Active Directory is Microsoft’s enterprise directory service for on-premises environments. It can be connected to Azure Active Directory to create a hybrid environment.
Microsoft finally introduced the fully-supported capability to remove your last Exchange Server and provided a cut-down set of PowerShell cmdlets that you can use to manage the Exchange Online-related attributes in your local Active Directory.
Migrations in Microsoft 365 are a complex beast. Every shiny new tool Microsoft releases is another consideration for the migration team!
With modern networking and cloud adoption, it only makes sense for our computer accounts to make the move from Active Directory to Azure AD.
On July 6, Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure AD Group Writeback. As is usual with announcements of this nature, it created several questions. In this article, I want to explain some higher-level details about the new feature.
Read about ERAC an open-source, user-friendly GUI for managing Exchange-related attributes without Exchanger Server and PowerShell scripts.
Over time, Microsoft 365 tenants tend to accumulate large numbers of guest accounts in Azure AD. And over time, some of those accounts become obsolete and inactive.
The reality is, remote employees and working situations are here to stay. Unfortunately, many organizations have regressed in terms of endpoint security, partly due to the pandemic as well as the subsequent rush to implement remote work solutions. To help make sense of the many technologies out there and determine the best approach for your organization, this article explores different options from the traditional Active Directory domain membership with group policy management, to co-management with Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune.
When performing a cost-benefit analysis of the Microsoft 365 E5 license for users in your organization, cost is usually the deciding factor as the quality of the features are rarely disputed. However, there are some who argue that to maintain a "Better" Security and Compliance posture as suggested by Microsoft, some of these key security features should be made more widely accessible and affordable and therefore included in the E3 license structure. Microsoft MVP Peter Rising took his debate to Twitter, conducting a straw poll where the results show there is clearly an appetite for more choice when it comes to Microsoft 365 licensing.