Office 365 TIP – Extract Direct vs Inherited License

You have already seen in my earlier blog post on how to use Azure AD group based licensing to do license assignments of different office 365 products. After implementation completion, we landed up in a situation where Visio/Project team wanted to know the user ids that have been provided direct license and are not getting…

Azure AD License management – office 365

License management in office 365 is a pain for most organizations that is why many organizations have written complex solutions based on Powershell. Thankfully Microsoft has realized that and released group based licensing which is part of Azure AD premium. If your organization is equipped with Azure AD premium than you are lucky and can…

PowerApps – Helpdesk Calling Application (Contact IT)

Powerapps and Microsoft flow are the two new tools that will revolutionize the the automation further. You don’t require any developer skills and can easily built APPS in few hours, weeks in comparison to old times when you have to hire developers, spent time and money to build even a simple app. I will show…

Implementing Kerberos Exchange 2010 Enviornment

There are many benefits of implementing Kerberos in the exchange environment like faster login times & reducing authentication bottlenecks. On working on some issues with our environment , Microsoft recommended us to implement Kerberos. You can find these steps on many blogs/Technet but still I am writing down on what we followed. If this is…

Office 365 License Reconciliation

This script that I am sharing has been written to assist with our provisioning process: As you are aware when you provisioin new exchnage onine mailbox, if license is not applied, you have 30 days to assign the license. To detect these mailboxes and applying the Exchange license –> this solution has been written (I…

Avoid Users from Signing Up for Office 365 Services Trials

There are situations where you want to block users from signing up for trial of office 365 services like streams,Flow,Power BI etc. We have been given this task as it was interfering with our project where we were turning ON office 365 services in a planned manner. You will not be able to restrict all…