Lync 2013 – Push notification not working

While working on a recent Lync 2013 project, we faced an issue with the push notification which was not working as expected – some got the notifications, some not. After reviewing all the configuration on Lync servers (front ends and edge) and found nothing, I found that the settings for Lync Online federated provider was set to Allow users to communicate only with people in their Contacts list and though…

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Windows 8 – The latest updates from OneDrive (formerly called Skydrive) does not keep available offline sub content automatically

On Windows 8.1 client, the latest OneDrive updates has changed the heritance of the "’make available offline”. Indeed, previously, all content I stored below my OneDrive Documents folder was automatically set as available offline because I set the parent folder (Documents) to do so. Unfortunately since the last OneDrive update, thie heritance has been broken and you have to manually select one by one each new content to be kept…

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Office 365 – External users can not access the site mailbox

While working on a project, I had to setup a SharePoint site on Office 365 with a Site mailbox enabled for this site. So far, so good, this is a well known, simple and working procedure. Nothing tricky there BUT, here it comes the issue; this site is being shared and used by external users (thanks to the external sharing feature). Here too, there is nothing tricky and it is…

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