Microsoft 365 Preventing Distribution Group from Receiving Outside Emails

After getting too many spam emails sent to the distribution group, it’s time to tighten things a bit and restrict these groups from getting emails from outside parties. For regular Microsoft 365 groups, you can simply go to the Exchange Dashboard, open the group, switch to the Settings tab, and uncheck the option “Allow external senders to email this group“. […]

How To Convert A Cloud Account to Azure AD Synced Account in Microsoft 365?

directory synchronization - How To Convert A Cloud Account to Azure AD Synced Account in Microsoft 365?

If you already have accounts set up in Microsoft 365 tenant before you synchronized between on-premises Active Directory and Microsoft 365’s Azure AD, you may want to convert these accounts to the synced ones, rather than leaving them as the cloud users. Assume you already have your on-premises Active Directory cleaned up and prepared for Azure AD Connect, here are […]

Setting Up Directory Sync Between On-Premises Active Directory with Microsoft 365 Azure AD

directory synchronization - Setting Up Directory Sync Between On-Premises Active Directory with Microsoft 365 Azure AD

Microsoft 365 uses an Azure Active Directory to store and manage user credentials for authentication and permissions to access cloud-based resources. If you also have an on-premises Active Directory, you should sync them up for having central account management. The process of setting it up isn’t hard but it’s not easy and straightforward either. Here is a quick guide on […]