PowerShell Script to connect to Microsoft Online Services (Office365)

PowerShell Script to connect to Microsoft Online Services (Office365)

Below is a simple PowerShell Script to connect to the following Microsoft Online Services: Office365 Admin Center Exchange Online Sharepoint Online Skype for Business Security and Compliance Center The Script has a simple Menu build in so that you can connect to the services that you need. You’re prompted for your Office365 Credentials prior to …

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Set-MsolUser command returns a ‘Unable to update parameter’ error

Set-MsolUser command returns a ‘Unable to update parameter’ error

Problem: You’re trying to change a user parameter in Office365 via the Set-MsolUser PowerShell Cmdlet but it returns the following error: Set-MsolUser : Unable to update parameter. Parameter name: DEPARTMENT. At line:1 char:1 + Set-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName [email protected] -Department … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : OperationStopped: (:) [Set-MsolUser], MicrosoftOnlineException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.PropertyNotSettableException,Microsoft.Online .Administration.Automation.SetUser You may …

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Powershell Commands to remember for the Microsoft 70-346 Exam

Powershell Commands to remember for the Microsoft 70-346 Exam

Powershell Cmdlets to remember for the Microsoft 70-346: Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements Exam I have recently completed the Microsoft 70-346 ‘Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements’ Exam. The Exam focuses quite a bit around PowerShell. Below is a list of PowerShell cmdlets which may appear in the exam. Also, I’ve created a bunch …

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Powershell Commands to remember for the Microsoft 70-347 Exam

Powershell Commands to remember for the Microsoft 70-347 Exam

Powershell Cmdlets to remember for the Microsoft 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services Exam I am currently studying for the Microsoft 70-347: Enabling Office 365 Services exam. Below is a list of PowerShell commands and their purpose for reference. More commands will be added to the below as I learn them. Also, some useful flashcards for …

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Collection of useful Powershell commands for Server Administration

Collection of useful Powershell commands for Server Administration

Below is a list of useful Powershell commands that I use day to day – This list will be built upon over time: Windows Server: Get a list of running services: Get-Service | Where-Object {$_.Status -eq “Running”} Microsoft Exchange Server Connect to Office 365 Exchange Online: $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri …

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How to connect to the WSUS Database

How to connect to the WSUS Database

To connect to the WSUS Database in SBS2011 (Server 2008) follow the below steps: 1) Open the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio (As Administrator) 2) In the Database field Enter the below: \\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query 3) Click Connect Done Want to read more of my articles on WSUS: –Resolve the CLR20r3 MoveData.exe Crash –Property Owner is not …

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Microsoft Office Professional 2016 encountered an error during setup

Microsoft Office Professional 2016 encountered an error during setup

Problem: I recently has an issue when trying to install Microsoft Office Professional 2016 (Volume Licence) onto a new Windows 10 machine. The setup.exe would fail with the below error: Microsoft Office Professional 2016 encountered an error during setup Troubleshooting: I checked the Office Setup logs located in the following directory C:\Users\USER\AppData\Local\Temp and found the …

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Sage Payroll trying to upgrade previous installation

Sage Payroll trying to upgrade previous installation

Situation: I came across an error recently whereby I was trying to Install Sage Payroll onto a Windows 7 machine which previously had Payroll on it.  The Payroll had been removed some time ago but they now wanted Sage Payroll re-installed on the machine. When trying to run the Sage50PayrollV22 installer it was trying to do …

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How To Add a New Domain into a Sonicwall Email Security Appliance (Inbound)

How To Add a New Domain into a Sonicwall Email Security Appliance (Inbound)

Situation: You have purchased a new Email domain which you would like to receive mail on. You have an existing Sonicwall Email Security Appliance (ESA) in place and you need to configure it to accept the new email domain. Resolution: Log into your Sonicwall ESA via the web interface and log in as the ‘admin’ …

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Password Managers – Be Safer Online.

Password Managers – Be Safer Online.

I created this Article about Password Managers back in 2015 and published it to a well known Tech Forum called Experts Exchange. The Article is still relevant so I’ve decided to publish it on my blog as well. Happy Reading. A brief insight into online Password Managers – Be Safer Online.   A few customers …

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