Category Archives: PowerShell

Resolving DirSync user permission errors (another cool script)

Let’s start with this image. DirSync is unable to perform the appropriate reads and write backs to these users. This is because the “Inheritance is blocked” on these users. This is normal for users that belong to Domain Admins. In … Continue reading

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Easily add Hybrid email address to users that don’t follow e-mail address policy

When attempting to move a mailbox to Office 365 one of most common failures is due to the user not containing the hybrid email address. This is because this check box is unchecked and this is done because the user … Continue reading

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Low Disk Space Alert Script

If backups should fail, or there is a mail storm… How can I get alerted when the Exchange database transaction log disk is almost full? It’s not a good day when the database dismounts because the TL disk fills up. … Continue reading

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Testing Open Relay / Allowed Relay using PowerShell

In my previous post, I posted a script which emails me move reports from office 365. A subset of that script emails using a non-authenticated connection.  This code allows you to test an open relay too… In many ways much … Continue reading

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Office 365 Move Report

I have been doing a lot of Office 365 lately and I’ve been getting very “tired” of checking the status of mailbox moves at night. I get on the pc, check the status of the moves, then go back to … Continue reading

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DirSync generates 10,000 email alerts

While DirSync is a nice canned version of FIM, I have found it can run in a wild loop. By Default the DirSync tool runs every 3 hours. If there are any errors, it generates an email to the technical … Continue reading

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Move Fails in office 365 with empty domain

I have had a few failed moves in office 365. This is a hybrid configuration with adsync enabled. Note the extra space where the arrow is in the first image, normally it would say something like “…domain abc.local because…” In … Continue reading

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