OneDrive Files On-Demand – Insider preview Windows 10

Requirement to Test File On-Demand for OneDrive Windows Insiders in the Fast ring who are on Build 16215. The updated OneDrive client is available here. ( if not rolled out in Build 16125 updates) File Statuses in Explorer:- Icon Description Internet Access required?   Online Files (cloud icon represents online, and will not take any disk space   Yes … Continue reading OneDrive Files On-Demand – Insider preview Windows 10

OneDrive Files on Demand feature announced on Windows 10 update later in the year

Detailed further in this Office blog article: - https://blogs.office.com/2017/05/11/introducing-onedrive-files-on-demand-and-additional-features-making-it-easier-to-access-and-share-files/ This has been what we have been waiting for by Microsoft but unfortunately it is is not known if this will be made available for Windows Server 2016 at this stage,i guess only time will tell in the next month or two. Early points from a VDI … Continue reading OneDrive Files on Demand feature announced on Windows 10 update later in the year

Disable OneDrive on Windows 10 – including file explorer

The following details a methods of disabling OneDrive Sync & Panel from File Explorer. This both disable accessing OneDrive but also removes the OneDrive Icon from File Explorer Add the following registry entry (although this appears to be called out as not working on a number of different blogs i have tested and worked without any […]

Microsoft to block Standalone Office 2016 from accessing Office 365 in 2020

As per Office 365 blog found here Effective October 13th, 2020, Office 365 will only allow Office client connectivity from subscription clients (Office 365 ProPlus) or Office perpetual clients within mainstream support to connect to Office 365 services. (Please refer to the Microsoft support lifecycle site for Office mainstream support dates.) Any Standalone Office 2016 … Continue reading Microsoft to block Standalone Office 2016 from accessing Office 365 in 2020

Office365 Outlook Cached Mode – Sync Setting GPO not adjusting GUI

As part of setting up Outlook/Office365 within a Citrix Environment When setting the following GPO Setting: USER - Administartive Templates\Microsoft Outlook 2016\Account Settings\Exchange\Cache Exchange Mode The below is the effect on Offline settings in the GUI, which is not reflective of the GPO setting   A bit of research later, this appears to be a … Continue reading Office365 Outlook Cached Mode – Sync Setting GPO not adjusting GUI

Mapping Network Drive to OneDrive for Business & Windows Server 2016

First off, All credit goes to Jos Lieben for the developing the script that this article is based on. We have used v2.53 during this article/lab testing. For testing in this Article Lab environment i will be using the following: My Office 365 small business subscription Use prompt username/password for mapping (although ADFS/Azure AD Joined … Continue reading Mapping Network Drive to OneDrive for Business & Windows Server 2016