Disable Strong Password Requirement in Office 365

Office 365 (Azure Active Directory) is fairly strict with its password policy and complexity requirements. It will be important to be educated on this topic to understand how to works when on premise environment and Office 365 need to be integrated for directory and password synchronization. Personally, I recommend that the on premise environment password policy and…

Set Retention Policies in Office 365 via PowerShell

Below is a list of useful commands we can use to view set retention policies on Office 365 mailboxes through Azure AD PowerShell.  Again, we will need to connect to the tenant using the Azure AD PowerShell module to make the setting changes. These same commands can be used within an Exchange 2013 environment as well. +++++ List all of the…

Azure Active Directory Connect Public Preview

Azure Active Directory Connect is the eventual replacement for DirSync and AADSync. The update to the Azure AD Connect Public Preview (#2) was released on Friday 20 March 2015. Azure Active Directory Connect Public Preview – March 2015 update As I understand it, Azure AD Connect will provide a one-stop shop to installing and configuring…