litigation hold – recoverable items quota

As an office 365 admin, you need to watch for many things to keep it running smoothly for your organization. One such thing is recoverable items Quota which can become huge over time because of retention and litigation/in-place hold policies set by your company. I am not going thru the licensing required for litigation hold…

End of Exchange Online Classic Authentication

As most of you admins are already aware that Microsoft is killing Basic authentication for Exchange Online services for PowerShell, EWS, POP, IMAP and EAS. SMTP authentication is still supported.(changes will not affect it)   Microsoft already released the Exchange online MFA Powershell  previously but it lacked the capability to be used in scripts. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/exchange/exchange-online/connect-to-exchange-online-powershell/mfa-connect-to-exchange-online-powershell…

Email Mail flow from Third Party Gateway to Exchange Online

Many organizations are using different email gateways (namely Proofpoint, Mime Cast, Ironport, Synmantec, Barracuda) instead of Exchange online protection. This blog is about a scenario from one of our customer that is using Cisco Ironport cloud and their current email routing from Internet is as below. Internet –> Ironport Cloud –> Exchange Onpremise –> Exchange…

Exchange Online Multi Factor Authentication Shell

Last week, suddenly My Global Administrator account stopped connecting to Exchange Online management Shell. Below is the error that I received, that says access denied. I have checked RemotePowerShellEnabled is True for my account, nothing has changed. I researched and found that Microsoft has pushed a conditional access policy for below office 365 admin roles…