Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 33

For the 33rd episode of Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@MikeNelsonIO), and Eric Riz, MVP (@rizinsights), with a better-late-than-never entrance by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough) for a panel discussion shared via live stream in the Office 365 Community on Facebook, and simulcast on Twitter (Periscope), LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • Mike talked about the recent feature add of Plus Addressing for Exchange [7:53]
  • Mike attempts to sabotage Christian’s Alexa device, but then accidentally orders pizza [12:37]
  • Why is the What’s New button grayed out in Outlook?  [15:21]
  • What is the best way to manage new employee laptops as new people join the team? [19:56]
  • How does an external member save a site to their SharePoint? [25:06]
  • Sean Connery Had Dementia, Widow Says | Senior DailyThe guys take a few moments to recognize the passing of Sean Connery [28:22]
  • We’re using OneDrive as a Digital Asset Management (DAM)solution but, due to versioning, we’re continually running out of space [31:49]
  • What’s the best way to review granular usage data around user activity, such as time spent reading email? Check out tyGraph [35:35]
  • Any recommendations on a robust Office 365 monitoring tool? [41:55]
  • How does OneDrive handle encryption when working on sensitive content while using my home PC? Check out BitLocker, and OneDrive security practices [46:23]
  • Daniel Craig | Biography, Movies, & Facts | BritannicaA minor argument about who was truly the best James Bond [55:09]
  • Why is there no option to accept a new meeting invite? It just says “No response required” [1:01:18]
  • I am unable to open an embedded Excel file within my Word document [1:04:11]
  • Is there a way to set up a global admin email address (instead of a distribution list) without using an O365 license? [1:10:05]
  • Sean is not practicing social distancing in our virtual classroom, and Christian talks about seeing the movie ‘Tenet’ over the weekend (#TeamJacob) [1:11:50]
  • In Teams, why do some users see the error message “Sorry we are having trouble signing you in. Plz try again later”? [1:17:02]
  • When joining as a Guest Account to join an external call, how can I share my screen? [1:20:06]
  • As a guest user within an external tenant, why do I not see it on the tenant list? [1:23:37]
  • Is there a native method for synchronizing (in real-time) two folders in two different Teams? [1:30:11]

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…and enjoy another classic Sean Connery photo…

TIL Sean Connery once did .... this : pics

Christian Buckley

Christian is the Brand Alliance Director for AvePoint Inc., and a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He hosts the AvePoint Office 365 Hours (#O365hours) and #P2Pnow series, the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.