While working on my current book, I was thinking about a deeper exploration of how Microsoft Teams handles permissions and content. One of our Sr. Customer Engineers has a fantastic (and very expansive) diagram of the moving pieces, which I’ve adapted to fit here.… [ Continue reading ]
There are times when your organization (or a customer’s organization) just can’t run the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard. If you’re embarking on one of our strategies to take advantage of Microsoft Teams while your mailboxes are still on-premises, the Exchange Hybrid configuration is the go-to way to get there, since it sets all this stuff up automatically. … [ Continue reading ]
Nearing the height of the COVID pandemic here in the U.S., I bashed together a script to help customers auto-answer Teams calls with video. You can find the original here: Auto-Answer Teams Call with Video and PowerShell. The premise was quite simple: monitor the Teams log file for an incoming call entry and then send the Teams hotkey sequence to answer.… [ Continue reading ]
With the rise of stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 over the past several weeks (now turned months), I’ve engaged with many customers who want to use Microsoft Teams to as part of their work-from-home tool set. Many of my customers have investments in both Microsoft Office 365 as well as Google
G Suite Workspace or Google Apps (frequently with other third-party IdP, metadirectory, and federation services thrown in the mix), so it’s not always just as easy as “flipping a switch.”… [ Continue reading ]
Yesterday, I was asked about the eDiscovery process for Private Channels in Teams.
It’s a little bit hairy at the moment, so I’ve included some scripting and examples to help you out with it.
[shameless plug] I’ve adapted some of this content from one of my books, Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork: Exam MS-300 Guide.[/shameless… [ Continue reading ]
As luck would have it, I had to get the newest version of the Microsoft Teams PowerShell module. It’s still a test module and not available in the main PSGallery. So, I had to poke around and figure out how to add it and get the version that supports Get-TeamChannelUser.… [ Continue reading ]
Here’s a fun one … Disabling Teams auto-startup. Imagine this scenario:
- You haven’t trained your service desk on how to answer/troubleshoot/manage Teams help desk calls
- You’ve configured restrictions on who can create Teams
- You’ve deployed the new Office ProPlus update with Teams integrated.
This week, while working with one of my peers, a request came in to bulk convert all Office 365 groups to Microsoft Teams. In the Teams UI, you’re only presented the choice to upgrade groups you own, one at a time, to Teams.… [ Continue reading ]
One of my customers recently asked for a solution to checking a particular Microsoft Team multiple times a day for new channel additions. In their organization, someone is responsible for creating a new channel every time new item for review is published, and then all of the communications, files, and data related to that item is stored in that particular time.… [ Continue reading ]