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How to Centrally Monitor Microsoft OneDrive Sync Status

Centrally Monitor Microsoft OneDrive Sync Status

By Intrust Man | November 17, 2017

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…

Microsoft Office Auditing Case Study

How One Client Saved 28K with Microsoft Office 365 Auditing

By Intrust Man | October 16, 2017

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…

Best Office 365 Mailbox Size Considerations

Office 365 Mailbox Size Considerations

By Intrust Man | January 18, 2017

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…

Anti-Spoofing Rules for Office 365

Office 365 Mail Rules to Use for Anti-Spoofing

By Intrust Man | October 14, 2015

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…

Saving Changes HP Thin Clients

Saving Changes When Using HP Thin Clients and Windows Embedded

By Intrust Man | August 8, 2014

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…

Turn ebay search into RSS feed

Turn an eBay Search into a RSS Feed

By Intrust Man | August 22, 2013

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…

Enabling Lock Out with Radius Based Authentication

Enabling Account Lock-Out RADIUS based Authentication

By Intrust Man | June 10, 2013

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),…

Fixing Windows Update Error

Fixing Windows Update Error Code 80246008

By Intrust Man | August 23, 2012

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…

Bloomberg Bloomberg Professional Service Error

Bloomberg WINTRV.EXE Problem with Kaseya

By Intrust Man | July 11, 2012

We have a few customers who currently use the Bloomberg Professional Service software for financial trading. Recently, all of them have had a Bloomberg Professional Service error issue where the software will not start. It reports an error and then closes when you click OK: How to Fix Bloomberg WINTRV.EXE Problem After trial and error…

In the Know

You have enough to think about: Take tech worries off your plate. The Outsource Your Worry Blog is our way of sharing news and developments with you. We delve into the latest updates in tech, sift through them and offer just what you need to know, when you need to know it. Some of the topics we’ve covered include disaster recovery, email phishing scams, password best practices, how to safely recycle computers and the cost of ransomware attacks. 

Watch this Outsource Your Worry Blog space regularly to find:

News on cyber security best practices you can follow. 

Tech issues explained in terms non-techies can understand. 

Updates on Intrust’s team and corporate happenings. 

Around Town

The team at Intrust IT gets around. You’ll find us (sometimes wearing orange suit jackets) offering our expertise at a number of events each month. Most often, we speak or join panels in the greater Cincinnati area, but we also present to meetings and conferences in farther-flung places. To find current events on our calendar, jump to this page. We hope to meet you in person and answer your tech questions.

If you’re looking for a speaker on topics like cyber security, IT innovation, Office 365 or cyber crime detection and prevention, contact us. We’d be interested in hearing about your event and presenter needs. 

Tim Rettig, Intrust IT CEO

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