At the TEC 2023 conference in Atlanta, Greg Taylor (Microsoft) analyzed the four-year project he led to remove basic authentication from Exchange Online. Microsoft will reuse the methods and tools developed for this project when it removes other features from Microsoft 365.
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Microsoft has changed the way that the Search-UnifiedAuditLog cmdlet works without saying anything to Microsoft 365 customers. The results is that some scripts don't work and others won't return the expected results. This article explains what's happened and offers a workaround. Microsoft's actions are unexplainable, but it's the norm in this area where audit log changes happen without communication all the time.
A reader asked how to use a CSV file for bulk license assignment with the Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK. We didn't have one to hand, so we wrote a new script to illustrate the principles of how to process license assignments for a set of user accounts (which don't necessarily have to come from a CSV file). We even included some error handling!
Microsoft 365 Copilot is only available for 4 Microsoft 365 SKUs. There's no technical reason why this is so. Instead, Microsoft is using Copilot as a selling point to convince customers to upgrade to Microsoft 365 E5 (preferably). All's fair in love and business, and this is just an example of product management for maximized profit.
AI is everywhere now, especially within the Microsoft 365 landscape. Therefore, it is time to start thinking about your strategy for implementing this into your organization. In this article, Mark Rackley dives into preparing and getting started with AI in Microsoft 365.
Over the past few years, Microsoft has proven to have a worthy security product in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) for Windows devices. While most talk about Windows when discussing Microsoft Defender, it also supports MacOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. The question arises whether MDE is a mature product for these platforms and if you can entrust Microsoft to protect devices running these operating systems.
The TEC 2023 PowerShell Challenge Champion will be known after three rounds of frenetic script coding at The Experts Conference in Atlanta on September 19, 2023. Competitors will need a working knowledge of Microsoft 365 PowerShell, including Exchange Online, Teams, and Azure AD. Being able to think on your feet and come up with working solutions to problems is possibly a more important attribute than coding genius.
This article serves as a step by step guide on how to build an Azure function to retrieve mailbox permissions for Exchange Online.
In this article, Jaap Wesselius explains two ways of creating a Receive Connector for SMTP relay purposes. It is up to your organization to decide which option best fits your needs.