Exchange Ideas - Daniel Kenyon-Smith

I’m a Messaging consultant working for Microsoft Consultancy Services in the UK. Find out about all the latest technology, news, tips and tricks in the world of messaging and much more!

August, 2011

  • Office 365 - Non-Federated Identity, Password never expires

    The Microsoft Online Services Module allows you manage your tenant directly and in some cases change settings you can’t change in GUI (note this can only be achieved if you’re managing accounts that have been created in the tenant e.g. not created using...
  • Enabling Retention Policies - Office 365

    Steps Action The first step is understand the different types of retention policies you can apply and plan appropriately See http://help.outlook.com/en-us/beta/gg271153.aspx for more details on retention policies. First create Retention Tags Create retention...
  • Performing a Multi Mailbox Search

    Steps Action Login to the portal Sign into https://portal.microsoftonline.com as the tenant administrator Add the user to the Discovery Management Role Select ‘Manage’ Under Exchange Online Select ‘Roles and Auditing’ and select the ‘Discovery management...
  • Enable a hosted (Personal) Archive for Office 365

    Steps Action Configure the ‘Office 365 Tenant’ Organization Relationship Get-OrganizationRelationship "Office 365 Tenant" | fl Run - Set-OrganizationRelationship "Office 365 Tenant" -ArchiveAccessEnabled $true Start a remote PowerShell...
  • Enable Mailtips - Office 365

    Steps Action Enable on-premise Mailtips Set-OrganizationRelationship -id "Office 365 Tenant" -MailTipsAccessEnabled $True -MailTipsAccessLevel all Enable Office 365 Mailtips Set-OrganizationRelationship -id "On-Prem" -MailTipsAccessEnabled...
  • Enable Mailbox Moves–Office 365

    Steps Actions Enable move mailboxes for the organization relationship Run Set-OrganizationRelationship -id "Office 365 Tenant" -MailboxMoveEnabled $True   Note: The MailboxMoveEnabled parameter specifies that the organization relationship...
  • Enabling Calendar Sharing - Office 365

    Steps Action Enable free/busy calendar sharing on-premise Run the following command Set-SharingPolicy ‘Default Sharing Policy’ –domains ‘*: CalendarSharingFreeBusySImple’, ‘Company.com:CalendarSharingFreeBusyReviewer, ContactsSharing’, ‘Company.onmicrosoft...
  • Adding and Exchange forest to the EMC

    Steps Actions Add the online tenant to the on-premise EMC In the on-premises EMC right click ‘Microsoft Exchange’ and select add forest   In the drop down list specify ‘Exchange Online’ as the external exchange forest and specify your Office 365...