A Teams external access whitelist controls the domains that users can connect to for federated chats. Organizations often limit federation using a whitelist to reduce the possibility of attacks through chat communications. This article explains how administrators can discover the set of domains users chat with by analyzing chat information using the Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK.
The Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK uses a default enterprise app to hold its permissions. Over time, the SDK can accrue many permissions, so it's important to control interactive access to it. In this article, we review how to lock down the SDK app and how to create new registered apps for use with the Graph SDK.
After much humming and hawing, Microsoft reset the retirement date for several old Azure AD modules to March 30, 2024. The nine-month extension is there to help customers convert scripts to use the Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK or Graph API requests. On the upside, the extra time is good as it creates space to migrate scripts. On the downside, there's still some challenges in converting from the old Azure AD modules.
Many PowerShell scripts written to automate operations in Microsoft 365 tenants fetch Azure AD users or mailboxes to process. In this article, we explain how to fetch user objects effectively by using filters to make sure that scripts process the right set of accounts or mailboxes.
It's great to be able to run Graph API requests in PowerShell scripts if everything goes right. This article describes why some common Graph API errors occur in scripts and what to do when the errors happen. Most errors are due to permissions assigned to the Azure AD apps used to run scripts and getting the basics will resolve those problems.
Every month, Microsoft generates a new version of the Graph PowerShell SDK. And if you use the SDK with Azure Automation, you must update automation accounts with the new modules. That's a pain to do manually, but easy to automate with PowerShell as we explain here.
A Unified Approach to Microsoft 365 management The Microsoft Graph API has been around for some time now and Microsoft is moving more management functions (such as License Management for Azure AD Accounts) to the platform. When Microsoft transitions a function to the Graph, organizations might have to update PowerShell scripts. Getting started with the […]
Microsoft has extended the deprecation date for the Azure AD license management cmdlets to March 31, 2023. After that time, the cmdlets won't work. The strong recommendation is to replace all the old Azure AD and MSOL license management cmdlets in scripts with Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK cmdlets or Graph API requests. You have an extra 7 months to do the job, do there's no excuse!
In this article we discuss how to create a new Microsoft 365 group using cmdlets from the Microsoft Graph PowerShell SDK. After creating the new group, we use the New-MgTeam cmdlet to team-enable the group.