Monthly Archives: May 2016

Reference to msExchRecipientDisplayType, msExchRecipientTypeDetails and msExchRemoteRecipientType values

Integrating an on-premise Active Directory and Exchange organization with Microsoft Cloud Services will require attention to new elements and details. As an example the list of object attributes in the on-premises Active Directory schema differs from the attributes in the Azure and Office 365 services directory platforms. An example is three critical values that are… Read More »

DirSync and Azure AD Sync end-of-support

Although Azure AD Connect has been released for some time, both DirSync and Azure AD Sync are still supported for performing synchronization from an on-premises Active Directory to Azure AD/Office 365 – although Azure AD Connect is definitely the recommended solution. Microsoft recently announced that DirSync and Azure AD Sync are now deprecated and both… Read More »

How to resolve OFFCAT “must be installed with elevated permissions on Windows Server” error

During a recent Office 365 troubleshooting scenario I needed to install the Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OFFCAT), but noticed that OFFCAT cannot be installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 using the default installation process. In this case OFFCAT throws the following error: The cause of issue is User Account Control that does not grant… Read More »