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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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Managing Mailbox Plans for Exchange Online

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

When you create a new mailbox in Exchange Online, that mailbox comes with specific settings, features, and protocols enabled. As an Office 365 administrator, you have the ability to go back and modify these settings later if - for instance - you don't want users to have their default mailbox size limit set at 100 GB, or if you want a specific retention policy applied to that mailbox.

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Manage Office 365 Groups with PowerShell

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM
There are a few very compelling reasons to move to Office 365, and in my opinion, Office 365 Groups are at or near the top of that list. Office 365 Groups combine resources from across Office 365 in ways that are not possible on-premises to give end users interesting new functionality.

Originally, Microsoft envisioned Office 365 Groups as resources that did not need much, if anything, in the way of administrative control. The idea was that end users should be able to control their collaborative experience without pesky admins getting in their way. This, of course, is a ridiculous concept that Microsoft has since corrected. Now Office 365 administrators have the controls necessary to ensure Groups are being used in accordance with organizational data usage policies within their Office 365 tenants.

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