Articles by Pirooz Javan

Outlook 2013 Connectivity Issues with Office 365 (HSRESULT:0x80040115)

Assessing the Problem  For months, I have been battling connectivity issues with Exchange Online from home. My Outlook seems to function fine at work, on wifi tether, but when I get home, the connectivity is unstable. Some of the symptoms I’ve been seeing are: Message stuck in outbox Frequent Sync Errors No messages coming into inbox, then all of a sudden…

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Extending Active Directory & Integrating into SharePoint 2013 (Part 1)

If you’ve managed, administered, or developed on SharePoint, chances are at some point you’ve already encountered or resisted working with the User Profile Service (UPS) Application. There is no secret that UPS is one of the more complicated service applications available in SharePoint to configure, but is the effort worth the reward? I’m here to say yes. UPS has a…

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