Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard no longer runs with unsupported versions of Exchange

It has always been the case that the only supported patch level for Exchange on-premises – whether Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016 or soon 2019 – is n-1. Meaning that although your Exchange organisation doesn’t need to be bang up-to-date to be supported in a hybrid relationship with Exchange Online, you have to remain effectively within … More Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard no longer runs with unsupported versions of Exchange

How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 3 – Azure Application Proxy

In Part 1 I configured my Exchange 2016 virtual directories for OWA and ECP to authenticate using Kerberos, more on this shortly. In Part 2 I configured Hybrid Modern Authentication to begin using Azure AD to authenticate Exchange on-premises services. Part 1 is a hard requirement for this to work, so if you haven’t already, check it out! In this final part I will now move on to publishing OWA and ECP using the Azure Application Proxy to also secure these final services with Azure AD. … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 3 – Azure Application Proxy

How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 1 – Authenticating OWA with Kerberos

In this series of blogs I’m going to look at the end-to-end process of taking an organisation from not publishing any Exchange on-premises services to the internet, to publishing Autodiscover, Outlook and OWA/Outlook on the Web externally, secured with Azure AD Conditional Access, Hybrid Modern Authentication and the Azure Application Proxy. … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 1 – Authenticating OWA with Kerberos

New Outlook Feature: See all meeting responses when not the organiser

When I opened up Outlook this morning I was prompted with a message saying that I had a new feature in Outlook, the ability to see who I am meeting with by viewing all responses to meeting requests. I did some quick testing of this to see whether it was just internal meetings/recipients. Sure enough, … More New Outlook Feature: See all meeting responses when not the organiser

Quick Tip: Managing Focused Inbox in Exchange Online

Good news! Focused Inbox is now live in Exchange Online! Bad news, it is enabled by default for new mailboxes, even for migrated users, which could see a massive change in behaviour that you/your users aren’t expecting! Thankfully, if you are using the latest version of the Exchange Online PowerShell Module you can manage these … More Quick Tip: Managing Focused Inbox in Exchange Online