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Microsoft Online Services Team Blog
BPOS-S: Configuring Outlook 2011 for Mac with the New Sign In Application
Update 12/21/2011: We are in the process of removing outdated videos. This video has been marked private and will be removed in the next few weeks. In our latest BPOS Support series video , we learn how to configure Outlook 2011 for Mac with the new Sign In application. Microsoft Online users with...
25 Apr 2011
BPOS-S: Installing and Using MOSDAL 2.2
Update 12/21/2011: We are in the process of removing outdated videos. This video has been marked private and will be removed in the next few weeks. In our latest BPOS Support video , we explore the Microsoft Online Services Diagnostics and Logging Support Toolkit, or otherwise known as MOSDAL. MOSDAL...
4 Apr 2011
BPOS-S: Configure Email Address Forwarding For a Microsoft Exchange Online Mailbox
Update 12/21/2011: We are in the process of removing outdated videos. This video has been marked private and will be removed in the next few weeks. For this week’s BPOS support video we learn how to configure e-mail address forwarding for a Microsoft Exchange Online mailbox. E-mail forwarding...
21 Feb 2011
BPOS-S: Troubleshooting Permissions in SharePoint Online
Update 12/21/2011: We are in the process of removing outdated videos. This video has been marked private and will be removed in the next few weeks. In our latest BPOS support video we learn how to troubleshoot permissions in SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online is one of the services included in Microsoft...
28 Dec 2010
Technical Tuesday: Using MX Records to Enable Inbound Messaging
It’s Technical Tuesday and we are featuring a technical look at how to use MX records to enable inbound messaging. MX stands for Mail Exchange, and a single domain can have multiple MX records. MX records are entries in DNS that specify the mail server addresses that you want email messages sent to your...
14 Dec 2010
Introducing SharePoint Online Workflows
Are you a SharePoint Online pro? Do you know about SharePoint Online Workflows? In this 12 minute webcast, Brett Hill demonstrates how you can easily trigger a customized email to be sent when a new item is added to a SharePoint Online list. The presentation below includes details about creating workflows...
29 Nov 2010
Resolving Entourage Issues
In our latest BPOS support video we explain how to resolve common issues with Entourage 2004 and Entourage 2008. Microsoft Entourage is an email client developed by Microsoft for use on Macintosh computers. Microsoft Online Services users can utilize Microsoft Entourage on their Macintosh. This BPOS...
23 Nov 2010
Microsoft Online Services Trial Guide, Part 2. How Partners Can Add Value Using the Managed Trial Guide
Last week, Brett Hill of Advaiya Inc. answered the question, "What do I do with my free Microsoft Online Services trial account?" This week we take another look at the Microsoft Online Services trial guide in part 2 of this video series and learn how Partners Can Add Value Using the Managed Trial Guide...
15 Nov 2010
Getting Started with BPOS – Part 1
In our latest BPOS technical video, Brett Hill of Advaiya Inc. gives us several tips for configuring a BPOS trial account. In this video you will learn how to streamline the BPOS trial process and improve your overall BPOS experience. This session includes advice about selecting the Live ID associated...
27 Oct 2010
Using PowerShell Cmdlets
For this week’s BPOS support video we learn how to migrate on-premise mailboxes to Exchange Online using PowerShell. This video explains what PowerShell is, and how to create a basic PowerShell script. A PowerShell script is more powerful than using the migration console and is easier to use when migrating...
26 Oct 2010
Email Header Analysis
For this week’s BPOS support video we learn how to troubleshoot mail flow issues in your Microsoft Online Services environment by analyzing email message headers. Email message headers are digital histories that are attached to every email message that are sent and received. Headers record important...
20 Oct 2010
Business Productivity Online Suite Resources
Written by Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc. With a multi-faceted service like BPOS, it can be challenging to know where to go for information. There a lot of resources on line but how do you get started? Beyond that, where do you go for in depth technical details? In this blog post I wanted to...
18 Oct 2010
Live Meeting Features and Capabilities
As an experienced Live Meeting presenter, Brett Hill of Advaiya Inc. walks you through the features used to produce a real-time Live Meeting event. Topics are focused on practical tips and tricks including the following: How to create a poll slide How attendees can get your attention even without...
11 Oct 2010
Hotmail vs. Exchange Online
Written by Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc. Ever since BPOS was launched, one of the questions that comes up over and over is why would you pay for services that you can get for free? I think this is a great question and deserves a closer look. First and foremost, free is hard to beat. If you can get...
29 Sep 2010
What is MOSBAC? It stands for the Microsoft Online Services BlackBerry Administration Center. MOSBAC is an extension to the existing Microsoft Online Services Administration Center that focuses on controlling BlackBerry licensees for your BPOS users. With MOSBAC you can fulfill the following scenarios...
22 Sep 2010
FOPE Message Traces
This week’s support video blog post features FOPE Message Tracing. In this video you will learn how to use the through Forefront Online Protection for Exchange to run mail tracing in the Microsoft Online Services environment. Carrying out message traces can help you determine if messages sent to or from...
15 Sep 2010
Mailmerge from SharePoint Online
Microsoft Office has many ways to use the BPOS services. In this video demo , Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc., will show you how Microsoft Word can use a local Access database that is linked to SharePoint Online to create a mailmerged letter or email. You can learn more about the Business Productivity...
13 Sep 2010
Making Contact with SharePoint Online
For his latest webcast, Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc., talks about using Contacts with SharePoint Online. Did you know that you could use SharePoint Online to store contacts and then share them using Outlook? In This video webcast Brett shows us how this is done and how it opens up new productivity possibilities...
7 Sep 2010
Support Videos: Sending and Receiving E-mail - Part 1
I previously wrote a blog post that featured three Directory Synchronization Support Videos . I am blogging about two more support videos today that demonstrate and teach new methods to troubleshoot issues that users might be having sending or receiving email. Problems Sending and Receiving E-mail...
1 Sep 2010
When is the Admin Not an Admin?
In this webcast, Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc., talks about using the Admin account in the Microsoft Online Services Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS). The admin account in BPOS takes on special characteristics and sometimes may not behave exactly as you expect. This webcast looks at some of these...
30 Aug 2010
More Fun with SharePoint Online: Using Excel and Access with SharePoint Online
We have shown you how to have have fun with SharePoint Online with 5 minutes to SharePoint Online Productivity and Creating and using a Slide Library . You can learn more about the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) with detailed walkthroughs in our How To section. Today’s video comes from Brett...
25 Aug 2010
Activating and Migrating Users to Microsoft Online Services
Last week I showed you how to maximize your Microsoft BPOS potential with three great support videos for the Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization. After installing and configuring the Directory Synchronization tool you will be ready to activate and migrate users to Microsoft Online Services...
23 Aug 2010
Directory Synchronization Support Videos
We got our hands on three great support videos for BPOS Directory Synchronization. These videos will help you maximize your potential while using Microsoft BPOS. In our first video we take a look at Installing and Configuring Directory Synchronization . This video walks us through an introduction to...
19 Aug 2010
5 Minutes to SharePoint Online Productivity
Brett Hill of Advaiya, Inc. walks us through SharePoint Online and reveals some tips and tricks along the way to boost your productivity in just 5 minutes!
11 Aug 2010
A conversation with John Liccione, President of BPOSExperts
Written By: Brett Hill – Guest BPOS Blogger Recently, a company called BPOS Experts announced a product called BPOS Commander . The product has made quite a splash and it is the most feature rich BPOS management tool I’ve seen to date. For example, one of the features built into the...
3 Aug 2010
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