SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Custom Sharing Controls

Today, we’re going to explore two relatively new sharing controls in SharePoint Online (and, by extension, OneDrive for Business).  The two options we’re going to look at are located inside the SharePoint Admin Center (https://<tenant>-admin.sharepoint.com) under Sharing: [toc] Overview To test both of these functions out (as well as how other users are affected), I’m…

0

Add legacyExchangeDN as x500 proxy address from a remote forest

The other day, on one of the forums, I came across an issue that I also had with one of my customers a few years ago.  In my customer’s instance, they had imported thousands of contacts into an externally trusted forest and deleted them in their primary forest (which then removed the objects from Office…

0

Updated Tool Roundup!

Hi! It’s a day ending in “y,” which means it’s a good day to update a script! Today, while on-site with a customer and running my AAD Connect Permissions script, I noticed that the logging output wasn’t as helpful as I wanted it to be. So, I’ve updated it with some bits for looking for…

0

Migrate-EOPSettings now does ATP!

ATP! ATP! At long last, I’ve made a first pass at updating the Migrate-EOPSettings script to now include settings for Advanced Threat Protection.  I’ve had several customers moving their instances from commercial EOP to Office 365 GCC, and while my Migrate EOP script would capture just about everything, it came to my attention that we…

0

Delegating Reporting Access for Exchange Online

Earlier this week, I had a request for assistance with delegating reporting features in Exchange Online to non-administrative users.  This is a frequent topic of discussion when it comes to compliance and security officers validating that systems are not being misused by unauthorized persons. Let’s say we want to allow Adele, our compliance officer, the…

0

Find Whitelisted Users, Domains, and IPs in Office 365

If you’ve ever asked anyone how to do virtually anything, the answer is usually “It depends.” Just as there is no wrong way to eat a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and more than one way to skin a cat, so it frequently is with technological tasks.  Throughout the years, we have had many different mechanisms…

0

Forwarding Address Import and Export

Four score and many moons ago, I was working on one of my first projects in Microsoft Consulting Services.  This particular customer (a university) shared their Active Directory infrastructure with a hospital.  During the course of their business, employees would frequently move between organizations.  They maintained two mailboxes (one university mailbox, one hospital mailbox), and…

0

Fixing Office 365 Anonymous Group Write-back and External Delivery

Yes, Hell has frozen over. The cows have come home. The lady of size has sung. I have come up with a “best case” solution for the Office 365 hybrid group write-back problem. [toc] Background For the long(er) background, you’ll probably want to go see this post. For the tl;dr readers: Office 365 Groups can…

0

Splatbuilder Wrapper

This week, I was working on a project that spawned a lot of ideas for posts.  The project involves creating a wrapper for a number of cmdlets and being able to pass any / all of the parameters to the actual cmdlet being performed.  I’ve done this type of work before, but the cmdlets didn’t…

0

Sync Custom Attributes to Office 365 for Group-based Licensing

This feature is an “oldie but goodie” that my customers are starting to ask questions about as they start looking into ways to automate their Office 365 deployments. Can I sync additional attributes to Office 365, and can I use them for Group-Based Licensing? The answers are yes and yes.  You’re welcome. There are a…

0