Category: Office 365

Office365 ProPlus + Google Chrome = Bing

Starting February Microsoft will include an extension in Office365 ProPlus for Microsoft Search in Bing, which among other changes, will change your default search engine in Google Chrome to Bing. Microsoft released the table below as their tentative schedule for the different Office365 ProPlus update channels. However, this might be changed in the upcoming weeks….



Securing Onedrive – Cleaning up unwanted sharing permissions

OneDrive for Business is great! The administration tools provided is not! If you’re still reading you might agree with me when I say that Sharepoint Online admin center is far from the best experience when administrating anything related to OneDrive. Luckily we have access to everything we might need using the OneDrive REST API, a…



Microsoft Access Driver Query is corrupt

INTRODUCTION Today I was involved in a particular incident where Windows Updates did its thing and broke something. This time it involved an update for Access, a database program provided by Microsoft, causing specific queries to output that they are corrupt. Due to its unclear nature at first, I thought I would write a quick…



Discover users running Legacy Authentication and why you need to disable it

Are you running Exchange Online and still allow Basic Authentication (a.k.a. Legacy Authentication) for all users and not running MFA? Then you’re extremely exposed to attacks. Microsoft has announced the blocking of this on 13 Oct 2020 but the biggest problem is that you probably will get (and possibly already have been) breached because of…



Great new feature for O365 – reduce the amount of successful phishing attempts

As I wrote in my blogpost back in March, phishing is an attack concept where an attacker usually contacts a victim pretending to be from a trustworthy source to get information that they shouldn’t have gotten if they used their real identity. When an attacker targets specific individuals or groups within an organization the phishing method…



No more Basic Authentication for Exchange Online – what does that mean for us?

Microsoft recently announced that they are turning off Basic Authentication in Exchange Online on October 13, 2020. This means a year for customers to adapt. But what does this mean in reality? In short, no more Basic Auth for: ActiveSync POP/IMAP Remote PowerShell This also means you will not be able to use app passwords (which…



Azure AD authentication methods, MFA and SSPR insights and reports

We’ve been rolling out MFA (Multi-Factor authentication) and SSPR (Self-Service Password Reset) for many customers last couple of years. It often takes time and requires preparations but done right it will succeed and once finished they users get used to it just as they get used logging in using MFA to their bank. During the…



Evoko Liso – A stylish meeting room manager with the complete package!

INTRODUCTION Working majority of my time within an office setting, I am, as well as many other office workers, very aware with the procedure of booking meetings. Quickly summarized, this amounts to opening the enterprise’s chosen collaboration tool, inviting required attendees all while ensuring that there are available meeting rooms with the suitable equipment. Believe…



How to handle multiple spreadsheets from Excel in Powershell

Background Most of us working with Powershell has encountered imports and exports of a CSV-file in Powershell, and most of the times this works seamlessly. This is because the Import-CSV function is a great way to get the single Excel sheet imported in to Powershell. However, I got a request to merge several spreadsheets from…



Attendees disappear from meeting invite in Outlook

A few days ago I got a question from an end user that reported quite a strange issue regarding Meeting invites in Outlook. The user added a meeting room to the meeting invite, and then when the user added a distribution group to the invite, the meeting room and the group disappeared and no meeting…