Modernize PowerShell to Enhance Office 365

Modernize PowerShell to Enhance Office 365   For the last 10 years, Microsoft has been saying that the single most important skill for an administrator is proficiency with PowerShell. In 2019, that is true more than ever, as PowerShell commands impact Microsoft’s major technologies of Office 365, Teams, Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, etc. However, the problem for most organizations is they Read More

Managing Microsoft & The Death of SCOM?

Back in March, Microsoft announced that it was time to say goodbye to their internal instance of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in favor of Azure Monitor. While SCOM is still available for clients, Microsoft has identified that using a native Azure service like Azure Monitor will be considerably more agile and future-proof for their primarily Cloud landscape. Dana Baster, Read More

Using VitalSigns to Audit Office 365 Mail Forwarding Rules

VitalSigns offers a feature called Office 365 Mailboxes & Users which offers several different ways of viewing information about how mail is used in your O365 tenant. One common concern shared by many organizations is the multitude of ways that end users can automatically forward their mail to external email addresses. Sometimes forwarding makes perfect sense, such as when a Read More

Microsoft is Retiring the OWA Mobile App in Favor of Outlook for iOS and Android

Microsoft has announced retirement of the Outlook Web Access (OWA) mobile application for iOS and Android. Moving forward, the Outlook mobile application will be the preferred option. In April the OWA application will be removed from the online stores and on May 15, 2018 the OWA application will cease to function. For those that have OWA connected to an Office Read More