Learn the basics of Microsoft PowerShell with this new Microsoft Virtual Academy course

Kirk Stark, Senior Technical Writer for Microsoft and a PowerShell and SharePoint guru, has recorded the Introduction to Microsoft PowerShell with SharePoint Server Microsoft Virtual Academy course. This course takes you through the basics of PowerShell, such as understanding cmdlets, pipelining, and parameter sets. It concludes with demonstrating these concepts within the SharePoint Server Management Shell….

Connect to Office 365 services with multifactor authentication (MFA) and PowerShell

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is an Office 365 security best practice, especially for administrator accounts. The Office 365 portal enforces MFA for accounts that have it enabled, but administrators also use PowerShell to manage Office 365. To connect to Office 365 services with MFA and PowerShell: For the Azure Active Directory (AD) tenant with the Windows Azure…


New Office 365 dev/test environment

The new Test Lab Guide: Create an Office 365 Dev/Test Environment describes how to build out the following: The resulting configuration consists of: A simplified organization intranet connected to the Internet, hosted in Microsoft Azure infrastructure services. This intranet has the corp.contoso.com Windows Server AD domain (DC1), a general application server (APP1), and a client/admin computer (CLIENT1)….