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Creating a Picture Policy to use with Office365

With Office365 you can have profile pictures, and this setting is enabled by default. In larger organizations you may not want this policy enabled or have a customized policy for different departments. Here’s what I had to do to disable the picture upload capability by default and use powershell to update it for individuals by […]

Cannot migrate user from Exchange 2010 to Exchange Online

So I came across this error while migrating some accounts from On-Premise Exchange 2010 Server to Exchange Online. Error: The subscription for the migration user couldn’t be loaded. The following error was encountered: A subscription wasn’t found for this user. In short, there is an address conflict between the user properties of the exchange […]

Creating an Inbound Connector for Office 365 to Symantec Cloud IP ranges CIDR

To allow connections only from Symantec Cloud IPs within Office 365 – Exchange Online you will need to create an Inbound Connector that is restricted to Symantec.Cloud IPs ( ) Note: Office 365 only allows CIDR from 24 to 32 to be entered within the sender IP scope in Send Connectors.  Table 1.1 below are […]

Enabling ActiveSync for a Security Group using Powershell


Disabling ActiveSync for a Group of Users using Powershell

I have tested this only in a Hybrid environment. Create a Universal AD Security Group called O365_Disabled_ActiveSync_Users. Add all the members to it. Make sure it has an email address that registers in Office365. Connect to Office365 via Powershell ISE:

Copy the following code in a file called DisableActiveSync.ps1 and run in powershell. Add […]

Office365: Welcome Kit

The following page includes links and information that could serve as a “welcome kit” to Office 365 infrastructure or as “my first steps in Office 365 world”. DNS management Articles: How Office 365 manages DNS records Change how DNS records are managed with Office 365 Get help with Office 365 domains Find and fix issues […]

Manually converting a Mail User to a Remote User Mailbox

The changes that need to be made are: Configure the user attribute targetaddress to contain the remote routing address for the mailbox. This should be in the format  Set the msExchRemoteRecipientType attribute for the user account to equal 4. Set the msExchRecipientDisplayType attribute for the user account to equal-2147483642. (yes, this is a negative value) Set the msExchRecipientTypeDetails attribute for the user account […]

Deleteing & Permanently Deleting a user

Connect to Office365 via Powershell ISE

To delete a user:

Permanently delete a user or Remove the User from Recycle Bin:

Remove All the Users From the Cloud:

Remove All the Users From the Recycle Bin:

Remove All the Users With an Unlimited Count:

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Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer