SPF in Office 365 is checked using default policies, but messages are not blocked by default. If we want to block delivery of messages, that do not meet the SPF criteria, we can do this by changing the default settings.
When we change the SPF monitoring settings, Office 365 will deliver all e-mail, that does not meet the criteria, to quarantene. Read the rest
Microsoft Teams is an application that is slowly replacing Skype for Business. It is an application that allows users to make audio and video calls, conference calls, organize meetings and is very well integrated with Outlook. Besides the functionalities that were already available in Skype for Business, it is also a great application for teamwork – people can create teams, which are usually based on a group of people working towards the same goal (a department, project team etc.) and further break down those teams into channels (usually by specific topics). Read the rest
Lately there has been more and more demand for migrations from SharePoint on-premises to Microsoft cloud solutions, specifically SharePoint Online. In the past we relied primarily on third-party products but now I think the time has come to describe how to use Microsoft’s content migration tool. Read the rest
There is always a big discussion about how safe it is to synchronize a “password” to the Microsoft cloud – Azure AD.
First of all, passwords are never synchronized to the cloud. Actually, the result of the 1000th iteration of the HMAS-SHA256 hashing function is being synchronized to the cloud. Read the rest
DKIM will be more and more important in the future for authenticating legitimate e-mails. For this reason, I like to enable DKIM for all my domains in Office 365 tenants where DKIM is really easy to enable.
In Exchange Online console we can find DKIM under Protection -DKIM where we can usually see the option “Enable”. Read the rest
Microsoft MFA has become a popular way of protecting access to Office 365 and Azure services. You can also use it to protect access to Facebook and other web services.
For additional security the latest version
of Microsoft Authenticator allows you to require verification every time you
run the app on your iOS device. Read the rest
In my previous articles I described how to use PowerShell to manage various Office 365 services. But we sometimes also need to plan our scripts to run on a schedule. In this scenario, a problem is encountered – how can we safely store passwords for administrative accounts and run scripts with the help of Task Scheduler. Read the rest
In my previous article I wrote about connecting to and managing Exchange Online. In this article, I will finally write about my specialty – SharePoint and SharePoint Online. As usual, SharePoint is a bit of a story of its own when it comes to Office and Server products. Read the rest
In the previous article, we took a look at how we can use PowerShell to connect to Skype for Business Online. In this article, we will continue with connecting and managing other services in the Microsoft cloud. Namely, we will be talking about Exchange Online. Read the rest
In the previous article of this series, I described how to prepare our environment with all the necessary software needed to connect to Office 365. We installed the following software:
- Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant
- Azure Active Directory Connect
- Azure Active Directory PowerShell
After successfully installing, we connected to the cloud services using the following command:
Connect-MsolService -Credential (Get-Credential)
After that, we ran a few more commands to confirm that the PowerShell commands are being ran and executed. Read the rest