Exchange 2016 “500 – Internal server error”

Since it was released in June, I’ve installed Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) a few times. After the past 2 installs, I’ve had issues connecting to the admin center and OWA and greeted with a “500 – Internal server error”.   In both cases, I could not find a simple resolution and needed to re-install Exchange (from…

Set Language and Time Zone for OWA in Office 365

Similar to the article I wrote to Set Language and Time Zone for OWA in Exchange 2013, the application of the time zone settings in Office 365 is slightly different in that they cannot be set by database–very effectively. Therefore, in this article we will focus on applying these settings in bulk using a CSV file. Additionally, we will…

Configure Authoritative Time Server in Windows

If an authoritative time server has not been configured for a Windows domain then each of the individual servers (and workstations) in that domain will attempt to set their time from Microsoft–which isn’t always a reliable source. As a result, machines could all have different times set on them, and be out of sync–which is…

MDM Solutions and Parental Controls for Personal Devices

What do you use to manage your children’s devices? What is you experience with them? Pros and cons? Recommendations? I want to know. Basically, I’m looking for a solution to manage my kids screen time and limit daily usage time on specific apps. Below are a few solutions/services I found but they don’t all seem to have…