Today some sites upgraded their Yealink Panels from Firmware 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 and immediately logged out with this message. “Your current license is not supported on this device.” It seems that Microsoft announced this change in a convoluted way. (In other words hiding the fact that it now needs a paid license and that Teams Rooms Basic doesn’t cut it… Read more →
Category: Office 365
Azure AD Connect Old Version Download
Microsoft, we know, like to retire old versions of servers. That does not, however, help engineers who are migrating customers from On Prem to Azure AD but have no budget to spend on an upgrade to 2012 R2, and have focussed that spend on Azure / 365 instead. So, for all you legends out there, making the SME work, and… Read more →
Exclaimer non descriptive error…..
“There was a general problem while updating the user’s signatures and settings during the operation” A very generic error message on a client machine running EXSYNC.EXE which other than above appeared to be ok. The server also was giving no errors, and policy tests worked. The issue, was simple, but not simple to find. Because the client machines used to… Read more →
MigrationTransientException – Office 365 Cutover Migration
This is a re-posting of a Erin’s IT blogpost This issue I have been fighting with for a couple of days, thinking that something was actually wrong with the migration. But it turns out its a cosmetic issue with some Office 365 tenants. In the downloaded report you will see: Couldn’t find a request that matches the information provided. Reason: No… Read more →
Office 365 – Sharepoint Icon Weirdness – Sync Button
If you see this kind of craziness when you click the Sync Button in Sharepoint on your Office 365…. It is likely that you upgraded from Wave 14 to Wave 15 (as far as I can tell). What has happened is that your Sharepoint CSS has got screwed up. The fix is actually quite an easy one! Go into site… Read more →
Office 365 Login Scripts from Ryan are super handy!
Today again I found myself trying to remember the logon commands for Office 365 Powershell! (Weirdly, I can remember commands once I am in, but constantly forget the logon ones). Anyway, because this frustrated me again, a bit of Googling found me this blogpost from Ryan Mangan. Now, the whole story is not on Ryan’s site. There are some other… Read more →
Blocking Executable Attachments (even in ZIP files) on Office 365 – Updated!
SEE BELOW FOR UPDATES Original Post 16.10.2014: ________________________________________________________________________________________ Today, I was working with a nice PSS chap in Microsoft (Hi there Om Prakash Nath!) We were both working on a problem we were having where transport rules in Microsoft Office 365 were not correctly blocking executable attachments within emails to our clients. This is something of a vital requirement… Read more →
The Server is out of space. Onedrive for Business
With the recent 1TB upgrade of user personal storage on Microsoft Office 365 you have lots of space to play with… this is a great thing. However last week I ran into a weird issue where I was uploading about 20 large files (not over the 2GB limit). All went well, but on just three of the files, I hit… Read more →
Needle in a haystack – Azure benefits for Partners
Well, that was convoluted to say the least! This link is where you need to go if you are a Microsoft Partner and wish to access your Cloud Benefit credit for Azure. Its simple because the link is here, but trust me… it took 1 hour and a chat to the support person for me to find it! Read more →
Migrating Public folders to Office 365. The missing information….
Over the past month, we have been working with a customer on migrating to Office 365. Unlike all our other migrations, this customer had a large amount of Public folders and public folder data in Exchange 2010 onsite. This turned out to be a major stumbling block for NTES and also Microsoft. Finally today, we are migrated, but the steps… Read more →