Office 365 Business Premium vs E3 – in-depth comparison with overview chart

One of the most asked questions, what is the difference between Office 365 Business Premium and E3? The price of a Business Premium license is almost 40% lower than that from an E3 license and both share pretty much the same features. So why should you buy a more expensive E3 license? Or is Business Premium good enough for your…

Exchange Online and Apple Mail

Most Apple users really like the Apple Mail application and don’t want to switch to Outlook when they buy Office 365 or Exchange Online. And that is not necessary either, but connecting the Exchange Online mailbox in Apple Mail can be tricky sometimes. On some clients, the autodiscovery feature is not working correctly. Also adding a shared mailbox is a little…

Managing email addresses with PowerShell

One of the most common tasks as an administrator is to find, change or add an email address to a user mailbox.  PowerShell makes this tasks a lot easier, you can easily find the users where the e-mail address belongs to and add or remove an alias. In this article I will show you some tips howto find an e-mail…

Manage Office 365 Group Members and Owners with PowerShell

With PowerShell UnifiedGrouplinks cmdlet we can easily manage the Office 365 Group member- and ownerships. The UnifiedGroupLinks cmdlet is part of the Exchange Online PowerShell session. So before we can start adding Office 365 Group Members or change them to Owner we first need to connect to Exchange Online. Connecting to Exchange Online First we need to connect to Exchange Online, you…

Wipe Mobile Device with Powershell

When you need to remotely wipe a Mobile Device that’s connected to Exchange Online, you can use Powershell to perform the task quickly. With Clear-Mobile device cmdlet you will remove all data on the device, so this will also delete any photo’s, apps or other personal data on it. To do this we need to connect to Exchange Online, we…

Enabling in-place archive for all users with PowerShell

The In-Place Archive that you get with Exchange Online, provides your users with additional storage space. With PowerShell we can enable the archive mailboxes quickly for all users. Connect to Exchange Online First we need to connect to Exchange Online, you can use this connector script or run the following code:

Or with the connector script:

Get a list of users…

Setting up Single Sign On (SSO) with Azure AD Connect

With the new version of Azure AD Connect you can enable the Single Sign-On option in combination with either Password synchronization or Pass-through Authentication. When enabled with Modern Authentication for Office 2016 users only have to type their username and do not need to type their password to sign in to Office applications of other cloud services when their machine…

Add users to Security and Compliance Retention Policy with Powershell

You may want to add all your users to a Security and Compliance retention policy to preserve all email content when it’s changed or deleted. Unfortunately new users won’t be added to the retention policy, you will have to add them manually. With Powershell it’s possible to get a list of all you Exchange mailboxes and get a list of…

Show Meeting Details of a Office 365 Room mailbox Calendar

By default, the Room calendar shows a busy status. But in most organizations, you want to see the organiser of the meeting and you might also want to know what the subject is.  To see these room details in an Office 365 room calendar, we need to change a few settings. Below I will guide you through setting up the…