Office 365

Generate Office 365 PAC Files with PowerShell

If you have a proxy server in your environment and are using (or thinking about using) Office 365 then you will hit some pain barriers. As awesome as Office 365 is, she just isn’t a fan of proxies. We used to be left to our own initiative, creating complex proxy bypass rules and guessing which …

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Modify OneDrive Site Admins with PowerShell

In our previous post Office 365 – Access a Users OneDrive Folder we looked at giving an Admin access to a users OneDrive files. In this post we will focus on adding and removing Site Admins, on a users Personal SharePoint Site (OneDrive), using PowerShell. First we will need to connect to SharePoint Online (see an earlier …

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Connect to SharePoint Online using PowerShell

So you want to do some PowerShell stuff in SharePoint Online. You will need the “SharePoint Online Global Administrator” permission to perform the connection. Before we do that, lets check if we have the SharePoint Online Management Shell already installed. 1. Launch PowerShell in Administrative mode and run:-

2. If it is not listed, …

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Office 365 – Access a Users OneDrive Folder

I thought I would dig a little deeper on this cool little feature in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. Administrators are able to select a user and “Access” that users OneDrive files. Cool for a number of scenarios, so Microsoft believe to create this feature, but it does comes with a caveat. (Read post before …

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O365 – How to add a mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address using PowerShell

So you are on-boarding user mailboxes to Exchange Online and your user does not have a <domain>.mail.onmicrosoft.com smtp address. STOP. Your mailbox migration will fail without it. (Maybe you know this and this is why you are here 🙂 ) If you used the Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard, by default, <domain>.mail.onmicrosoft.com) is added as a …

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Office 365 Migration – Adding Additional UPNs

In my previous post office-365-migration-user-attribute-discovery-export-powershell/ I described the importance of matching your user UPN with their primary SMTP Address. A scenario I recently came across was where the customer didnt have the correct UPN Suffix registered in their Active Directory Forest. For example, the root domain was contoso.com so all their UPNs were similar to john.doe@contoso.com. …

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Intune IOS Device Configuration Compliance Template

One of the challenges I have found with using Intune for Device Configuration is being able to easily document changes to satisfy internal change control policies. I have created a template in Excel, using Pick Lists where possible, to document the Device Configuration Profiles in Intune. This template is a work in progress. I hope …

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Office 365 Migration – User Attribute Discovery and Export using Powershell

Identity is key. I cannot emphasise this enough as you begin to move workloads into Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Skye for Business Online. One of the first pieces of advice you should have been given is the user UPN should match the primary SMTP address. Here is why:- The UPN in Office 365 becomes …

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