Azure AADConnect Updates Break Veeam Backups

Azure AADConnect Updates Break Veeam Backups

If you are running the Azure AADConnect software on a Hyper-V VM being backed up by Veeam be aware that recent updates to AADConnect “break” Veeam in a really weird way.  What you will see as the tipoff is Veeam…

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 2

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 2

In the first post in this series on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 I discussed the basics of the product.  I demonstrated installation and configuration as well as how to perform the first full backup of all mailboxes.  In…

Veeam O365 backup repository issue and fix

Veeam O365 backup repository issue and fix

I had a Veeam O365 backup repository issue earlier this week that made me pull out my hair.  Thankfully, the fix is super easy! Here’s the problem:  I was attempting to backup some mailboxes and Veeam O365 backup threw this…

Export O365 Mailbox to PST using eDiscovery

Export O365 Mailbox to PST using eDiscovery

If you have to export O365 mailbox to PST you can use tools in eDiscovery to perform the task.  There are lots of blog posts out there on the process.  My former colleague Louis Warren at itgroove wrote a very…

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 1

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 1

Veeam released their backup tool for Office 365 sometime ago.  It is a standalone product that can be used in conjunction with Veeam Backup & Replication or just by itself. The main thrust of the product is to allow you…

Office VoIP – Lessons Learned

Office VoIP – Lessons Learned

VoIP has been part of our office life for the better part of a year.  We have three geographically dispersed offices running off a central VoIP server.  FusionPBX is our VoIP platform as I was familiar with the it before…

Teams for the Win!

Teams for the Win!

Great!  Your small business signed up for Office365!  Email is live.  Fabulous!  Now what do you do? Congratulations, you have joined a large community.  The major on-boarding driver to O365 is email.  For many organizations that seems to be where…

Human firewall – strengthen the weakest security link

Human firewall – strengthen the weakest security link

What is a “human firewall”?  It sounds a bit scary but it’s a term I learned earlier this week.  It aptly describes the role that users play in organizational security strategies.  My thanks to KnowBe4 for teaching me the term.  Allow me…

A Tale of Two Workflows – Part 2

A Tale of Two Workflows – Part 2

In my last post I discussed how leveraging workflows capability in O365 is a way to maximize the benefits of O365. And I demonstrated a basic workflow built inside SharePoint Online.  This post will continue that theme and show a…

A Tale of Two Workflows – Part 1

A Tale of Two Workflows – Part 1

This is the first of two posts that discusses simple workflows creation in Office365. It may be debatable if moving server loads to the Cloud is viable for SMB’s. There is no debate whatsoever over the benefit of leveraging O365…