Tag - Exchange 2016

Reading the fine print for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Office 365

After implementing DLP policies in your organization, you might consider testing it out. Let's say you implemented Microsoft's DLP policy for identifying U.S. Social Security Numbers, which are a nine-digit string of numbers, often formatted XXX-XX-XXXX (sometimes with dashes, sometimes without).  You decide to draft an email containing such a...
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What is the difference between an Archive, a Journal and Litigation Hold?

As I've been helping organizations navigate the complexities of Exchange Online and compliance, this question has come up a few times. "What is the difference between an archive and a journal?" I also hear, "What is the difference between a journal and litigation hold?" And finally "What is the difference...
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Office 365 Offboarding: Reverse Hybrid Migration to Exchange 2016 On-premises

Why would anyone want to off-board mailboxes from Office 365 to Exchange On-premises? Isn't that a bit like moving backwards? Well, I tend to think so, yes--at least in the SMB.  But what happens when a mid or larger-sized enterprise organization eats a smaller-sized business through acquisition? In this scenario, it...
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How to create an Anonymous relay connector in Exchange 2016

Hey, somebody moved my cheese again... If you configured an anonymous relay connector in Exchange 2013, for example to allow scan-to-email from an MFP device or other on-premise application, you probably remember that you needed to choose "Frontend Transport" and "Custom." If you left it on Hub Transport, it would fail, since the binding...
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