Author: Garrett

How to configure “OnlyMe” lobby settings for Teams meeting policy

What’s the skinny? Microsoft has released an update to the MicrosoftTeams PowerShell module (v1.1.4) that supports a new setting that allows an IT admin to set the meeting lobby options for admitted users to “OnlyMe”. This is a welcome update as we head back to school to keep students safe! Note: You will likely want…
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Happy SysAdmin Appreciation Day 2020!

Dear SysAdmin, This is a simple appreciation post to all the system administrators in the education industry that make learning happen each and every day. Especially in these unprecedented times. You are so important and so valued. You are true heroes. Sometimes your work might go unnoticed, and sometimes that’s a really good thing. In…
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Attendance report in Teams

Enable Attendance Reports in Microsoft Teams

Introduction In May 2020, Microsoft introduced the ability to download attendance reports for meetings in Microsoft Teams. Today you can only do this once enabled on a meeting policy per user, via PowerShell, so an IT admin must be the one to perform this action. This post will be updated once other methods are realized.…
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O365ProPlusEDUDBS

Deploying Microsoft 365 Apps Device-based Licensing for EDU

Update 5/13/20: Microsoft has recently updated the name of “Office 365 ProPlus” to “Microsoft 365 Apps”. The majority of this post has been updated to reflect those changes. In addition the OSD section has been updated and a new section called “DBA Clean Up”. Introduction Hi there! It’s been a while! The last blog I…
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