Office 365 comes with a set of admin roles that can be assigned to users within your organization. Each admin role maps to common business functions and gives your users permissions to do specific tasks in the Office 365 admin center and Windows PowerShell.
This is especially true for large organizations or universities with multiple brands or decentralized administration within a single Office 365 tenant, the default admin roles can cause headaches. While the delegation of permissions in Exchange Online works very well with Role Based Access Control (RBAC), other applications and services are hard to manage at a granular level. For example, license management or helpdesk for different countries, brands, and organizations. In these organizations, only a subset of administrative users are allowed to edit properties based on their region or brand.
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I’m very happy to announce that I was awarded for the 1st Microsoft MVP Award for Office Servers and Services!
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Large enterprise customers often have unique and specialized requirements for adoption Exchange Online. This session showcases the lifecycle of an enterprise customer leveraging features designed just for them. Demo and some several new features will be covered, such as Mailbox Plans, Client Access Rules, on send event APIs, and a first look at technology for mergers and divestitures.
The full recorded session can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN6lsxKRrJQ&t=1503s
This blog post covers a summary of the session. Continue reading “Microsoft Ignite 2017: BRK3155 – Thrive in as an enterprise organization in Microsoft Exchange Online”
With OneDrive personal in Windows 10, Microsoft disabled the possibility to show online-only files in Windows Explorer. There are plans to activate this feature in the future changes of OneDrive personal.
Most tablets and notebooks, especially Microsoft Surface and ultra book devices came up with an 256 GB or 512 GB SSD by default. Every OneDrive personal user with an Office 365 subscription automatically can access 1 TB free storage.
You can use the following workaround to access, change and delete all your online-only files in the Windows Explorer without downloading your complete data.
1. Navigate to http://onedrive.com and login with your Microsoft Account.
2. Copy your ID number from the browser URL
3. Open “This PC” (your Windows Explorer) and map a new network drive
4. Use the URL “https://d.docs.live.net/<ID>
5. Select “Reconnect at sign-in” and “Connect using different credentials”
6. Type in your Microsoft Account credentials
7. Click “Finish”
8. You can optionally rename your drive to “OneDrive” or similar names
Now you can access all your online-only files from your recently mapped network drive without downloading the hole content to your hard disk.
You can download our german slides from the Microsoft Roadshow 2015 in Cologne, Germany. The subjects were “Exchange 2016 – what’s new”, “Exchange 2016 – Hybrid”, “Exchange 2016 – Migration” and “Skype 4 Business – what’s new”.
Sessions were presented by Sigi Jagott, Thomas Poett, Dennis Winkelmann and myself.
Download link: https://1drv.ms/f/s!ApvEqumCGaOPiYBORIW0PL59J2cbMQ
The growth of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, changed the world rapidly. Today, according to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), there are almost as many mobile devices as humans on the planet: about 7 billion.
Mobile devices changed the way we live, work, gather information, and communicate together. Facebook has more than 150 million active users currently accessing its services through their mobile devices. Twitter users post 80% of tweets using their smartphones or tablets. Every company in the world uses mobile devices for their business.
Most notably, business users store very important information on their devices, such as emails, certificates, pictures, etc. Most of this stored information isn’t intended for the general public. Mobile device security and management is mandatory for every company and its users. As such, mobile device security and management should not be an afterthought.
Continue reading “Mobile Device Management (MDM) In Office 365”
Have you recently deployed Lync 2013 or thinking about it? Microsoft’s latest platform has some really powerful features and will enable your user to communicate more efficiently. Setting up, configuring and ongoing support of Lync 2013 is not a trivial task. A Lync deployment is complex and involves cooperation of your networking, SQL, telecommunications and Exchange teams. Hence troubleshooting is almost never easy and root causes are hard to pinpoint. Attend this webinar to learn Best Practice Tips that will enable you to support Lync 2013 faster and easier.
My colleague Dennis Winkelmann will present the webinar in our native language German.