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Add legacyExchangeDN as x500 proxy address from a remote forest

Add legacyExchangeDN as x500 proxy address from a remote forest
5 (100%) 1 vote

The other day, on one of the forums, I came across an issue that I also had with one of my customers a few years ago.  In my customer’s instance, they had imported thousands of contacts into an externally trusted forest and deleted them in their primary forest (which then removed the objects from Office 365). … [ Continue reading ]

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SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Custom Sharing Controls

SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Custom Sharing Controls
4.5 (90%) 2 votes

Today, we’re going to explore two relatively new sharing controls in SharePoint Online (and, by extension, OneDrive for Business).  The two options we’re going to look at are located inside the SharePoint Admin Center (https://<tenant>-admin.sharepoint.com) under Sharing:

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To test both of these functions out (as well as how other users are affected), I’m going to work with 3 test users and two security groups.… [ Continue reading ]

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AAD Connect, a dedicated resource forest, a custom connector, and a bunch of transform rules: a GalSync story (Part 1)

AAD Connect, a dedicated resource forest, a custom connector, and a bunch of transform rules: a GalSync story (Part 1)
4.8 (96%) 5 votes

A few years ago, I worked with one of my close consultant peers to build a GALSync-style solution for a big state government that was going through a divestiture from a single BPOS-D (yes, I am old) and a single managed hosted Exchange environment to multiple O365 multi-tenant instances. … [ Continue reading ]

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Thanks for playing!

Thanks for playing!
3 (60%) 1 vote

I was so excited to see this notification in the TechNet Gallery today when I logged in:

Thanks to everyone for making this one of the most downloaded OneDrive tools in the Gallery! As a thanks for your support, feel free to download it as many times as you like!… [ Continue reading ]

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Adding OneDrive Locations to an Existing Retention Policy

Adding OneDrive Locations to an Existing Retention Policy
5 (100%) 2 votes

Yesterday, while working with a customer, I was asked if there is a way to programmatically add OneDrive locations to an existing retention policy.  Say, for example, you have a blanket retention policy that covers all of your tenant at a base level (which is what I typically recommend to ensure you at least have either belt or suspenders), but then you have a second set of users that need a longer policy.… [ Continue reading ]

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Forwarding Address Import and Export

Forwarding Address Import and Export
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Four score and many moons ago, I was working on one of my first projects in Microsoft Consulting Services.  This particular customer (a university) shared their Active Directory infrastructure with a hospital.  During the course of their business, employees would frequently move between organizations. … [ Continue reading ]