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Keith Reinert joined Adaptive Solutions in 2009 as a systems engineer with a background in supporting law-firms. He has a wide range of skills including document management, Microsoft Windows deployment, messaging, and virtualization. When not at work, Keith enjoys reading novels, juicing, and Djing.

Name Changes in 365 with DirSync Enabled

When attempting to change values on a user object in 365 with DirSync enabled you are told that ‘This user is synchronized with your local Active Directory. Some details can be edited only through your local Active Directory’.  So, you fire up Active Directory, change the last name, display name, add the new SMTP proxy …

Beware of Defaults

Default values aren’t always correct!  A custom Receive Connector was installed on an Exchange 2013 Server and Hub Transport, and the default value under Role, was used.  The connector worked, but caused a conflict with the default Receive Connector which wasn’t noticed until Cumulative Update 8 was applied.  About half way through the update the process …