Author Archives: Vasil Michev

Windows update changes the way we work with files downloaded from the internet

So most of you are probably familiar with the Attachment Manager feature in Windows, which “stamps” files downloaded from the internet and works together with the SmartScreen feature to protect you from opening them accidentally. I wont go into much … Continue reading

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Configuring retention for Office 365 audit logs

At the end of January, one of the most anticipated features in the Office 365 compliance arsenal started rolling out, namely the Longer-term retention on audit logs feature, with Roadmap ID #56794. Ever since the Unified audit log was introduced, … Continue reading

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Updated controls for the Events from email functionality in Office 365

Events from email have been around for a while in Office 365 now, and while the feature is a convenient one, some organizations immediately opted to disable it via the steps covered in our previous article. The process worked great … Continue reading

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(Ab)using the REST API endpoints behind the new ExO cmdlets

Anyone that’s running admin tasks in Exchange Online is probably aware that a new, “V2” module has been released, featuring some faster and much more reliable cmdlets (in case you aren’t, watch this Ignite session). Those are backed by REST … Continue reading

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Expanding the functionality of the Start-HistoricalSearch cmdlet

Those of you accustomed to running message traces in Office 365 are probably aware of the Start-HistoricalSearch cmdlet, used to asynchronously request a trace for events past the 10-day horizon supported by Get-MessageTrace. In addition, the cmdlet is used to … Continue reading

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