Announcing Support for Controlled Connections to Public Folders in Outlook

Up to now, Administrators did not have control over which users would see public folders in their Outlook clients. If public folders were created within the organization or if an Exchange Online organization is configured to access on-premises public folders, all clients would make a connection to and show the “Public folders” object in Outlook….


Disabling Basic authentication in Exchange Online – Public Preview Now Available

Several months ago we added a feature to the Microsoft 365 Roadmap which generated a lot of interest. The feature was named Disable Basic Authentication in Exchange Online using Authentication Policies and as the roadmap items stated – it provided the capability for an Admin to define protocols which should allow Basic Authentication. Why was…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | October 7 – 13, 2018

Welcome to the October 7 – 13, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were six additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams and Office 365 Message Encryption. There are several new Azure Active Directory webinars for this week, as well as new instructor-led events for Microsoft Teams…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | October 7 – 13, 2018

Welcome to the October 7 – 13, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were six additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams and Office 365 Message Encryption. There are several new Azure Active Directory webinars for this week, as well as new instructor-led events for Microsoft Teams…


Editing distribution list membership after migrating to Exchange Online

So, your users manage distribution lists with Outlook. And then you decide to move to Exchange Online just to figure they will not be able to manage those DLs with Outlook anymore. Now what? You have options and one of them is discussed here: Allowing your users to edit the groups using only Windows. That’s…

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 23 – 29, 2018

Welcome to the September 23 – 29, 2018 (aka Ignite Week) edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week, all eyes (and ears) were focused on Microsoft Ignite 2018 in Orlando, Florida. There’s a ton of content in this week’s digest, so the intro will be short. While there were twenty additions to the…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 16 – 22, 2018

Welcome to the September 16 – 22, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Four features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, all related to SharePoint Online – including modern document sets and the ability to automatically apply retention labels based on content types and metadata. Microsoft Ignite starts on Monday,…


Dude – why isn’t a mailbox being provisioned/created in Exchange Online after licensing?

I’ve run into this scenario several times, and I wanted to share a common cause for this situation (as well as how to fix it!). Consider the following scenario: You previously migrated a user mailbox from On-Premises to Exchange Online. Sometime later, the Exchange Online license was removed and the license was left off the…


Teamwork technical webinars & consultations – September, October & November

Interested in building your Teamwork skillset? Engage in one of the many upcoming technical webinars and technical consultations listed below, focused on Teamwork scenarios. You’ll learn how to sell and deploy solutions faster with technical guidance from a Microsoft expert. Technical webinars for Teamwork Participate in instructor-led webcasts that include interactive training and real-time Q&A…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 2 – 8, 2018

Welcome to the September 2 – 8, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirty-four, yes 34, features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with 22 of those related to Outlook (Windows, web, Android, Mac, iOS). There are also multiple additions for SharePoint Online and SharePoint mobile, as well as Office…