MC296195: Upcoming API Retirements in Exchange Web Services for Exchange Online

Microsoft is announcing the deprecation of the 25 least used APIs of EWS for Exchange Online (as determined by the call volume into the service). Microsoft is retiring these APIs to begin the process of reducing the surface area of the EWS protocol for maintenance and security purposes. After the retirement, support will end for …

MC295855: Scheduler Recurring Meetings

Ask your virtual assistant to schedule dynamic recurring meetings using natural language. Right within Outlook, customers will be able to email their virtual assistant and request to schedule meetings at a frequency of their choosing. Scheduler’s dynamic recurring meetings are meant to work around the user’s busy schedule. Traditional recurring meetings in Outlook have fixed …

MC291056: Simplified DKIM configuration for email protection

Domain Keys identified mail (DKIM) is part of email authentication mechanism which ensures the email is not modified during transit and can be used to validate the visible sender (FROM address) as part of the DMARC standard. By correctly configuring authentication through DKIM you can ensure better email deliverability and protect your domain from being …

MC290828: Retire Basic Authentication for protocols

We’re making some changes to improve the security of your tenant. We announced in 2019 we would be retiring Basic Authentication for legacy protocols and in early 2021 we announced we would begin to retire Basic Authentication for protocols not being used in tenants. Starting 30 days from today we’re going to turn off Basic …

MC289686: Change to mailbox forwarding behavior coming to Exchange Online

We’re making some changes to which forwarded messages are rewritten with Sender Rewriting Scheme (SRS). Starting in early November, we will be further consolidating our rewriting for messages that are automatically forwarded outside of Exchange Online. Not all forwarded messages are rewritten using SRS today. Messages forwarded with SMTP or mailbox forwarding have their P1 …