Tag Archives: Office 365

Office 365 – What’s on the Roadmap ?

I often get asked about features, both new and upcoming for Office 365. For those interested and those who might not already be aware of it, Microsoft is providing a great and frequently updated Roadmap page for Office 365. This page is your one stop shop – to go for updates on the Office 365: http://aka.ms/Office365Roadmap Bookmark the Roadmap page above ...

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Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Azure AD Connect

Yesterday Microsoft Released a new version of the Tool for Synchronizing your AD with Azure AD (Office 365), now the tool have been renamed to Azure AD Connect, previously known as DirSync, AAD Connect, AAD Sync. This version is currently Released as a Public Preview. Azure AD Connect is “new” because it is now one integrated tool that includes all the ...

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Microsoft Releases Updated version of Azure AD Sync Tool

Last week (more precisely Monday Oct. 27th 2014) Microsoft silently released a new updated version of Azure Active Directory Sync Tool (AADSync), previously known af DirSync. Altough Azure AD Sync now targets more than just connecting your Directory with Office 365 Services, it’s The tool to Connect your AD Foest or Forests with Azure and Office 365 services. This new ...

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Updated free Visio stencils for Office 365, Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint

This week Microsoft updated their Visio Stensils for Office, covering Office 365, Exchange, Lync and SharePoin This set of stencils contains more than 300 icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. For anyone working with architecture and deployments, ...

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Script to validate your Office 365 DNS records

Get-Office365DNSRecords.ps1 is a simple script for Office 365, that makes you quickly validate if your have configured your DNS records for use with Office 365 services. It creates two report, one listed directly within the PowerShell prompt and a more detailed report which is saved to a file. Example of the prompted report for e.g. contoso.com: No autodiscover record found for ...

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How to change the Recipient Type of a Mailbox in Exchange or Office 365

If you need to change the purpose of an existing Exchange Mailbox, for instance changing a User Mailbox to a Shared Mailbox or maybe the other way around, changing a Shared Mailbox to a User Mailbox. Could also be changing to a Room or Equipment. This an relative easy task to change. Make sure your running the Exchange Management Shell ...

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How to configure Send As Permission to a User in Office 365

If you need to give Send As Permissions to a User in Office 365, it can be done using a few simple commands in Exchange Online PowerShell. Send As permission is used when you need to give a user permission to use another recipient’s email address in the From address. First connect to your Office 365 tenant, using Windows PowerShell. ...

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Office 365 Jump Start Training videos available

Last year I did a blog post about the 3 day Office 365 Jump Start Training, that Microsoft held online at the time. The entire training course “Microsoft Office 365 for IT Professionals Jump Start” has since then, been made available in HD-quality video recordings for free on TechNet Edge and on the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), where there is ...

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How to connect to Office 365 with PowerShell

As an Administrator for Office 365, you can use PowerShell to manage a lot of your administrative tasks such as user management and domain management. The following is needed: MS Online Services Assistant needs to be downloaded and installed MS Online Module for PowerShell needs to be  downloaded and installed Connect to Microsoft Online in PowerShell Download MS Online Services ...

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How to set the postmaster address in Office 365

By default when Exchange Online in Office 365 is setup for your organization, the postmaster address, e.g. postmaster@domain.com is set to postmaster@domain.onmicrosoft.com. This means that when someone sends mail to your organization and gets an NDR back, the sender is: postmaster@domain.onmicrosoft.com. If you want to change this, you can do so using PowerShell for Exchange Online. The procedure for changing ...

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