FastTrack Tips

Tips from the FastTrack Team

Who is linked to whom in your spider web of mailbox permissions. Migration batch permissions analysis.

You’re going to migrate mailboxes from Exchange 2010, 2013 and/or 2016 to Office 365.  You know you...

Author: Larry Dunnewin Date: 04/16/2019

Is ExpressRoute for Office 365 for me?

“Is ExpressRoute for me?” seems to be a recurrent question these days. And from Office 365...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 10/08/2018

Editing distribution list membership after migrating to Exchange Online

So, your users manage distribution lists with Outlook. And then you decide to move to Exchange...

Author: Rodrigo Moreno Date: 10/02/2018

What the heck happened - My largest user group changed from Semi-Annual Channel to Monthly Channel?

Regarding Office 365 ProPlus updates, some IT admins want total control (which often turns out to be...

Author: randyi Date: 10/01/2018

How many of my licenses are in use?

Yesterday a good friend of mine, who also happen to be one of my customers, asked an interesting...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 09/28/2018

Adopt faster using Play Sessions

I have always struggled with learning new topics from online videos. Videos are definitively...

Author: Camille Jimenez Date: 06/28/2018

Pre-flight and migration tool update

We received some feedbacks since the Pre-flight tool was published last year on GitHub: from bugs...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 04/26/2018

Completing individual move requests in a migration batch (changed behavior)

Recent changes in Exchange Online changed the way we finish individual migrations within migration...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 03/15/2018

Have fun with your OOF

Believe it or not, people at Microsoft have fun. I do not mean we have fun with our jobs, which we...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 03/15/2018

Exchange Online migration reporting

This article is a follow-up to the Mailbox migration – Do it yourself guide article. It is also a...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 02/15/2018

Mailbox migration – Do it yourself guide

Let’s say you are running Exchange 2010+ on-premises but are not eligible for migrating with...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 01/04/2018

Pre-flight - Checking objects before an Exchange hybrid migration

Customers working with FastTrack Center for mail migration can use a tool called Integrated...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 12/11/2017

Do I still need an Exchange on-premises?

I have all my mailboxes online (and no public folders). Do I still need an on-premises Exchange...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 10/25/2017

Get your DNS right

Working with IT infrastructure in geographically dispersed companies can be challenging sometimes....

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 09/01/2017

Mail relay, gateways SMTP and Exchange Online

Almost every customer at FastTrack Center ask what to do with applications that send e-mail after...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 08/31/2017

Why we recommend not using proxy with Office 365

Edited to include reference to optimize endpoint category. We still have a lot of customers using...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 08/25/2017

Skype Online cutover migration

Sometimes we are asked for a strategy to do a cutover Skype migration, meaning that all the users...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 08/24/2017

Decommissioning Skype/Lync on-premises

This blog post is follow up on the Configuring Skype/Lync hybrid. It was also written by Daniel...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 06/27/2017

Configuring Skype/Lync hybrid

Today’s blog post is based on one of the most requested step-by-step guides in FastTrack Center. It...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 06/26/2017

Restricting Search permissions in SCC Portal

This blog post was written by an Exchange PFE, friend of us in FTC. Tiago Souza is a Security &...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 06/12/2017

Adding your Office 365 tenant domain to G Suite

You need to add your tenant initial domain (that one ending with “.onmicrosoft.com”) to G Suite when...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 11/29/2016

Enabling Intune: Part 1 – Intune Mobile Application Management Only

In this post we'll guide you through the Intune MAM initial configuration, using the FastTrack...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 10/14/2016

SPF, DKIM, DMARC and Exchange Online

We don’t like spam. And we need help fighting it, so this is what this post is about: Helping you...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 07/16/2016

Configuring Exchange 2010 Hybrid

Assumptions This document assumes that you already have a tenant on Microsoft online services,...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 03/23/2016

How many objects will be synchronized to the cloud?

Import-Module ActiveDirectory Get-ADObject -Filter {((objectClass -eq 'user') -and (objectClass -ne...

Author: Euclides Miguel Date: 03/22/2016