Author Archives: Muditha Jayath Chathuranga

About Muditha Jayath Chathuranga

An IT consultant with a unique blend of information technology and computer hardware skills. Skills in Desktop, Server and Cloud solutions. Proficient problem-solver who envisions technical perspectives to develop workable solutions. Recognized as an accomplished technical person, skilled at providing effective technical solutions. Keep up-to-date with changes in technology through continuing education and training. He holds multiple certifications from Microsoft including MCSE, MCSA, MCT and Microsoft Specialist. Apart from that he is certified as an Apple Certified Associate on Mac Integration Basics 10.8. He is recognized from following professional bodies as well. Professional Member of British Computer Society, The Chartered Institute for IT; an Associate Member of Computer Society of Sri Lanka, a Global Member of Internet Society and a Direct Member of International Association for Microsoft Certified Trainers.

Collab365 Global Conference – 2017

By | August 18, 2017

Collab365 Global Conference is one of the largest conferences in the world for people who are interested in Office 365, SharePoint, Flow, PowerApps and Azure. Running for 24 hours, the conference in this year is scheduled to go live during November 1st and 2nd. Bringing together a unique blend of high-profile speakers and community advocates… Read More »

Getting Started with Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI

In May 2017, Microsoft announced the availability of Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI public preview. The Office 365 Adoption Content Pack allows more visibility in to the usage and adoption of Office 365 service in a tenant. This is very important when it comes to business decision makers to understand if the… Read More »

Undo Send with Outlook On The Web in Office 365

By | February 15, 2017

We all have come across in situations where we accidentally hit on send button before finish composing the email. Or sent an email to people who you shouldn’t have sent it to. These are times we wish if we could undo that action. This is an option that is available with Google’s Google Apps for Work and free… Read More »

Office 365 ProPlus Post Deployment Update Location Change

By | January 31, 2017

If you are an administrator who deployed Office 365 ProPlus using Office Deployment Tool, you might have had the configuration.xml file configured with the network location to check for updates. However, if you later want to change the network location or if you didn’t configure this option during the deployment and now want to manage updates… Read More »

First Time Awardee of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award

By | January 7, 2017

Let me first wish you all a very happy, prosperous and a peaceful new year. 🙂 On 1st of January, at 8:57PM local time, I received an email. Congratulations 2017 Microsoft MVP!, said the subject line of the email. What happened in the next 2-3 minutes is still somewhat blurry to me. I was overjoyed and… Read More »

Sri Lanka IT Pro Meetup – December, 2016

By | December 30, 2016

Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum Meetup organized by Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum was held at Microsoft Sri Lanka premises on 29th December, 2016. This was the final meetup of the Sri Lanka IT Pro Forum for the year 2016. I had the privilege of speaking at this event on the topic Protecting Corporate Data with Microsoft… Read More »

Experts Live Asia Pacific – 2017

By | December 29, 2016

Howdy readers? I am glad to announce that I have been selected as a speaker at Experts Live Asia Pacific 2017 conference in Kuala Lumpur. I will be speaking about Cloud App Security on Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security suite under the topic “Gaining Visibility, Control, and Protection for Cloud Applications with Microsoft Cloud App… Read More »

SharePoint Server 2016 Configuration Wizard Issue: The ‘ListInternal’ Attribute is Not Allowed

By | December 20, 2016

I came across this particular issue while I was deploying a single server SharePoint Server 2016 farm on Azure for a testing purpose. I had successfully deployed SharePoint Server 2016 few times before on Azure VMs by downloading the ISO file from MSDN. I haven’t had this particular issue until I tried to deploy a test… Read More »

Introducing: The Cloud Journal Webinars

By | December 5, 2016

A blog is an online journal to your ideas and experiences in a given category. In my case, the information technology is the base for my online journal. I started this blog about a year back to share my knowledge and experiences on Microsoft technologies that I’m working with or have an interest. I’m not… Read More »

Common Connectivity Issues Between Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook

By | November 24, 2016

Microsoft Outlook is the most popular and the recommended email client for users who use Microsoft Exchange Server as their email service. Microsoft Outlook offers convenient connectivity data synchronization with your Exchange Server and Microsoft Outlook uses Outlook Storage Table and Personal Storage Table (file extensions .ost and .pst respectively) data file types to store email,… Read More »