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No remote Desktop License Server available on RD Session Host server 2012 R2

A fully functional and activated 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host server displayed the following message: This was a simple setup on one server with the: connection broker, Session Host and Licensing server with 2012 R2 CAL’s installed. Even though the licensing seems to be configured correctly, in server manager: and PowerShell: Licensing diagnostics: everywhere […]

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 user@vanitydomain.mail.onmicrosoft.com.  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 […]

Windows 7 : Terminal Services Manager

I just found out that Terminal services manager does not exist in Windows 7. But fear not, the Remote Desktop Services Manager will do the trick. It is included in the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7, which can be downloaded from here. I was also able to figure out how to actually enable the […]

Using remote PowerShell to manage Office 365 identities

With remote PowerShell you can connect to Office 365 to perform management tasks that are not available or practical in the web management interface. For example, you can use Remote PowerShell to automate repetitive tasks, extract data for custom reports, customize policies, and connect Exchange Online to existing infrastructure and processes. This is especially usefully […]

Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer