Disable Delve for Selected Users using PowerShell/MS Flow

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Office 365 users seem to have love and hate relationship with Delve. Some love it for ease of access to content which would otherwise be difficult to find and others hate it for the very same reason, that it opens up the fault lines in their SharePoint setup where sites permissions are not kept updates when users move around various teams. Problem Statement The best way to define it would be – The “fear of unknown”, like “I don’t know which of my files will start appearing to everyone else”, is common among senior management and some users working in […]

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Access On-Premise Extension Attributes from Azure AD in MS Flow

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I recently came across a requirement where I needed to read SamAccountName and some ExtensionAttributes from Azure AD which are synced with On-Premise AD. I thought since all the On-premise attributes are being synced using Azure AD Connect, it should be easy enough to read those values from Azure AD using PowerShell or Microsoft Graph APIs. Getting Started Before I jumped into the solution, I wanted to be sure that Extension Attributes are indeed being synced. So, I looked into the connector properties and it was clear at that at least some of the Extension Attributes are being synced. Let […]

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Automate License Assignments in Office 365

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License assignments has been one of the core governance concernsĀ in Office 365 . With ever growing list of Office 365 Services and mix of license types (like E1, E3, E5 and a combination of those), this has created another world of processes (and PowerShell scripts) to keep up. So, what can we do to help reduce the amount of efforts spent on this? Yes, you got it right, Automate! Why bother about it? Before we jump into the solution, let’s spend some time on understanding “why” it is required in the first place. In most medium to large size organizations, […]

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