Configuring Retention Policies in Office 365

Retention policies are used to manage email lifecycle. Retention policies are applied by creating retention tags, adding them to a retention policy, and applying the policies to mailboxes. To Create various retention policies in Office 365 using simple PowerShell. Connect … Continue reading

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Office 365: Configuring catch-all mailbox during migration

Step1: Create Catch-All Mailbox 1. Sign in to portal.office.com>Active Users 2. Create a new user named “Catch-All-Mailbox” and assign licenses either E1 or E3. Step2: Create exception Security Group (Optional Step) 1. Log onto Office 365 admin portal 2. Go … Continue reading

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Branding and Customizing the ADFS Sign-in Pages

Branding and promoting Company name and logos are common business practices. You would like to see your own brand whilst signing into to Microsoft Office 365. ADFS provides opportunity for businesses to customize sign in page and promote own brand. … Continue reading

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Centralized Mailflow: NDR Remote Server returned ‘550 5.7.1 Unable to relay’

 Environment: Mailbox hosted on the Exchange Online Hybrid on-prem Exchange 2010/2013 with Microsoft Exchange Online Centralized Mailflow configured for Exchange 2013 Route all emails through on-premises configured for Exchange 2010 Accepted domain configured either Managed or Authoritative on the Exchange … Continue reading

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Export Office 365 Licenses

An Office 365 admin perform one repetitive task on the Azure AD PowerShell is to generate license report from Office 365. Two simple Cmdlets Get-MsolUser  and Get-MsolAccountSku can be used to generate many reports. This article uses variation of these … Continue reading

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How to Configure Office 365 SMTP Relay

There are three ways you can setup SMTP Relay for Applications and multi-function devices using Office 365. All three options are elaborated here. Option 1 and Option 2 are configured within the application and devices. Option 3 are setup within … Continue reading

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Migrate On-premises Exchange Server to Office 365 using MigrationWiz

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Assumptions: An operational on-premises Microsoft messaging environment or an IMAP Source An operational Microsoft Office 365 tenant for Exchange Online Active Directory synchronised with Microsoft Azure Active Directory using DirSync Licenses are assigned to Active Users. There are place holder … Continue reading

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