Understanding Identity Federation

In companies with Federated Identity set up, users can sign into Office 365 services using their Active Directory credentials. The corporate Active Directory authenticates the users, and stores and controls the password policy. With federated Identity, credentials are authenticated by on premises Active Directory Federation Services server and a logon token is obtained by the … Continue reading Understanding Identity Federation

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Let users know which site collections they can access in SharePoint Online

In Office 365 the first SharePoint site a user sees is called the Team Site, accessible from a link at the top of the Microsoft Office 365 portal site. The site is located at https://YourDomain.SharePoint.com, where YourDomain is the domain name that you use for SharePoint Online in Office 365. By default the Team Site does not display a list … Continue reading Let users know which site collections they can access in SharePoint Online

How to Enable Recording in Lync Online

By default, the following features are available to all your Lync Online users: Sending files to another contact during a Lync instant messaging session Audio and video conferencing Recording of calls and meetings These features are not enabled by default. So how do you enable e.g. the "Recording of calls and meetings"? Typically you make … Continue reading How to Enable Recording in Lync Online

How to prevent internal users from autoforwaring mails to external recipients

For reasons of their own, some users create Inbox rules to auto-forward their work mails to their private mail or other external domains. As an administrator thats not necessarily at desired scenario. To prevent internal users from auto-forwaring mails to external recipients you can create a Transport Rule. Log into the Microsoft Online Portal, and navigate … Continue reading How to prevent internal users from autoforwaring mails to external recipients

Multi-language pack for Office downloadable from your Office 365 portal

Customers can now download multi-language packs for their Office Subscription. These lanuguage packs make it easier for users to switch between their preferred languages for Office Subscription. They reduce network overhead as well as the install time for the user. Customers should look for the “Download Language Packs” link under the "Resources" section on the … Continue reading Multi-language pack for Office downloadable from your Office 365 portal