Search-Mailbox is a very useful cmdlet but running the cmdlet can be very dangerous as you might end up permanently removing some data that you’d prefer to keep. And in the cloud, there’s no backups…
A new Exchange feature rolling out inside Office 365 allows meeting organizers to block people forwarding their meetings to all and sundry. The latest versions of OWA and Outlook 2016 click to run support the UI for the feature and blocks are built into Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises servers to stop blocked meetings sneaking through.
Have you ever tried to use SSDs with Exchange Server only to be told that it’s a really bad idea and that you should concentrate on JBOD. Well, Microsoft has made some changes in Exchange 2019 and will talk about them at Ignite, and you can learn about it on Wednesday, Sept 26 in-person, online, or afterwards.
Hanging on to old email habits is a bad idea, especially if you use a cloud service like Office 365 where Microsoft introduces a steady stream of new features. The worst bad habit is password sharing. It’s time to stop this now.
Office 365 tenant administrators can use different ways to access user data. Shouldn’t you have a policy to govern that access?
Microsoft has published some statements about not allowing older Office clients to connect to Office 365 from October 2020. Well, the word “allow” should really be read as “support.” Or so we hear.
Microsoft Teams support Office 365 retention policies, but how do you know if policies you create are effective in removing items from Teams? Well, as it turns out, you must go poking under the covers to validate that removals happen as planned.
Microsoft has released a new setting in the tenant Information Rights Management (IRM) configuration to control if attachments of messages encrypted with the Encrypt Only feature (in OWA and Outlook) are decrypted when downloaded. In fact, two settings are available. One for people with Azure AD accounts, and one for those without.
Microsoft thoughtfully provided Office 365 tenants with a Data Loss Prevention template for GDPR personal data. The only problem is that the rules in the template were too sensitive and started to block email.
The Office 365 MyAnalytics application is to add Skype for Business signals (and then Teams) to the set of data it processes to derive insights about the time users spend on different activities.
The Search-Mailbox cmdlet is very powerful when it comes to removing items from Exchange Online mailboxes, but it can’t deal with other Office 365 content.
A recent post by MVP Mark Vale describes how to use synchronization transformation rules in AADConnect to change the last name, first name format (for example, Smith, James) for display names to a more user-friendly first name last name format (our example becomes James Smith) for accounts as they synchronize to Azure Active Directory from an …