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April 16th, 2019 by Exchange
Several weeks ago we added a new Microsoft 365 Roadmap item announcing our intent to add ability to migrate Google G Suite calendars and contacts to the ability to migrate mail to Office 365 using our native migration tools.  We're excited to say that this functionality has started rolling out!  You can expect to see the new features light up for your tenant in the coming weeks....

Keep on reading: Introducing the new migration experience from Google G Suite

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April 9th, 2019 by Exchange
As you are aware, we released the Microsoft Hybrid Agent for Exchange Server as a preview on Feb. 5th, 2019. The blog post for that release is located here. We have been busy working on a few improvements for the Hybrid Agent over that past two months and wanted to let you know of some new features now available in the latest build of the Hybrid Configuration Wizard. The three enhancements for the Hybrid Agent are: Multi Agent installation and configuration Agent status views Registration/Usage...

Keep on reading: Microsoft Hybrid Agent Preview Update

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April 8th, 2019 by Exchange
Introduction The purpose of this article is to provide high level overview of hierarchy synchronization process in public folders and provide some troubleshooting steps to monitor and troubleshoot hierarchy related issues. The information presented here applies to public folder deployment in Exchange on-premises as well as Exchange Online, with any differences called out. Before we get started, these are some of the terms used in public folder world: Term Definition Modern public folders Pu...

Keep on reading: Introduction to Public Folder Hierarchy Sync

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April 1st, 2019 by Exchange
We’re constantly improving the security of Office 365 products and services. Modern Authentication and Conditional Access are two of the best ways of ensuring that your clients can take advantage of authentication features like multi-factor authentication (MFA), third-party SAML identity providers, and are implementing automated access control decisions for accessing your cloud apps based on conditions....

Keep on reading: Exchange Online – Modern Authentication and Conditional Access Updates

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March 29th, 2019 by Exchange
EHLO! As we hinted in our 15 year blogoversary post, this blog will be moving to a new home soon. Here is what you can expect: Our new home will be Microsoft Tech Community, Blogs section (there will be “Exchange” in the list once all is said and done, with its own unique URL) We have done a lot of cleanup of our 15 years of content already; generally speaking – if it is live on the blog today, it will migrate over. We did not try to delete ‘legacy’ content, rather get rid of stuff th...

Keep on reading: Exchange Team blog is moving to a new home soon!

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March 27th, 2019 by Exchange
Microsoft is about to release Azure AD Connect version 1.3.90.0 to all AAD Connect customers. Typically, they pre-release it to select customers through a limited release program using AAD Connect's auto-upgrade feature. When the telemetry comes back that the upgrade is successful they perform a general availability release to all customers a few days later. To check which build you're running, run the following cmdlet: (Get-Item 'C:Program FilesMicrosoft Azure Active Directory ConnectAzureADC...

Keep on reading: AAD Connect 1.3.90.0 is about to be released

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March 22nd, 2019 by Exchange
Today we’re announcing a new site for the Exchange Deployment Assistant – https://assistants.microsoft.com! Like the rest of the Exchange documentation, the Deployment Assistant has lived on TechNet since it was created. With the move towards the docs.microsoft.com platform, we needed to make a similar migration for the Deployment Assistant....

Keep on reading: Announcing the updated Exchange Deployment Assistant site

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March 22nd, 2019 by Exchange
Microsoft is committed to enforcing the best security for our services. As a result, TLS1.0, TLS1.1, and 3DES were deprecated in the Office 365 service....

Keep on reading: Investigating TLS usage for SMTP in Exchange Online

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March 19th, 2019 by Exchange
In script version 1.3 we began the introduction of logic that allowed administrators to convert the distribution group to a mail enabled contact post migration.  It was extremely simplistic in that the function utilized retained as many attributes of the distribution list, deleted the distribution list, and created a mail enabled contact utilizing the retained attributes.  On the surface this functionality worked well for preserving mail flow and allowing an object to be represented in...

Keep on reading: Office 365: Challenges with Distribution Groups for Migrated Mailboxes and a Script Based Solution ( Script Version 1.4 )

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February 28th, 2019 by Exchange
We are very glad to announce availability of the public folder consistency agent for public folders in Exchange Online. What is this, you ask? Read on! The agent currently works on two scenarios: Scenario 1: Stale permissions on public folders Consider a scenario where a user was given permissions on a public folder, but their mailbox was then removed. For example: User named “Fi” is assigned Editor permission to a public folder called Sales: The mailbox for “Fi” is then removed; this c...

Keep on reading: Announcing the Public Folder Consistency Agent for Exchange Online

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