Configure hybrid search results from SharePoint Online in SharePoint on-premise

This post of is part of my Install SharePoint 2013 Three-tier Farm project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/10871110

Introduction

In this post I’ll show you how to get search results from your SharePoint Online in your SharePoint 2013 on-premise search center.
SharePoint Hybrid Outbound search
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Handling user password change and expiration issues with Office365 and ADFS – Part 2

https://janikvonrotz.ch/2013/08/08/handling-user-password-change-and-expiration-issues-with-office365-and-adfs-part-1/

This is part two of my experience in handling the password change office365 architecture issue.

Last time I’ve built a simple script  to notificate the users about the status of their passwords. In the mean time we (me and another employ of the “vbl Informatik”) built a simple website for the office365 users to change their password.

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Manage ActiveDirectory Distribution Groups

With Office365 connected with an ADFS you have to redesgin your Exchange distribution groups. ADFS only syncs distribution groups that have these definitions:

  • Group scope is universal
  • Group type is distribution
  • Group members have to be users
    • Yes, it’s not possible to have security groups or something else as distribution group members.

My idea was simple, I’m developing a script that creates for every OU and child OU I’m chosing in the ActiveDirectory structure a distribution list containing the users of the chosen OU recursively.

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