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Comparing Office 365 releases to the measured pace of on-premises software Commented on: 1 year ago (March 29, 2016)

I guess the response might be something like "we are upgrading stuff in the back end so we have to keep the clients upgraded too, hence the changes to the streamed version. On the other hand, the...

The curious case of the blank default retention policy in Exchange Online Commented on: 1 year ago (March 23, 2016)

That's a reasonable and logical suggestion. Good idea!

Office 365 Admin Center switches to jazzy new interface Commented on: 1 year ago (March 19, 2016)

Response from Anne Michels, Microsoft product manager (posted non Yammer):

Hi Tony,
First of all, thanks for reading my blog posts and for already thoroughly testing the new Office365...

Interesting connectors make cloud data sources available to Office 365 Groups Commented on: 1 year ago (March 17, 2016)

Update: A bug discovered in the connector code has been fixed by Microsoft. Unfortunately, the side effect is that you need to recreate any connectors that you have established to start the...

Exchange 4.0 cleared to fly 20 years ago today Commented on: 1 year ago (March 17, 2016)

I can guarantee you that I will not be seen wearing a bow tie at any anniversary bash. The last time was thanks to Photoshop...

Lots of Exchange on-premises updates to install Commented on: 1 year ago (March 17, 2016)

I guess the logic is this: Windows 2012 R2 (and above) can mount ISOs. You therefore copy the ISO, put it on a disk (I put the CU1 file on a 16GB USB drive), and make the drive available to the...

The downside of being a filer and other reasons why Outlook's cached limits might bite you Commented on: 1 year ago (March 8, 2016)

It seems that more people today are pilers rather than filers, which is fine because many more features exist today to clean up mailboxes (as you point out). But my habit as a filer was set long...

Synchronizing user photos across Office 365 workloads isn't easy Commented on: 1 year ago (February 24, 2016)

Thanks Anders. The fact that you have had to go to such extraordinary steps to make photos work as they should across Office 365 workloads is proof that Microsoft needs to make improvements in...

In praise of the humble archive mailbox Commented on: 1 year ago (February 24, 2016)

AFAIK, archive mailboxes are mixed in with primary mailboxes in mailbox databases and therefore have exactly the same level of protection (4 copies etc.)

Software magic behind Office 365 Groups document libraries Commented on: 1 year ago (February 24, 2016)

Sorry for the delay in responding, but yes, you can have IRM protected files stored in group document libraries.

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