SQL Server Backup from inside Azure VM

You can backup SQL Server databases and instances running inside Azure VM using Azure Backup. The solution leverages the SQL native APIs to take backup of your SQL databases. When you specify the SQL Server VM that you want to protect and query for the databases in it, the Azure…continue reading →

Top 10 actions to secure your environment

Hi, Microsoft has a blog series about securing our environment. The first one came in December 2018. For now there is 8 parts released, hopefully part 9 is coming soon. When almost all functions are out in the open these days, its really important to secure these functions. Didn't find…continue reading →

O365 hybrid mailbox move, “A corrupted item was encountered: Unable to translate principals for folder”

When moving mailboxes to exchange online, you will probably get errors like this "A corrupted item was encountered: Unable to translate principals for folder" Some of these errors occur for a reason that all the users which have permissions to other user mailbox folders (example calendars), have not been synced to O365. Or there might…continue reading →

Get updates /w Email when EOP smtp ip-addresses change.

Using a ready script Get-Office365Endpoints.ps1 connect to https://endpoints.office.com. Filter that information with IPV4 and SMTP, then send it as txt-file thru Exchange Online using smtp.office365.com If the endpoint txt-file is found script is stopped. Also includes Aes-encryption for secure password storing. Only Change EmailAddress, everything else can be used for all…continue reading →

Public folders in Hybrid Screnario

Hi all, Public Folders and Hybrid mode. Not really a hybrid mode cause all mailboxes reside in the Cloud, also PF Mailboxes. First set Default PF for all mailboxes. [crayon-5d7e7c4445942954527631/] When sending email from outside organization sender will get. 550 5.4.1 Recipient address rejected: Access denied. or 550 5.7.13 Anonymous users are…continue reading →

Sharepoint Online recursive permissions.

Hi, When You migrate from a local fileshare, You will have a problem with recursive permissions from parent object. Here is script that can scan thru large library (5000+ items) and reset recursive permissions to them. [crayon-5d7e7c4445d54081223408/] Orginal source for script: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Delete-unique-permissions-8fd47022continue reading →