How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

Why disable groups/ teams creation Some companies want to permit access to group and our teams creation. There can be many reasons for this. For instance you want to disable the creation of groups and teams to be more in control over these features. To do this the right way it is recommended that only … Continue reading How to disable Office Groups and Teams creation the right way.

What to do with public folders when moving to Exchange Online

Moving to Exchange online Sometimes a migration to office 365 can be difficult when it comes to Public folders. When the plan is to migrate from for instance Exchange 2010 to office 365 Exchange Online a discussion must be made. What to do with the public folders? In my opinion there are 3 scenario's that … Continue reading What to do with public folders when moving to Exchange Online

Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Exchange Hybrid Ports Cheat Sheet When working with Exchange I sometimes come to clients who already have a hybrid exchange configured environment. In many cases this is when the hybrid configuration does not work. To make things easier for myself, I created an overview that eliminates the pain of firewalls and networks. To help you … Continue reading Cheat sheet with all Ports and rules needed for a Exchange Hybrid Infrastructure

Monitor Windows AD and Azure AD Health with Microsoft OMS

What is Microsoft Operation Management Suite (OMS) Oms (Microsoft Operations Management Suite) is Microsoft's cloud-based IT management solution that helps you manage and protect your on-premises and cloud infrastructure. In this case we will use OMS to monitor and sort of "manage" Azure AD connect and Azure AD identities. Before we start with OMS Bore … Continue reading Monitor Windows AD and Azure AD Health with Microsoft OMS

Where is the Bitlocker Key stored within Microsoft Azure AD

Storing your Bitlocker key When you enroll your  Windows 10 devices with  Microsoft Intune, you have the posibility to store your Bitlocker recovery keys in Azure AD. There are two ways to store the Bitlocker key the proper way Store the Bitlocker key into Active Directory (on-premise) Store the Key Into Azure AD (Cloud) When … Continue reading Where is the Bitlocker Key stored within Microsoft Azure AD

Co-management with Intune and System Center (SCCM)

What is Co-management Since a couple of weeks Microsoft has introduced Co-management with Intune and System Center Configuration manager. So what does co management means?  Co-management enables the device to be managed by both ConfigMgr agent and Intune MDM. This allows organizations to move parts or workloads to the cloud. Where they first used sccm. … Continue reading Co-management with Intune and System Center (SCCM)

Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Migrate Exchange Hybrid server If you just want to manage the users in Exchange Online and you want to keep Exchange Hybrid, it is recommended to keep one hybrid server connected to your Office 365. You have to make sure that you migrate the rest of the mailboxes  to Office 365. When all users are … Continue reading Migrate Exchange Hybrid Server to another other domain

Retention Policy and Litigation hold

Most of the times Security is unfamiliar terrain when it comes down to Litigation hold and Retention Policies. In this blog post i will explain when to use Litigation hold and when it is best to use the Retention policy in Office 365. Litigation Hold When you search on Technet or Google for litigation hold … Continue reading Retention Policy and Litigation hold

Microsoft Office 365 groups and Office 365 teams Expiry

Yesterday Microsoft has introduced a feature within Office groups to set an expiry date. What does this means. What does this mean This means that you can set a 30 days expiration of a group. When the experation date is passed the owner of the group gets a notification to renew the expiration date for … Continue reading Microsoft Office 365 groups and Office 365 teams Expiry

How to restore Office 365 group

Some of you probably know that it was not possible to restore data in a office group within office 365. Recently microsoft introduced the new functionality to restore office 365 group or team. This means that you can restore a office Group including all content. Sometimes a removal of a group can really be a … Continue reading How to restore Office 365 group