Office 365 Bulk Licensing

Recently I was asked to look into migrating some on-premise Exchange 2010 archives to Office 365. In order to do so you must first license each user on Office 365 in order to migrate their archive. I had a fairly large number of users to license in Office 365 so I thought that there was…

QuickTricks: Unix/Linux agent “Failed to find a matching agent kit to install” (#SCOM, #SYSCTR)

We ran into this recently when attempting to deploy an OpsMgr 2012 SP1 agent to a SUSE Linux system. “One or more errors occurred. Failed to find a matching agent kit to install.” When browsing to the DownloadedKits folder on the management server (c:\program files\System Center 2012\Operations Manager\Server\AgentManagement\UnixAgents\DownloadKits) we found that there were no SUSE…

Office Visio Stencils – Office 365, Exchange 2013, Lync 2013 and SharePoint 2013

Apparently, I was enjoying my birthday too much to notice that Microsoft released the New Office Visio Stencils. This stencil contains more than 300 icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. Supported operating…

Microsoft Unified Access Gateway (UAG) endpoint components do not work with Windows 8 using Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft is working on a Service Pack 3 for UAG.  It’s expected to be out in the first quarter of 2013 and it should address the following products: •Windows 8 with Internet Explorer 10 clients, including DirectAccess •Office 2013 clients (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) •Publishing Exchange 2013 •Publishing SharePoint 2013 •RDP 8.0 client for…