Weekend Scripter: Start PowerShell Scripting for Office 365 Sites

Summary: Guest blogger, Michael Blumenthal shows how to findWindows PowerShell cmdlets that are available for Office 365 sites. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today we have a new guest blogger, Michael Blumenthal, who we met in Chicago in May at Microsoft Ignite. Here is a little bit about Michael: Michael Blumenthal is a…


Use PowerShell to Report on Exchange Online

Summary: Use the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to generate Exchange Online information. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning, I have a meeting with my manager, and this afternoon, I am meeting with a couple of teammates. The meetings will bookend another wonderful day of Windows PowerShell coolness. In honor of the meeting this…


Use PowerShell to Produce Mailbox Activity Report

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to produce a mailbox activity report for Office 365. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I am sipping a cup of pomegranate black tea, and nibbling on a fresh blueberry scone. I am using my Windows Surface Pro 2 to check my email, and to make sure the Hey,…


Use PowerShell for Office 365 Reporting

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to query the Office 365 Reporting web service.  Hey, Scripting Guy! There are a lot of reports available via various buttons on the Office 365 Admin page, but only a few seem to have a cmdlet to back them up. Is there a way that I can use Windows PowerShell to automate…


Use PowerShell to Force Office 365 Online Users to Change Passwords

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to force Office 365 online users to change their passwords.  Hey, Scripting Guy! I used your technique from yesterday to create a bunch of Office 365 users online, and now I want to force them to change their passwords. If I could also make them use a complex password, that would…


Use PowerShell to Create Bulk Users for Office 365

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about creating bulk users in Office 365. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This morning I spent a bit of time talking to my mentee. It is really cool, because yesterday I spent some time talking to my mentor. So it is sort of like the circle…


Manage Office 365 SharePoint with Modules

Summary: Learn how to use Office 365 SharePoint Online modules to manage Office 365 SharePoint. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. In a couple of days, the Scripting Wife and I will be at the Dutch PowerShell User Group in Amsterdam. If you are anywhere in the area, you should try to come and…

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Use PowerShell to Manage Exchange Online in Office 365

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell implicit remoting to manage Exchange Online users. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. This afternoon I am looking over my presentations for the PowerShell Summit in Bellevue, Washington. It will be April 28 – 30, 2014, and I am making three presentations. So I…

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Use PowerShell to Manage Office 365 Users

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to manage Office 365 users. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The weather here in Charlotte has been nearly perfect recently. I love spring. It offers hope, and it seems to be a time of renewed commitments. A quick trip to the garden center,…

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Use PowerShell to Explore Office 365 Installation

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to explore his Office 365 tenant installation. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The Scripting Wife and I are sore from our weekend spent doing yard work. I am not much of an outdoor kind of geek, and so my excursions are normally limited…

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