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

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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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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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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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

We have some users that show an "Other" section when they click on the app launcher in the upper left hand corner of the 365 page and then click the ALL tab.  If they scroll to the bottom of all their apps, there is an "Other" section.  Listed in the othe

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Yeap, I have seen this before. By the way, I wouldn't worry so much about this "Other" section since Microsoft is starting to release a new App Launcer to Office 365

Hi,

Can anyone send me why I get this error "Number of databases available 0 are not enough to allow meaningful database selection" while trying to add new shared mailbox?

 

Thank a lot!

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Hi all,

 

This morning the issue was fixed and I was able to create mailboxes and migrate from Exchange 2013.

 

Unfortunately, just one hour ago, the issue reappeared :(

I'm b

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Hi, since this morning everything works fine on my exchange in office 365, but I can't tell you what was wrong because to this issue I didn't receive a response from Micr... Read More

Same issue here. Ticket open but i am sure Microsoft won't reply soon. 

 

Please update here if you have a solution

 

thank you

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Hi,

 

I had the same problem Friday 11/03 and still have it this morning.

I'm currently preparing a brand new migration to Office 365 from Exchange 2013 with hybrid mode.

On

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Hi, I've got the same issue like you and waiting for a response from Microsoft. Do you have to receive an answer in between

We are using Office365 for Business and i've enabled mfa for our employees yesterday. It worked fine for the first hour, but after a while some of the MFA pages in my admin panel or the users account stopped working.

 

We can set-up 2factor, but we cant cre

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I opened a support ticket 2 days ago aswell, and their answer was that the problem still exists, but only in the Dutch version. So i changed my profile to English UK and

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Best Response confirmed by Michiel Vervaart (Occasional Contributor)

The MFA portal seems to work fine here, so it might have been a temporary issue. If it persists, go with @Salvatore's advise and open a support ticket.

 

I just wanted to a

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Which browser are you using?

Have you tried with other browsers?

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I am trying to configure Sharepoint Online and Onedrive for Business to allow unmanaged devices to see the online portal but only view and edit it in the portal. The download or 'saving-as' in the unmanaged devices are not allowed.

 

I have followed the

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This feature is basically a conditional access policy, so you can configure it from the Azure AD blade in case the SPO portal doesn't "stick" the changes.

We are a delegated admin for one of our clients and we cannot connect to their tenant with designer to create workflows or publish infopath forms.  Is anyone else seeing this, and is this the correct behavior. We can create sites, lists, libraries no prob

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I have never tried this scenario myselft, but it sounds strange to me since as a delegated admin that can create sites, lists and libraries you should also be able to cre... Read More

I have a question on Azure AD Connect.. I have two Forests where Exchange 2013 is running.. Forest A and B.. Forest A Exchange users migrated to O365 and they used sourceAnchor attribute "ObjectGUID". Now Forest B Exchange needs to be setup in Hybrid mode

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I've a users with Office 365 Business Essentials and Office 365 Business Premium licenses. If I change an existing user in above two categories, will that affect their existing In-Place Archives where the data is in GBs?

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No, as long as you switch between SKUs that include the necessary "archiving" license and storage. In your case both offer the same amount of GB, so it should be all fine

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Best Response confirmed by Juan Carlos González Martín (MVP)

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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I'm attempting to assign Yammer licenses to all users in the tenant who don't have this assigned. All users have location set and have at least an Exchange license from the STANDARDWOFFPACK_FACULTY SKU

 

I'm running the following for one user (as a test) -

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If the user already has the same SKU assigned, you should not use the AddLicenses parameter, only the LicenseOptions one.

Want to backup an employee who just left the company, his mailbox is 20gb and archive are almost same size. How can I backup his mailbox including archives in full? Would b more helpful including OneDrive data, calendars data also.

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Back it up where though? Office 365 is not a backup solution, neither is a file share replacement. If you want to keep the mailbox/onedrive data in place, use the hold/re

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Since most of our employees have E3 licenses, I've been using the Retention feature in the Security & Compliance Center to put a hold on mailboxes and OneDrives. Once it'

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Basically there is not a builtin feature that allows you to backup the employee mailbox, calendars and ODFB....in order to make the backup of those items you might have a... Read More

Is there a way to have the our company logo set as the default profile picture for users that have not yet change them in place of the default initials?

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A default profile image sounds quite useful, which probably means they'll charge extra for it ;-)

To be precise, you would run the Set-UserPhoto cmdlet to upload a photo for a newly created account to make sure that the corporate logo is used.
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When I look at our usage reports, it visually appears that Exchange and Yammer usage are roughly the same for my organization:

UsageGraphpng.png

 

However, our actual Exchange number is 50,734 while Yammer (blue) is 13,640.  The problem is the scale -- the distance from 1 to

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Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. Feedback noted. Will look into addressing it.

Totally agree. I never, ever show these logarithmic scale charts to anyone. They would be horribly misinterpreted.

It's a logarithmic scale, but I guess that's a valid feedback. @Anne Michels

From the Office 365 Admin center you can Select the SharePoint Site Usage report to obtain stats about site usage. The report provides a csv export option.

The exported file contains a 'Page Views' and a 'Pages Visited' column. What's the difference betwee

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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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So I understand this a little differently - and specifically the SharePoint admin console states - "Show the Create site command to users who have permission to create si

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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.