By default DirSync runs every three hours; which for some environments or during testing may not be frequent enough…
Per default the calendars of shared mailboxes in Office 364 have “FreeBusyTimeOnly” permissions applied.
You could create a new sharing policy and change the applied policy on those accounts.
I however chose to just change the sharing permissions on the shared calendar.
To help detect and prevent malicious behavior I usually implement different scripts or other monitoring features in my customers environments.
One of the snippets I frequently use is one that detects newly created accounts.
There are several reasons to change the default organizational unit of computers that join the domain.
The default OU (domain.local\Computers) cannot be linked with GPOs, and should be avoided since its builtin.
I recently ran into a GPO problem. My customer wanted to delegate different group policy settings on clients within a specific OU.
The OU contained numerous versions of Windows and all versions had different, OS version specific, settings.
First of all, the way http.sys works on newer Windows versions is a very useful feature.
The reason behind http.sys is to have a single system service that listens on the all-important port 80 and be a mediator to different applications and services…
The GUI at Microsoft is great but sometimes we need to dig a bit deeper.
I ran into some issues with a Resource mailbox and had to do some troubleshooting in the Office 365 service.
I ran into a situation where I needed to force the address book to refresh on a computer that had the Lync client installed. The process to do so isn’t well documented, so I decided to create this post in case anyone else has a similar requirement. Here’s how you force the address book to refresh on a Lync Client.