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A new customer want to move from Google Apps to Office 365 couple of questions:

1. Information provided indicates that mail customisation can be done.

2. Is this domain hosting or do we still have to do this separately?

3. Can multiple domains be applied to

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I don't think I am understanding all your questions but check out this resource, which goes through the details of migrating from Google email to Office 365 - Migrate G Suite mailboxes to Office 365

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My comments here:
1. What do you mean bu mail customization?
2. You have to do it separately
3. You can have several alias for a single user. If you require to be able to se... Read More

We have temporarily turned off the ability for users to create Communications sites, because we have some governance and communication decisions to make... I followed these instructions , and selected "Hide the Create site command" in the SP admin center.

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Nope and Nope. The other way around also doesnt work - if you block Groups creation, people will still be able to create sites.

Hello,

 

I want to hide the following option for users to Change their password in OWA (My Account --> Security & Privacy)

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Since this option is disabled in our tenant (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Let-people-reset-their-own-passwords-in-Office-365-5bc3f460-13cc-48c0-abd6-b80bae72d04a

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Sorry, but AFAIK you cannot hide this option in the View account area of the user

Not sure what is going on but with the admin centre now if you raise a service request I can only request that someone calls me.  Then aside from that I cannot raise a second request until that one has been closed.

 

Also the View Service requests just take

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I had a chat with the team running support for Office 365 about this situation. I think they understand the problems and the frustrations of tenant admins as Microsoft do

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24 hours after I made another post on this issue, I noticed that Microsoft added the ability to:

 

  • Close/cancel an ongoing incident through the portal; and
  • Add notes for an
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I asked our TAM @ Microsoft in the past and I got this answer. "Its a big difference between Professional Support and Premier Support. If you want to be business ready yo

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I have just had it confirmed whilst on a call to support that this is the case, it is now limited to 1 service request at a time per admin!

Hey all,

 

Our original reseller who sold us the Office365 service has stopped supporting / selling it. I've been managing our licenses / subscriptions since the beginning so its not an issue. But we have 4 licenses for Office 365 Business Premium which we

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Yes, like Juan said.

 

Just a note, when you assign licenses, just do in the same step to avoid remove and add license.

 

If you do at the same step, it's a change, if you re

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Yes, you can do that without loosing any data

On one of our client tenants we've just noticed that all our custom DNS records have dissappeared. 

 

Has anyone else experienced this? 

 

Is there a way to track if this was a use who did this or if this is some kind of system problem? 

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This has happend to one of our clients as well.. sometime this last week.

We are a Microsoft partner and have seen this happen several times for multiple customers. I believe it is related to running the setup wizard again where it wipes out an

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This has just happened again. I'm creating a service request with Microsoft again as this is urgent, but I wanted to flag this up here again because I find it hard to bel

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Office 365 allows you to block a user when necessary, as when someone is leaving the organization. You can also initiate a forced sign-out, but the option to do so is buried in the user’s OneDrive for Business settings, which seems like a logical place to

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Is there anyway to see exactly why a transport rule is blocking a certain mail? I know of course I can see what rule is doing the blocking but I need to find why and what is the reason.

 

I have a rule blocking a bunch of extensions within attachments that

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I would suggest to ask the question in the exchange group

No one? There must be a way to see this. Some way to extract the information on why a transport rule triggers and exacly on what in an email or attachment.

I got one question, so far i heard that it was not possible to manage domain specific tasks using powershell in azure, but maybe it's possible now. I would like to have a script that:

 

1. Log into Azure with my admin account.

2. Create a new subdomain

3. Ver

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Adding a subdomain is now possible with the AzureAD PowerShell cmdlets. Some of the operations however can only be performed via the old, MSOnline PowerShell module (for

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Hello,

is there any way, how to get in Powershell a list of all installation of Office Pro Plus with username and name of computers where the software is installed.

I would like to also Deactivate specific Office installation from Powershell but I can´t to

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Nope. Even though we have been requesting this for years, repeatedly. @Anne Michels FYI 

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 I set an alert to notify me of open documents from concrete user when I showed the case on the presentation. After then when I turned off the alert I still recieve a notifications even when I deleted the alert. Is there any option how to cancel sending o

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If you cancelled the alert and are still receiving alert messages, then it seems something is wrong with this feature in the Compliance & Security Center. I recommend you... Read More
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Is it possible to audit what activites are being performed by apps registered in ACS as SharePoint Addins using the audit logs.  I have a few apps with tenant admin rights and trying to keep track of everything from an audit perspective.   I tried searchi

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I don't think these are unfortunately logged properly, but not 100% sure on this, so could be wrong as well.

+1 on that, because it's a bit annoying to have to go into Yammer to set someone to be a Verified Admin where all other workload ownership roles are done in the O365 admi... Read More

Hi Guys,

 

Have you seen data missing in usage report in your tenant? I logged outlook.office365.com with my O365 mailbox on 8/17/2017 by Chrome and send a message. And now I check the Email app usage report. I can see some data in the report but I don't se

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Hi Amo,

can you please open a support ticket for us to look into this?

Thanks,

Anne

Adding @Anne Michels

This has appeared in the Message center - "We're retiring the classic Office 365 service health dashboard":

 

"In March 2017, we completed our work to bring improvements to the new service health dashboard and started rolling it out to all customers as the

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I'm not sure that anyone will shed any tears over the passing of this dashboard...

For large Enterprises, what's the recommendation for assigning Admin Roles within O365 (Global Admin, Billing Administrator, SharePoint Administrator, etc) -- do you assign individual names as Administrators or use more of a RBAC and assign say the ShareP

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Hi,

very intersting topic and replies.

WE are a tenant of 100 users and we have 3 global admins, with separate admin accounts.

 

Things work pretty much fine (including MFA),

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So, there use to be this mentality, or framework, for Office services on-premises, of pursuing least-privileged access design in your administration and services. And, wi

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I would also recommend to keep use of Global Admin and other Admin roles at a minimum and always assign separate accounts for Admin rolls. I the admin panel under users i

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We are a tenant of around 100 users. Three of us are Global Admins and we each use separate admin accounts from our normal user accounts. We also do this for on-prem.

Here's a support.office.com article about the different roles and how to assign them that may be useful for reference:

 

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/About-Office-365-admin-roles-da585eea-f576-4f55-a1e0-87090b6aaa9d?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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Wondering if someone can tell me if this is a issue or not.  Just a scenario I runngin through head.

 

john.smith@company.com

Security and Compliance Retention Policy for 7 years.

So User is synced from on-premise and assigned a E3 license and has the retenti

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When you delete a mailbox that's under any type of hold, his mailbox will be provisioned as Inactive mailbox. While Inactive mailboxes preserve some of the attributes, th

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Learn how to set up Office 365 for your business with our new Office 365 admin center videos page. You will learn how to add a domain name, add people, set up document storage, download software, and much more in a series of short, easy to follow videos.

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This truly is an excellent resource for Admins. I've used this resource in both the SMB and Enterprise tenants as well. Keep up the good work. Hopefully I'll see you #MSI... Read More

Simple and clean, thanks for sharing, regards.

Thanks for sharing

Great Video....just gaming a träning session with new admins that will appreciate the content. 👍
Thanks for sharing, very useful!

Hi, I would like to ask you if you could send me an .xml manifest specifically for Outlook Customer Manager? 

Could you please help me, and send me a link?

 

Many thanks.

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May I ask why do you need that XML?

Is it possible to recover a user and their mailbox past 30 days since deletion?  I have a user deleted permanently about 45 - 60 days ago and now we need their mailbox back.  Any suggestions?  Thanks.

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This is why inactive mailboxes exist. If you think that even a smidgen of a chance exists that you will need a mailbox past the 30-day deletion retention period, you put ... Read More

Did you place it on hold?

Did you already try to see if you can undelete it?

Hi team,

As I am going through a different type of newly available site collection template in Office 365 Which is only available for global administrator user.

I have also searched on MSDN and Sharepoint blog but didn't found any document regarding the pur

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Yeap, seeing the same template and just creating a site collection now

Looking for the permissions required for our support staff with the Role of "User Management Administrator" in order to perform a one-time event that will sign them out of Office 365 sessions.

We are trying to reset sessions for a terminated user.

 

The tier

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The cmdlet you need access to is part of the AzureAD PowerShell module, which sadly still lacks proper RBAC control. That's a very good question to ask on the Admin AMA w

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Hello,

can you please help me solve following.

 

In Single tenant, we disabled user possibility to sign up to applications (Integrated apps -> Let people in your organization decide whether third-party apps can access their Office 365 information turned off)

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Providing consent is different from adding permissions, it can only be done via the login page as part of the OAuth flow, afaik. So you as admin need to grant consent fir

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Hello,

 

I recently saw a video (that I can no longer find) that seemed to show that it was possible to limit forwarding "ala cart" on outgoing e-mails in a way that would disallow forwarding within the organization and put a "This should not be forwarded"

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This is nothing new, the only new part about it is that it got included as part of the Secure Score recommendations/actions: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/office365security/mitigating-client-external-forwarding-rules-with-secure-score/

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The Office 365 Admin Center experienced a problem on August 3 when it began to include data from other tenants in its usage reports. It seems like the problem arose in a flawed code change and Microsoft fixed the issue quickly. What’s worrying is what dat

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Long live the DevOps model, aka "testing in production" :)