Last Updated on 22 Feb. 2017, Total: 1155 Blog Posts

  1. New reporting portal in the Office 365 admin center

    Understanding how your users are using Office 365 is extremely important to you as an Office 365 admin. It allows you to efficiently monitor your service, identify issues, plan support and training and to report back on the investment to your management. Today, we’re excited to announce the new reporting portal, which provides you with valuable insights about how the... Read More

  2. Released: March 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates

    The Exchange team is happy to announce our spring quarterly updates for Exchange Server are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Exchange Server 2016 receives its first Cumulative Update, and Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 is also released. Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Update Rollups provide an updated OWA S/MIME control signed with a SHA-2 certificate... Read More

  3. Addressing Your CxO’s Top Five Cloud Security Concerns

    Customers frequently ask us how they can defend their Office365 tenancy. While the motivations and capabilities of attackers vary widely, most attacks still follow a common process. The security industry refers to it as the attacker kill chain; a concept borrowed from military doctrine and adapted for this realm. The basic idea here is that an attack has to follow... Read More

  4. Expanding the reach of Skype for Business meetings and voice services in Office 365

    Three months ago, we launched Skype for Business Cloud PBX, Meeting Broadcast and PSTN services to provide a complete meetings and voice experience in Office 365. Already, thousands of Office 365 customers are using these services, and many more are trialing them. Today, we’re announcing our first major geographic expansion of these services; new support for hybrid deployments; new, modern... Read More

  5. A PowerShell script to help you validate your DKIM config in Office 365

    One of our support engineers (not me, so let’s give credit where credit is due) wrote a script to help you, as a customer of Office 365, validate for DKIM configuration once you have enabled it in the Admin Portal. We’ve added a few more checks to make it more clear, but you can also use this... Read More

  6. Azure AD Connect 1.1: Forcing a Synchronization

    When a new Azure Active Directory synchronization tool or a new version of an existing tool is released, there´s also a good chance the synchronization interval scheduling method changes, which again means that the way in which force a synchronization changes as well... Read More

  7. Common errors in SPF records

    The other day I was asked to come up with some common errors that we see when people set up SPF records as we want to start notifying our customers when they have these types of errors. I thought it would be a good idea to make this public and add to it as necessary... Read More

  8.—out of preview and better than ever

    The Outlook team is on a mission to bring you the best email and calendar experience—at work, at home—across all your favorite devices. In recent months, we made several updates to our desktop and mobile apps, launching Outlook 2016 and delivering a steady stream of updates to our iOS, Android and Windows 10 apps. Today, we are announcing an important... Read More

  9. Office 365 Groups: Quick tour of new user and admin experiences

    Today we take a tour of all the recent updates to Office 365 Groups – spanning user, IT and developer experiences. Groups are pervasive in Office 365, providing self-service capabilities to accelerate collaboration – from conversations, calendar, files, to notes and planning. From an admin's perspective, this also means there is a need to create, modify and audit all activities;... Read More

  10. Office 365 Hybrid Configuration wizard for Exchange 2010

    The Office 365 Hybrid Configuration wizard has been updated to support Exchange 2010... Read More