Do you ever see strange attachments to your emails named winmail.dat? This is a relic from the days when Microsoft monopolized the desktop operating system and decided to create it’s own format for the transmission of email (completely ignoring already well established conventions). The called this oddity Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (or TNEF for short).
Some email readers (like OSx’s Mail or Mozilla’s Thunderbird) and email transfer agents (the server software that passes your email along until it reaches your mailbox) don’t support TNEF and sometimes strange things happen which cause emails to display with winmail.dat attachments. Continue reading “TNEF and winmail.dat – what’s that?”
Have you ever seen a website URL start with HTTP and some with HTTPS? The extra “s” stands for secure (so a secure version of HTTP).
You know a website is secured with an SSL certificate if the URL contains HTTPS and you will see a “Secure” box next to the URL. Continue reading “SSL certificates”
At a casual glance Exchange Online 2 is like Exchange Online 1 with an additional 50GB of email storage space. However, there is more to EOL2 than meets the eye. Continue reading “Why choose Exchange Online 2?”
From time to time we have customers telling us that their OneDrive app on their Mac is not syncing correctly with their cloud based storage. In other words, the files on their Mac that they save to their local OneDrive folder are not syncing to their actual OneDrive or their other devices. Continue reading “Reset the OneDrive app on Mac OS X”
To comply with business standards and industry regulations, organizations need to protect sensitive information and prevent its inadvertent disclosure. Examples of sensitive information that you might want to prevent from leaking outside your organization include financial data or personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers, ID numbers, or business records. Continue reading “Microsoft’s data loss prevention (DLP) policies”
Microsoft Project is an amazing tool for collaborative management of both large and small projects with one or many team members, multiple deliverables, progress tracking, budgeting, scheduling and more. However, with all the features available, figuring our which 365 Project licenses you require for your project can be a little daunting. In this article we try to demystify the licensing of Microsoft Project. Continue reading “Microsoft Project licenses”
At the moment we only accept prepaid accounts which are topped up using your credit card, EFT or Paypal. In order to purchase a subscription or license you need to register and make a payment to achieve a positive balance on your account. Prior to ordering a new license or subscription you should ensure that your account has sufficient funds in order to make the purchase.
Please see this Office knowledge base article for up to date information on configuring your Exchange mailbox on an iOS device.
If you’re a 365 user you should definitely try the native Outlook mobile app for Android or IOS. It comes packed with great features which trump the pre-installed mail reading apps in both the Apple and Google operating systems. Not to mention the most surprising fact that Outlook for mobile is free, well kind of… Continue reading “Is the Outlook app for IOS and Android really free?”
You can access your POP mailbox using our secure webmail interface at https://webmail.databias.co.za