Ahead of Microsoft’s Ignite conference, the company will combine the roadmaps for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 signaling that these two products will continue to be deeply intertwined.
Office 365 Groups and Teams can hold tons of secrets that we don’t want to share outside our organization. To keep sensitive information secure, you can block guest users from groups by setting a directory policy on your most important and confidential groups.
Search in SharePoint Online (SPO) is one of the areas in the platform where we will see more changes in the future. In this article, I will introduce you to some of the new search features almost arriving in your SPO sites.
Two simple principles are key for Office 365 network connectivity. Keep things simple and get user data to a Microsoft edge node as quickly as possible. However, some organizations insist on using VPNs and proxy servers to interfere with Office 365 network traffic, which slows things down and makes users unhappy. It’s strange that people haven’t gotten the message after so many years…
Most of the time, the Teams clients run along without a problem. But like all software, they have their moments. Here’s how to attack the problem if your Teams clients start to misbehave, including how to give the Microsoft developers some feedback.
Microsoft issued a new wizard to delete Office 365 accounts last week. It has the normal quota of cute graphics and some glitches to boot, but the wizard gets the job done in terms of converting a user mailbox into a shared mailbox and reassigning access to their OneDrive for Business account.
Next up on Microsoft’s Mixed Reality agenda is bringing the platform to Visio and we shouldn’t have to wait too much longer to learn more about this update.
Scammers and spammers love having large databases of email addresses to use for their nefarious purposes. Your Exchange Online addresses might be in those databases, so here’s how to check the email addresses for your mailboxes against the Have I been pwned service (HIBP) using some PowerShell.
The month of July had quite a few Office 365 announcements, here’s a wrap-up of what was announced.
Office 365 content searches can find all sorts of information, but they cannot decrypt protected files in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business sites. This prompts the question of how to deal with protected files exported by a search. As it turns out, the combination of a rights management superuser and some PowerShell makes short work of unprotecting files so that they can be read by all.
Office 365 apps like Teams, Groups, Planner, and SharePoint support guest user access, so they create guest accounts. Those accounts are pretty bare-boned, but you can liven them up by adding details, including user photos – which you might just copy from LinkedIn.
Microsoft Teams now supports inline translation for messages and personal chats. The translation is done by Microsoft Translator for over 60 languages, and it works well. A couple of small glitches might occur in translation, but Microsoft Translator is probably better at generating foreign language text than you are…
The ability to add a new Office 365 Group to an existing SharePoint Online site is finally coming to Office 365. You will be able to connect existing classic SPO sites to new Office 365 Groups by means of two possible mechanisms.