Issues with Upgrading to AAD Connect 1.1.524.0

On 15 May 2017, the latest version of AAD Connect (1.1.524.0) was released.  If you were not aware, when AAD Connect is upgraded to this version, the sync cycle may get set to “False” AAD Connect will not sync to O365. In the past week, I’ve upgraded AAD Connect from varying versions to version 1.1.524.0…

References: Dynamic Distribution Groups and Exchange Hybrid

Below are several references about how dynamic distribution groups should be set up to work with Office 365 and Exchange in a hybrid configuration… Office 365 – Dynamic Distribution Groups in Exchange Hybrid Mystery of Dynamic Distribution Lists Exchange Hybrid Office 365 and Dynamic Distribution Groups in Hybrid Exchange Deployments Configure Dynamic Distribution Groups in a Hybrid Deployment…

References: Office 365 Backup Options

Below are some vendors that provide Exchange Online backups along with some additional references to guide you to the right decision for your needs… https://www.skykick.com/backup http://spanning.com/products/office365-backup/ http://www.cloudally.com/office-365-backup/ http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ https://www.barracuda.com/application/office365   And the additional references… http://searchdatabackup.techtarget.com/tip/Microsoft-Office-365-backup-considerations-for-Exchange-Server http://windowsitpro.com/blog/do-exchange-online-backups-make-sense http://www.codetwo.com/blog/mailbox-backup-options-across-available-office-365-plans/ If there is a backup option that you use with Office 365, let me know your experience.

Add Mailbox Users to Distribution Lists with PowerShell

To add an individual mailbox user to a distribution group in PowerShell that has an owner already assigned, the command will look similar to this… Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity “DISTRIBUTION_GROUP_NAME” -Member “USER_ALIAS” -BypassSecurityGroupManagerCheck   To add multiple mailbox users to multiple distribution groups, we need to make a CSV file (C:\DistroMembers.csv for this example). The CSV file should…