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Exchange Online – You can now manage the message expiration timeout

As you know, when sending a message using Exchange or Exchange Online, there is a timeout when the system is not able to deliver the message before sender receive the Non Delivery Report (NDR). This timeout is to 24 hours by default and it was not possible to change it; well, until now. You can …

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Exchange Online – ReportJunkEmailEnabled is being deprecated

As you Exchange and Exchange Online have a mailbox policy parameter to allow reporting junk email (ReportJunkEmailEnabled – see https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/exchange/set-owamailboxpolicy?view=exchange-ps#-reportjunkemailenabled). In addition of this parameter, you also have the Report message add-in (see https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/office-365-security/enable-the-report-message-add-in?view=o365-worldwide) which allows to report junk/phishing emails or false positive. Well, starting November 25, 2022 (expected to be completed by December 10, …

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Exchange Online – You can now customize sender and subject for quarantine notification

If you use Exchange Online Protection for your email hygiene, you know that you can notify your end-users when emails have been put in quarantine. This is notification is sent using a generic Microsoft email address (quarantine@messaging.microsoft.com) and subject (Microsoft 365 security: You have messages in quarantine). Well, go news as you can now customize …

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Exchange Online – You will be able to recall read messages

As you probably know, Exchange has always been able to let senders to recall messages (delivered to recipients in the same organization). The recall feature has always been misunderstood by end-users as it was not possible to recall message already read or sent outside the organization. Well, the recall feature is being updated to now …

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Exchange Online – A new Exchange Online PowerShell module – v3 – is available

  If you use Office 365, you are probably also been using Exchange Online.   As such you are probably already aware that few administrations tasks need to be done using the Exchange Online PowerShell module.   This module has gone under multiple iteration and is now in version 2 (also known as Exchange Online …

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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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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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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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Exchange – This is the time again and this month there are quite few things you need to know

This is patch Tuesday again and Exchange server do not make exception. But this month there are quite few things to be aware: A new security update and hotfix packaging is now available. You can now download a self-extracting EXE file which will self elevate itself when running. This new packaging should help resolving the …

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Exchange – The latest Exchange 2019 CU is now available and has some important changes

Microsoft has released the latest CU for Exchange 2019 – 2022 H1. Yes, it is no longer caller CU xx. This is one of the changes coming with this release. The release cadence is now set to every 6 months or so (matching the Windows cadence); twice a year around Mars and September. Second important …

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