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Using the Hybrid Configuration Wizard

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AmyKelly Petruzzella

By establishing a hybrid deployment, you can extend the feature-rich experience and administrative control you have with your existing on-premises Exchange Server organization to the cloud. A hybrid deployment also offers support for a cloud-based archiving solution for your on-premises mailboxes with Exchange Online Archiving and may also serve as an intermediate step towards a complete migration of your on-premises mailboxes to Exchange Online.

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Customizable Recipient Limits in Exchange Online

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Dominik Hoefling MVP

Recipient Limits in Exchange Online

Microsoft has about 258 million paid seats for Office 365, The Verge reported in April 2020. As a “shared medium” for a lot of organizations around the globe, it should be clear that there must be limits in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem, e. g. message size limits or Teams member limits. In this blog we are covering recipient limits in Exchange Online.

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Managing Exchange Online using the EXOv2 module

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Michel de Rooij

Managing Exchange Online using the EXOv2 module

Early June, Microsoft released a new PowerShell module for managing Exchange Online to the public. This module was already announced at Ignite 2019, but it took some time for the module to go into preview end of last year before reaching Generally Available status. Usage of this module promises substantial improvements over the existing methods to connect to Exchange Online using Powershell, such as:
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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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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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