Install-Module – unable to download error

When running the Install-Module cmdlet to install a package you may receive an error saying something like: WARNING: Unable to download from URI ‘https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=627338&clcid=0x409’ to ”. WARNING: Unable to download the list of available providers. Check your internet connection. PackageManagement\Install-PackageProvider : No match was found for the specified search criteria for the provider ‘NuGet’. The …
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Change email address of a Plan in Office 365 planner

When you add a new plan in the Office 365 Planner, a public group is automatically created with an email address that matches the initial name. It is possible to change the email address of a Plan using powershell. Start Windows PowerShell and run these commands to connect to Exchange Online

Now run this …
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Changing the Primary AD FS server in a farm

The need to change which server is the primary server in an AD FS farm only exists in an AD FS environment which is configured to use a Windows Internal Database to store the configuration. If the AD FS farm is configured to use a SQL database is used then all servers are “primary”. Note …
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How to fix: Get-ADGroupMember : The size limit for this request was exceeded

Working in a larger Active Directory environment I occasionally got the error:

When trying to read all the members (recursively) of an AD Group. This was annoying since in the alternatives are limited especially when using the -recursive option. You could try with:

or

However these don’t have the recursive option. And …
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Enable DKIM in Office 365

Microsoft has made it very easy to use DKIM, basically you only need to create two CNAME DNS records and enable DKIM in Office 365. DKIM DNS records To enable DKIM in Office 365 you first need to create two dns CNAME records. The records should look like this:

Where .domain.com is the domain …
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Status: No DKIM keys saved for this domain

When you want to enable DKIM in your Office 365 environment for a specific domain you might run into the problem that you can’t because the message is saying: “No DKIM keys saved for this domain” What you would expect to see is this, depending on the current state (enabled or disabled): To resolve this …
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Get all DC’s, FSMO role holders and uptime

As an IT consultant I often visit new customers and it is always good practice to just double check which DC’s are available in the organization, which sites they belong etc. To make it easy for myself I created a script that will get the: DC’s in the domain Uptime (in Hrs.) Site the DC …
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