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Add Alternate Email Address or Recovery Email Address for Office365 Administrator

In Office365, depending on the admin role of an account you may want to add an alternate email address for password recovery. This is a basically a self-service password reset for Administrators of Office365. Quick way to do this is with PowerShell:

If this setting is unset for an administrator, Office365 gives you a […]

Cleaning up Office365 Groups Mess

Office 365 Groups are a shared workspace for email, conversations, files, and events where group members can collectively get stuff done. It compliments the introduction of Microsoft Teams. The main thing to keep in mind is that this feature is still evolving. Why is it important to control Office 365 Group creation? This feature is […]

Enabling ActiveSync for a Security Group using Powershell


Disabling ActiveSync for a Group of Users using Powershell

I have tested this only in a Hybrid environment. Create a Universal AD Security Group called O365_Disabled_ActiveSync_Users. Add all the members to it. Make sure it has an email address that registers in Office365. Connect to Office365 via Powershell ISE:

Copy the following code in a file called DisableActiveSync.ps1 and run in powershell. Add […]

Exchange 2007: Give a user full access to all mailboxes

The following command will give full access to the Mailbox database including future mailboxes when they are created. Just change the name of the Mailbox Database to yours and the name to the one you wish to use

Now access to all mailboxes:

For Send As:

For Recieve As:

In exchange […]

Grant & Revoke Access to Mailboxes

There may be times where you may need to grant an IT administrator or other employees access to another user’s mailbox. Below I will demonstrate how to: Grant an Admin access to a single mailbox Grant an Admin access to all mailboxes Revoke the above permissions (recommended cause of action after the Administrator has finished […]

Mohammed Wasay

Dallas based Design Technologist & Hybrid Developer