As stated in my previous blog article ‘What can the Office 365 “Service Administrator” / “Service Support Administrator” role do?‘, Office 365 tenant owners often use this role to delegate common administrator tasks in Office 365. The Microsoft documentation for the Office 365 Admin Roles is here: https://support.office.com/en-ie/article/about-office-365-admin-roles-da585eea-f576-4f55-a1e0-87090b6aaa9d. So what exactly
Many Office 365 deployments struggle with delegating permissions to specific actions or areas of administration inside the tenant. Many simple administrative activities such as reading licensing and service plan information at the tenant and user level, require administrative access to the tenant. What Office 365 Administrator Role should be used
Microsoft Office 365 Administrators are often easily confused when they do an administrative task is PowerShell that involves retrieving, or changing the RBAC administrative roles for users in the tenant. The Administrative Role names used in the Office 365 Portal do not always match the equivalent role used in PowerShell.
If you often use both the Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Management Portals, and use them with several different tenants, credentials, and subscriptions, it helps to quickly launch a web browser in private mode to those two portals. The private mode segregates the credentials across tenants and subscriptions. I nifty
In hybrid Office 365 deployments (either Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online, or SharePoint Online), often you need to know whether a particular user account is sourced (e.g. created) from on-premises AD, or in the cloud (created in Azure AD). This can be see in the Office 365 Portal (under
Today, Exchange Online is managed through PowerShell by creating a remote PowerShell session to Exchange Online (this existing process is described here: Connect to Exchange Online PowerShell). This process does not use a dedicated local PowerShell module and has never supported Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) which is very important for privileged
With the General Availability announcement of the Worldwide Roll Out of Microsoft Teams, many are wondering how to start using it. There is a surprisingly lack of simple information for end-users on how to get up and running with Teams. This blog post gives a simple overview of what How
Exchange Online in Office 365 has many policies for configuring and controlling the types of clients users can connect to the service with, and the ability to configure data storage, compliance, and security. Three main policies used to govern end-user behavior are Client Access, ActiveSync, and Retention policies as explained