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Prevent Microsoft Teams Meeting recording from expiring.

Prevent Microsoft Teams Meeting recording from expiring. Recently Microsoft introduced a new feature which will expire Microsoft Teams Meeting recordings. All new recordings will auto expire in 60 days after the recorded and no action was taken. Admins in the organization will have to update these policies if they want retain recordings for longer of…

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Conditional Access Policy Templates

Conditional Access Policy Templates In this post, we will look at Conditional Access Policy Templates a feature which is currently still in Public Preview. These templates are designed to provide a more convenient method of deploying new policies based on Microsoft’s recommendations. If you are new to Conditional access policies or simply just want to…

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Microsoft Compliance Configuration Analyzer

Microsoft Compliance Configuration Analyzer In this short post, we will look at MCCA (Microsoft Compliance Configuration Analyzer). MCCA is a PowerShell-based tool that exports your current Microsoft 365Complaince configuration and validates them against Microsoft 365’s recommended best practices. Some of the controls which forms part of the best practices include regulations and standards for data…

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Block Internet Access on Azure VM using NSG (Network Security Group)

Block Internet Access on Azure VM using NSG (Network Security Group) In this short post, we will look at a quick way to Block Outbound Internet traffic for an Azure VM or Subnet. To restrict your users from accessing the internet and potentially accessing harmful sites. To get started we need to create a new…

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Deploy Azure Automation Update Management

Deploy Azure Automation Update Management In this post we will deploy Azure Automation Update Management to managed updates on both Azure and On-premises Servers. The solution caters for Linux and Windows Servers. This above reference architecture illustrates how to design a hybrid update management solution to manage updates on both Microsoft Azure and on-premises Windows…

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Verify alert settings for restricted user in Microsoft 365 Defender.

Verify alert settings for restricted user in Microsoft 365 Defender. The default alert policy for restricting users from sending emails will automatically notify admins when a user is blocked from sending outbound mail. In this post we will look at how we can modify this alert policy. Verify alert Policy To verify current policy, head…

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How to Unblock a User if they were blocked from sending emails in Microsoft 365

How to Unblock a User if they were blocked from sending emails Microsoft 365 Users in your organization might get blocked from sending emails in Microsoft 365 if they exceed one of the outbound sending limits or inbound spam policies. If a user is added to the restricted user list, they will receive the following…

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The referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to.

The referenced account is currently locked out and may not be logged on to. You may receive the following error after creating your Azure AD DS instance and when you try and join your Azure server to the newly created domain you receive the error. There are a few options to test to try and…

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New-ExoPSSession : Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth

New-ExoPSSession : Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth In this post we will look at the following error messages being displayed when a user tries to connect to Exchange Online Management or Security Center using PowerShell. “New-ExoPSSession : Create Powershell Session is failed using OAuth” To start troubleshooting this error above, I had a…

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MacBook Pro Problems and Do-it-Yourself Solutions

MacBook Pro Problems and Do-it-Yourself Solutions When you are working on a MacBook, the chances of facing technical problems that affect your performance are sporadic. But these issues, even if they occur often, create nuisance and frustrate users. Even the most common problems such as batter drainage, missing files or backup, and failing logic board…

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Exchange TIP: How to Migrate Mailbox from Exchange Online to Exchange OnPrem

Exchange TIP: How to Migrate Mailbox from Exchange Online to Exchange OnPrem In this quick post, I will go through a quick PowerShell I use to migrate a mailbox from Exchange Online back to Exchange Onprem. Let’s first start by connecting to Exchange Online PowerShell. Once connected run the following: Before we can run the…

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