Author Archives: Vasil Michev

Pass-through authentication now supports legacy protocols and applications

Azure Active Directory Pass-through authentication, or simply PTA, is a great feature, designed to close the gap between the “same sign-on” and “seamless single sign-on” experience. In other words, it gives you the benefits of the same end-user experience as … Continue reading

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Connected accounts are being deprecated in Office 365

The Connected accounts feature basically works as an email client, which connects to and fetches messages from Gmail, Yahoo or any other IMAP/POP account. While Connected accounts have certainly never been the most popular feature, they were useful for scenarios … Continue reading

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Bulk disable specific services via the Azure AD PowerShell module

When it comes to bulk operations for Office 365 licenses, for years I have been recommending the approach used by Tino Donderwinkel, a Microsoft PFE. You can find a sample script over at his blog, and the reason why I’m recommending is the way … Continue reading

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Role Group membership is now exposed in Outlook’s Address book cards

If you are using Office 365/Exchange Online, you might have noticed that the group membership tab (“Member of”) of the Address Book entry for a particular user now exposes the Role Groups said used is a member of. In other … Continue reading

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Recent improvements with handling of Group and Inactive mailboxes for ExO PowerShell cmdlets

While Office 365 change management is slowly getting better in terms of notifying the customers about any new or improved features, it’s not uncommon for some minor changes to still go under the radar. In this article, we will go … Continue reading

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