Here’s to another year of practical advice on all things Microsoft! Practical 365 is wrapping up the year with a whopping 200+ articles, focusing on topics such as PowerShell, Exchange, Azure AD, Teams, and much more. This article shares 9 must-read posts, recommended by Steve Goodman, Tony Redmond, and Paul Robichaux.
On the show this week, Microsoft has just finished their big Microsoft Partner and MVP airlift for Microsoft 365 technologies, so as the year ends, there are fewer announcements. So, it's a shorter episode this week for news - which means we have time to ask the big questions and go into a deep dive on the podcast.
Even though Exchange migrations are becoming easier, there are still some things to remember when you plan and perform an upgrade to Exchange 2019. Check out this article for some practical advice on upgrading to Exchange 2019.
On this week's show, Steve and Paul get together while Paul's on the road and discuss the biggest news worth discussing in the world of Microsoft 365. We chat about the new Games feature in Teams - and come up with some use-cases for where it might be appropriate to use - and debate the latest Exchange Server updates and Microsoft's change to Exchange servicing.
Microsoft plans to launch a Pay As You Go backup and restore service for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online as part of its Syntex content management suite. This is new ground for Microsoft as they've never offered a backup service for Microsoft 365 before. How will Syntex compare to ISV backup services? Time will tell!
This week on the show, Steve and Paul are joined by Sigi Jagott, long-time MVP and Exchange Server expert, to discuss best practice when upgrading on-premises servers to Exchange 2019, Native Cross-Tenant Migrations, Azure AD resiliency, and more!
Microsoft 365 tenants can assign colors to the sensitivity labels used to mark files and messages. However, the set of colors chosen by Microsoft is frankly a bit weird. You can use PowerShell to assign different colors to labels and in this article, we show you how to use a traffic light color scheme.
A Wired article calls Exchange Server a security liability and it's hard to argue the case that the assertion is incorrect. Too many vulnerabilities, too many attacks, and an architecture that's creaking at the seams means that Exchange on-premises is at the end of its days.