This is a common issue nowadays where a lot of people have been moving to Office 365 and the cloud in general, moving massively and aggressively with the pass and advance of the pandemic covid-19 worldwide, many printers, scanners, and other output devices have been working for days until they needed to be updated into the cloud.

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I think this series to help you go thru every single configuration you need to keep in mind to make the SMTP Authentication work for your particular case; no matter how much experience you have with office 365 or powershell, I will guide…


If you are like me, that has been setting up careful every single signature on your Outlook Desktop App, and you are willing to have a centralized manner to have them all on a folder on your Onedrive/Dropbox/Box or any other cloud service, this article is for you.

My name is Jose Ortega, and I’m a Microsoft Certified Solution Expert on Messaging and Windows Server; also I have been working for Microsoft Gold Partners for about 12 years. I used to post my script on Technet until MS decided to shut it down, now I moved to Medium. …


The goal of the following steps is to create a “Catch-All” account that, no matter how many domains you have on your O365 Tenant, receives all emails with the primary goal of not losing any emails.

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The first thing to have in mind is that basically, all office 365 mailboxes can take from 10 minutes up to 3 days in provisioning, it will depend on the load that the cloud has in the particular moment that you’re doing the assignment of the licenses.

Now if this time has passed and you have waited for so long then the issue goes straight into an old infrastructure that you had in the enterprise where you’re working on and you didn’t even know that existed, an old hybrid environment.

In order to solve this, Follow the next Steps:

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History and impact: Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365 services

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UPDATED March 03/16/2021 5:37pm GMT

The cause was an encryption key removed by an automated process.

UPDATE March 16 6:14 GMT

Title: Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365 services User

Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365, Azure, and Dynamics 365 services. More info: Any service that leverages Azure Active Directory (AAD) may be affected.

While we’re focused on remediating all residual impact as soon as possible, some users may continue to experience the following: Intune: Admins may also notice issues or retries when enrolling devices via the Intune portal. …


Continuing with this series, I will be explaining step by step how can you send emails using your office365 account when you have the Multi-Factor Authentication enabled by security; if you lost the previous article of this series, you could consult it here, and of course, I will be refreshing what I’m taking as true on that article if you come from the previous article you can skip the next two sections.

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If this is the 1st time you’re around my articles, Hello! I’m Jose, nice to meet you, I’m a Microsoft Certified Professional in Messaging as Charter Member and…


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Go to the Azure AD Portal, https://portal.azure.com go to Azure Active Directory and navigate into Groups.

Click on the Group you want to remove and click “Delete”.


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It’s not a secret for anybody that in our modern interconnected world requires increased requirements to save more and more files into local and cloud storage. In this article, I will be focusing on cloud storage (Onedrive, AWS, Dropbox, Drive, etc.), and specifically for Onedrive.

In case you prefer to see a video than reading (like me) here’s the Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/MF0coXF01zs

Any person with a Microsoft O365 subscription, which is considered as a premium service, with 1 TeraByte (1024 Gb) of data to save securely and have access over any device (phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop) and anytime access.


In this article, I will comment step by step how to figure out what file is missing from one folder that another folder has it. Individually, I’ve been working processing files for hours, and now I got 599 records in one folder (all files with extension ARW). I got 598 files on another one (with extensions JPG), and I need to find out using PowerShell. What’s the file missing??

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The Solution for the different extension is to compare the basename of the files attribute, which will be the same between them.

$path1=”D:\Chiapas\timelapse2 02072020\Capture”
$path2=”D:\Chiapas\timelapse2 02072020\Output”
$l1=gci -File -Path $path1 | select -ExpandProperty…


In this scenario, we are going to use a Powershell Script to send emails using a popular service like Gmail.

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Removing the Additional security on Gmail

Gmail offers an extra layer of security regarding sending emails from scripts called “less secure Applications,” for this reason, we go to the following URL: https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps and move the slider to the right to allow this configuration like this:

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