Windows: Joining Azure AD (AAD)
Sep19

Windows: Joining Azure AD (AAD)

KB ID 0001596 Problem With more people looking at Microsoft 365 (as opposed to Office 365), then the amount of people who want to join their Windows machines to Azure Active Directory is only going to go up. This is how to join your Windows client devices to Azure Active Directory. Solution  Microsoft have done a good job of hiding where you need to be, Start > Settings > Accounts.. Access Work or School > Connect. STOP! If...

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Forcing Azure AD Connect Sync
Aug29

Forcing Azure AD Connect Sync

KB ID 0001590 Problem If you are using Azure AD Connect, (AAD Connect) to sync your on-premise Active Directory with Azure AD (i.e. for Office 365), then there may be times when you need to manually ‘force a replication’ because by default it’s going to take 30 minutes between each normal ‘delta replication’ Solution If you are directly on the server that’s running Azure AD connect, then use the...

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Azure AD Connect: Correct Or Remove Duplicate Values
Aug28

Azure AD Connect: Correct Or Remove Duplicate Values

KB ID 0001588 Problem I was doing some work for a School recently, their staff were already using Office 365 and their tenancy was all setup. Now they wanted to roll Office 365 out to the pupils, and sync to their on premise Active Directory. Now we could have simply excluded the staff from the Azure AD Connect Sync, but they want to manage their passwords etc. on-premise. Microsoft will tell you if you DON’T have an on-premise...

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Office 365: Enable User Password Reset
May12

Office 365: Enable User Password Reset

KB ID 0001551 Problem If you want to give your Office 365 users the ability to change and recover their passwords this is the procedure. Solution Open the ‘Azure Active Directory’ admin console. If you didn’t already know, Azure is what’s underpinning your Office 365 subscription, Select ‘Azure Active Directory’ > Password reset. I’m enabling for everyone, you can choose...

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Outlook: Something Went Wrong Error 80090016
May10

Outlook: Something Went Wrong Error 80090016

KB ID 0001549 Problem When attempting to open Outlook you see this error; Something went wrong Your computer’s Trusted Platform Module has malfunctioned. If this error persists, contact your system administrator with this error code 80090016 Solution Note: The this won’t affect users who are subject to MFA (Multi Factor Authentication,) so this can be enabled to solve this problem.  On the affected machine, run regedit and...

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Office 365: Stop One User Sending Attachments
May01

Office 365: Stop One User Sending Attachments

KB ID 0001544 Problem If you have one, (or more) users and you want to BLOCK those users from sending ANY email attachments, here’s how to do it; Solution Log into your Office 365 tenancy with administrative access > Admin > Admin Centers > Exchange Admin > Mail Flow > Rules > Add > Filter Message By Size. Name: Give it a sensible name. Apply This Rule If: The message size is greater than or equal to = 1.00...

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