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Ignore recipients if they're out of office

We send out multiple emails on a daily basis to everyone in the company (via a user group), some are required reading and others can be discarded if not read on the day. The issue we face is that when ...
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Race conditions in account creation script with email account and Office 365 sync--any good way besides time delay to resolve?

I have a powershell script that I use to create new users. Every year we add hundreds of interns, so automation is crucial. Someone in HR runs the script, so the script is supposed to be foolproof. I ...
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Office365 DirSync Active Directory Integration

I am preparing to deploy Office365 for my organization. We have an on premise Active Directory Domain Controller (Windows Server 2012 R2). We would like to leverage our Active Directory for: automatic ...
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What are some good books/tutorials for novice Server Admins [duplicate]

I am being thrown into a server admin job with no previous experience. Looking to get a good foundation to build on.
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Scripting for Public Calendars in Office 365

We have about 10 onsite technicians who do breakfix work. I would like to create a unified calendar that shows all of their appointments for the day, week and month without having to populate it ...
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Document shared in sharepoint online to be redirected to ADFS for authentication

Document shared via SharePoint, will provide link as tenantname.sharepoint.com/<path to the document>. Which is expected behavior, however user accessing from Mobile devices / Tablets are ...
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How to globally set the deleted item retention period in Exchange Online?

The default retention period for deleted items (those you can recover by using "Recover Deleted Items" in Outlook) is 14 days, but it can be changed; however, this is a per-mailbox setting, and it ...
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Exchange 2007 migration to Office 365

I have just recently migrated a domain over to Office 365 from Exchange 2007 but all other domains that are on the exchange 2007 cannot send mail to the domain under Office 365 on the exchange 2007 I ...
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AD Group and Distribution Group with O365

I have a O365 with Exchange, and a local AD. I want to manage distribution groups and distribution groups members via PS scripts (that will run by scheduled task), that look users' AD attributes ...
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Mail delivery to not-yet-migrated accounts in O365 staged migration

I'm about 10% through a staged migration from Exchange 2003 on-prem to Office 365's Exchange Online. The question I have is how do the migrated users that are now successfully using Exchange Online ...
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Intermittent communication issues with Office 365 (Exchange Online)

Four or five users (out of 30-35 users) at one of our office locations are having odd issues with Outlook 2010 and 2013 losing the connection to Office 365: Occasionally, when sending an email, the ...
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Uninstall legacy versions of Office when deploying Office 365 Pro Plus

In volume licensed editions of Office (ones with an MSI deployment), you can use OCT to create a package that will remove previous versions of Office when the new version is deployed. Office 365 Pro ...
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If using outlook to connect to exchange, how to recover contact groups?

So recently we had to move to another exchange server and migrated all data over. Some PC's running outlook had to have their account in outlook recreated (By going into Account settings and removing ...
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Setting up Office 365 / Exchange 365 email in Mail (32-bit) without logging in as the user?

There's been a recent change in policy at the place where I work that I cannot login to a user account without the user being virtually or physically present. In order to setup their account at ...
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How can I test an Office 365 / Exchange 365 email account without logging into it?

We've had a recent change in company policy that as the administrator, I'm not allowed to login to people's accounts even to test them out initially; this only causes problems when I need to test if ...
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Active Directory Extension Number and Office 365

We have our own internal VoIP system in which our employees are using to communicate to each other, each VoIP station has an extension number assigned for each employee. We would like to use Active ...
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Review spam messages in Office 365

We've just migrated to Office 365, and there's a report on our dashboard that's saying that almost 90% of our incoming mail has been filtered as spam. This seems potentially alarming, and I'd like to ...
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How do you dirsync mailusers in Office 365 from AD?

We have Contact objects in Active Directory that are synchronized into Office 365. However, many of these are contacts for users that we have also established an AD account for, meaning we have two ...
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More efficient way to retrieve Office365 data via Powershell

I am trying to get mailbox statistics from Office 365. This is the current script: # Get credentials $O365Creds = New-Object -Typename System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -ArgumentList ...
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Office 365 shuns MX records

I currently have a domain on Office 365 and I am adding a second one. However, the moment I added the new domain and verified ownership by adding the TXT record, my users on the first domain can no ...
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set SAML request for Office 365 Single Sign On

i am trying to set up single sign on for office 365 for my domain using my own identity provider. i have configured the domain to get to the login page of my identity provider whenever a user types in ...
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On Premise to Office 365 guidence needed

I need some here. I have an Exchange 2010 and 2013 coexistence scenario. Majority of mailboxes are still Exchange 2010. I now have licencing and want to move our entire environment into Office365. ...
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Can an entire mailbox of deleted items be recovered in Office 365?

Recently an employee deleted their entire mailbox before leaving the company and there was no litigation hold in place. Is there any way to recover all of the deleted items, preferably via a ...
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5.7.1 SMTP error when running stored proc using DB Mail in SQL Server 2012

I am getting an error in SQL Server 2012 Database Mail when executing a stored proc to send an email from a specified address to a specified address using Office 365 as the SMTP server. The mail ...
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Hybrid Exchange Online setup with on premise public folders, certificate issues?

We have a Hybrid Exchange setup with Exchange Online (v15 tenant) and Exchange 2010 on premise. The hybrid configuration for the most part is working, what I am having an issue with is getting public ...
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Migrating Gmail to Office 365

I have been setting up Office 365 for my organization. We are currently using Gmail. I have synced our local Active Directory server w/ Office 365, as well as our domains. The problem I am having has ...
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Exchange 365 and Apple Mail Server Relay

i'm using Exchange 365 Cloud Mail Services and a Apple Server 10.9.1 (Mavericks). Now i would like to connect my Apple Servers Postfix to an Exchange SMTP Relay (Get notifications when Wiki is updated ...
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Synchronizing the SamAccountName Property using Windows Azure Active Directory Sync Tool

Using this official documentation as a guide, I would expect the SamAccountName property to sync from my on-premise AD to Office 365. I think that it used to do exactly that, but now it seems that it ...
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Outlook discovers old server instead of Office 365 (Exchange Online) server?

I deleted my old server with my Exchange server - I did not uninstall Exchange first, so I'm afraid that some stuff still floating around about my old exchange server. We've moved to Exchange Online ...
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Office 365 and Exchange 2010 in Hybrid Deployment, Using Office 365 as Backup

We currently have an Exchange 2010 server on AWS. We want to migrate to Office 365, and have a free non-profit subscription. We are not ready to make the move yet to Office 365 but need a better ...
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Is there a way to restore deleted contacts via OWA?

Our users are on Office 365 (Exchange Online) and so I'm hoping this is applicable to those of you using Exchange 2013 as well, but I don't have a way to verify that. I've never run into this before, ...
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What scenarios would prevent users from accessing Office 365 products? [duplicate]

We are looking at deploying the latest version of Office but are having difficulty deciding between Office 365 or Office 2013 volume license. I understand the cost benefits of 365 (and I actually like ...
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Do I need to run ForestPrep and DomainPrep after uninstalling Exchange Server 2003?

We've migrated our email to Office 365, so I now need to remove our one and only on-premises Exchange Server (2003 Standard). The documentation that I've read suggests that I: Go to a command ...
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Office365 SPF PermError: Too many DNS lookups

We are migrating from a self hosted mailing platform to Office365 for Businesses. Everything went fine, except for the SPF record. At the moment, we have v=spf1 a mx include:spf.mtasv.net -all as TXT ...
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Hybrid exchange and POP3 setup - some POP3 mailboxes and some exchange mailboxes

I'm looking to move some mailboxes to the Office365 exchange plan, however I also need to keep existing POP3 accounts. Option 1: Is there a best practise for this setup? Do you simply allow Office365 ...
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Users still have access to Outlook Web Access after disabling account or changing password

I have changed a user's password, but it seems that he was logged in via webmail at the time, and he his session has remained alive. I have disabled the account too at the time of active session on ...
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Multiple SPF records for multiple domains [duplicate]

We have recently started using Office 365 for our email, which requires us to add a DNS TXT record with the value v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all. We already have an SPF record with the ...
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GMail or Office 365 for small businesses with LOTS of domains [closed]

Sorry if not the right place to ask, I'm pretty new here (mostly post programming questions on SO). I work for a small company, about 5 employees, but we have 5 different domains we use for sending ...
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SSL Cert error after migrating to hosted exchange service

OLD SETUP SBS 2011 w/ Exchange and all clients running Office 2010 (using rpc/http as many were laptops) NEW SETUP All mailboxes and accounts moved to hosted Exchange. Local Exchange services ...
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What's the upgrade path for ADFS 2.1 to 3.0 (Server 2012 to 2012 R2)

I have several domain controllers running Windows Server 2012 with a domain and forest functional levels at Windows Server 2012. Two of the DCs are running ADFS (2.1) in a farm for users in my ...
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Does Office 365 Small Business Pro support multiple domains?

I am currently looking into migrating over to Office 365 from our SBS 2008 server. I understand that I can tie my installation to a specific domain like say emample.com and then have my email address ...
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Office 365: 'client smtp submission' suddenly starts failing. How to diagnose client auth error?

Since a few days, my application fails sending SMTP email. The app is in fact a scheduled task (which is running on my local machine, written in C#, using SmtpClient) and occasionally needs to send ...
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Cannot run without administrator privileges

I have a user who is running Lync, but unless it is run as an administrator, she cannot log in. Her Lync account is fine and other standard users do not have this issue. I have been able to log in by ...
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Configuring Monit to Send Mail through Office365

I'm trying to configure monit to send emails through Office365. Here's the relevant configuration: set mailserver smtp.office365.com port 587 username "username" password "password" using ...
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What is the difference between Windows Azure Active Directory Sync vs Office 365 sync

My client has half deployed instances of Windows Azure Active Directory, and Office 365 synchronization technologies. I have yet to unravel how much is overlapping, or what isn't. Based on my ...
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Office365 Published Room Calendar shows everything as “Busy”

I am trying to allow people from outside of our organization to properly watch one of the Room Calendars. I managed to successfully publish it using this powershell command: ...
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SPF TXT record with multiple senders - bounce back - spf check failed

My company uses office 365 for our email, but we also send email from one of our server's IP addresses. My TXT record is: v=spf1 ip4:XXX.XX.XX.XXX include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all ...
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Delete an individual user profile from Office 365/Sharepoint Online MySite, using Powershell

I'm trying to work out a process that would allow my helpdesk to delete an individual user's profile from Office 365 sharepoint online using powershell. It's easy to connect to our Sharepoint Online ...
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How do I generate a certificate for multiple mail addresses?

At my company, we have short mail addresses for convenience, but they collide now that the company gets bigger. For new employees, we only make new longer mail addresses to avoid this. However, to ...
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What actions in Office 365 trigger requests for new SAML tokens?

We're in the process of diagnosing an issue where our on-premise ADFS servers stop accepting requests from the ADFS proxy servers for short (5m intervals). One behavior that we're having difficulty ...