Mike Parker

Mike Parker
Mike is an Office 365 Consultant at Cloud Business - specialising in migrations to Exchange Online including Exchange on-premises and other Hosted Exchange solutions and from on-premises solutions such as Domino Lotus Notes and Groupwise.

Recent Posts

AAD Sync Error: Deletion Threshold Reached

Posted by Mike Parker on 08-Dec-2015 10:00:00

I ran into a problem recently with a customer running AAD Connect. When we were trying to Export to the Azure Active Directory, the status of the Connector Operations showed "stopped-server-down".


AAD Sync/AAD Connect - Passwords not syncing with attribute filtering

Posted by Mike Parker on 18-Nov-2015 16:01:10

After the release of AAD Sync and AAD Connect (Azure Active Directory Sync and Azure Active Directory Connect) we have noticed several customers using Attribute Filtering are experiencing an error


How to set up a PowerShell Profile

Posted by Mike Parker on 13-Nov-2015 11:54:49
One of my biggest time savers every day is a PowerShell profile I have set up on my machine. Using your PowerShell profile you can save commonly used scripts/commands as functions, create your own shortcuts, or automate things you may do every time you open PowerShell, i.e. logging in to Office 365 Remote PowerShell!Here I will show you exactly how to set up a powershell profile;

Two things you didn't know about Microsoft Azure

Posted by Mike Parker on 07-Aug-2015 11:00:00

Earlier this year Microsoft made some small but very important changes to Azure which you might have missed.


Quick Tip - Find users with specific email domain using PowerShell

Posted by Mike Parker on 19-Jun-2015 15:44:00


Do you ever find yourself needing to find users with a specific email domain in Exchange but find yourself battling the correct syntax with the filter command, or waiting ages for it to get through all your objects using the Where-Object command?


How to fix issue logging into Office Mobile on Android with ADFS 3.0

Posted by Mike Parker on 22-Apr-2015 13:13:00

There have been some issues identified using Office Mobile Apps on Android devices when using ADFS 3.0 which are caused by the fact that the Android apps don't support Server Name Indication (the ability to run multiple SSL certificates on a single IP address).


Quick Tip - Error Installing Exchange - "this user isn’t a member of the ‘Schema/Enterprise Admins’ groups."

Posted by Mike Parker on 10-Feb-2015 16:36:00

We have run into an issue several times at customers when preparing for a Microsoft Exchange installation, and thought it would be good to share!

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