Thursday, April 22, 2021

Migrating to Office 365? Hint: Disable Throttling

Throttling is a wonderful feature to get rid of during a migration.  You have the need -- the need for speed.  Throttling can sometimes be the annoying speed bump or rumble strip that at best slows you down and at worst halts your migration.

Fortunately there's a good guide to how to disable using the user interface on Office 365:  Disable EWS throttling in Office 365 – Exchange Online

We don't re-do work that's already been done -- this is a good, straight-forward guide.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Migrating from Apple iCalendar to Office 365? Use GUIDs.

If you're migrating from Apple's calendar offering, you need to map the user GUIDs to target email address in Office 365 / Microsoft Exchange. 

Your mapping text file should look like:

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DB9F0913-DC4A-41CA-8017-6EF5814F01CD, jimi.hendrix@xxx.onmicrosoft.com

FB5CA163-99B8-4436-A906-CC72000E931D, janis.joplin@xxx.onmicrosoft.com

....

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How do you GET the GUIDs?

Via an LDAP Query is most convenient.

https://krypted.com/mac-os-x/export-data-open-directory-migrating-users-groups/

and

https://github.com/krypted/swift-ldif-csv/blob/master/ldif_to_csv.swift

Go to it!



Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Travel Time for Outlook / OWA

What can we say?  We're market-driven.

We didn't get much response the first time we did a travel time add-in for Outlook / OWA, but in the last few months our volume on this has improved so we re-wrote the code.

Our thinking is that we'll keep the version we currently have available for free (it's based on version 1.4 of the Outlook JavaScript API) while we work on a more full-featured version for the enterprise..

Want to try it out -- contact us.