Microsoft has announced new capabilities for its next-generation OneDrive for Business sync client – the software that lets users access OneDrive documents through Windows Explorer rather than having to go via a web browser.
Technically, there are two ways to access OneDrive with Windows Explorer. One uses WebDAV and only works online, the other makes
…continue reading New Office 365 OneDrive for Business sync client now supports team sites
I’ve been trying Microsoft’s ADConnect tool, the replacement for the utility called DirSync, which synchronises on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD, the directory used by Office 365.
It is therefore a key piece in Microsoft’s hybrid cloud story.
In my case I have a small office set-up with Active Directory running on Server 2012 R2
…continue reading Hands on with Microsoft’s ADConnect
I assisted a small company in migrating from Small Business Server 2011 to Office 365.
SBS 2011 was the last full edition of Small Business Server, with Exchange included. It still works fine but is getting out of date, and Microsoft has no replacement other than full Exchange and multiple servers at far greater cost,
…continue reading Notes from the field: Office 365 Cutover Migration for a small business and the mysteries of mail-enabled users