Category Archives: Exchange Online

Microsoft to retire New-MoveRequest for local mailbox moves in Office 365

In a short announcement posted over at the MTC, Microsoft announced plans to retire the self-service mailbox move functionality in Exchange Online. Said feature, made available via the New-MoveRequest cmdlet few years back, was initially launched as a tool to … 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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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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