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Office 365 Virtual Launch Event at Feb. 27th


The new Office 365 is launched tomorrow on Feb. 27th with an interactive webcast event at 8AM PST / 5PM PST. Join us at our Virtual Launch Event on Wednesday, Feb. 27, as we celebrate the availability of a major new release coming to Office 365 for businesses. Register for the event, read more and see the agenda on the Office 365 blog.

How to change the Recipient Type of a Mailbox in Exchange or Office 365


If you need to change the purpose of an existing Exchange Mailbox, for instance changing a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox or maybe the other way around, changing a Shared Mailbox to a User Mailbox. Could also be changing to a Room or Equipment. This an relative easy task to change. Make sure your running the Exchange Management Shell or are connected Office 365 (see previous post). Change a mailbox to a Shared Mailbox, using the following PowerShell command:…

How to set User Passwords to never expire in Office 365


There can be a good reason for setting certain user accounts to never expire their password. With Office 365, it is also possible to set this for a selected user account or all user accounts within the organization. Still, it is advisable not to set never expire for all accounts. In this blog post I will describe how easy it is to set an user account in Office 365 to never expire it’s password using PowerShell. 1. Connect to your…

How to Create a Shared Mailbox in Office 365


In Office 365 you can create a Shared Mailbox, for several or all people to have access to. In this blog post I will describe how to create a Shared Mailbox using PowerShell. See my previous blog posts about connecting to Office 365 using PowerShell. When the Shared Mailbox has been created, it is important to assign permissions to it. In the following example, we will create a Shared Mailbox for IT Helpdesk. New-Mailbox -Name “IT Helpdesk” -Alias it-helpdesk –Shared…

Office 365: Remote Move Request: Exception has been thrown by the target of invocation


Here are some field notes from a recent case on a hybrid Exchange 2010 deployment with Office 365 issue, The error we saw when trying to do a Remote Mailbox Move from on-premise to Office 365 was: Remote Move Request: Exception has been thrown by the target of invocation This can happen if you have an Exchange Hybrid deployment configured and attempt to create a new remote move request from on-premise to the cloud (Office 365). There are a few…

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