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Exchange 2010/2013 to Exchange 2016 Migration Step by Step

Deployment Location: On-premises Target Environment: Exchange Server 2016 CU4 Current Environment: Exchange Server 2010 or Exchange Server 2013 or mixed Public Folder Location: Exchange Server 2013 Understanding of Exchange Server 2016: Exchange Server 2016 wraps up in two Exchange roles … Continue reading

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Enable multi-factor authentication for office 365 users using PowerShell

The script enables strong authentication for Office 365 users from a CSV input. Before you turn on strong auth or multi-factor auth, take necessary measure to communicate with users to notify them that they will have to register their mobile … Continue reading

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Add multiple users to Office 365 security groups using PowerShell Scripts

Step1:  Connect MSOL Services Connect-MsolService Step2: Find out ObjectID of the Security Group you would like add members to Get-MsolGroup –Maxresults 100000 | Where-Object {$_.DisplayName -eq “Test Security Group”} Get-MsolGroup –ObjectId “af407072-7ae1-4b07-a0ca-6634b7396054” OR Sign-in to Portal.Azure.Com and Select Azure Active … Continue reading

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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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