Category Archives: O365

Microsoft 365 retention policy bug that looked like it led to data loss

11/2 Update: Per the post below this turned out to be a GUI bug only so no mailbox data seemed to be affected. So in this case, it was just a display error and the policy didn’t actually apply to … Continue reading

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How to fix expired Office 365 Pro Plus license issue

So starting a week or so ago I have several friends\family, whom I provided Office 365 license and support for tell me Outlook was telling them their license was going to expire soon. They were all setup with Office 365 … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 Business Voice is out – For your virtual PBX using Microsoft Teams

Does your small to medium business/org need a phone system, now that more\most\all people are working from home? Or even if they aren’t, this is a great offering! Microsoft has had a virtual PBX\digital phone system, built on Skype for … Continue reading

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Using Commvault for Exchange Server

In my first post on Commvault, I provided an overview of the platform. In this post, I will cover what Commvault can do for Exchange Server databases, at a high level. Reducing and protecting data in Exchange Server With the … Continue reading

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Using Commvault, by an Exchange MVP

I’ve been at Commvault (CV) for three years and have been working with Exchange for 21 years and it’s long overdue for me to write on both topics. When I was being recruited to join Commvault, I thought they “just … Continue reading

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FIXED in iOS 11.0.1: DO NOT Upgrade to iOS 11, if using Apple Mail & Exchange Online or Outlook.com

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FREE Microsoft eBooks! Lots of them!!!

Came across this today and had to share with others: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/mssmallbiz/2017/07/11/largest-free-microsoft-ebook-giveaway-im-giving-away-millions-of-free-microsoft-ebooks-again-including-windows-10-office-365-office-2016-power-bi-azure-windows-8-1-office-2013-sharepo/ 12 that cover parts of Office 365 16 that cover or touch on SharePoint 12 for PowerShell And many others for Office 2013, 2016, and other office products and many … Continue reading

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Script: Updating Recipients in Exchange Online (Office 365)

A very common request is to update recipients in Exchange Online and commonly many updates are required. Updating a few recipients in EXO can easily be done with the Office 365 Admin Portal or Exchange Admin Console (ECP), but due … Continue reading

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Moderated Messages issues with Exchange Online (EXO) hybrid configurations

I’ve been using Exchange 2016 in a hybrid configuration for a few years now and have a few moderated groups I manage. An issue I ran into with this is that when messages come in for moderation I did not … Continue reading

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Microsoft Teams is out

Tony Redmond just posted this great write-up on his views and details on Microsoft Teams, which is Office 365’s answer to Slack. I’ve been using Slack for over a year and a half and look forward to working with MS … Continue reading

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