Author Archives: Vasil Michev

ExO RBAC improvements #2: Support for administrative units

Administrative units in Azure AD are the rough equivalent of an OU, and have been around for years. They are a cornerstone of Azure AD’s RBAC model, and as such we’ve covered them extensively over the years. As Microsoft is … Continue reading

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ExO RBAC improvements #1: Limiting application access

Exchange has long been the prime example of a workload with granular and robust permissions model. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the Azure AD role-based access control (RBAC) model follows most of the principles introduced by Exchange. With … Continue reading

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Manage directory synchronization settings via the Graph API

After years of unsuccessful attempts to deprecate the good old MSOnline PowerShell module and subsequent postponements for its end of life, Microsoft seems to finally be making steps in the right direction and providing actual replacements for missing functionalities. In … Continue reading

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Connecting to Exchange Online PowerShell by passing an access token

December 2022 has certainly been an eventful month for Exchange Online PowerShell, with bunch of new improvements to cover, and the news of the planned deprecation of RPS-based modules and methods hitting last week. We will leave the Remote PowerShell … Continue reading

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Role management improvements in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center

Last month, we covered the introduction of custom Azure AD roles for user management. As with most things RBAC, the new bits are available only within the Azure AD blade. But the addition of new user-centric custom roles prompted me … Continue reading

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