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Recover Deleted items in Exchange online (Microsoft office 365)

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  In Exchange online we provide 3 layers of Recovery so that messages can be recovered Deleted Items Folder Recover Deleted Items Folder Purges Folder     Deleted Items Folder When a mail is deleted(normal Delete not shift Delete) its moved to Deleted Items folder and its present there until, either we manually delete the messages from there or its deleted automatically as per the Retention Policy of the Organization(default value is 30 days)   Recover Deleted Items Folder   When a mail is Shift deleted(hard deleted), or deleted from Deleted items or removed from deleted items by the Retention policy, its moved to the Recover Deleted Items Folder and it remains there for next 14 days (can be extended to 30 days).   There are 2 folders under Recovery Deleted Items Deleted Folder(its not the normal Deleted folder in the mailbox) Purges Folder    When the mail is present in Recovery Deleted Items(Deleted folder) i

long path files cannot be synced in OneDrive for business.

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If your user is having sync issue causing by file path, you can ask him to shorten the file name or move the file to outer layer, as we do have sync limitation for files which file path is longer than 256 characters. You can refer to this article and learn more about sync limitation: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2933738

Office 2013 users are getting PoP up to upgrade to office 2016

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Perhaps the purpose is to prevent the users from receiving banner to upgrade to Office Pro Plus 2016? If yes, following steps by modifying registry could help to achieve this. Kindly help to run Regedit from windows search box to open Registry Editor. Please help to go to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\ClickToRun\Updates Please locate registry key UpgradeAdvertised and change its value to 0 If perhaps this registry key cannot be found, please help to create a new one with UpgradeAdvertised as its name and enter 0 as its value. User computer may need to be restarted to make this configuration effective. I have done some research, here are some articles I found for your reference: keep on running Office 365 ProPlus 2013 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3097292 Turn off the "upgrade to Office 2016" or "get the new Office" pop-up notification  https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Turn-off-th

Microsoft office 365 product shows as not activated after few days.

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Solution Opened CMD Navigated to Path - cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\14\15 To view the installed product key, execute cscript ospp.vbs /dstatus To uninstall an installed product key, execute cscript ospp.vbs /unpkey:XXXXX Replace the XXXXX with the last five character of the currently installed product key (found in step 3). Last 5 digits only To activate Office with the new product key, execute cscript ospp.vbs /act

Office 2013/2016 slowing your system or creating issues

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1.   Open start menu and search “MSCONFIG”. Under system configuration> select, selective  startup. 2.       Go to Services in System configuration and click Hide all Microsoft services Option and click disable all. 3.       Go to Startup Tab and unchecked all 3 rd party item that was not necessary to run automatically in the system and click apply. Restart is required. 4.       Also remove all temp files from the following folder, prefetch, temp and %temp% . To open the the 3 folders, Open Run and type each time the folder name. 5.       Run Disk Clean up and Defragmentation. You can search the program in the windows if you are not familiar with the location. 6.       Search Advanced System Settings and set the Performance virtualization to low than it appear, like if shows 10000 set to 5000 and try to check again. Please note with the default value so you can revert it back when other issue occur. 7.       Open Excel, go to File > Option > Trust center

Restrict native app email configuration for office 365

I came across a question from client while doing poc for Ems that how can we restrict users form configuring their office 365 account on native email app on mobile device.. As Intune MAM policies are applicable only on outlook app.. After searching a lot I found a relevant solution... This article will help us to restrict mailbox configuration on email client on mobile device.. However will allow only on outlook application... https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt465747(v=exchg.150).aspx

Enforce MFA using CSV

Step 1. Connect-MsolService Step 2. Run the following commands. $auth = New-Object -TypeName Microsoft.Online.Administration.StrongAuthenticationRequirement $auth.RelyingParty = "*" Step 3. Choose the MFA State. You can choose between "Enabled" and "Enforced" $auth.State = "Enabled" Step 4: Choose the date . Any devices issued for a user before this date would require MFA setup. Normally, we would select the date of running the command. $auth.RememberDevicesNotIssuedBefore = (Get-Date) Step 5. Activate MFA. For one user Set-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName <UserPrincipalName> -StrongAuthenticationRequirements $auth Using CSV- Create a CSV with column UserPrincipalName and place users under this column. Import-Csv C:\RAhul\userMFA.csv | Get-MsolUser | Foreach{ Set-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName $_.UserPrincipalName -StrongAuthenticationRequirements $auth}

Add members to office 365 Security Group Using PowerShell and CSV

Step 1. Create a CSV file with a column “UserPrincipalName” and add all users under it who are to be added as a member of the group. Note – Sign In address need to be added under the userPrincipleName. Step 2.  Run The below command. $sub = Import-Csv C:\RAhul\sspruser.com.csv   csv   {enter the Path of same/Step1 CSV that was created by you with users details} $sub | Foreach {Get-Msoluser -UserPrincipalName $_.Userprincipalname | select Objectid } | Export-csv C:\RAhul\sspruser.com.csv This will convert the user’s identity to their unique guid details, and export it to the same CSV file. Step 3. Collect the guid ID of the security group. The below command will help with the object ID of the Group. Get-MsolGroup -all | where-object { $_.DisplayName -eq "SSPRSecurityGroupUsers"} | FL I have my object ID as below. ObjectId                  : XXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXX Step 4. Run the below command to Add members in the CS