Month: November 2015

Office 365 / Skype for Business – Critical actions for Skype for Meeting Broadcast

As you may know, some time ago Microsoft has announced a new Skype for Business service to host large meeting called Skype for Meeting Broadcast. This has been in preview since July 2015. Now, as the service is scheduled for production very soon, preview customers need to update their configuration to use Azure CND – …

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Office 365 / OneDrive for Business – Disable the new experience for everyone

As you may know, Microsoft has announced some improvements on OneDrive for Business – such as a new synchronization client and a new web UI (see https://blog.onedrive.com/meet-the-new-onedrive-for-business/) If you have enabled First Preview for your tenant (all organization or selected users) you may already have the new web UI available as per below Each user …

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Yammer – Yammer SSO and Yammer DirSync are being deprecated and removed

Good news It seems that Microsoft is finally making the long awaited move to consolidate all the identity management stuff for Yammer with Office 365. They already made on step by allowing the configuration to use Office 365 Identity, now it has been announced that the Yammer DirSync will be also (finally) removed. Ok, we …

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Yammer – Enforce Office 365 Identity in Yammer and Yammer DirSync stops working

As you may be aware, Microsoft has introduce a new security/identity feature on Yammer to enforce all users to use their Office 365 credentials. It may be one step to get closer for the long waited unified directory synchronization tool for both Office 365 and Yammer, but this is the subject. If you enable this …

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Office 365 – Analyze the security settings for your tenant

UPDATE 24/11/2015 – The script has been already updated has some bugs have been found. So please ensure you are always using the latest version by downloading it from the website Microsoft is currently testing (early beta stage) an Office 365 security analyzer to help administrators to understand their current security configuration and potential risks …

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Office 365 – Directory Synchronization Troubleshooting tool

With the preview of the new Office 365 administration portal, Microsoft is delivering new tools too. The first one is related to the directory synchronization. The first thing to know is to take advantage of this tool you should run the latest version of the directory synchronization tool: Azure AD Connect (or AAD Connect). Then, …

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Office 365 / Azure – Azure Active Directory Dashboard

A new feature is now available on Azure Active Directory called Dashboard. This feature gives you an eye bird view on the health, usage and configuration of your Azure Directory Then starting this point you can reach reports and configuration pages for the different services/features you have enabled.

Office 365 – MFA support for PowerShell now available in preview

It has been a long wait since Microsoft has introduced MFA for Office 365 and Azure services. Now, MFA support is currently available in preview for PowerShell, making Office 365/Azure administrator’s life easier You can enroll here http://connect.microsoft.com/site1164/content/content.aspx?ContentID=32016 Enjoy