Sometimes tenants need to switch Microsoft 365 licenses for Entra ID user accounts, usually to upgrade functionality. This is easy to do manually for one or two accounts, but it's a boring exercise when you need to process more, especially when each account might have a different set of disabled service plans in the original license. This article explains how to process account licenses with PowerShell.
In this Edition of Practical Protection, Paul Robichaux dives into Microsoft's Cybersecurity Reference Architecture and discusses if you really need it.
Over time, Microsoft 365 tenants often grow and the number of devices and users increases. Instead of adding groups one by one whenever an additional user is added, dynamic groups will simplify your work. In this article, we explain some good reasons to use dynamic groups and some points to keep in mind when using them.
The Exchange Mailbox Folder Assistant (MFA) is responsible for processing retention policies against Exchange Server and Exchange Online mailboxes. In this article, we review details of how the MFA works and how administrators can gain an insight into what it does.
In this Blog, Steve Goodman deep dives into how Copilot for Microsoft 365 works, exploring using Copilot with Documents, Microsoft 365 Search, Azure OpenAI, and more!
As is the norm for any Microsoft conference, the Microsoft Ignite 2023 announcements came thick and fast. Most of the announcements featured a heavy emphasis on some form of Copilot. Quite how useful all this AI-powered assistance will be in real life remains to be seen. Here's the Practical365 take on the important Microsoft 365 announcements at Ignite.
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.
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.