Category Archives: Exchange Online

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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Issue with Office 365 compliance raises some serious questions

The year started with some compliance related news, namely the deprecation of eDiscovery/In-Place Holds in the EAC, as well as the beloved Search-Mailbox cmdlet. Some questionable decisions were made there IMO, as the suggested replacements either require you to spend … Continue reading

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Microsoft is deprecating Search-Mailbox and the legacy eDiscovery experience in July 2020

Happy new year 🙂 Some of you might already be aware of the plans to deprecate the old, Exchange-only eDiscovery experience that is still available as part of the Exchange Admin Center, as well as the underlying PowerShell cmdlets. In … Continue reading

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Running Office 365 eDiscovery/Content search by using GUIDs

With the move to “unified” compliance features across the Office 365 suite, we have gained a lot of utility, while on the other hand some useful functionalities are no longer available. A common example is the simplicity of the Search-Mailbox … Continue reading

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Managing folder-level permissions for Office 365 Groups

In a recent article, we discussed some recent improvements for managing Office 365 Group mailboxes via PowerShell. No, we will focus specifically on the management of folder-level permissions, but first, some history. Back when Office 365 Group first launched, the … Continue reading

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