Enable ‘+’ plus addressing in Exchange Online

M365 Roadmap - Support for plus addressing in Exchange Online

One of the most requested features on Microsoft's UserVoice forum was the Support for Dynamic '+' Email Aliases in Office 365. This has been pending since 2017 and Microsoft finally implemented it in September 2020. Woohoo! However, it's not enabled by default in Exchange Online, so we'll have to turn it on. What is '+' … Continue reading Enable ‘+’ plus addressing in Exchange Online

Exchange – Connect via PowerShell using Modern Authentication

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Microsoft announced a while back that they are going to end support for basic authentication in Exchange Online from Oct 13, 2020. This includes connecting via remote PowerShell. So what do we need do in order to connect to Exchange Online using PowerShell? Answer: Use Modern Authentication. Modern authentication is based on the use of … Continue reading Exchange – Connect via PowerShell using Modern Authentication

Exchange Online – Enable group moderation and sending restrictions

Exchange Online - Group Moderation

Whether it be a large group or one that has restricted users, you may need to limit who can send to these mail enabled security groups. In addition, you may even want to enable moderation to allow specific users to approve/deny messages from reaching the members. The good news is that all this can be … Continue reading Exchange Online – Enable group moderation and sending restrictions

Exchange PowerShell – Get calendar folder permissions in any language

Getting a user's calendar folder permissions in Exchange via PowerShell is pretty straight forward as you can just use the standard ':\Calendar' naming convention like below: Get-MailboxFolderPermission -Identity [email protected]:\Calendar This works fine if the user's mailbox language is set to English but what if they have it set to something else, like perhaps German? Well … Continue reading Exchange PowerShell – Get calendar folder permissions in any language

PowerShell – Fix Unable to load adalsql.dll exception

I have quite a few databases in Azure and use PowerShell from time to time to connect and execute queries on them. This is pretty straight forward and normally works as intended. However, sometimes I get the following exception: Unable to load adalsql.dll (Authentication=ActiveDirectoryPassword). Error code: 0x2. For more information, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=513072 This usually happens … Continue reading PowerShell – Fix Unable to load adalsql.dll exception

Exchange PowerShell – Publish Room / Equipment Calendars

So you've got some resource (rooms/equipment) calendars in Exchange that you need to make the calendars public for. You can use PowerShell to accomplish this quite easily. First of all you can get the current calendar publishing information by using the Get-MailboxCalendarFolder cmdlet: Get-MailboxCalendarFolder -Tdentity VIRT-V01:\Calendar Note that if the mailbox's language is not English … Continue reading Exchange PowerShell – Publish Room / Equipment Calendars

Exchange PowerShell – Evaluating expressions in the Filter parameter

Recently I needed to get a bunch of groups from Exchange by their ExternalDirectoryObjectId property. There are many ways to do this and one of the easiest would be to just get the Name (or other unique identifier) by looking up the group in AAD via MSOL PS. However, you can use the -Filter parameter … Continue reading Exchange PowerShell – Evaluating expressions in the Filter parameter