Distribution Group

References: Dynamic Distribution Groups and Exchange Hybrid

Below are several references about how dynamic distribution groups should be set up to work with Office 365 and Exchange in a hybrid configuration… Office 365 – Dynamic Distribution Groups in Exchange Hybrid Mystery of Dynamic Distribution Lists Exchange Hybrid Office 365 and Dynamic Distribution Groups in Hybrid Exchange Deployments Configure Dynamic Distribution Groups in a Hybrid Deployment…


References: Office 365 Backup Options

Below are some vendors that provide Exchange Online backups along with some additional references to guide you to the right decision for your needs… https://www.skykick.com/backup http://spanning.com/products/office365-backup/ http://www.cloudally.com/office-365-backup/ http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ https://www.barracuda.com/application/office365   And the additional references… http://searchdatabackup.techtarget.com/tip/Microsoft-Office-365-backup-considerations-for-Exchange-Server http://windowsitpro.com/blog/do-exchange-online-backups-make-sense http://www.codetwo.com/blog/mailbox-backup-options-across-available-office-365-plans/ If there is a backup option that you use with Office 365, let me know your experience.

Distribution Group

Add Mailbox Users to Distribution Lists with PowerShell

To add an individual mailbox user to a distribution group in PowerShell that has an owner already assigned, the command will look similar to this… Add-DistributionGroupMember -Identity “DISTRIBUTION_GROUP_NAME” -Member “USER_ALIAS” -BypassSecurityGroupManagerCheck   To add multiple mailbox users to multiple distribution groups, we need to make a CSV file (C:\DistroMembers.csv for this example). The CSV file should…