Matt Ellis

How to set your default domain in Office 365…

Posted by in Office 365, PowerShell

There are two ways in which to do this; one is the administration portal for your Office 365 deployment and one is using the Microsoft Online Services Module for PowerShell. The first is a bit boring and straight forward. The second at least gets you inside the management shell so helps you to start learning how to harness the power of PowerShell with Office 365. Office 365 Administration Portal Login to your Administration portal at Click on your company name in the top left right above where it says ‘Admin…read more


How to setup Office 365 without moving your DNS to Microsoft…

Posted by in Exchange, Lync, Office 365

I’ve recently setup a simple Office 365 deployment but instead of buckling to Microsoft and moving the DNS to their servers I wanted to set it up using my existing registrar for the DNS. The GUI at Office 365 doesn’t exactly make this crystal clear so I thought I’d show the steps involved in sorting it out. First, you need to add the custom domain to Office 365 and verify that you own it. On the Admin page, under Domains, click Add a domain. Type your domain and click Next….read more