• April Office 365 security and compliance update

    Over the last month, the Office 365 team announced the expansion of Customer Lockbox to new workloads and new features coming to Office 365, such as capabilities that improve security management and reduce eDiscovery costs. Below is a roundup of the key news items from the last several weeks: Customer Lockbox rolling out to SharePoint

  • Office365 Message Encryption – Explained

    Email encryption is an added layer of security to protect being read by non-intended recipients. Even though office 365 is doing secured transmission using TLS (Transport Layer Security) OME is to build more secured mail transactions. Earlier office 365 version which is FOPE/Wave14 encryption needed  separate Microsoft hosted Encryption license and tokens were issued by

  • Office365 Backup & Recovery

    In current trend Microsoft Office365 is really doing good job in providing messaging & collaborative services, Even though On premise servers are too expensive to manage but arguably it takes high probability in winning the market, as there are lot of good reasons behind companies using Exchange On-premise servers,But I guess Office365 is going to be

  • Important notice for Office 365 email customers who have configured connectors

    If you’re an Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection (EOP) subscriber and you have configured connectors, this post contains important information that might impact your organization. To make sure that your mail flow isn’t interrupted, we strongly recommend that you read this post and take any necessary action at your earliest convenience. The change will

  • Important notice about certificate expiration for Exchange 2013 Hybrid customers

      On April 15 2016, the Office 365 TLS certificate will be renewed. This certificate is used by Office 365 to provide TLS encryption between Office 365 and external SMTP servers. The new certificate, which will help improve the security of mail sent to and from Office 365, will be issued by a new Certificate

  • Cloud Computing – Deep Dive

    In my previous article I have explained some basics about Cloud computing, In this article I am going share more in detail. 1. Evolution of Cloud Computing 2. In Perspective 3. Cloud Platforms 4. WindowsAzure – A Brief Introduction   Evolution of Cloud Computing Mainframes and Terminals: Users did individual work by connecting to central computer Personal

  • Import PST Files to Office365

    Migrating data especially importing PST files always been a tedious task and pain for an administrators. Utilizing the local cache always won’t be seamless solution for the users to access the data. Now after Microsoft has launched this new Import service tool, Importing PST’s wont be big challenge for Office365 admins. Here we will see

  • What’s new in Office 365 – 2016

      Improvements to Office 365 kept flowing through the holiday season, bringing even more value to Office 365. The new Skype for Business for Android is here! The Power Pivot data model in Excel 2016 got smart rename support and Access 2016 Runtime became available. For business, the popular First Release program added more services,

  • BULK CUSTOMIZE ADD SECONDARY ALIAS – OFFICE365

    Below script, Creates a secondary alias as Firstname.Lastname@domain.com & add it as Secondary address to the mailboxes in bulk. ################################################################  # Scripting for Office365  ################################################################    #Script Written by : Kingson Jebaraj  #Version : 1.0    # ==============================================================================================  # Crendentials and Logon  # ==============================================================================================    Get-PSSession | Remove-PSSession  Get-Module tmp* | Remove-Module  $administrator = “Administrator@domain.com”  $password = Get-Content “C:\Scripts\pass.txt” | ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText -force  $credential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential $administrator,$password  $Server= “https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/”  $session = New-PSSession -Authentication basic -Credential $credential -ConnectionUri $Server -Configuration Microsoft.Exchange -AllowRedirection  Import-PSSession $session    # ==============================================================================================  # Getting Users with Firstname & Lastname to apply  # ==============================================================================================      $mbxs=Get-MailBox  foreach($m in $mbxs) {      $newalias=””       $u=Get-User $m.alias;      if($u.FirstName.trim() -ne “”) {          $newalias=$u.FirstName.trim()          if($u.LastName.trim() -ne “”) {              $newalias += “.”+$u.LastName.trim()          }      }         if($newalias.trim() -ne “”) { 

  • Whitelist Senders in Office365

    How to safelist a specific sender? – Below is an answer 🙂 As a user If it needs to whitelisted for own mailbox, Please follow the steps mentioned in below article:  Block or allow Junk Settings As an admin to safelist for you domain level, You need to create a transport rule as follows: Login

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