Tag Archives: Office 365

How to switch Office 365 licenses using PowerShell

When making changes to licenses in Office 365, I sometimes experience that the old and new licenses include options that conflict, and does not allow the licenses to be pooled or added to accounts at the same time. Changing the license of users in Office 365 need to be performed without impacting the end users… Read More »

DirSync and Azure AD Sync tools approaching end of support

As announced by Microsoft a while ago, the DirSync and Azure AD Sync tools has been deprecated and support of both products is expiring. The announced time is approaching, and both DirSync and Azure AD Sync will reach End of Support on 13. April 2017. DirSync and Azure AD Sync have been replaced by Azure… Read More »

Fixing the "ExchangeGuid is mandatory on UserMailbox" issue

During a recent Office 365 migration project I ran into an issue on the on-premises Exchange 2013 platform, when trying to create Mail User objects for the migrated mailboxes. The following error appeared when adding a new Mail User: ExchangeGuid is mandatory on UserMailbox. Database is mandatory on UserMailbox. After first verifying that the Exchange… Read More »

Resolving "Unable to retrieve proxy configuration data from the Federation Service" WAP fail (Event ID 422)

Recently I encountered a Web Application Proxy (WAP) server that was stuck in a failed state after changes to the ADFS backend service. In the Remote Access crimson log on the WAP server, an event 422 error appeared once every minute, showing that the WAP server could not retrieve proxy configuration from the ADFS backend… Read More »

How to resolve AAD Connect performance counters error (Event 6313)

During a recent upgrade of Azure AD Connect I encountered the following error in the Application event log: Log Name:      Application Source:        ADSync Date:          05-12-2016 11:28:21 Event ID:      6313 Task Category: Server Level:         Information Keywords:      Classic User:          N/A Computer:      AADSync.adatum.dk Description: The server encountered an unexpected error creating performance counters for management agent “adatum.dk”. Performance… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.343.0 released with support for Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2016

Microsoft just released the 1.1.343.0 version of the Azure AD Connect product, which is used for integration between your on-premises Active Directory Domain Services or LDAP V3 solutions and Azure Active Directory. Azure AD Connect provides identity synchronization for Microsoft Cloud Services, including Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365. The new version of Azure AD… Read More »

Azure AD Connect 1.1.281.0 released

Microsoft has released the latest increment of Azure AD Connect, which is used to integrate your on-premises directories with the Azure AD. The latest release contains a significant number of fixes and improvements, including changes to the *-ADSyncSyncCycle cmdlets. Full set of fixes: Changes to sync interval does not take place until after next sync… Read More »

How to resolve “An error occurred” in CRM for Office 365 with ADFS

This error can occur in a topology where an ADFS server is used for authenticating to Office 365 and the CRM Online service. When starting the CRM for Office 365 plug-in, the users receive the following error message during the ADFS authentication: An error occurred An error occurred. Contact your administrator for more information. Error… Read More »

Resolving Web Application Proxy error code 0x80075213

I have have worked on a case where external access to the ADFS service was  blocked and the Remote Access Management console on the WAP server fails with this error:   Web Application Proxy could not connect to the AD FS configuration storage and could not load the configuration. Make sure that the Web Application… Read More »

How to resolve Mail Users not synced to Azure AD

In a recent support case, the migration of mail boxes from an on-premise Domino platform to Exchange Online was started, but the migration got stuck because the on-premises accounts, enabled as Mail Users, did not appear in “Contacts” in the Exchange Online Admin Center. Also, in the on-premises environment Azure AD Connect was present and… Read More »