Tag Archives: Office 365

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 »

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 »

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 »

Disable Directory Synchronization in Office 365

By | November 21, 2016

Any organization that signs up with Office 365 are given 3 identity models to choose. The identity model you choose decides the level of control you as an admin have and the convenience for your users. Cloud identity Synchronized identity Federated identity When you use cloud identities, you would be provisioning your Office 365 users and other… Read More »

Exchange Online Remote Move Migration Woes: Migration Batch Completes with Zero Mailboxes Moved

By | November 20, 2016

A popular migration mode for organization with an on-premises deployment of Microsoft Exchange Server is to use remote move migration. During a migration, regardless of the migration mode, there can be issues that prevents a migration batch from succeeding. This post is about one of those issues which a customer of mine brought to me… Read More »

Enable Office 365 Modern Authentication

By | October 27, 2016

If you have an Office 365 subscription, you can enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)1 for end users which will add an additional layer of security. Enabling MFA makes client apps to require an app password to authenticate to Office 365 services. App passwords are randomly generated, long strings, that are not easy to remember. Therefore it won’t… Read More »

Collab365 Global Conference 2016 Conludes Successfully

By | October 23, 2016

Collab365 Global Conference is an annual conference that runs for 24-hours straight. This conference is one of a kind and it facilitates a number of sessions on Office 365, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft SharePoint technologies. This conference is a totally free online conference which allows thousands of users to join from anywhere in the world.… Read More »