, locate your most up to date image and make a copy of it. This is so we can stream the newest Windows Updates into the mounted WIM without risk of damaging a working WIM. I suggest copying the WIM to a temp location. Also, put the Windows Update that you want to…


Understanding Storage Allocations in SharePoint Online

Understanding storage allocations in SharePoint Online can be a bit confusing. If we look at the storage allocations for the E and P plans…. Topic E plan P1 plan Storage (pooled) 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per enterprise user 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per user Storage per Kiosk Worker…