Next steps after migrating to Exchange Online – Considerations when removing your on-premises Exchange Servers

Introduction A migration to Office 365, especially for a larger organization has a lot of moving parts – configuring coexistence where required, synchronizing directories, enabling access to new services and of course making sure mail continues to flow. After moving mailboxes to Exchange Online, you’ll deserve a pat on the back. But what comes next?…

Product Review: NETsec GALsync Version 7

NETsec’s GALsync software is designed for organizations who need to provide a single Global Address List across multiple email systems. In the past we’ve been very impressed with NETsec’s synchronization products so this time around we’ve taken a look at the product as a whole; and also examine what new features it offers in version…

Modern Attachments in Exchange 2016

Introduction The new versions of Office and Exchange bring improvements that make it much easier for people to use email to work together on documents. In this tip we’ll look at how to use new features in Exchange Server 2016 and Outlook 2016 to work quicker and smarter. Modern Attachments in Outlook 2016 If you…

Publishing and authenticating Exchange Server using AD FS and WAP

In this multi-part series, we’re going to look at how to use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to allow Single Sign On (SSO) and pre-authentication to Exchange Server, allowing better interoperability for users sharing a web browser session with on-premises Exchange and Office 365. We’ll first demonstrate how to do this using techniques that…

Migrating a small organization from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016

In the final part of this series, we’ll begin the migration of mailboxes to Exchange Server 2016. After this completes we will decommission Exchange Server 2010. Migrating Mailboxes to Exchange 2016 Migrating the Pilot Group Before migrating mailboxes en-mass to Exchange 2016, it’s important to validate that you’ve had an opportunity to identify any issues…