Office 365 and Delays Enabling Directory Synchronization

I was attempting to enable directory synchronisation for Office 365 last week when I came across an error in the Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization Configuration Wizard.  The error stated: “An error occurred. Error Code: 15. Error Description: Directory synchronization is not activated for this company.” This error is shown below. I was sure that…


Microsoft Lync 2011 for Mac and Office 365 Fix

Last month I wrote a blog about connecting Office 2011 for Mac to Office 365.  This post generated a lot of interest within the community, but mostly for the wrong reason!  i.e pretty much everyone that tried this was unable to connect Lync 2011 on Mac to Office 365.  The Lync engineering team have been…


Outlook Performance Counters are missing–take 2

Back in the summer (remember that?) I wrote an article about viewing the Outlook performance counters and how to get them to be visible on Windows 7 and Vista. I have recently noticed that there are further complications to this.  On one customer site we could not get the Outlook performance counters to register, even…


Exchange Server 2010 Cross Forest Delegation

This has been an interesting bit of work for me.  I have been working with a customer who really needed to provide their users with the ability to manage calendars across different Exchange organisations.  When they initially presented this requirement to me, my first thought was that we would be able to provide cross-forest availability…


Exchange 2010 MCM–Rotation 10

MCM Rotation 10 has just completed and was the first rotation that I have been involved as an instructor (albeit remotely on this occasion!).  I noticed that Jeff Guillet had posted his experience here so I thought I would share it to give some more insight into what the program entails… http://www.expta.com/2011/10/exchange-mcm-training-comes-to-end.html I always like…