O-Xchange Notes from the Field!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Apply ad permission to multiple databases at once

Apply ad permission on multiple databases at once using these steps:
 
scenario: customer wants admin acct to have receive-as permissions on all databases that start with on
 
soln: use this powershell one liner
 
get-mailboxdatabase | where-object {$_.identity -like "on*"} | Add-ADPermission -user "admin" -accessrights extendedright -extendedrights receive-as, ms-exch-store-admin -inheritancetype 'All'
 

Friday, February 3, 2012

Importing data into Outlook 2011 (.pst, Entourage, Olm, Apple Mail, and others)

Importing data into Outlook 2011 (.pst, Entourage, Olm, Apple Mail, and others)
 
 
 
Important Conversion notes:
 
1. Export mailbox in MacMail to .mbox format
2. Import .mbox into Outlook for MAC 2011

sync services on outlook 2011 - OSX lion

Issue:
I updated to OSX Lion. While in Outlook 2011, opening the sync services, all the panes were blank, so I cant configure it to sync the outlook calendar with ical and outlook contacts with apple adress book.

resolution:
Click on mac desktop to show finder menu
Press option key and click on Go on finder menu
Click on Library, Preferences
Look for this file com.microsoft.Outlook.SyncServicesPreferences.plist and delete it
Exit and launch Outlook