Centrally Monitor Microsoft OneDrive Sync Status

How to Centrally Monitor Microsoft OneDrive Sync Status

Unfortunately, Microsoft hasn’t provided a good way to monitor OneDrive sync status centrally, which is why we’ve kept it at arm’s length for customer solutions. Without central reporting through Office 365, we have to rely on endpoint monitoring of the sync client itself. The key to accomplishing this is a custom OneDriveLib.dll which interfaces with…

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How One Client Saved 28K with Microsoft Office 365 Auditing

Microsoft Office Auditing Case Study

We saved one client over $28,000 per year on Microsoft Office 365 licenses through our Office 365 auditing process.  Here at Intrust, almost all of our clients use Microsoft Office 365 licensing for some combination of email hosting, Office software, and Dynamics CRM. Sometimes clients who had Microsoft 365 prior to their relationship with Intrust…

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Office 365 Mailbox Size Considerations

Best Office 365 Mailbox Size Considerations

Changing Office 365 licensing can stop mail flow. Recently, while reviewing license levels, a company decided to drop a user’s Office 365 license from Business Premium ($12.50 per month) down to Kiosk ($2 per month). Dropping the license level sounded like a great idea because it saved over $10 per month. About 24 hours after…

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Office 365 Mail Rules to Use for Anti-Spoofing

Anti-Spoofing Rules for Office 365

Fraudulent emails are becoming a common cyber threat. Anti-spoofing mail rules set up in Office 365 can help. In these phishing schemes, scammers research internal company names and send emails that look like they are coming from the CEO or someone else in the company. Typically the scam emails request a wire transfer or other…

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Saving Changes When Using HP Thin Clients and Windows Embedded

HP Thin Client Tips

HP thin clients that use Windows embedded as the operating system (OS) have a feature that causes them to revert back to the previous state upon reboot. With HP thin clients, if you need to change something in the OS, follow these steps to make the change. HP Thin Clients Steps Be aware of the…

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Turn an eBay Search into an RSS Feed

Here's how to turn an eBay search into an RSS feed

Have you ever been watching eBay to find that rare item, or just trying to keep an eye out for a good deal? You can save a search in eBay and it will email you daily, but I found that it leaves a lot to be desired. It always gives me notification about suggested items…

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Enabling Account Lock-Out RADIUS based Authentication

Enabling Lock Out with Radius Based Authentication

It’s standard best practice to use RADIUS with wireless to provide a stronger method of authentication, however, sometimes this isn’t always the case. When using the Network Access Policy role in Windows Server to provide RADIUS services, many people miss the fact that although wireless users may be authenticating against Active Directory (which is great),…

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Fixing Windows Update Error Code 80246008

Windows Update Error Code

Recently, one of our customers called because they were unable to install their updates and received windows update error code 80246008, which it reported as an “unknown error.” Here’s how to fix Windows Update Error Code 80246008: Go to Start> All Programs> Accessories Right-click on the Command prompt and choose Run as Administrator Copy and…

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Bloomberg WINTRV.EXE Problem with Kaseya

Bloomberg WINTRV.EXE Problem with Kaseya

We have a few customers who currently use the Bloomberg Professional Service software for financial trading. Recently, all of them have had an issue where the software will not start. It reports an error and then closes when you click OK: WINTRV.EXE – Application Error The exception unknown software exception (0xc00000fd) occurred in the application…

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