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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Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (August, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov here to provide you with the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series!   As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, Azure, and Security worlds on a monthly basis. Microsoft Azure Azure management groups now…


Exchange 2010 SP3 RU23 Released

Today is patch Tuesday for August 2018 and contains a security advisory bulletin for Exchange 2010.  Due to the way that Exchange 2010 is serviced, security updates are released as a new update rollup (RU).  Separate updates were also released for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016. This is build 14.03.0417.001 of Exchange 2010, and KB…


Mail Not Flowing From Office 365 To On-Premises Exchange Server

This is a repro of a customer reported issue where they were having issues sending email from Office 365 to on-premises Exchange servers.  Apparently this had been working previously with no issues, then mailflow started to have problems.  Some email was flowing from Office 365, but some was delayed or not delivered at all. There…


Create realistic lab users

Update: I’ve added a shortlink for this tool: http://aka.ms/createlabusers. In testing out some of my other tools over the last few weeks, I’ve found it necessary to create a some test users.  A lot of test users.  Not a normal “a lot,” either.  I needed hundreds of thousands at a minimum, a million if possible,…


Quest Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition

[提供: クエスト・ソフトウェア株式会社] Hyper-VおよびVMwareの監視を超える機能を提供します。 Foglightは、無駄をなくし、キャパシティプランニングを促進して、VMwareが開始する計画的変更やユーザーが実行する計画的変更の影響を明らかにする制御された最適化を実現します。 マルチハイパーバイザに対応しており、組織の仮想戦略をVMware、Hyper-V、およびOpenStackの全体で推進します。 またFoglightでは、Microsoft® Active Directory®、Exchange®、Office 365®、および業務に対応するストレージを監視できます。  


Detecting Outlook / Exchange data exfiltration

While I was working on a script to configure Office 365 Secure Score settings, I came up with a few scripts that I thought would be helpful in monitoring your messaging environments.  Many organizations have policies against data exfiltration, but detecting and enforcing are totally different animals.  One method that an attacker can set up…


Office 365 おまかせパック (日立システムズ)

[提供: 株式会社日立システムズ] Office 365の計画・構築から導入後の運用サポートまでワンストップに提供するサービス。長年オンプレExchange関連の移行により培ってきた知識・経験を生かし、セキュアで利便性の高いOffice 365環境を実現します。


Exchange 2013 CU16 and Exchange 2016 CU5 .NET Framework Requirement

As mentioned in the release posts for Exchange 2013 CU16 and Exchange 2016 CU5, both of these Exchange versions now require .NET framework 4.6.2 on all supported OS platforms.  This post focusses on Windows 2012 and 2012 R2 installations, see note below about Windows 2016. Update 25-1-2018  Since the older versions of Exchange 2013 and…