FREE WEBINAR: Advanced Office 365 License Management

FREE WEBINAR: Advanced Office 365 License Management Join us for this free online event and learn how simplify Office 365 License Management. Reduce License Costs based on Office 365 Usage, Delegate Simplified License Management, Monitor Remediation of  Tenant License Changes, and much more…  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining [...]

How to disable a single Office 365 license option for all users without complex scripts or workflows

This post will cover how to Disable a single Office 365 license option for all users quickly and easily. As Microsoft updates tenant licensing they sometimes enable license options by default. This may not fit with an enterprise roll-out strategy and so you may want to remove that single option. While there are a number [...]

Webinar: Optimize Office 365 Usage & Hybrid Administration

If you have more than 500 users in Office 365 – you don’t want to miss this free webinar. In this webinar you will learn how to maximize the return on your Office 365 licensing investment, save up to 89% per user, drive user adoption and reduce Hybrid Administrative burden by up to 90%. In addition, Cayosoft [...]

PowerShell to Stop Office 365 Azure AD Connect Synchronized

PowerShell to Stop Office 365 Azure AD Connect Synchronized The Office 365 Administrative console will not allow you to delete objects that are synchronized with Active Directory. $credential = Get-Credential Import-Module MsOnline Connect-MsolService -Credential $credential Set-MsolDirSyncEnabled –EnableDirSync $false After disabling Synchronization you should be able to delete objects. If you are testing and you would like [...]

Powershell to start a sync for Azure AD Connect 1.1

How to use Powershell to start a sync for Azure AD Connect 1.1 First, Navigate to Start > All Programs > Synchronization Service and verify that it has been more than 30 minutes from the last Sync. Next, Open a PowerShell Window and Enter the following: PS C:\Users\Administrator> import-module adsync PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-ADSyncScheduler PS C:\Users\Administrator> Start-ADSyncSyncCycle [...]

Azure AD Connect 1.1 Released

Microsoft announced today that they have released the latest version of their Azure AD Connect tool (formerly known as DirSync). Azure AD Connect is a object and attribute meta directory synchronization engine based on the architecture of Microsoft’s traditional Microsoft Identity Manager (formerly Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager) Read the release announcement here. What’s New in Azure AD [...]

Office 365 Conflicting License Plan Problem with Microsoft Project

Office 365 Conflicting License Plan Problem with Microsoft Project Office 365 customers who script license assignment and decide to offer their users Microsoft Project, may run into a problem with conflicting SharePoint plan option assignment. The E1 or G1 plans available in your tenant, it will have SharePoint Plan 1  option assigned. Assigning Microsoft Project requires SharePoint Plan 2 [...]

NEW Cayosoft Administrator 4

  NEW Cayosoft Administrator 4 NEW Cayosoft® Administrator™ V4 is now available for Active Directory, Exchange, Office 365 and Microsoft Hybrids! Cayosoft Administrator 4 is the first and only tool built with Hybrid Administration in mind. Cayosoft Administrator v4, delivers Administration for the Modern Microsoft Enterprise and a rapid Return On Investment (ROI) by eliminating complex [...]

Changing the Default Office 365 DirSync Schedule

Changing the Default Office 365 DirSync Schedule – not so fast! The default DirSync/AD Connect synchronization schedule is one time every three hours. Another well known vendors has arbitrarily recommended that the <add key=”SyncTimeInterval” value=”3:0:0″ /> value that controls this schedule be reduced to once ever 10 minutes. This change should not be made unless there is a [...]