Enable Office 365 auditing for admin and user

Introduction Office 365 Security and Compliance center gives you the capabilities to perform a unified audit log search to track user and admin activities in Office 365. Office 365 Security and Compliance center enables auditing for admin and users to monitor their activities in Office 365. Sometime its required to monitor and track the activities of users and admins for compliance reasons. Large organizations who have multiple admins setup in Office 365 are always looking for a method to track

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Exchange Server 2013 CU14 and Exchange Server 2016 CU3 Issues

Microsoft released Exchange Server 2013 CU14 in september and issues that are being addressed by Exchange 2013 CU14 are listed here. Along with Exchange server 2013 CU14, Microsoft also released CU3 of Exchange 2016. Implementation of these updates in production has caused issues with database content index failure. Both the updates were released in September of this year. I have experienced this issue with Exchange 2016 CU3 implementation and a lot of customers has reported the same issue on Microsoft

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Configure Conditional Access for Exchange Online

Introduction to Intune Conditional Access Microsoft Intune is a cloud based mobile device, application and PC management solution from Microsoft. Intune help organizations to empower employees with access to corporate resources from anywhere on almost any device. While we empower our users to access corporate data from anywhere from any device that leave us to consider the data security as well to protect the confidentiality. Microsoft Intune conditional access gives us the capabilities to restrict the access to corporate data

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Configuring Office 365 Modern Authentication

Introduction Modern authentication in Office 365 leverage Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign-in to Office client apps. Modern Authentication allows administrators to enable features such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), SAML-based third-party Identity Providers with Office client applications, smart card and certificate-based authentication, and it removes the need for Outlook to use the basic authentication protocol. Why we need Modern Authentication? Office 365 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) enables you to configure additional layer of security for user sign-in process to ensure data

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Configuring Azure AD Connect to use specific Domain Controller

Introduction Microsoft Azure AD Connect (AAD Connect) tool replicates your on-premises Active Directory with Office 365. Configuring Azure AD Connect to use specific domain controller can help expedite the process of replicating the changes to Office 365. I have seen scenario’s where on-premises Active Directory changes have not been replicated to Office 365 after 30minutes and Azure AD Connect shows a successful Delta Sync status in MIIS client. The fact why it happens is because Azure AD Connect is replicating

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