Testing AD FS for Office 365 without Directory Synchronization

Let’s say you’re in one of the following scenarios: You need to set up AD FS for a shared hosting environment and won’t have any identities synchronized from the forest where AD FS will be deployed and want to verify that the AD FS infrastructure is working. You need to stage AD FS before you’re…

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Troubleshooting Mailbox Migration Error “You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization.”

While migrating users via MRS between organizations (especially to Exchange Online), a pretty common error that I run across is: You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization. This error is generated because the MailUser object of the user you’re attempting to migrate has a proxy address attached to…

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Removing Proxy Addresses from Exchange Recipients

I saw a request come through the other day for a method to remove unwanted proxy addresses for contacts.  I’d had some code sitting around from a project a few years back and decided to freshen it up, and maybe add some newer tricks. So, the original idea was to select a bunch of users…

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PingProvisioningServiceEndPoint error when configuring AAD Connect

This afternoon, while configuring AAD Connect for a customer, I ran into a new error when I clicked Install at the end of the installation wizard: An error occurred executing Configure AAD Sync task: Unexpected exception thrown. Action: PingProvisioningServiceEndPoint, Exception: An error occurred. Error Code: 6. Error Description: Your credentials are not authorized to access…

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