Questions tagged [microsoft-office-365]

Office 365 is Microsoft's subscription based cloud solution for business productivity. All server side components are hosted at Microsoft managed datacentres. Customers that subscribe to O365 have access to the latest business productivity software and can choose to be "entirely cloud based" or have a hybrid configuration where some on-premise servers are retained.

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If a Windows shop moves “everything” to the cloud, does it still need Active Directory?

Taking a spin off of this question: Do I really need MS Active Directory? in a new direction for 2014. Taking into account a basic Windows infrastructure: domain controllers Exchange 2007/2010/2013 ...
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Can I use Office365 or Azure AD as master record for Active Directory?

We have a small business and currently don't have a need for a domain within our office. We have a basic network and a single server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with some file shares and 3rd party ...
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will office365 Enterprise office 2013 update itself to office 2016

Hi guys I have 150 devices with Office365 A point-to-run/click Office365 was installed on a single device and a image was based on this. the users are set to recieve update automatically. Now ...
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Office 365 routing of internal domain messages

Our office uses both office 365 and Google apps. We were on Google apps first, and decided to give office 365 a try. Some folks liked it, some did not, and want to revert back to Google apps for mail. ...
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Multiple SPF records for multiple domains

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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How to reconcile user with both on-premise and cloud mailboxes?

We are in the middle of hybrid coexistence migration from Exchange 2010 on-premise to Office 365. That means we have ADFS and "Dirsync" (now called Windows Azure AD Sync) running. We are more than ...
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Pull Office 365 Users to Active Directory

I am currently working with an existing Office 365 subscription that needs to have a new instance of Windows Server 2012 R2 in Azure manage the users through Active Directory. The server 2012 VM is ...
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Postfix Relay to Office365

I am trying to setup a Postfix server on a Linux box to relay all mail to our Office365 (Exchange, hosted by Microsoft) mail server, but, I keep getting an error regarding the sending address: ...
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Number of Domain Controllers needed?

In the process of migrating 7 school site network from Server 2003/XP to Server 2012/7 and wanted to get some feedback on how many domain controllers would be optimal. Currently we have 4 DCs. All 7 ...
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Office 365 Powershell - Export user, license type, and company field to csv file

I need to be able to export user name or email address (doesn't matter which), company (from the company field under the organization tab in a user account of the exchange admin console), and license ...
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EXIM: Relay to Office 365

I'm trying to configure exim to relay mails via an Office 365 account. I can find quite a few examples of doing this via postfix but almost none on exim. Is this at all possible? The idea is to have ...
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Send email from server without creating new Office 365 user account/mailbox

We've just moved to Office 365 as it's cheaper than our previous email provider. Email addresses all work for our users, now we need more control. We need to send automated emails from our backend. ...
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Unable to turn off DirSync

I went through the Hybrid Setup configuration, unaware that this would enable DirSync. I now want to disable AD synchronization again. When I go to the Azure AD Admin Center and disable directory ...
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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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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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Old Exchange “Microsoft Federation Gateway” preventing domain validation in Office 365?

I am 5 days into the process of validating a domain I control in Office 365 so I can begin a hybrid coexistence and full migration. I'm already 4 days into working with Microsoft Support but it has ...
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Consolidating Office 365, AAD and Azure Subscription

my current situation is as follows: We are running an Azure subscription that was set up with a PERSONAL Windows Live account, but the account has been set up using an email address from our actual ...
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External o365 Mail-Users Receive plaintext

In my Office365 I have an Office365 Group. Whenever I add a Mail-User (external) to the group they receive the welcome message from the group, but it is in plaintext, complete with image file ...
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Complex Exchange 2010 to Office 365 Migration with multiple domains

I keep going around in circles when trying to plan a migration from Exchange 2010 to Office 365 with conflicting information and different opinions to which is the best migration method for my ...
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Will my Office 2013 clients be automatically updated to Office 2016?

Its such a simple question but apperently very hard to get the answer from. with our E4 licenses. we installed 150 computers with Office 2013, last summer. I used the 'ODT' method. in the config XML. ...
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Rewrite not working in .htaccess file

Update 6/26/18: I appreciate that this may be a duplicate of Redirect, Change URLs or Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in Apache - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mod_Rewrite Rules but Were Afraid to ...
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Local DNS after Office 365 migration

After migrating 50 mailboxes from SBS 2008 / Exchange 2007 to Office 365, we are finding that some Outlook 2013 clients are trying to connect to the old Exchange server. I think this is related to ...
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Can Office 365 and Google Apps coexist in an enterprise? [closed]

Can a corporation adopt both technologies and allow the employee, or teams choose which would be best for them. For example, could I choose to use GApps, yet my colleague in another office or country ...