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New Features for Single Item Recovery

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

New Features for Single Item Recovery

There's a lot of content out there about backups for Office 365. I, personally, have written and spoken a lot about backups for Office 365. If you ask 10 experts, you will probably get 10 different opinions about how, or why, or what you should or should not backup in Office 365. Depending on the day (and let’s be honest, who I am working for) I may give you different answers myself.

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Modern Authentication Updates in Exchange Online

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

Modern Auth Updates in Exchange Online

The great thing about Office 365 is that it is a constantly updated service. For your subscription, your organization is constantly getting new features and functionality that can greatly improve the overall Office 365 experience. Of course, the downside of that is that IT pros working in Office 365 need to keep up to date on these changes. Luckily for you, you have found this amazing blog post that is going to explain some recent updates to Modern Authentication in Exchange Online.

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Reply All Storm Protection in Exchange Online

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Jaap Wesselius

Reply All Storm Protection in Exchange Online

Twenty-five years (!) ago I was working for Microsoft. One morning we got this message with a subject line “Why am I on this mailing list?  Please remove me from it.” From someone, followed by an email saying “Me Too!”, and another one with “Me Too!” and another one, and another one, followed by email with “People stop with the replay” multiple times. Before we knew it, the Exchange environment was brought to a standstill because of the enormous amount of email sent via this Distribution Group and nobody was able to send email anymore. It took a couple of days before the Microsoft internal IT staff had fixed this.

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Why Modern Exchange Hybrid?

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Thomas Stensitzki

Why Modern Exchange Hybrid?

The question of why should I implement Exchange Modern Hybrid is justified. Exchange Modern Hybrid is specially designed to simplify implementing Exchange Hybrid Mode by eliminating the requirement for inbound HTTPS connections to an on-premises Exchange organization. The technical specifications for Classic Exchange Hybrid are sometimes unsuitable for enterprises. You can read more about the differences between the two Exchange Hybrid modes in ENow's blog post, "What are your Hybrid Options."

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Conditional Access for Office 365

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Matthew Levy

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access has been around since 2016. Conditional Access governs access to cloud resources by evaluating the conditions associated with the sign-in of a user or application accessing a resource. Conditional Access policies allow an admin to stipulate under what conditions certain actions are enabled. I like to think of them as If-then statements. For example: If: “Sign in comes from an untrusted network, accessing any cloud app”, then: “Require another form of authentication (MFA) before granting access to the cloud app”

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