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Microsoft Stops Basic Authentication, Now What?

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Jaap Wesselius

October 13, 2020, is an important date for Microsoft for a variety of reasons. On this date, Microsoft will stop support for their 2010 suite of products like Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010, Office 2010, etc. In addition, Microsoft will stop basic authentication in Office 365 as outlined in their post Upcoming changes to Exchange Web Services (EWS) API for Office 365 and their follow-up post Basic Auth and Exchange Online – February 2020 Update.

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Managing Exchange Online with Azure Cloud Shell

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

So, the cloud, am I right? While it always nice to get away from having to worry about failed hard drives, or backups, or patches, or a million other things, the real upside to using cloud services is that the good folks at Microsoft are able to put so much more into developing new features. Even for services like Exchange that seem mature, there are always new and unexpected ways for them to evolve as part of a huge infrastructure like Office 365 and Azure.

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Still Running Exchange 2010? Now What...

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Jaap Wesselius

Years ago, you moved successfully from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 and to be honest, you’re still very satisfied with it. Update rollups appear frequently and your Office 2010 still functions properly, so everybody is happy. But all good things come to an end, and as such January 14, 2020 is an important date. Why? Because it’s the end data for extended support for Exchange 2010 and with all the social networking on this topic you shouldn’t have missed it….

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What's New in Exchange Online

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

As we come to the end of 2018, or the beginning of 2019 depending on when you’re reading this, it seems like a good time to look at how Exchange Online has changed over the last year. It wouldn’t be too hard for an email administrator these days to think of Exchange Online as a static service. If you are not actively paying attention to the updates in the service, you may have missed some of the changes that have rolled out recently. I thought this would be a good time to take a quick look back at some of the more important changes that have come into Exchange Online.

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An Overview of Office 365 Attack Simulator

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Michael Van Horenbeeck MVP, MCSM

A few weeks back, Microsoft announced the Public Preview of a new and very interesting feature, named Attack Simulator. The idea behind Attack Simulator is to give you a safe toolset to use in order to probe some aspects of the security of your organization, when it comes to email hygiene and password strength, with more to come in the future. In this article, we will do a quick overview of Attack Simulator.

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Part 2: Speed up Migrations to Exchange Online

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Michael Van Horenbeeck MVP, MCSM

This is a multi-part article in which we will cover Migration Endpoints. First, we will cover what Migration Endpoints are, what you use them for and how you can manually configure a migration endpoint. In the second part of this article, we will dive deeper into how you can leverage multiple migration endpoints to potentially speed up your migration to Exchange Online. Lastly, we'll discuss some of the most common mistakes regarding Migration Endpoints and how to avoid or solve them.

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