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Recipient Management without Exchange Server behind the Scenes

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I was digging a little bit deeper into the Recipient Management without Exchange Server. I've already blogged about it how to install the Managment Tools only fo install the Recipient Management PowerShell Install and use Exchange 2019 CU12 Recipient Management PowerShell https://blog.icewolf.ch/archive/2022/04/27/install-and-use-exchange-2019-cu12-recipient-management-powershell.aspx Add-PSSnapin *RecipientManagementGet-PSSnapin As you can see on the Server the Exchange Server 2019 CU12 is installed (Management Tools only)

Analyze Azure Active Directory Sign-in Location

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Azure Active Directory Sign-in Logs is really helpful, when analyzing Sign-in Problems. But it also can be very helpful, when analyzing the overall Sign-ins or looking out for strange behavior. One of the Tips would be th Filter for Location and use the CountryCode and Status of Sucess I have set up Azure Active Directory Diagnostics to save the Sign-In Logs to a LogAnalytics Workspace.

Exchange Online Reply-all storm Protection

Andres Bohren
Hi All, A Month ago, Microsoft annouced in the Exchange Team Blog, the New Reply-all Storm Protection Report, Settings UI and new Mail flow Alert Policies. New Reply-all Storm Protection Report, Settings UI, and Alert Policy https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange-team-blog/new-reply-all-storm-protection-report-settings-ui-and-alert/ba-p/3292465 In the new Exchange Admin Center https://admin.exchange.microsoft.com you can find the Reply-all Storm Settings unter Settings > Mail flow These Settings can also be configured by PowerShell.

PowerShell 7 and PnP.PowerShell on Linux

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Recently i had a customer who wanted to upload a File on SharePoint. I've done something similar with PowerShell on Windows and Azure Automation. Upload file to SharePoint Online with PnP.PowerShell https://blog.icewolf.ch/archive/2022/01/23/upload-file-to-sharepoint-online-with-pnp-powershell.aspx Install PowerShell on Linux https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/scripting/install/installing-powershell-on-linux?view=powershell-7.2 As i have a CentOS8 available i did test that. There is a specific Docs from Microsoft that explains how to Install PowerShell on CentOS

Tested ExchangeOnlineManagement Preview 6 PowerShell Module

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I've tried out the ExchangeOnlineManagement Preview6 PowerShell Module ExchangeOnlineManagement 2.0.6-Preview6 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/ExchangeOnlineManagement/2.0.6-Preview6 Get-InstalledModule ExchangeOnlineManagement Find-Module ExchangeOnlineManagement Installing the Module Side by Side Install-Module ExchangeOnlineManagement -AllowPrerelease -Force Connect-ExchangeOnline As you can see, there is no PS Session Get-PSSession Get-Mailbox -Identity a.bohren@icewolf.ch | fl Name Get-EXOMailbox -Identity a.bohren@icewolf.ch | fl Name If you check the Commands it seems pretty complete

VMware Tools for Windows 12.0.5

Andres Bohren
Hi All, VMware Released a Security Advisory regarding VMware Tools (CVE-2022-22977) VMSA-2022-0015 https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2022-0015.html In order to fix it you have to install VMware Tools for Windows 12.0.5 After you have downloaded the new Version of the VMware Tools you can eighter upload the ISO to VMware ESX and assign it to the DVD Drive or open the ISO directly on the Windows Machine.

Azure File Sync Agent 15.0 has been released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, I had almost forgotten, that on the Microsoft Patchday also a new Version of Azure FileSyncAgent was available. When i look at the Azure Storage Sync Service i see that the Registered Server runs FileSyncAgent 14.1 Azure File Sync Agent v15.0 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=57159 I've downloaded the MSI but was not able to install, without uninstalling the Software first

Azure PowerShell Module Az 8.0.0 released

Andres Bohren
Hi All, A few Hours ago, Microsoft has released the Azure PowerShell Module AZ v8.0.0 Microsoft Azure PowerShell AZ 8.0.0 https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/AZ/8.0.0 Release Notes not yet udated https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/azure/release-notes-azureps?view=azps-7.5.0 Check your current installed Module and what is available on PowerShell Gallery Get-InstalledModule AZ Find-Module AZ I've published a Script in my GitHub Repo to uninstall the old Modules and install the new Modules https://github.

Exchange Online Mail flow Alert policies

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Maybe you have noticed the new Mail flow Alert policies in Exchange Admin Center. You can define new Alert policies, define the Severity, the Insight, the recipient, the Notification Limit and sometimes also the Threshold for the Alert. For me it's a little bit odd to send an Email in case something does not work well with the Mailflow. It could be that you get the Email very late or even when the issue is already resolved.

Exchange Online Tenant Allow/Block List does not work when connected to Security & Compliance

Andres Bohren
Hi All, Recently i stumbled over a funny Error. When query the Get-TenantAllowBlockListItems all looks fine until you connect to Security and Compliance (Connect-IPPSession). You will then see even Watson Error Messages 😂 I am using ExchangeOnlineManagement PowerShell Module Version 2.0.5. Had a Case open: 30305990 - The Engineering Team is now aware. And will hopefully fix it in a future Version of the PowerShell Module.