Stephanie Kahlam

Office 365 and SMB.

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Favorites Folder Missing from MS Teams Contacts

I had a client that had a requirement to “Disable” Skype for Business in their Office 365 Tenancy. I set out to do this and disabled it in Azure AD at an Enterprise Applications level and also set it to disabled in each users license. I didn’t think this would cause any issues since the …

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My OneNote Desktop Client is Missing!

If you are like me and prefer the OneNote desktop client over the “built in” Windows 10 App then keep reading. Simply put MicroSoft will no longer be developing new features for OneNote 2016 and it will NOT be available as a desktop client in Office 2019 or newer versions of Office Pro Plus (office …

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What the MFA?

Thinking about moving to a more secure model of User Verification is a great idea especially these days. Office 365 and Azure AD provide the means to increase security for users using either 2-step verification or AzureAD MFA. Multi Factor Authentication. What is it anyway? Typically it is Something you know (could be a password) …

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Where is MS Forms Data Stored?

Where is MS Forms Data stored? Microsoft Forms data is stored on servers in the United States, with the exception of data for European-based tenants. The data for European-based tenants is stored on servers in Europe. Will MS Forms Data be stored in Canada? So far storing Forms Data is not on the Road Map …

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Calendar Sharing in an Exchange On-line Hybrid Setup

In an Hybrid configuration, while migration of Resource or Room Calendars to Exchange On-line works there are a few configurations that will need to be set with the help of Power Shell. Recently I performed such a migration and found that while the Calendars were available to both Office 365 and on-premises users, there were …

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Hide O365 Groups from Outlook

If you’ve got Office 365 Groups kicking about in your Outlook profile but you’d really rather not see them or have them there then use power shell to “Hide” them. There are two ways to “Hide” an Office 365 group; 1) from the GAL or 2) from the Exchange Client. First, you will need to …

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Add a ‘Room’ to a Teams Meeting Location

You just got Teams. You’ve installed the desktop app and you love it! It’s purple… life is good! Time to create your first Meeting. So exciting! But wait…what’s this? Why can’t you choose any Meeting Locations? And why is that error message not helpful? Ok now what? PowerShell to the rescue of course! Assuming there …

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Office 365: Some Helpful Tips

Ever Changing, Ever Growing and Always Offering More Some days in the Office 365 portal I see buttons or features that were not there the previous day. One day I swear I saw a new link appear right before my eyes. Don’t miss out on what Office 365 has to offer. With a myriad of …

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SharePoint Libraries NOT syncing after OneDrive for Business upgrade

What? You just upgraded your OneDrive for Business client to the latest version.  Nice!  But now when you try to sync your pre-existing SharePoint libraries you can’t.  Sad face…  And you get this really, really helpful message box (sarcasm) that says you need to update to the latest version of OneDrive for Business.  What!! So …

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New MCSA : Office 365 Designation

I recently added a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for Office 365 certification to my designations after passing two Microsoft Cloud exams. I’m now certified in Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements, and Enabling Office 365 Services. The MCSA: Office 365 certification qualifies you as a SaaS and cloud applications administrator. To pass the exams, I …

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