One of the challenges when migrating from Google Suite to Office 365 is coexistence - mail routing is not that hard to configure, and free / busy (Calendar Interop) is now available and works fairly well. Google's instructions are pretty straightforward and are available here. Just remember that you need to disable your user's calendar … Continue reading G-Suite to Office 365: Meeting Room Interop
What used to be my annual New Year's Day obsession has now moved to July 1st: The Microsoft MVP community is an incredible bunch of folks who are both really smart and genuinely love sharing their knowledge with the broader community. It's definitely an honor for me to be renewed once again, and I'm looking … Continue reading MVP 2018-2019!
I've been using my Exchange Online connection script for some time now, and I love it - however, one of the biggest failings of that PowerShell module is that it doesn't support MFA, which is becoming more common as a requirement as we go along. Thankfully, Microsoft has released a new PowerShell module for connecting … Continue reading PowerShell: Connect to Exchange Online – MFA Style
Just ran into this today where there was a discrepancy between the permissions that were showing up in the Office 365 Admin Portal, in the Exchange Admin Center, and in PowerShell. From the Exchange Admin Center, you could only see a single user added with Full Access: However, if you look at the Office 365 … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Mailbox Permissions
I recently needed to configure a hierarchical address book (HAB) on one of my projects, and the process was interesting enough that I thought it was worth sharing - like most things I post, this is more a collection of all the different places where I've researched how to do something, and put together what … Continue reading Hierarchical Address Book Creation
Usually, adding email domains to Office 365 is a pretty straightforward affair, and I usually just add them through the Office 365 admin portal. However, if you need to add multiple domains into Office 365, clicking through them one at a time is a painful process - I was recently working on a project that … Continue reading PowerShell: Add Multiple Domains to Office 365
This post is the second in a series on short posts with some of my favorite PowerShell tips and tricks (first one here, in case you missed it). This next script is another building block I use in many other scripts - especially ones where I know I'm going to be connecting to the same … Continue reading PowerShell: Create Admin Credentials