Category Archives: Azure AD

Configure an autoreply (OOO) message for Microsoft 365 Groups

Microsoft 365 Groups have long been positioned as the better version of a distribution list, and there is some merit to this. Although as much as Microsoft’s marketing team would want us to just forget about the good old DL/DG, … Continue reading

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Updating your profile photo as Guest via the Microsoft Graph SDK for PowerShell

June is a busy month for the authors of the Office 365 for IT Pros book, as not only they have to prepare updates for the next incremental release, but rework them to better fit in the overall vision for … Continue reading

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It is no longer possible to set the WindowsEmailAddress property on a synchronized user

In the world of Office 365, there are certain “gotchas” and workarounds we have accustomed ourselves to over the course of the last decade. One such useful workaround involved using the -WindowsEmailAddress parameter for the Set-Mailbox cmdlet. Invoking said parameter … Continue reading

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Microsoft 365 audit story continues to disappoint, even in 2022

This is not the first post I’m writing on the subject of auditing in Microsoft 365 and how it can slowly cause your teeth to grind away, and I have no delusions it will be the last. But as auditing … Continue reading

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Azure AD introduces native Certificate-based authentication

Certificate-based authentication (CBA) has long been the de-facto standard in some organizations, and accordingly, requirements for CBA to cloud apps are not uncommon. In fact, Office 365 has long supported CBA as part of federated authentication flows, with support for … Continue reading

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