More MCOValidationErrors and chasing squirrels in ADSIEdit

The experienced around here know an article is going to be good when I mention ADSI edit. But for those that don’t know, ADSI edit is one of the more dangerous Active Directory tools allowing Administrators to edit things directly, even if they have no idea what that means. I hear a lot about how… Read More »

Can’t Migrate Licensed Teams User – Licensing Error

I ran into an interesting one today that had me scratching my head as to why we couldn’t move a user from Skype for Business On-Prem to Microsoft Teams. Whenever we attempted to move a small bunch of users from on-prem to Teams the Skype for Business PowerShell Move-CsUser cmdlet would throw the error. The… Read More »

Solving Pesky TLS Issues on Old Hardware

Part of being a Skype and Teams administrator is trying to reconfigure legacy hardware that’s been left in a corner for 5+ years and never updated. Problem is, the world has moved on since these devices were deployed and depending on what firmware they were running when they were deployed. They likely won’t talk with… Read More »

High-Performance PowerShell Pipeline Input for Office365

I figured we would take a small deviation from my normal posts on Skype and Teams related stuff and talk more about optimizing your PowerShell scripts with Office365 or any other service that can take some time to perform actions. If you’re working with Office365 on any sort of professional level, it’s highly likely you… Read More »

Almost Lost It All Again…

Note: If you are looking for info on what to do if your Synology RAID crashes. Before you do ANYTHING, please export a support dump. If the volume has entered Read-Only mode, any time you reboot you lose your logs. This may be crucial to getting your data! Apps > Support Centre > Support Services… Read More »

Teams 3PIP phones getting the wrong Dial Plan?

Hey all, Welcome back. Today I have another interesting one. I had a situation recently where a customer’s Polycom VVX phones that were signed into Teams, couldn’t successfully make calls unless they dialled numbers in E164 format. (You know, that weird “+61432500648” one) Sounds like a classic case of a wrong Dial Plan, or so… Read More »