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I want to enforce my tenants to stop using Skype for Business and redirect them to Teams. In the installation package file I noticed that SfB comes with the package.  how can I remove SfB and replace it with Teams?

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The answer has already been given but just to add a few bits:

 

Microsoft wants customers to explore Teams now, what it can do today and how it can fit into each organiza

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You cannot do this at the moment, but this feature is rolling out this year. You can see a nice video from MS Ignite about how Skype for business is transitioning to MS T

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You cannot enforce this...Microsoft is the only that can do this transition that is going to happen over this year as disclosed last year at Ignite
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The Site Owner value in the SharePoint Site Usage report shows an Office  Group name instead of specific users. Is this what others are seeing also? it is not very helpful. 

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Ey Dean: Do you mean the site usage report in the Office 365 Admin Center?

Hi,

we want to evaluate PowerApps with a few users but want to prevent (at the moment) them to create their own apps. Is there a way to build that up? As far as I have understood it would only be possible to remove them from the Environment Makers in the

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I am wondering why the edit experience between a sharepoint site collection site (Sharepoint 2013) and a Yammer created sharepoint site (sharepoint 2013) look different. When i edit a Yammer sharepoint site i get the ability to click on a + button

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When you create a Group in Yammer you are creating an Office 365 Group behind the scenes so a modern SPO Site is created. When you create a Site Collection from the SPO A... Read More
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Hi there,

Is it possible to allow a O365 user, access to the Office 365 admin centre in order to only view the licence allocation for our tenant.

i.e. they can see how many Office E5 or E3 licences we have and who they are assigned to, Dynamics 365 licen

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Thanks guys - that's helpful and has sorted out the permissions issue we had.

:)

How about Service administrator? I just tried that role on a test account and it gave read-only access to user details including licencing plus Licences node under Billin

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Is the ability to add custom tiles out of preview yet?  I've had it for a few weeks and everytime I try to add a custom tile I get an error, "Sorry, we couldn't make the change right now. Please try again later."   

 

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Getting the same issue as this.  Any updates?

The feature works for me and has worked for the last month or so. My tenant is on first release...

Hello,

I have set a retention policy for SharePoint sites and it works as expected.

I used the "Retention"  under the security and compliance portal, under the Data Governance section (https://protection.office.com/#/retention)

 

When trying to delete a f

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Several months ago, I migrated our corporate email from our onprem exchange 2k7 server to office 365. Everything was successful and our email is working. We are using AD sync to sync our UN and PW from our domain (which this works well). We want to decomm

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A bit of a late reply, but hopefully this helps. The Microsoft best practice method of decommissioning Exchange is to uninstall it. Doing so will wipe all the email and E... Read More

You can. But you will be in unsupported configuration. Since you are using DirSync, you need to manage the objects On-Prem, and the only *supported* method of doing so wh

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Currently working on a set of disclaimer rules in Exchange Online to create a company wide signature, as other cloud solutions for appending signatures correctly (like CodeTwo or Exclaimer) are out of the budget for this year.

Created a set of rules, but f

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There is no perfect method to avoid duplication when using disclaimers, I'd recommend using client-based signatures instead. Or, you can ditch some $$$ for one of the 3rd

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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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This must be a common question.

Ad a Global Admin I don't want to be able to change the permissions on a Records Center Site Collection.

First I create and Enterprise Records Center Site collection (as a Global Admin)

Then I assign a Compliance Admin user

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Dont think you can set an alert for permission changes o na global admin, but you can at least search the audit logs:
https://www.cogmotive.com/blog/office-365-tips/audit-administrator-role-permission-changes-in-office-365

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Hi everyone,

I want to know how can I manage the Guest Users. When I access to this section, I only see one record (in the image I hide the record) and the feature to delete it, but I can't see the button to create a new record. Where is the place or way

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In AAD you can create also single Guest Users.

(BTW, this is my preferred way to create Guest Users...)

 

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Hope it helps... 

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Guests can't be created in O365 directly - but can be in Azure AD.
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Hi.

I have an E1 license and I am receiving conflicting information about inactive mailboxes.  I realize that Microsoft was going to start charging for inactive mailboxes, but I also understand they have at this point decided not to.

 

I also researched t

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Hi.  I received an answer to my question about the 30 days, in that it doesn't apply if you are in the cloud which I am, but since I posted this I have now run into anoth

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Love the cleaner look, however as the previous UI had a dark background, my custom tiles are now invisible as I made the icon graphics white...

 

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Can someone confirm for me the ideal image size so I can prepare new ones?


Anyway, keep up the good work. The ne

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With the previous menu it was easy to switch between eg Excel to my Calendar. Now I first have have to open Outlook from the top left menu en then press again in the lowe

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What i have seen is this the new look for the tiles color of the app and black with white back ground

Hello,

 

I would like to create a routing rule allowing to overwrite recipient email addresses.

 

We have an internal email address username@myinternaldomain.com and we want to modify the domain to remotedomain.com and redirect to some smarthosts.

 

Redir

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Additionally to Vasil's answer:

You could route outgoing email through an on-premises gateway that modifies the addresses.

Nope, address rewrite is not available in EOP/O365.

We have a lot of users that needs to be Global Admins to be able to go in and wipe/delete mobile devices in Office 365 (intune).

I want to limit their permissions so that they no longer are Global Admins, but I can not find a description on what permissio

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Limiting Global Admins is a good idea! There are roles driven by Azure AD, have you seen them, if they are relevant like Intune Service Administrator. 

 

Using the New Role Based Access Controls in Intune

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Every week I need to  do a report by user on how many times they accessed their mailbox and from what IPs. It's a bit tedious. Is there any way to automate this in the Security and Compliance interface? Either for download or have it e-mailed?

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https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Office-365-Auditing-Tool-01747cd4

 

The above tool can solve your requirement easily. You can give it a try on the demo of this tool.

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There is a "schedule report" functionality in O365, however it only covers some of the reports and the ones you are after are not included. So the best option here will b

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Have you tried to get this info. by means of PowerShell / some programming?

Not sure Why Microsoft will not let you call an engineer anymore when a Service Request is Opened.

Also not sure why they Will not let you add notes to the Tickets.

 

Very Poor "Feature" they changed.

I'm sure it made since to someone, just not Customers. 

 

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There is no Call me button "after" the ticket has been opened. When I opened the ticket I added a LOT of notes and screen shots. 2 different engineers I talked to did not... Read More

These changes were announced here, indeed it was quite a shake-up of the previous experience. There are meant to be options for callbacks and call me options 

 

Quick callb

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I've had three support cases with Office 365 support, but I still can't get an answer on this so thought somebody here might be able to help.

 

We are a school and have Office 365 A1 for students and faculty, along with Office 365 A1 Plus (which adds ProPlu

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My understanding is that ATP works as soon as licenses exist, whether they're assigned or not. To be license compliant you need to have enough licenses for all your users

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I'd like to confirm that if a retention policy is created and assigned to the entire OneDrive location, do new sites created after the policy is created inherit the policy as well? The documentation leads me to believe that this only occurs for the Exchan

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It should. But to be on the safe side, lets ask @Tony Redmond :)

I've had three support cases with Office 365 support, but I still can't get an answer on this so thought somebody here might be able to help.

 

We are a school and have Office 365 A1 for students and faculty, along with Office 365 A1 Plus (which adds ProPlu

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We're experiencing the same concerns at the school I work at. We just purchased 15 licenses (I noticed that it was $1.40 per month per instance , and not per user), and I... Read More

We have created and uploaded a custom sensitive type in the security and compliance center. I am trying to use this from a mail flow rule and it is not available there. I do not see it under the Cloud App Security product for the dlp rule either. Would we

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I've one distribution list (DL), it has multiple users for email forwarding including those within my organization and outside my organization... I want to setup shared or public folder/mailbox which all users from DL would have access to see the messages

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Neither Shared mailboxes nor Public folders are accessible from mobiles. There are certain workarounds you can use, but they are nasty hacks/unsupported.

 

Using an Office

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Hello,

 

I was told there was a setting that would enable IP checking for mailbox access. If access came from an odd IP, say China, the access would be blocked and an alert would be sent out. I'm been looking through the interface and can't find the setting

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Well, Reports are delayed, if you want to properly address this you should check the Alerts functionality offered as part of the SCC, and quite possible the advanced aler

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There are some useful Azure Active Directory security reports available for Office 365 customers, as well as more detailed information for those customers with Azure AD P

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I have been noticing messages or health advisories lately on my mobile that I want to quickly share with my core team at work or an extended group.  When viewing a message, I can tap share, but there are no options available in there for Teams or Yammer. 

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Ability to share messages from the message center with non-admins is something that will come in the future