Category Archives: Exchange Online

GAL segmentation and Ethical walls in Microsoft Teams

It’s not uncommon for various types of organizations to want to restrict one or more of the form of communication between their users. For example, in the EDU sector students are often limited to seeing and communicating with just their peers. … Continue reading

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Reporting on Azure AD User objects via Exchange Online cmdlets and using them to grant mailbox permissions

Few months back, I blogged about an interesting observation that “plain” Azure AD Security groups can now be used to assign permissions to Exchange Online mailboxes. What was interesting in this scenario was the fact that all the familiar Exchange … Continue reading

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Generating a report of users’ group membership (MemberOf inventory)

There are a gazillion PowerShell scripts out there that can generate a report of group membership, so one might wonder why I decided to create yet another one. Mostly, because I like things done in a certain way, which in the … Continue reading

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Using filters against objects containing special characters with Invoke-Command

Continuing the series “blog this so you don’t forget about it later”, here’s another interesting example on how PowerShell handles special characters. In a previous blog post, we discussed how to use server-side filters against objects containing a special character in … 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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