You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain

After moving several users successful from Exchange 2013 on-premises to Office 365 at one point the migrated stopped (for some users) with the following error message: “You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization”: PS C:\Windows\system32> New-MoveRequest -Identity
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Assign Office 365 license via PowerShell

You can assign a license to a user using the Microsoft Portal, just select the user and in the Action Pane select License. Depending on the licenses you got available you can assign it (in this example an E3 license) and set the user’s location...
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Exchange 2013 CU6

Exchange 2013 CU6 On August 26 Microsoft released Exchange 2013 CU6, the sixth Cumulative Update since the new servicing model of Exchange 2013, exactly after 90 days which fits in the quarterly cadence. Besides the Cumulative Update itself a new CU6 UM Language Pack is...
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Implementing and Configuring AutoReseed

Recently I had to implement and configure AutoReseed in Exchange 2013 and it wasn’t as easy as I figured in Advance. To be honest, I had to rebuild the DAG after fiddling too much with the Mailbox servers so it might well be a good...
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The Microsoft Exchange administrator has made a change…

Recently I had to upgrade an Exchange 2013 platform from CU2 to CU5, there were four Exchange 2013 Client Access servers and eight Exchange 2013 Mailbox servers (in a DAG). During the upgrade of the Mailbox servers users were presented with the dreaded “The Microsoft...
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Force DirSync to synchronize with Office 365

If you want to do a full synchronization between Active Directory and Office 365 (or Windows Azure Active Directory or Intune) you can logon to the DirSync Server, open a PowerShell windows (with elevated privileges), navigate to the C:\Program Files\Windows Azure Active Directory Sync\ directory...
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DirSync for Office 365 setup fails

When setting up Directory Synchronization for Office 365 you logon to the Microsoft Online Portal, activate Directory Synchronization and run the Directory Sync tool from the Office 365 portal: When you click the Download button and run it the following error message is shown: “Application...
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Lync hosting Pack Discontinued

Bad news for hosters… or as a fellow MVP said ‘another kick in the nuts for hosters’ but at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2014 Microsoft announced the end-of-life for Lync Hosting Pack version 2 (which is based on Lync Server 2013). This was already...
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