Office 365 groups and Exchange Hybrid

Office 365 groups is a cool feature introduced by Microsoft , this is diffrent from traditional distribution groups. When it is created members get Shared Inbox Shared calendar Shared Doc Library Shared One note Shared Teamsite Planner I will not discuss it features as it has been documented well by Microsoft. Here we will discuss about…

All in One Office 365 Powershell Connect

Sharing the all in one powershell functions that I use daily for o365 administration, it makes my work easy so want to share if others also want to utilize. Different o365 services have different connecting  uri & mechanisms, I covered these in one single script that you can load in your powershell profile. These are…

Powershell – Email Function

Many a times I have seen that admins are finding it difficult to send multiple emails using powershell version 1.0 or 2.0. This is because they need to use multiple $message.To.Add To make it super easy for legacy powershell version I am sharing the send-email function that you can embed in your scripts & than just…

PowerShell TIP – CSV to EXCEL

Sharing a tip that will guide many of you in converting CSV to EXCEL in a fast manner. We have some scripts where the creator has got the large data in a variable or exported to CSV and than called excel to write data one row at a time which was taking around 10 to…

Multiple NIC Azure VM

I was playing with Azure IAAS & than came the requirement to have multiple NICs on a machine and to my surprise There is no way to have multiple NICs after the machine has already been setup with a single NIC. Multiple NICs are not supported by all VM sizes. (refer below link to know…

Control Services for Office 365

Some customers want to control the services that are being pushed by Microsoft to ever expanding office 365 portfolio. They want to first explore these before activating it for users, we were recently in such a situation where cutomer wants to disable few services. Customer wants that these should be disabled for all Users as…

ADD additional SMTP Email Address Exchange Hybrid

When you run Hybrid Wizard for setting up Exchange onpremise to Exchange online integration, one of the step –> updates the email address policy to include alias@domain.mail.microsoft.com.  This adds additional email address to all the users that have Automatically update Email adddresses based on e-mail address policy is checked. There are always mailboxes in the…