Don’t get caught on Facebook with your pants down.

We all use a lot of different devices to log into Facebook these days. While we’re doing this, we should really think about managing the devices that have access to these accounts. Even if you only use a laptop and/or smartphone, it’s good to check and see where you’re signed in and remove it. You…

One Drive 4 Business Updates and Roadmap

One Drive for Business, my friend and my foe. Over the past year or so i have grown to love it’s functionality but find myself baffled by some of it’s errors. It’s pretty clear from speaking with my clients that the two things that need to change are the ability to sync more than just…

This post is not just about office 365.

So, in a weekend where i had about 750 social events to attend, it’s safe to say its surprising to me and anyone who knows me that i am actually writing a blog post tonight. I took today and tomorrow off work to actually chill out. But as the old saying goes, “Procrastination is great…

A List of SMTP and IMAP Server

Default Ports: Server: Authentication: Port: SMTP Server (Outgoing Messages) Non-Encrypted AUTH 25 (or 587) Secure (TLS) StartTLS 587 Secure (SSL) SSL 465 IMAP Server (Incoming Messages) Non-Encrypted AUTH 143 Secure (TLS) StartTLS 143 Secure (SSL) SSL 993 Googlemail – Gmail Server: Authentication: Port: SMTP Server (Outgoing Messages) smtp.gmail.com SSL 465 smtp.gmail.com StartTLS 587 IMAP Server…

We have gone from GATEKEEPER to GROUNDSKEEPER !

Here we are folks, in a new world of IT. A world of “the cloud”. So what’s the over arching difference between Office365 and all other technologies produced by Microsoft in the past 30 years ? Well…. It’s changed who the IT guy is. It changed who the USER is. IT changed it’s clothes, grabbed…

Your World Of O365 [08.06.15]

Wait, What was that ? Last 7 days in quick review: On May 28, 2015 Microsoft announced that it’s looking for additional participants for the Office 2016 Windows Desktop preview, with new builds available. I installed it on my Windows 10 Preview….i know i’m so rad right 😉  To say they work well together is…

Your World Of O365 [02.06.15]

So it’s a Bank Holiday Monday. But i live in Ireland. Therefore it’s Raining. It’s on days like this you get to understand the Irish state of mind. We are used to good things coming packaged like a Muller Fruit Corner. With the good comes the not so good. Enough of those kinda clouds….let’s get down to…

Your World Of O365

So it’s Monday, which means its Yammer review time, where we take a chance to look back to what was new and useful from Yammer Last Week. These posts are short,like Michael D. Higgins but intended to be as complex as Kim Kardashian 😉 so take her handy. To anyone who has not yet seen…

How to uninstall Windows Intune properly ?

There are a few methods to correctly install and uninstall Intune. Today i wanted to talk about how to uninstall a corrupted version of Intune. The reason i need to do this is that a virus has attacked the machine in question and the AV element of Intune no longer works, plus it’s not pulling…

Powershell Tips – How to save time connecting to Office 365 ?

Powershell Profiles Make Life Easier ! The five commands that connect you into the cloud are indeed a big block of text. Import-Module MSOnline $O365Cred = Get-Credential $O365Session = New-PSSession –ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell -Credential $O365Cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $O365Session Connect-MsolService –Credential $O365Cred There purpose is broken down as follows… 1. Import your newly…

Sync everything you have Online into one place….

A couple of weeks ago i discovered an app that does something i always wanted to do – Link all apps that host my online files. Every photo myself and Triona take on our phones are backed up to a single dropbox, but i also have a dropbox for work and for personal stuff like…