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Office365 – Enabling the use of Microsofts Built in Safe List

In office365 Microsoft subscribes to various third-party sources of trusted senders. Selecting this check box skips spam filtering on messages sent from these senders, ensuring that they are never mistakenly marked as spam. How to turn it on? EAC > Protection > Connection filter > edit the default filter select the tickbox However what exactly […]

Importing Bulk Domains List into Office365 whitelist with CSV file

Do you need to import a bulk list of domains into office365 to create a whitelist or blacklist rule? Ok this took me a while to figure out how to get it to work. I’m sure there are other ways to accomplish this, however this was the first way that I could get working with […]


Office365 converting user to shared mailbox account

Open Power-shell Windows Azure AD Module Run the connection command: $LiveCred = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri “” -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Connect-MsolService -Credential $LiveCred Set the Mailbox Type Set-Mailbox “mailbox” -Type “type” You can use the following values for the Type parameter: Regular Room Equipment Shared So in our […]

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SCCM2012 Windows 8.1 OSD with DotNet3.5

Installing dotnet3.5 on windows 8.1 …. Wow, this was an extremely long and difficult process for me to achieve, but in the end a simple solution was the answer – DISM! One of our corp apps requires .NetFramework 3.5 (dotnet3) and as you know, windows 8 comes pre-loaded with dotnet4. Overview: We are going to […]

802.11x Authentication with Cisco WiFi Kit + AD

This was a good tutorial on howto set 802.11x authentication with Cisco Wireless Kit + AD impelmented this within a few hours… Tutorial: 802.1X Authentication via WiFi – Active Directory + Network Policy Server + Cisco WLAN + Group Policy  

Yammer DSync and accidentally introducing the social workplace

With the slow introduction of office365 I thought I would get my hands wet with yammer and its DSync (Directory Sync) application. Now unfortunately the Yammer DSync tool doesn't do password sync, unlike "Azure AD" DirSync which introduced password sync some time ago. before this users would have to mange their local AD user account to […]

Sophos UTM workaround to access videos (TechEd) in Safari OSX 1

Not sure if this also applies to non apple devices however with TechEd 2014 video being released on Channel 9 I found I was unable to stream the video in Safari on Apple OSX. As a workaround solution I found the following to work with success after reading some hints on the forums Under […]

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