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How To Change Your Office 365 App Password

If you are enabled for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in Office 365 then you will need an App Password for some applications that do not support MFA. The user interface for creating a new App Password is well hidden in Office 365 (its not on the Password page for example). Here is how to find it now: The user logs into …

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Quickly Adding Active Directory Group Members using a LDAP filter

There are times when you need a quick one-liner to add Active Directory group membership based on users selected by some data. In this case I needed to move AD users into AD Distribution lists based on their email (mail attribute) externally managed information. The following script finds the users be looking at the LDAP filter of mail = *@domaintochek.com …

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How to remove the SMTP Service from Windows 2012 R2

Exchange Server 2013

How to remove the SMTP Service from Windows 2012 R2… Had to install a SMTP gateway on a Windows 2012 R2 host which already had OS SMTP service installed for testing a firewall.  Normally, I would have removed via Windows Features/Roles system but the option to remove feature wad greyed out.  However, using PowerShell I was able to remove the service with …

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Mac Outlook 2016 Screen/View Crashed and Flashing black

The Outlook 2016 client has been trusted workhorse for email since the full release.  However the latest version 15.17.1 seemed to have a strange flashing and crashed view window.  It even lost the header and was unable to show a preview plane.  The solution was easy fix without hurting the mail profile. Run up Terminal window on the MAC: Type: defaults …

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Using PowerShell to Connect to Domino NAB

There are times where I need to compare Domino Address Books (NAB) to Active Directory.  Using PowerShell to connect to Domino NAB solves this with ease, although we have to use logon details with no authentication method.  A little strange but Domino accepts the ‘[System.DirectoryServices.AuthenticationTypes]::None’ fromPowerShell. [crayon-5a35323620a04778257154/] Changing DominoSrv01, Organisation Name, Username and Password for the environment. [crayon-5a35323620a0b329132833/] Make a connection …

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How to invoke/test Office 365 (Exchange Online) cmdlets via Remote Powershell

I’ve been working on some PowerShell scripts for use with Office 365 and needed to invoke/test Office 365 (Exchange Online) cmdlets via RemotePowerShell.  This post relates to connections to Office 365 and Exchange online. My previous post How to invoke test exchange 2010 cmdlets via remote PowerShell 2.0 window, however the following allows for the credentials to be different from the …

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All the Microsoft Exchange Version Numbers and Download Location

Exchange Server 2013

Being able to look up and download the version of Exchange required for Exchange Labs for Customers has always been a bit a lengthly process. Today I found website with all the version numbers and links to the Download locations on the Microsoft website. The site is: http://eightwone.com/references/versions-builds-dates/  

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Domino Lotus Notes – Edit Any Field

Overview There are times where field in a database needs to be changed without a Form.  This following code can be used in a smarticon on the toolbar to allow fields to edited or appended to a form. Installation In the following example – Select: File – Preferences – Toolbar – Customise.  Select ‘Universal’ as the toolbar to add the …

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GroupWise User Mailbox Audit of Proxy Rights/Shared Folders/Archive Locations

Overview The tool is used to audit the Shared Folders, Proxy Access and Archive Path being used by users in a GroupWise System.  The tool written in Visual Basic Scripting (VBS).  It is safe for quick and easy deployment in mixed Novell/Microsoft environment. The auditing tool has been designed to only activate when a GroupWise client is active and will …

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Decrypt of Mail Items in a User’s Lotus Notes Mailbox via Agent

Creating a agent in the mail template allows the removal of the encryption status (Decrypt of Mail Items) from the all the documents in the user’s mailbox.  This allows the mailbox to be accessed on mailbox migration via another Notes ID. In the mail template create a view called “Encrypted” with the following view selection formula: SELECT (Form = “Memo” …

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