O365 Shared Mailbox sent items

By default, when “sending as” a shared mailbox, the sent items go into the users sent items folder. Unfortunately, it is not possible to change this to be the shared mailbox, but it is possible to put a copy in the shared mailbox’s sent items folder. The below script will enable this for all shared …

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O365 Shared Mailboxes – sent items go into users folder

The default behaviour for items sent from a shared mailbox is to go into the users sent items. We had a requirement to save a copy in the shared mailbox sent items folder. this script modifies the mailbox so that email sent either “on behalf” or “as” the mailbox get copied into the shared mailbox’s …

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Show meeting details for an Office 365 Room calendar

The default behavior in Office 365 is to only show meetings in room calendars as ‘busy’ – sometimes you want people to be able to see the details. This is easily changed through a couple of lines of PowerShell. This is caused by the permissions on the ‘default’ user. Let’s look at the permissions – …

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Setting up your Domain for Office 365 with Plusnet

This weekend, I have been busy migrating a customer from their on premise system (UNIX based mail Server) to Office 365. I have done this many times, but ran into some interesting issues due to the Domain registrar they are using (Plusnet). The first thing I noticed was the fact that the MX records pointed to …

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Unlicense Disabled Office 365 Users

We have a constant churn of staff, as does any large organisation. One of the challenges is to ensure that anyone who has left has their account disabled in AD. All good, we have that process. We also use Azure AD Sync to sync users to our Office 365 tenant. Disabling a user however, does …

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Office 365 – migrate your data to the cloud

Of late, I have been using an excellent free tool called O365 Migrator which you can find here It has a host of features, including home drive migration to OneDrive for business, file shares to SharePoint on line and much more. If you are looking at migrating a small to medium sized business to Office …

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Data Security in Office 365 – Top 10 reasons your data is more secure

I often come across customers who are advised by an ‘expert’ that their data is safer on premise. These ‘experts’ usually have a vested interest in preventing companies moving data to the cloud, for example they could be an IT service provider worried about losing work! Below are the top 10 reasons your data is …

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