28 Feb

just disable the safe search settings

Removing Inactive Domain Users from Global Address List – Azure AD SYNC

2 Feb

Generally speaking, we can use “Hide from Exchange Address lists” to achieve it.
You can hide the account from the Global Address List in Office 365 by setting the msExchHideFromAddressLists attribute for the object to “true” in their on-premises Active Directory. The prerequisite is that on-premises AD schema is extended for Exchange. You can open the Properties of this accout, and then locate the Attribute Editor tab to check this attribute.

Please refer to this article to see the attributes that are synced from local AD to Windows Azure Active Directory:

You can see the attribute msExchHideFromAddressLists is listed on the table.
After that, please force DirSync to update the change, and then wait a little time

Office 365 Calendar sharing – share to a group of people within organisation

2 Feb

Good discussion about sharing calendars with distribution groups and why it doesnt work!


Recover deleted AD Object

31 Jan

Original Microsoft Tech Net guide






How to Restore a Microsoft Server 2012 Active Directory Object from the Active Directory Recycle Bin

  • Last updated on Oct 26, 2016

This article refers to the Barracuda Backup Legacy Release firmware or newer, and Microsoft® Active Directory (AD) on Microsoft Windows Server® 2012. For information on backing up the AD, refer to How to Back Up Microsoft Active Directory.

Before attempting to recover a domain controller, first review the Microsoft TechNet article Domain Controller Recovery[1] for a complete list of recommendations.

Use the following steps to restore an AD Object from the AD Recycle Bin:

  1. Log in to the Windows Server 2012 as the administrator.
  2. Go to Start, and type dsac.exe to open the ADAC, or in Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Active Directory Administrative Center.
  3. In the left pane, click on the target Server name; a Deleted Objects container displays in the center pane:

    Deleted Objects Container
    If the Deleted Objects container does not display, right-click on the Server name in the left pane to enable the container.

  4. Double-click the Deleted Objects container to view a list of deleted items which can be restored.
  5. Right-click on the user to restore, and click Restore:
  6. Verify the user has been restored.




Re Scan Veeam backup repos

19 Dec

Rescanning Simple Backup Repositories

You can rescan a backup repository configured in the backup infrastructure. Backup repository rescan may be required, for example, if you have archived backups from a backup repository to tape and deleted backup files in the backup repository. Or you have copied backups to the backup repository manually and want to work with them in Veeam Backup & Replication.

During the rescan operation, Veeam Backup & Replication gathers information about backups that are currently available in the backup repository and updates the list of backups in the configuration database.

To rescan a backup repository:

  1. Open the Backup Infrastructure view.
  2. In the inventory pane, select the Backup Repositories node.
  3. In the working area, select the backup repository and click Rescan Repository on the ribbon or right-click the backup repository and select Rescan repository.

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Add PST to Office365

6 Dec