Following the release of the new Hybrid Agent I take a look at some of the things you may not have realised from the headlines! … More 5 things to be aware of with the Microsoft Hybrid Agent Preview
I recently replied to a tweet from Tom Arbuthnot talking about the insistence on making Wikis default in Microsoft Teams, and the go to technology for meeting notes within Teams meetings. I’m a massive fan of OneNote, and think it is by far the best tool for things like meeting notes, even in the more limited Windows App version rather than the older Office version which is being deprecated. And although this is pretty subjective and my own opinion it got me to thinking, why are they used so heavily in Microsoft Teams and where are they actually stored? … More Microsoft Teams Meeting Notes – What are they and why?
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
As Microsoft continue to develop the functionality in Office 365 and Azure AD, the cloud becomes a more and more attractive proposition for organisations that previously would not have been able to move data away from their on-premises servers. And whereas Exchange Online has previously been the first entry point for many organisations, the ever-improving … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 2 – Hybrid Modern Authentication
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
Only a light update to Microsoft Teams this week, according to the Release notes, and interestingly there is no mention of the updates to the chat layout. Highlights are a couple of new languages, a new tab for managing tasks and projects (yes another one!) and my personal highlight, being able to add images directly … More 7th March Updates to Microsoft Teams
In this first part of a two part series, I introduce the methods you can use to secure data in Microsoft Teams. This post focuses on Team Conversation and Files, while Part 2 will talk about individual chats, audit log investigation and what’s coming in the future to assist with security and compliance in Microsoft Teams. … More How to secure conversations and data in Microsoft Teams – Part One
I have spent the week at Microsoft Ignite here in Orlando. It has been a fantastic, informative week. My focus has been around Microsoft Teams, EM+S and Azure AD Premium, so Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud App Security and Conditional Access. I wrote an update on the Content and Code blog which you can read here … More I’m at Microsoft Ignite!
In a blog post published on 19th February the Exchange Team blog announced that an upcoming certificate renewal for Office 365 on 15th April 2016 will break Hybrid mail flow in certain circumstances. These are: If you are running Exchange 2013 CU8 or earlier. You have upgraded to Exchange 2013 CU9 or later, but have not re-run … More Warning – Update to Office 365 Certificate could break your Exchange 2013 Hybrid