Author Archives: Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

About Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

Exchange MVP, author, and rugby referee

Reasons not to move from on-premises Exchange to Office 365


Microsoft’s Greg Taylor and MVP Tony Redmond will debate the reasons why people don’t move on-premises mailboxes to Office 365 at the Ignite conference. Contribute to the list of reasons here. Continue reading

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IT/DEV Connections 2016 – Enterprise Collaboration Track


IT/DEV Connections 2016 is coming up in October and a great set of sessions will be delivered in the Enterprise Collaboration track covering Exchange and SharePoint on-premises, Office 365 from programming to implementation, and lots of ask the expert sessions. Continue reading

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HTTP error 400 accessing Office 365


I recently hit a problem when attempting to access the Office 365 Portal with Chrome. Any attempt resulted in a HTTP Error 400 as shown above. The problem was confined to a single PC and a single browser on that … Continue reading

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The curse of badly written blogs


As a frequent blogger, I take great interest in other blogs, especially those who offer coverage of topics that interest me, such as Exchange and Office 365, or even military history, if it comes to that. Recently, it seems that … Continue reading

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Updated version of the Outlook Groups apps available


Microsoft has released updated versions of the Outlook Groups apps. The apps don’t have anything much to do with Outlook but are named as such as to create an association with the brand. In reality, these apps are all about … Continue reading

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Office 365 for IT Pros (3rd edition) – Change Log for Updates


Office 365 for IT Pros is intended to be a “living” book. In other words, the content we published when the book first appeared on June 1, 2016 is under constant review in light of developments that occur, typos and … Continue reading

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Controlling the creation of Office 365 Groups using an Azure Active Directory policy


This text is an extract from Chapter 9 from the eBook “Office 365 for IT Pros”. This is an example of how we incorporate new events quickly into the publishing process and make new content available to readers. In this case, … Continue reading

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