To run OfficeExpert in hybrid infrastructures (Azure Active Directory Connect server, ADFS server), or if you want to run the Azure Sync simulation, make sure that remote PowerShell is active on each of the target hosts:

  • Enable-PSRemoting -force›
  • set-item -force WSMan:\localhost\Service\Auth\Basic $true
  • set-item -force WSMan:\localhost\Client\AllowUnencrypted $true
  • set-item -force WSMan:\localhost\Service\AllowUnencrypted $true
  • Make sure you use an account which is member of the local administrator group of the target host (no need to be a domain admin!)
  • TCP ports 5985 and 5986 need to be opened between OfficeExpert and target host
  • Make sure that the OE Windows Proxy host is listed as a TrustedHost on the Destination System (Exchange, on-prem, ...)
    • Check the current setting:  Get-Item -Path WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts
    • Add the OE host:  Set-Item -Path WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value <FQDN_of_OE_WindowsProxy> -Force