Cayosoft https://www.cayosoft.com Best way to manage and protect the Hybrid Office 365 Enterprise Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:42:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.cayosoft.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/cropped-CayosoftConfigurationConsole-32x32.png Cayosoft https://www.cayosoft.com 32 32 Microsoft Sees 775% Spike in Some Areas https://www.cayosoft.com/microsoft-sees-775-spike-in-some-areas/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-sees-775-spike-in-some-areas Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:42:25 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17950 Microsoft is experiencing a large increase in Microsoft Teams, Windows Virtual Desktop, and Power BI, which are powered by Microsoft Azure — the second largest cloud services provider behind Amazon Web Services (AWS).  “We have seen a 775 percent increase of our cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders,” as Microsoft reported in […]

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Microsoft is experiencing a large increase in Microsoft Teams, Windows Virtual Desktop, and Power BI, which are powered by Microsoft Azure — the second largest cloud services provider behind Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

“We have seen a 775 percent increase of our cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders,” as Microsoft reported in a blog update on March 28. Most of those areas are in larger cities and states that also happen to be larger business centers. 

Any customers or partners impacted by service incidents will be notified through the Service Health experience in the Azure portal and/or in the Microsoft 365 admin center. 

Microsoft stated in a recent blog, “Top priority will be going to first responders, health and emergency management services, critical government infrastructure organizational use, and ensuring remote workers stay up and running with the core functionality of Teams.” 

Check out our free tools to help manage Microsoft 365, or Office 365, including Microsoft Teams. 

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Useful Microsoft Teams Resources For Administrators https://www.cayosoft.com/useful-microsoft-teams-resources-for-administrators/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=useful-microsoft-teams-resources-for-administrators Mon, 30 Mar 2020 21:02:04 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17941 As newly remote workers flock to collaborate, and Microsoft Teams daily users surges beyond 44 million, both IT professionals and individual users are trying to quickly master the application.  We’ve pulled together some helpful resources for Microsoft Teams administrators to use and share. Go right to the source… Microsoft There are so many options available for Microsoft Teams training that […]

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As newly remote workers flock to collaborate, and Microsoft Teams daily users surges beyond 44 million, both IT professionals and individual users are trying to quickly master the application.  We’ve pulled together some helpful resources for Microsoft Teams administrators to use and share.

Go right to the source… Microsoft

There are so many options available for Microsoft Teams training that it can be overwhelming.  While some will provide amazing insights and others are more like a waste of time, our best advice is to go to the source.

Microsoft provides training with Microsoft Teams how-to videos for everything from initial setup to managing meetings and activity feeds.  Most videos are roughly 1-minute long and show users how to take specific actions.

If you’d like a deeper overview, also check out this Microsoft Tech Community video, recorded from a live event in 2019. It’s 15-minutes long and just what you’d expect if you were sitting in a Microsoft Ignite session, letting you hear directly from product management for Microsoft Teams.

We also recommend a couple of other courses from edX, including one related to Microsoft Teams deployment and one related to driving Teams user adoption, though they are more in-depth and will require more of your time.

Helping end users adjust

Back in May, we pulled together our own estimation of the top 10 shortcuts in Microsoft Teams to help make for more successful collaboration.  This list, plus the how-to videos mentioned above can be the foundation of a useful communication to your end users.  With Microsoft recently renaming Office 365 to Microsoft 365 as most people are staying home, they expect the reach of Teams to extend beyond the business world.

Helping IT Professionals Manage Teams

Again, there are numerous tools available, with varying degrees of usefulness to IT professionals managing Microsoft Teams.  At Cayosoft, we’re proud to provide free reporting to enable Microsoft Teams service owners to do the following:

  • Find Teams with no owners
  • Find Teams with empty membership
  • View channels by Teams
  • List complete Teams membership
  • Document Teams tabs
  • Microsoft Office 365 License Health Check Report

Access free reporting for Microsoft Teams.

Gaining even more control over Microsoft Teams

Cayosoft Administrator includes enterprise-level Microsoft Teams Management, allowing service owners to delegate critical tasks to day-to-day administrators for accurate and secure Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Group Management.  Cayosoft business rules enable the following:

  • Granular role delegation over Microsoft Teams management
  • Rules control baseline, optional, or required Microsoft Teams settings
  • Enforce Teams naming conventions or business specific fields.

This Microsoft Teams Management Tool also provides enterprise visibility to Microsoft Teams, including:

  • Teams that were created
  • Current team settings
  • Team usage statistics
  • Empty ownership and membership

These reports can help you solidify your foundation on Teams. Build an inventory of your Teams environment, analyze it for possible optimization, restructuring and more.

For more, please view our on-demand webinar, Gaining Control Over Your Microsoft Teams Management.

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Microsoft Extends MCSE, MCSA, and MCSD Certifications https://www.cayosoft.com/microsoft-extends-mcse-mcsa-and-mcsd-certifications/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-extends-mcse-mcsa-and-mcsd-certifications Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:10:54 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17915 Due to current COVID-19 prevention tactics, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications will be retired on January 31, 2021 rather than the June 30, 2020. With testing centers closed, it’s nearly impossible for most to obtain these certifications within the original timeframe. Microsoft has several other updates on how they, […]

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Due to current COVID-19 prevention tactics, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications will be retired on January 31, 2021 rather than the June 30, 2020.

With testing centers closed, it’s nearly impossible for most to obtain these certifications within the original timeframe.

Microsoft has several other updates on how they, together with their partner ecosystem, are adapting to the current environment to ensure that everyone can continue to learn and get certified on Microsoft technologies, while staying safe.

Looking to get certified? You can get Microsoft Certification study guides from Cayosoft.

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Microsoft making Teams available for everyone https://www.cayosoft.com/microsoft-making-teams-available-for-everyone/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsoft-making-teams-available-for-everyone Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:17:12 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17879 Earlier this week, Microsoft announced access to Teams for everyone, as COVID-19 continues to impact people and countries around the world.  How Individuals can get started with Microsoft Teams:  If you have an email address through work or school, sign in  using this link. We’ll get you into Teams in no time.  If  you’re using  an  email  address  like  Gmail  or […]

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Earlier this week, Microsoft announced access to Teams for everyone, as COVID-19 continues to impact people and countries around the world. 

How Individuals can get started with Microsoft Teams: 

  • If you have an email address through work or school, sign in  using this link. We’ll get you into Teams in no time. 
  • If  you’re using  an  email  address  like  Gmail  or Outlook,  you can sign up for the freemium version of Teams  by following this link. 

How IT Pros can get started with Microsoft Teams: 

  • If you work for a business that isn’t currently licensed for Teams, we’ve got you covered with a free Office 365 E1 offer for six months. Contact your Microsoft partner or sales representative to get started today. 
  • If you  work in education and want to set up  teachers, students,  and administrators  on Teams, use  Office 365 A1. This  free version of Office 365  is  available  to  all  educational institutions.  Sign up  by following this link. 

For Enterprise IT Professionals quickly adopting Microsoft Teams, Cayosoft is proud to provide free Microsoft Teams reporting to provide enterprise visibility Microsoft Teams that were created, current team settings, team usage statistics, and empty ownership  and  membership.   

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Racing to Microsoft Office 365? Leverage the Power of Automation https://www.cayosoft.com/racing-to-microsoft-office-365-leverage-the-power-of-automation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=racing-to-microsoft-office-365-leverage-the-power-of-automation Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:00:08 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17841 Many organizations are rushing to the cloud and exploring new ways to manage remote employees. Office 365 automation tools have always been important for the purposes of productivity and efficiency, and they can be vital if you’re moving to the cloud faster than you’d originally planned. Here’s how Active Directory and Office 365 automation can help ensure business continuity. What […]

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Many organizations are rushing to the cloud and exploring new ways to manage remote employees. Office 365 automation tools have always been important for the purposes of productivity and efficiency, and they can be vital if you’re moving to the cloud faster than you’d originally planned. Here’s how Active Directory and Office 365 automation can help ensure business continuity.

What is Active Directory or Office 365 Automation?

Most of the activities that make up day-to-day Active Directory, hybrid AD/Office 365, or Office 365 management are excellent candidates for automation. These tasks are repetitive, mundane, or otherwise obey a strict and easy-to-define set of rules. When tasks are repetitive and follow rules, they are the best tasks to be automated.

When organizations automate administrative tasks, they are able to reduce overhead and improve consistency. They can protect the fidelity of their data sources, and reduce security issues related to user identity and access.

The Benefits of Active Directory or Office 365 Automation

Organizations are now thinking differently about what key activities could (or should) be automated. Active Directory provides automation services that can dramatically improve the way that businesses operate.

  • Automation buys time. Automation can handle many required tasks and help free employees for other tasks that are not-so-easily-automated. Automation helps organizations to do more with less.
  • Automation improves security. Automation can be used for identity and access management, and the management of user accounts. Not only can automation facilitate the general business process, but it can also improve upon user provisioning and other administrative and management tasks. When employees are increasingly operating remotely, this type of improved security is essential.

Any time-consuming management tasks can be easily automated through Office 365 automation tools.

What about PowerShell Automation?

PowerShell does provide automation capabilities, but only if you have the programming knowledge to use it. Purpose-built tools for specific tasks are always a better alternative, as they have the embedded capabilities to perform the specific required tasks. Scripting is the opposite because the programmer must write, test, debug and maintain the scripting code. Complex (and potentially dangerous) scripts are probably not a good alternative, especially if you’re seeking efficiency. Scripting can, however, be a way to fill in gaps that automation tools do not due to your organization’s specific needs.

The Best Candidates for Office 365 Automation

What are the best candidates for Office 365 automation? You can automate Office 365 management, collect data in real-time and complete user provisioning on-the-fly. Here are a few of the best automated processes.

Remember: When tasks are complex or may need human intervention, they aren’t good candidates for automation.

  • User Provisioning and Deprovisioning. It’s advisable to automate user lifecycle management, updating and removing user accounts quickly and efficiently while sustaining critical security and compliance requirements
  • Updates to Data. Cloud-based and on-premises systems can be updated, such as addresses based on office location. Automation is particularly useful when updating and operating with particularly large sets of data.
  • Updates to Group Memberships. For managing users and automated user management, updates to group memberships can be made. Assign group memberships by attributes or parse a CSV file and other data files into user settings.
  • Updates to Microsoft Teams. Assign members by attributes, rather than taking control manually, which can be time consuming. Communication is often the most important aspect of urgent situations.
  • IT Policy Enforcement for Security and Governance. Automated processes can be used to collect security-related data, as well as for managing users who are operating remotely. If necessary, an individual Office 365 user, or all Office 365 users, could be placed on hold, like a legal hold. During a legal hold, the Exchange online mailbox and other data systems will not be modifiable.
  • Administrative Visibility. Visibility enables you to proactively monitor health and adoption, as well as to react swiftly to threats.

Cayosoft for Hybrid Office 365 Automation

Rules-based administration is at the core of Cayosoft Administrator. Dozens of out-of-the box rule templates can be quickly configured to automate common tasks and complex scenarios. One common task is to use Cayosoft Administrator to automate user provisioning for the hybrid Microsoft Office 365 enterprise.

For years, many organization built “automation” with Powershell scripting, which requires specific development skills, is time-consuming, and leaves organizations at risk. By choosing AD and Office 365 automation tools to help with everything from updating Office 365 license settings to automating processes, IT teams can keep up and help ensure security.

To learn more about 3 Ways Automation Improves Control, check out our on-demand webinar.

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8 Truths and Tips: Avoiding Outages in Azure Active Directory and Hybrid AD https://www.cayosoft.com/8-truths-and-tips-avoiding-outages-in-azure-active-directory-and-hybrid-ad/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=8-truths-and-tips-avoiding-outages-in-azure-active-directory-and-hybrid-ad Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:26:56 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17831 Unfortunately, Active Directory data loss (in Azure, on-premises and in hybrid environments) is a harsh reality for many organizations, especially as threat of malicious actors breaching AD is on the rise. These business-critical services must be protected from costly outages and threats, which can stop users from getting to email, important documents and applications. While Microsoft provides limited tools to […]

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Unfortunately, Active Directory data loss (in Azure, on-premises and in hybrid environments) is a harsh reality for many organizations, especially as threat of malicious actors breaching AD is on the rise.

These business-critical services must be protected from costly outages and threats, which can stop users from getting to email, important documents and applications. While Microsoft provides limited tools to recover a deleted account, restoring the associated permissions, groups, roles and applications can be a manual, expensive and error-prone process.

This paper discusses 8 truths and tips to help you better protect your environment and plan for the inevitable recovery event.

Download the paper now:

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PowerShell 7: the latest major update to PowerShell https://www.cayosoft.com/powershell-7-the-latest-major-update-to-powershell/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=powershell-7-the-latest-major-update-to-powershell Tue, 10 Mar 2020 17:33:25 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17696 Powershell 7 is here On March 4, 2020, Microsoft announced the release of Powershell 7. In case you didn’t know, Powershell is the automation platform and scripting language developed by Microsoft for simplifying and automating the management of Windows and Windows Server systems.  In addition to the usual release of new cmdlets/APIs and bug fixes, Microsoft introduced a number of new features. For […]

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Powershell 7 is here

On March 4, 2020, Microsoft announced the release of Powershell 7. In case you didn’t know, Powershell is the automation platform and scripting language developed by Microsoft for simplifying and automating the management of Windows and Windows Server systems. 

In addition to the usual release of new cmdlets/APIs and bug fixes, Microsoft introduced a number of new features. For a complete list of features and fixes, check out the PowerShell 7.0 release notes. 

For more information on how you can get Powershell or a list of which operating systems PowerShell 7 supports, read here. 

Why do we care  

Unlike legacy management tools, Cayosoft Administrator was specifically built to take full advantage of PowerShell and web services like (Microsoft’s Graph API) with modern and extensible architecture. Open source PowerShell and PowerShell on Linux open opportunities to modern platforms seamlessly, where legacy platforms must “bolt-on” extra code in an attempt to incorporate these new capabilities. In some cases, a “bolt-on” is not possible because of limitations in the legacy architecture. 

How do we take advantage? 

Microsoft’s PowerShell is a powerful and popular scripting tool that is used by tons of Microsoft administrators worldwide. For some organizations, PowerShell isn’t a viable option so they look for alternatives to scriptingCayosoft provides that alternative by harnessing both PowerShell and Microsoft Graph API to deliver an out-of-the box management solution that is both easy to deploy and easy to use. To learn more about Cayosoft’s solutions speak with an expert today. 

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Creator of copy, cut and paste function, Larry Tesler, dies at 74 https://www.cayosoft.com/creator-of-copy-cut-and-paste-function-larry-tesler-dies-at-74/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=creator-of-copy-cut-and-paste-function-larry-tesler-dies-at-74 Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:25:00 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17666 The inventor of Cut/copy and past, the revolutionary idea that makes your workday easier, was former Xerox researcher, Larry Tesler. Larry passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Join us in celebrating his life and his work. Read more about Tesler here.

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The inventor of Cut/copy and past, the revolutionary idea that makes your workday easier, was former Xerox researcher, Larry Tesler. Larry passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Join us in celebrating his life and his work. Read more about Tesler here.

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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid IT in Microsoft Environments https://www.cayosoft.com/5-things-you-should-know-about-hybrid-it-in-microsoft-environments/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=5-things-you-should-know-about-hybrid-it-in-microsoft-environments Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:51:15 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17643 The hybrid IT model can play an important role in your digital transformation and data management, and this includes hybrid Microsoft environments.  Simply stated, the hybrid IT strategy employs a mix that begins with resources in house. Nearly every organization has legacy on-premises computing resources. The second ingredient is cloud platforms. Public cloud services have emerged to either supersede or […]

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The hybrid IT model can play an important role in your digital transformation and data management, and this includes hybrid Microsoft environments.  Simply stated, the hybrid IT strategy employs a mix that begins with resources in house. Nearly every organization has legacy on-premises computing resources.

The second ingredient is cloud platforms. Public cloud services have emerged to either supersede or augment enterprise technology. Your public and private cloud could rely on both an offsite and local data center. By the same token, your local data center could feed a cloud architecture as part of a disaster recovery strategy.

A classic example would be an enterprise computing environment that has long been using Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange cloud infrastructure. It could still have servers on-premises but it has, over time, moved most users to cloud-based Azure and Office 365 environments. Likewise, Amazon Web Services provide a scalable platform to both pay as you go while you hoard, protect, and use your proprietary data locally.

A total cloud migration doesn’t work for everyone

There are solid reasons for keeping servers and data on-premises and out of the cloud. Certainly, cloud providers at Microsoft and Amazon would like you to move your entire IT infrastructure into the public cloud, but that’s not a realistic option for most businesses.

The obstacles range from application compatibility to complications in data migration and storage. Yes, the cloud can provide agility and scalability, but running applications on what you already have just might be more cost effective and help you stay more secure and compliant.

The Hybrid IT environment is here to stay, but comes with baggage

So, the answer is often to use both cloud-based and in-house resources: i.e., hybrid IT. Hybrid IT comes with improvements as well as a new set of management problems. Here are 5 things everyone should know about hybrid IT:

  1. Hybrid IT introduces complexity. What used to be in one data center or on-prem server now spans geographies, partners, hybrid cloud, legacy systems, and applications. Coordinating and managing a hodgepodge of systems connected (or disconnected) is clearly a challenge. Managing Office 365 without third-party solutions, for example, could require as many as 12 native tools, and those same tools cannot be used to manage legacy on-prem systems.
  2. Hybrid IT could increase costs. IT management in a hybrid environment is often divided into silos defined by computing platforms that require multiple teams and tools. If a unified approach can’t be found, costs of management – in terms of time, money and security risk — increase accordingly.
  3. Hybrid IT creates a speed bump. Traditional IT doesn’t move as fast, often weighed down by well-intentioned processes to protect core business services. This speed differential between transformational and traditional IT systems can delay the delivery of digital business services because services sourced from the cloud often depend on traditional systems.
  4. Hybrid IT can be an unexpected and unintentional outgrowth. Many hybrid IT environments are still happening “by accident,” without a strategic plan in place for selecting types of resources according to the requirements of the workload. It can also be about storage space and how/where to park all that big data to recover from disaster or stay compliant.
  5. Nevertheless, hybrid IT Is the new normal. Today businesses are using the hybrid model like never before. For example, many businesses have end users that interact only with Office 365, including for email and Microsoft Teams, while senior IT staff continue to manage and maintain on-prem Active Directory and other technologies.

So, what now, and what’s next?

Legacy and physical data centers aren’t going away. If anything, they are consolidating and becoming a more capable and powerful hybrid IT infrastructure. And while computing options continue to increase, more than 60 percent of businesses indicate that hybrid IT solutions are now, and will be in the future, a significant part of their enterprise solutions.

IT teams who manage these complex, hybrid Microsoft environments should look at solutions like the Cayosoft Administrator, which is purpose-built for the hybrid IT world. Cayosoft Administrator delivers a single solution to automate and optimize day-to-day IT administration across Office 365 and on-prem environments, and can help your organization with the following:

  • Simplify hybrid administration for the entire team
  • Simplify licensing, reduce costs and avoid outages
  • Eliminate costly, error-prone, manual user provisioning
  • Keep groups accurate & up-to-date automatically
  • Eliminate expensive support calls & improves service levels
  • Make more-informed decisions with deep visibility

Cayosoft is the Solution

Simplify, secure, and unify your daily operations in a Microsoft hybrid deployment with Cayosoft Administrator. See how Cayosoft solves critical IT management problems across Active Directory, Exchange, Office 365, and Microsoft Teams. Request a demo or sign up for a free 25-day trial.

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Microsoft’s February Security Patches Deliver 12 “Critical” Fixes Among Others https://www.cayosoft.com/microsofts-february-security-patches/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=microsofts-february-security-patches Thu, 13 Feb 2020 19:34:39 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17633 Microsoft has released a hundred patches to Windows and other Microsoft software, including 12 vulnerabilities flagged as Critical, and 87 flagged as Important. Products such as Microsoft’s browsers, Windows, Office, Exchange Server and even the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool received updates (see Release Notes).  Most of the critical bugs are remote code execution and memory corruption bugs in services such as the […]

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Microsoft has released a hundred patches to Windows and other Microsoft software, including 12 vulnerabilities flagged as Critical, and 87 flagged as Important. Products such as Microsoft’s browsers, Windows, Office, Exchange Server and even the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool received updates (see Release Notes). 

Most of the critical bugs are remote code execution and memory corruption bugs in services such as the IE (Internet Explorer) scripting engine, the Remote Desktop Protocol service, LNK files, and the Media Foundation component. 

Microsoft’s official Security Update Guide portal lists all security updates in a filterable table. 

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Announcing Cayosoft Administrator v7 https://www.cayosoft.com/announcing-cayosoft-administrator-v7/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=announcing-cayosoft-administrator-v7 Fri, 07 Feb 2020 15:48:39 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17629 Major New Features in Cayosoft Administrator v7   Since 2013, Cayosoft has become a global independent software vendor that delivers exciting and innovative products that help organizations manage their Microsoft infrastructures throughout their journey from on-premises, to hybrid, to public and private cloud. Today, Cayosoft is excited to announce the release of Cayosoft Administrator v7 with enhancements from configuration to management. Here are a few highlights:  Improved Individual Server Fault Tolerance   The […]

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Major New Features in Cayosoft Administrator v7  

Since 2013, Cayosoft has become a global independent software vendor that delivers exciting and innovative products that help organizations manage their Microsoft infrastructures throughout their journey from on-premises, to hybrid, to public and private cloud. Today, Cayosoft is excited to announce the release of Cayosoft Administrator v7 with enhancements from configuration to management. Here are a few highlights: 

Improved Individual Server Fault Tolerance  

The Active Directory on-premises configuration now provides the option to specify a secondary domain controller.  If the Administration Service identifies issues with the connection to the primary domain controller, it can now automatically fail-over to the secondary domain controller. 

Password History Enforcement for Self-Service Password Management  

An option has been added to enforce Active Directory on-premises password history for users of Cayosoft Administrator Password Self-Service Management. 

Improved Microsoft Teams Governance  

Building on the Microsoft Teams Governance features in v6, several new features have been added in 7.0 including Microsoft Teams Policy Assignments. 

Google Chrome 80 Support Added  

The Cayosoft Administrator Web Portal now supports the use of the new Chrome 80 browser. 

View all of Cayosoft Administrator v7 enhancements here. 

Get a free Cayosoft account here and start your free trial! 

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Introducing Microsoft’s Powershell Module for Graph https://www.cayosoft.com/introducing-microsofts-powershell-module-for-graph/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=introducing-microsofts-powershell-module-for-graph Thu, 06 Feb 2020 19:24:38 +0000 https://www.cayosoft.com/?p=17610 At the Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference, Microsoft announced a beta version (V0.11) of the Microsoft Graph PowerShell module (available in the PowerShell gallery). The idea being to allow administrators to use PowerShell to call the Microsoft Graph API  to interact with Exchange, Azure Active Directory, and other sources. Being able to use PowerShell with the Graph exposes a lot of data, so it’s a great addition to […]

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At the Microsoft Ignite 2019 conference, Microsoft announced a beta version (V0.11) of the Microsoft Graph PowerShell module (available in the PowerShell gallery). The idea being to allow administrators to use PowerShell to call the Microsoft Graph API  to interact with Exchange, Azure Active Directory, and other sources. Being able to use PowerShell with the Graph exposes a lot of data, so it’s a great addition to the administrator toolkit. Check out more on this release here. 

The Cayosoft Graph (CGraph) Module For Microsoft PowerShell is a FREE SET OF POWERSHELL CMDLETS that allow administrators to use PowerShell to call the Microsoft Graph API or The Cayosoft Administrator Graph API to manage any Graphaccessible resource such as Azure AD, Office 365, Outlook, OneDrive, Intune and moreDownload this tool here. 

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