PowerShell – Getting all Users in Domain Users Group – 5000+ Users

I recently needed to generate a report of all Domain Users which brought up a few interesting issues, the first is that members aren’t actually listed as members of the group which removes the ability to use a lot of the standard PowerShell commands to produce a report on it, plus the group had well over 5000 users which again limits the commands available to … Continue reading PowerShell – Getting all Users in Domain Users Group – 5000+ Users

How to Display a Desktop Notification When Outlook 365 Subfolder Receives Email

Although the instructions below are specifically for Outlook 365, the same instructions should apply to all versions of Outlook from 2007. By default, any emails that are automatically moved to a subfolder in Outlook using rules will not generate an alert that they have been received, as emails to the inbox normally do. Luckily the fix for this is relatively straightforward as I’ll show below … Continue reading How to Display a Desktop Notification When Outlook 365 Subfolder Receives Email

Dynamics CRM – How to Properly Calculate VAT/Tax on Opportunities and Quotes

There are quite a few ways to calculate tax and VAT in Dynamics and it’s likely arguable which way is the best, however, personally I believe the proper way to do it is to calculate it at the individual line items level which then properly rolls up to the opportunity or quote record. This seems like the cleanest way to do it, doesn’t effect the … Continue reading Dynamics CRM – How to Properly Calculate VAT/Tax on Opportunities and Quotes

How to Improve Audio Quality and Remove Delays Over Remote Desktop

Due to working from home for the past year or so now I’ve had to adopt certain new practices in order to remain productive, one of these is using my home computer and remoting into my work laptop using Remote Desktop Connection so that I can easily use all of my monitors, my keyboard and mouse, headsets etc without having to move all the cables every time I want to jump between them.

After buying a little switch and getting everything properly connected via ethernet it improved the experience dramatically, however, I still had an odd audio issue in Teams and other areas where audio quality was often quite poor and there was a delay in the audio of a second or so which is extremely disorientating when in calls with others.

Luckily there is a solution.

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How to Clear the Microsoft Teams Cache

We’ve all been in a situation where suddenly you can’t chat to people, or you can’t access files anymore since trying to load anything just leads to a blank page and numerous other Teams bugs. Often the first step in troubleshooting any issue with Teams should be to clear the Teams cache, this will force Teams to redownload any cached files and solve a myriad … Continue reading How to Clear the Microsoft Teams Cache

Dynamics 365 – Entity Type Code List

This article is a copy of my post on my old SPandCRM.com blog, I will be slowly moving across some of the more popular articles. Another quick reference article today, in this article I’ll provide a list of type codes which are internal ID references to entities and I’ll provide some and SQL query that will allow you to easily return your own ID values. … Continue reading Dynamics 365 – Entity Type Code List

SharePoint Online – How to add an additional admin to all sites

This is just going to be a very short form example showing some code to add an Additional Admin to every SharePoint online site. The Code The code below will find all modern, teams and publishing site collections, it will then loop through them all and add a defined user as an additional admin. Be sure to change the *orgName* and *emailOfOwnerToAdd* sections to your … Continue reading SharePoint Online – How to add an additional admin to all sites

Microsoft Teams – Fixing Dark Camera Video

Another day, another Teams workaround. So as we’re all working from home I’ve been trying to use the camera more as time goes on, which has led me to another problem, my camera video is extremely dark, but only in Teams!

Luckily, the great Teams community has come up with a great and fairly quick workaround for this problem.

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