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QuickTip: Need to See More Than 1 Year’s Worth of E-Mail in Outlook 2013 (in Cached Mode)?

QuickTip: Need to See More Than 1 Year’s Worth of E-Mail in Outlook 2013 (in Cached Mode)?

Go to File>Info>Account and Social Network Settings>Account Settings Double-click the account on the E-mail Tab Under Offline Settings, drag the slider all the way to the right. It should now say All Click Next and Finish. Close Outlook and open it again.   You should see the progress in the status bar. Outlook may be a little slow while it is updating your mailbox but once the status shows All folders are up to date, you are good to go.

QuickTip: Exchange 2010 – Convert Universal Distribution Group to Mail-Enabled Universal Security Group

QuickTip: Exchange 2010 – Convert Universal Distribution Group to Mail-Enabled Universal Security Group

Do you need to convert an Exchange universal distribution group to a mail-enabled universal security group? You’re in luck! Try it out: In Active Directory Users and Computers, select the distribution group and go to properties. On the General tab, under Group Type, select Security Group. From the Exchange Management Shell, run the following command, substituting groupname for the actual name of the group. Use quotes around the group name if the name contains spaces: Set-Distributiongroup–identity groupname –MemberDepartRestriction Closed

QuickTip: Exchange Server 2010 – Enable Expired Password Reset Functionality

QuickTip: Exchange Server 2010 – Enable Expired Password Reset Functionality

If you use Exchange with OWA, there is a registry tweak that you can use to enable a function that allows Active Directory users to change their password after it has expired. Perform the following on the Exchange 2010 Client Access server: Run Regedit Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchange OWA Create a new DWORD value (if it doesn’t exist), called: ChangeExpiredPasswordEnabled Set the value of ChangeExpiredPasswordEnabled to 1 Restart the IIS Services

QuickTip: Need to Change The UpdateURL (UNC Path) for Your Office365 ClickToRun Installation?

QuickTip: Need to Change The UpdateURL (UNC Path) for Your Office365 ClickToRun Installation?

Say you setup an on premise update server share for Office365 ClickToRun. What if you wanted to use multiple groups so that you didn’t  have to deploy an update to your entire organization but didn’t set that up during the initial deployment? Fret not! You can modify this registry key on your clients with the new UNC path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\ClickToRun\Configuration and modify the UpdateUrl string to reflect the new UNC path.