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Stale Forest / External Trust

Recently I had to remove an External Trust between two domains and replace it with a Forest Trust. Simple work for an Active Directory consultant, you might think, but as with most consultancy work, it’s the simple stuff that catches you out! 166 more words

Server Manager loading on each logon and you waiting. Life could be better

Keep the long story short waiting for Server manager to load on a server you have just logged on to do a quick thing is not the best past time is it? 122 more words

Sync New Active Directory with Existing Office 365 Tenant

These are some high level projects tasks I put together based on an existing Office 365 tenant who is creating a “greenfield” (new) on premise Active Directory forest/domain for the purpose of being able to manage Office 365 users through the utilization of Active Directory synchronization. 403 more words

Office 365

How to recover domain controller FSMO roles from Additional domain controller

If  your domain controller down and stop working , you can recover your domain controller if you have any running additional domain controller of same domain. 310 more words

Active Directory

Add Email Address to Existing AD Users for Office 365 via PowerShell

Use Case: Needed a quick and dirty way to update on premise Active Directory user objects in preparation to sync with a new Office 365 tenant for a client who was migrating to Exchange Online from a POP3 service … with no on premise Exchange. 300 more words

Office 365



There is nice commands to check share and replication issues original from microsoft to check DFS Sysvol system

Check for the SYSVOL share

You may manually check whether SYSVOL is shared or you can run the following command to inspect each domain controller by using the net view command: 114 more words

Active Directory

Azure App Cloud Discovery & PAC Files

Azure App Cloud Discovery is a seriously cool piece of technology. Being able to scan your entire computer estate for cloud SaaS applications in either a targeted, or catch-all manner can really help discover the ‘Shadow IT’ going on in your environment. 391 more words

Office 365