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Set Office 365 Users’ Password to Never Expire Using MS Graph PowerShell

Set Office 365 Users’ Password to Never Expire Using MS Graph PowerShell

Developing a strong password is the most effective strategy to keep your Office 365 environment secure. As part of the password expiration policy, users are likely to change their passwords frequently. Since passwords are often changed, users tend to choose weaker and easier passwords over time. Therefore, these passwords can get hacked at ease.   Frequent password changes lead to weak passwords, so it’s better to have a solid and hard-to-crack password strategy, which can be set to never expire, right?  It…

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How to Set Automatic Out of Office Reply Using PowerShell

How to Set Automatic Out of Office Reply Using PowerShell

Out of Office (OOF) automatic reply messages helps to notify other users who are trying to reach you in Outlook when you are unavailable. For example, say you are on vacation, you can set up an automatic reply in Office 365. This way, other users will know you are unavailable for a while.  Configuring automatic replies is essential to prevent communication lapses between OOF users and their clients. What if a user missed setting up an Out of Office message…

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Remove Email Forwarding in Office 365 Using PowerShell

Remove Email Forwarding in Office 365 Using PowerShell

Exchange Online offers an excellent feature called Email forwarding. It allows users and admins to configure mailbox forwarding and forward messages automatically to other mailboxes. Although email forwarding is convenient and has some potential advantages in terms of facilitating work, unfortunately, it gives hackers easy access to your data and creates the risk of information leaks.  Then, how can you combat this? Here, it would be better to remove email forwarding in Office 365. With this blog, let’s look at…

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Top 10 Microsoft Graph PowerShell Cmdlets for Office 365 Admins

Top 10 Microsoft Graph PowerShell Cmdlets for Office 365 Admins

Lately, Microsoft announced Msol online, and Azure AD modules will be deprecated after December 2022. So, it’s time to switch to the Microsoft Graph module. As of now, there are no tools to convert Msol and Azure AD modules to their Microsoft Graph counterparts. While it’s familiar to generate Microsoft 365 reports, it’s quite new with MS Graph. So, in this blog, we’ll show you the equivalent top 10 Microsoft Graph PowerShell cmdlets that will help you conduct basic Office 365…

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How to Delete Older Emails in Outlook Using PowerShell

How to Delete Older Emails in Outlook Using PowerShell

With dozens of emails dropping in the mailbox every day, it is hard for a user to handle all those emails. Sometimes, bulk emails may come from a spammy marketing section, or phishing scams, that take up Outlook disk space. So, managing your Office 365 outlook storage space would be complicated and time-consuming. Typically to delete older emails from Outlook is the best strategy to boost the performance, storage, and work efficiency of Outlook.  But how will you manage the…

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Manage Calendar Permissions in Office 365 Using PowerShell

Manage Calendar Permissions in Office 365 Using PowerShell

As companies everywhere started working remotely, calendar sharing has become incredibly useful and vital in boosting the efficiency and productivity of the organization. It keeps you informed about users’ daily activities and know what they’re up to. Setting up calendar permissions across the organization made everything more efficient than before. But the question is, are you making the most of your calendar?   If not, you’re missing out on the major part! You’ll miss out on what everyone is doing,…

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Manage Orphan groups in ease with Group Ownership Governance Policy

Manage Orphan groups in ease with Group Ownership Governance Policy

Managing the Office 365 groups and Teams has always been a painstaking task. What if there is no one to manage them? If Microsoft Teams owner left the company or the owner’s account was deleted or disabled, it becomes an ownerless team. These are called Orphaned Teams/Groups. Then, how will you manage ownerless groups effectively?  No Owner, No Management:  An ownerless group can function, and members can still collaborate, but the lack of an owner means that:  No one will be responsible…

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Exchange Online: List All Mailboxes User Has Access Using PowerShell

Exchange Online: List All Mailboxes User Has Access Using PowerShell

Office 365 has one of the most beneficial features as delegating mailboxes. You can delegate a mailbox to another user to manage their mailboxes to ease the work balance. While granting delegate permissions is much more direct. You may encounter difficulty in getting the mailboxes user has access to because this does not have an immediate means of working on it.  And this is quite intricate to work on too! So, admins tend not to work on this side. To make it…

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Export Office 365 Nested Distribution Group Members using PowerShell

Export Office 365 Nested Distribution Group Members using PowerShell

A Distribution Group is used to send emails to multiple recipients at once (both internal and external users) that are particularly significant for providing support to users. Efficiently adding members to the Distribution group is crucial to maximizing productivity.    Managing more efficiently the distribution groups comes with the use of nested distribution groups. In this blog let me guide you through to know what are nested distribution groups, where they can be used, and how to export nested distribution…

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Enabling MFA for Microsoft 365 Admins Using PowerShell

Enabling MFA for Microsoft 365 Admins Using PowerShell

Authenticating your Office 365 account just once with a password won’t protect your data as you won’t know how the login occurred, either by you or by an attacker. So, you need to depend upon the second form of authentication that delivers a strong authentication. Here Multi-factor authentication(MFA) can be of great assistance. Multi-factor authentication is purposely used to provide more security to your Office 365. To give much security to your organization, enable MFA for admins. What is Multi-factor…

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