Office 365

Exchange Online – Retirement of Exchange Online PowerShell v1

If you are managing Exchange Online environment, chances are you are also using Exchange Online PowerShell. As you may be aware, since 2020, there is 2 different Exchange Online PowerShell modules: v1, so called Exchange Online PowerShell v2, so called Exchange Online PowerShell v2 Well, Exchange Online PowerShell module v1 is going to be retired …

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Exchange Online – You can now set the time increment of your calendar

When using Outlook or Outlook Web Access (aka OWA, aka Outlook on the Web), you can now define the time increment on your calendar. To do so, set your calendar view to Day. Then right click on the calendar time bar and select Time scale to define the time increment   You can also do …

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Teams – Complete integration of Office Web Applications with Teams

The Office Web Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) are now fully integrated with Teams. With this integration you can create new documents directly from Teams as well as open recent files (using the same UI than the full client). To do so, just open the ellipsis (the …) option to search for any of the …

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Forms – You can now collect Forms response by sending invitation

If you use Office 365, you are probably aware about the Microsoft Forms feature which allows you to create quiz or surveys. Well, until now when you wanted to collect responses you had to either copy the link and manually share it, send an email, use a QR code or embedded the link on a …

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Exchange Online – Use OAuth to authenticate when using IMAP, POP or SMTP protocol

As you are probably aware Microsoft has been removing basic authentication capabilities in Office 365 services, which includes connectivity using ‘legacy’ protocols like IMAP, POP or SMTP. While this removal is for the greater of good – basic authentication is not a secure way to authenticate as it can be easily hack and does not …

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Office 365 – Get your devices update level at glance (preview)

If you use Office 365, you can now have a dashboard reporting the update status for Office and Windows of your devices. To access this new dashboard, you need to connect to the URL https://admin.microsoft.com/Adminportal/Home#/softwareupdates (it is not yet available through the blade menus). If you want to have the Windows update status you will …

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Office 365 – You can now customize the login pages for Attack Simulation Training

As you may know, if you have Office 365 E5 or Microsoft Defender for Office 365 P2 plans you can run attack simulation to keep your end-users aware of various attack types – from credential harvest (phishing) to malware. Until now when you were running a credential harvest or link in attachment simulation attack, the …

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SharePoint Online – You can now create sites, documents or lists from the App Bar

You may already know that about a year ago Microsoft has introduced a new navigation capability in SharePoint Online called App Bar (see https://t.co/ASdyIqMB2E). Well, if your SharePoint Online administrator has enabled and configured the App Bar then you can now create documents, sites or lists straight from there. When opening the App Bar you …

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Exchange Online – Every Meeting Online is now applying to third-party providers

You may already know that Exchange Online provides a configuration settings to set all meeting as online meeting (see https://t.co/I9is86e3gh). Well, as this settings only applied to Teams meeting you may not have set it as you may have been using a third party online meeting provider such as Zoom or WebEx. Good news as …

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Office 365 – You can now manage ownerless Office 365 Groups and Teams

By now, you may be familiar with Office 365 Groups and/or Teams (if not have a look here https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/learn-about-microsoft-365-groups-b565caa1-5c40-40ef-9915-60fdb2d97fa2 or https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/office-365-groups). With time, an Office 365 Group/Teams may have lost its owner(s) as part of the work life cycle when peoples are leaving the organization. This introduces a governance issue as you may ended to …

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